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    Day 2: T-Bird Classic, Cougar Tip-Off

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 20, 11:52

    Day 2 of the T-Bird Classic brought a hot start for the Bears, whose girls won, 51-14, against Eagle River. A bomb threat briefly placed East High School on lockdown and the game was delayed. Kodiak’s Dannika Catt called the long delay at halftime “awkward at first.” “Because we didn’t know if we were still going […]

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    Barrow’s Hepa highlights the T-Bird Classic

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 19, 7:04

    Freshman big man Kamaka Hepa led Barrow to a first-round win against Kodiak 64-26 in the T-Bird Classic Thursday night. Hepa finished the night with 24 points and nine rebounds. In other T-Bird Classic games, Ila Hughes and Charmaine Fabricante led the Kodiak girl’s team over the Service Cougars 59-29. Hughes finished with 17 points […]

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    HS girls hockey: Dimond/West gets the win

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 18, 12:38

    Wednesday’s girls high school hockey game started quietly … but it didn’t finish that way. Dimond/West 7 South/Bartlett 4

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    Alaskan coaching legend returns to old stomping ground

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 18, 11:06

    Basketball coach Chuck White, who earned 18 state titles in Alaska, returned to the place where he earned his reputation as one of the foremost teachers of high school basketball. People packed the gym for an annual alumni game Wednesday that tipped off the Thunderbirds Classic Tournament at East High School.

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    International coach sparks speedskating in Anchorage

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 18, 7:12

    John Monroe says speedskating has been lacking in Alaska, and he’s out to change that. Monroe has been all over the world competing and, more recently, coaching the sport of speedskating. He was an assistant coach with the U.S. short-track team, took over the Dutch team after the Torino Olympics and through the Vancouver games. After […]

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    Former Dimond football player gets scholarship two years after he graduated

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 17, 11:41

    Armani Tufaga thrilled fans when he took the field for the Dimond High School football team. He wanted to continue playing after he graduated, but not one college offered a scholarship — until now. Tufaga has accepted an offer to play at tiny Lindenwood University-Belleville in southern Illinois. “They were kind of the only school that […]

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    UAA women’s basketball reaches No. 3 spot in new poll

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 17, 10:09

    The UAA women’s basketball team climbed six spots, from ninth last week to third this week, after sweeping McKendree over the weekend. It was the first time this season the Seawolves broke the top three. They also received one first place vote. The Seawolves, who are 9-0, were ranked No. 3 in the USA Today […]

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    Aces defenseman earns his first AHL call-up

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 17, 7:49

    Aces defenseman Brad Richard is leaving the team. But that’s a good thing for him. He’s been promoted.

  • Local

    UAA men’s basketball nabs win against Portland Bible

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 16, 23:10

    On Tuesday night, the UAA men’s basketball team found their stroke and found their way back to the win column.

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    HS girls hockey: Dimond/West & Chugiak/Eagle River tie

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 16, 9:08

    The goalies starred Monday in girls high school hockey at the Ben Boeke Ice Arena. The joint Dimond/West team tied 1-1 with Chugiak/Eagle River.

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    Coaching legend Chuck White returns to Alaska

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 16, 8:34

    An Alaska basketball coaching legend has come home to be part of a special weekend at the school where he enjoyed so much success. Chuck White — who won 921 games and 18 state championships over 45 seasons — is returning to be part of the 30th annual Thunderbirds Classic Tournament at East High School […]

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    UAA women’s basketball remains undefeated, beats McKendree 80-66

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 15, 7:35

    UAA women’s basketball head coach Ryan McCarthy says he prefers blowouts over close games. He got what he wanted when his ninth-ranked Seawolf squad cruised by McKendree University 80-66 Sunday night. The Seawolves got off to an early start, scoring the first 11 points of the game, and did not look back. Freshman forward Leah […]

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    UAA gymnasts welcome new training facility

    by Dave Leval on Dec 12, 23:18

    The University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics team continues getting ready for the upcoming season. What makes this year different from others is the Seawolves have two less distractions. The team got ready for previous seasons in a practice facility far from campus: The Anchorage Gymnastics Association, a 20-minute drive each way for the gymnasts. Nicole […]

  • Local

    Service, Dimond win in hockey double-header

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 12, 7:15

    Service and Dimond came out winners Thursday night. The Cougars defeated West 3-1, while Dimond beat Eagle River in the late game, 4-1. The Cougars remained undefeated at 11-0 (5-0 CIC) with the win, while West fell to 9-2-1 (5-2 CIC). Dimond (9-2) scored two goals in the second period to pull away from Eagle […]

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    Local hockey team spreads holiday cheer from the ice

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 10, 22:48

    The South/Bartlett girls hockey team was in the gift-giving mood today at Sullivan Arena. They donned antlers and elf hats Wednesday afternoon to help Toys for Tots.

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    UAA suits up for 2014 Seawolf Jamboree

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 10, 22:36

    The year 2014 is winding down, and the UAA Men’s Basketball team wants to end on a high note. Two opportunities await them this weekend at the 2014 Seawolf Jamboree.

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    Dimond takes all in defense-strong matchup against East

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 09, 23:05

    On the ice, a defensive struggle ensued between Dimond and East. Only one goal was scored.

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    3 inducted into Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 09, 7:06

    The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced its class of 2015, which included three individuals, a moment category and an event category. Renowned nordic skier Dick Mize was on the list of inductees. Mize was on the first U.S. Olympic biathlete team in the 1960 Squaw Valley Games. He was well known for his skiing […]

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    Bobby Hill honored at annual Guns N’ Hoses charity game

    by Jake Edmonds on Dec 08, 8:35

    The 15th annual Gun N’ Hoses charity hockey game finished up Sunday evening, and the fire department blew out the armed forces 7-2. For hockey super fan Bobby Hill, however, it was more than just another game. A few months after he and his father lost their home and many of their personal possessions in […]

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    Kenai’s Ostrander wins Nike Cross national meet

    by KTVA Sports on Dec 07, 18:40

    Allie Ostrander, a senior at Kenai Central High School, became the first Alaskan to win the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, finishing with a time of 17:19. Ostrander made statewide headlines when she became the first girl to win the junior division of the annual Mount Marathon Race in Seward. The Nike […]