Prep boys basketball Monday, March 2: West 83 Chugiak 33 Prep girls basketball Monday, March 2: Eagle River 21 East 64
The Alaska Aces lost in Bakersfield, 5-4, in a shootout Monday night. The Aces blew a 3-1 lead in the third period to the Condors and then were outscored in the shootout. The Aces will play Tuesday in Ontario against the Reign. The puck drops at 6 p.m. Alaska time.
Kevin Harper nabbed the win in the 130-mile Junior Iditarod Sled Dog Race Monday. Jimmy Lanier and Andrew Nolan finished second and third, respectively. The race, which featured 11 mushers (aged 14 to 17) this year, started on Sunday. Due to the poor weather conditions that have plagued snow sports all winter long, the race was […]
Senior Seawolves star Travis Thompson was named to the All-GNAC First Team basketball squad this week. This is Thompson’s second year in a row to receive the honor. The 6’1” guard is fourth in the league in scoring, averaging 17.2 PPG and 44.1 percent from the three-point line. He’s also the team’s clutch free-throw shooter […]
A total of 19 Seawolves are named All-Region for the 2014-15 NCAA D II indoor track season. Monday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the list. Junior Karolin Anders leads the University of Alaska Anchorage’s team totals with four honors (long jump, high jump, triple jump, pent.), and junior Rosie Smith […]
Less than three weeks after moving the Iditarod restart from Willow to Fairbanks, the Iditarod committee is making yet another change. Organizers had planned to move the restart to the Chena River behind Pike’s Landing, but because of deteriorating conditions on the river the restart will be moved to Dale Road, less than a mile […]
In the final home game at the Alaska Airlines Center, the UAA men’s basketball team recorded a 101-67 victory over Saint Martin’s on Saturday.
Scott Faeo and Eric Quam crossed the finish line in downtown Fairbanks just after 12:30 p.m. Saturday to win the 2015 Iron Dog snowmachine race. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://ow.ly/JLUQU ) reports the duo claimed the title after leading much of the 2,000-mile course despite snowless conditions, open water and a coastal storm. Aaron Bartel […]
The 2015 Junior Iditarod Sled Dog Race has been moved to the Cantwell area because of icy conditions around Willow, race officials say. The decision to move the race from Willow was made Tuesday, said Barb Redington in an email. Teams will leave from the parking lot area on the Denali Highway Sunday, March1 at […]
A freak accident in the Iron Dog race has left a pair of racers wet, but safe. Randy Gravatt and Dieter Stroebel’s snowmachines went into Golovin Bay on their way from Golovin to White Mountain on Wednesday. They were rescued by Golovin Search and Rescue. The two are fine after the accident. A total of […]
The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team hosts their final two games of the regular season at the Alaska Airlines Center this week. Head coach Ryan McCarthy talked Tuesday about the team’s success in the backstretch of the season. UAA is currently ranked No. 1 across the board from the WBCA/USA Today NCAA Div. […]
Monday, Feb. 23, starts a week of skiing in the Anchorage area hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage. According to a university release, the men’s and women’s ski teams start the week with the Seawolf Invitational, Feb 23-26, then host two days of the NCAA West Regional/RMISA Championships, Feb. 27-28. Below is the schedule with […]
Last Updated Monday, Feb. 23 With the “Countdown to Rondy 2015″ clock still winding down on its website, it looks as if there will be no Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship sled dog races this year. The sled dog races have been called off “due to the unseasonably warm, rainy weather,” the Fur Rondy […]
Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500. Logano took the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday. Once out front, his Ford was stout and he seemed to have the race in control until a caution […]
The last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/19Z0v6L) reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called “13 days of hell” in the 1,000-mile race. The British-born musher suffered a frost-bitten nose in temperatures that dipped well […]
The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s indoor track team won the school’s first ever Great Northwest Athletic Conference title. The Seawolves upset Western Washington Saturday in the weekend event. The men finished with 142 points to beat out the four-time champions. Junior Cody Thomas continues to be the anchor for the team, winning the heptathlon and […]
The Flying Iron freestyle show was held Friday night in downtown Anchorage to kick off Iron Dog weekend. The event starred riders Joe Parsons, Sam Rogers and homegrown talent Cory Davis and Tim Beckner. Organizers say it was a logistical, political and financial challenge to bring the show together. Plus, they say, there’s been hardly […]
Ryan Stassel will be on the shelf for a while. The Anchorage native and Service High School graduate announced on his Facebook page that he broke his collarbone training for a event in Canada. Stassel shocked the snowboarding world by winning a gold medal for slopestyle at the world championships in Austria last month.