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  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: August 16, 2014

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 17, 10:50

    The second day of the Alaska high school football season provided entertaining matchups around the state. South, Soldotna and Chugiak all had lopsided wins. South defeated Dimond, 20-0, and Soldotna had a big win over Eagle River, 53-6. Chugiak, on the road this week, got a win over Kodiak, 50-0. Service hosted their first varsity […]

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    Slideshow: Service vs. Wasilla, August 16

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 17, 10:49

    Service High School hosted its first varsity football game Saturday and got a win over the Wasilla Warriors. The Cougars won 14-6.

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    High School Football Scores: Week One

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 17, 10:10

    Aug. 15, 2014 Colony 23, East 13 West 28, Palmer 6 North Pole 41, West Valley 35 Aug. 16, 2014 South 20, Dimond 0 Soldotna 53, Eagle River 6 Chugiak 50, Kodiak 0 Ketchikan 51, Monroe Catholic 12 Barrow 60, Valdez 6 Nikiski 42, Thunder Mountain 19 Ben Eielson 41, Homer 16 This page will […]

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    Football Final on KTVA: Aug.15, 2014

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 15, 23:12

    The first week of high school football kicked off Aug. 15 in Alaska. Game of the Week on KTVA featured the East Thunderbirds vs. the Colony Knights. The Knights won 23-13. Palmer at West was also featured. The defending state champion Eagles defeated Palmer 28-6. The interior kicked things off with an offensive showdown between […]

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    High School Football Scores: Week One

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 15, 23:03

    Aug. 15, 2014 Colony 23, East 13 West 28, Palmer 6 North Pole 41, West Valley 35 This page will be updated as final scores are available

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    Vote for Game of the Week: August 22

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 15, 16:07

    This week’s KTVA Game of the Week will be either Juneau-Douglas at Wasilla or Soldotna at Palmer. Please vote in our online poll to select where KTVA Sports will broadcast our 5, 6, and 10 p.m. sportscasts to feature Game of the Week on Aug. 22. In addition to Game of the Week, we’ll have […]

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    Palmer relying on the offensive line in 2014

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 14, 23:27

    Palmer High School set the bar high in 2013, making it all the way to the state tournament where they lost in the second round by just three points to the eventual state champs — West. This year, they return just three starters from that team, but head coach Rodney Christiansen is optimistic they can […]

  • National

    Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

    by Associated Press on Aug 14, 16:32

    Rob Manfred has been elected baseball’s 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner on Thursday in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The 55-year-old, who grew up […]

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    Dimond hopes to end 13-year drought

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 13, 22:43

    The Dimond High School Lynx showed promise in 2013, making it all the way to the state semifinals where they lost to Service High School. This year, few players on the team are hiding the desire to get back to the tournament and take it one step further. And no one wants the championship more […]

  • Local

    New digs suit Seawolves just fine

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 13, 7:10

    Yes, they dig their new place. The University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team worked out in the new Alaska Airlines Center in front of the media for the first time today. Starting the season in a new place, there’s an air of excitement. “It’s a wonderful facility, we’re happy to make the move. It’s going […]

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    Bartlett back to the basics, building around the defense

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 12, 22:57

    The Bartlett Bears had a rough start to 2013 going 0-5 to start the season, experimenting with a spread offense. This year they’re going back to the traditional wing-T, but head coach Daniel Esparza says the success of this team lies with the defense. “I coached here in 2009 when we won the state championship […]

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    South’s experience will make them contenders in 2014

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 11, 21:13

    In high school football, nothing is quite as valuable as experience, and the South High School Wolverines bring plenty of it in 2014. The Wolverines have seven returning starters on an offense that scored more than 30 points per game last season. The team also has eight starters on defense that allowed fewer than 15 […]

  • National

    Sheriff: No plans to talk to Stewart again

    by Associated Press on Aug 11, 16:56

    A sheriff in upstate New York says there are no current plans to interview Tony Stewart for a third time. Authorities talked to the three-time NASCAR champion Saturday night, and again yesterday, concerning the death of a fellow driver during a dirt-track sprint-car race. The other driver, Kevin Ward, had been in a wreck, and […]

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    Police looking at Lynch in assault investigation

    by Associated Press on Aug 11, 15:34

    Police in Bellevue, Washington, are investigating whether Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of personal property. The Bellevue Police Department released a statement Monday morning saying that the alleged incident took place around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and that Lynch is alleged to have been involved. Bellevue police stated […]

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    Wasilla Warriors to unleash not-so-secret weapon again this season

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 11, 10:36

    Veterans Memorial Field was not kind to the Wasilla High School Warriors last season. The team went 0-­4 at home, including a six-point loss in the Potato Bowl against Palmer High School. This season, though, head coach Kent Rilatos has a new squad and new expectations. “The goal is to win our league championship. That’s […]

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    Football Jamboree: the season is almost here

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 10, 11:19

    No one kept score, and the records are still 0-0. But it was a reminder that football season is almost here. A week before the start of the high school football season, Dimond High School hosted the Football Jamboree with its home team and three other teams: East High School, South Anchorage High School and […]

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    Starting quarterback spot up for grabs at Service High

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 09, 19:03

    Service High School is known for its high-powered offenses. The Cougars averaged almost 40 points per game last season, earning them a seat at the state championship. They came up short against West High School. And this year, they’re looking to get back in the tournament. The Cougars know they have to win to get […]

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    East High hopes to turn things around with new tight end

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 09, 10:39

    The 2013 football season was one to forget for the East High School Thunderbirds. The team went 1-­7 in the regular season and allowed more than 30 points per game, failing to make the playoffs for the first time since head coach Jeff Trotter took over in 2011. The Thunderbirds are looking to turn that […]

  • Local

    Summer runs end for two Alaska teams

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 07, 22:46

    Knik falls short in semifinal San Bernardino, Calif. – The Knik Little Leaguers nearly pulled it off. Down 7-0 to Bend, Ore., Knik rallied to cut the Oregon lead to 7-6 but was unable to push across the tying run in the 6th inning in a Northwest Region Semifinal. Ian Frizzele singled in a run to cut […]

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    Eagle River football builds for the future

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 07, 22:29

    At Eagle River High School, construction crews are working to finish up a brand new field and bleachers. It’s symbolic of a Wolves football team that is also being built from the ground up. Right now, their sights are set toward the future. “I’m technically the sixth head coach in 10 years here at Eagle […]