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    Saturday game results for week 3 of Alaska high school football

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 27, 23:03

    Wild scene at Eagle River-Wolves win their first topping Barrow 22-20. 25 yard FG by Andrew Hamilton the difference. pic.twitter.com/ORixoUm36s — KTVA 11 Sports (@KTVASports) August 28, 2016   Eagle River 22  Barrow 20 Andrew Hamilton’s 25-yard field goal with under three minutes remaining gave the Eagle High School Wolves their first win of the […]

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    UAA teams take in local honors

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 25, 21:51

    Coming off the success of a season ago, the UAA women’s basketball and volleyball teams were recognized by local lawmakers for their performances on the court. Proclamations were awarded at Alaska Airlines Center Wednesday. Alaska Senator Berta Gardener listed the basketball accomplishment, which were headlined by a trip the national championship game. State representative Andy […]

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    UAA volleyball says ‘Aloha’ this week

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 23, 23:23

    When most people say “I’m going to Hawaii,” it means a vacation, but this week, when the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball goes to Hawaii, it’ll be a business trip. The UAA Seawolves, ranked 14, will travel to Oahu for three matches beginning Thursday night at Brigham Young University-Hawaii in Laie. That match will air on GCI Channel 124 […]

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    Saturday game results for week 2 of Alaska high school football

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 21, 1:16

    Kyle Henrickson threw three touchdowns and ran for another as Dimond improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 28-10 home win over Wasilla. The visiting Warriors (1-1) had the early advantage. Ethan Patnode recovered Matthew Ward’s fumble at midfield. Four plays later the Warriors cashed in as Aaron Milliron bounced off of would-be […]

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    Week 2 of Alaska high school football

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 19, 22:05

    In week one, Bartlett High School took a pounding and lost at home to Colony High School 47-6. However, in week two the Bartlett Bears doled out the punishment easily, handling visiting Palmer High School 56-9. The Bears rolled up 405 yards in the first half alone, then cruised to the win as they played […]

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    After year of highs and lows, Ostrander looks to second season

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 17, 22:51

    If this were a game of “Can you top this?” Allie Ostrander would have quite a challenge on her hands — make that feet. But the Boise State sophomore is accustomed to challenges and meeting them. It’s been quite a year. She began her career as a Bronco last fall by breaking a record at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational by […]

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    ASBN poll: Colony, Soldotna are No. 1 in high school football

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 16, 10:47

    It’s a new season of Alaska high school football and as we enter the second week of competition, some new leaders have risen to the top. This week’s matchups are listed after the records. Large school Colony (1-0) vs. East East (1-0) @ Colony Lathrop (1-0) @ West Dimond (1-0) vs. Wasilla West (0-1) vs […]

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    High School Football Recaps

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 14, 10:30

    Saturday Dimond rallied from a 14-6 deficit against Chugiak scoring two fourth quarter touchdowns for a 21-14 win. After Derryk Snell gave the Mustangs the eight point lead on a 9-yard run, Lynx senior quarterback Kyle Henrickson connected with Kota Ainuu for the game winner. Senior lineman Brandon Pili scored on a short yardage run. South handled visiting […]

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    West Eagles prepared to defend their title against Soldotna Stars

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 11, 10:57

    The West High School football team knows its name is being circled. That’s what happens when you win — you become everyone’s big game. As the defending large school state champions, they come off a convincing 41-0 shutout of Chugiak last October. But head coach Tim Davis knows the 2015 season won’t help them in 2016. […]

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    Pitch count may be coming to Alaska’s high school baseball teams

    by Dave Leval on Aug 02, 15:03

    South Anchorage American Legion pitcher Tommy Koloski is at home on the mound. “I just love painting corners, just helping my team win,” Koloski said as he and his teammates prepared to take on the Fairbanks Wild. ”It’s just about getting the ball over the plate, and doing what you can to help the team.” Nationally, American Legion […]

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    Iditarod musher looks to go the distance, this time on the water

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 16, 10:43

    As a two-time Iditarod competitor, Bryan Bearss is used to being in a race for the long haul. But in the middle of summer, a 1,000-mile trek across Alaska with sled dogs is out. So the Michigan native is heading back to his home state at the end of the month with rowing partner Mandy Mlcek. […]

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    4 former NFL players bring gridiron experience to Kenai

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 15, 8:01

    The chances of making it to the National Football League are slim. So why not learn from those who have been there? Although students won’t crack books for another month, class was in session for a group of youngsters at Kenai Central High School. They took lessons from four former NFL players at the Kenai […]

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    Seattle Seahawks encourage Alaska kids to get outside, get active

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 08, 7:58

    As professional football players, the Seattle Seahawks get plenty of exercise. Thursday, they were doing their part to see that Alaska kids do the same. At the Menard Sports Center in Wasilla, linemen Kristjan Nokoli and Terry Poole continued their tour of Alaska stressing the importance of putting down that video game controller and getting […]

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    Mount Marathon: APU skier runs like a veteran, wins as a rookie

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 05, 22:51

    One for one. That’s Davis Norris’ record at Mount Marathon. The 25-year-old skier from Alaska Pacific University pulled off a spectacular sweep in the 89th running of the July Fourth race in Seward, winning as a first timer and breaking a course record. He shattered Spaniard Kilian Jornet’s mark set only a year ago by […]

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    3-man catamaran finishes first in Race to Alaska

    by Associated Press on Jul 02, 14:57

    A three-man team on a catamaran has finished first in the motorless Race to Alaska, beating last year’s winning time by more than a day. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that captain Randy Miller and crew members Ian Andrews and Colin Dunphy of team MAD Dog Racing sailed into Thomas Basin Thursday with a time […]

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    Anchorage Bucs see what Beep Baseball is all about

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 01, 9:45

    The late Ted Williams said hitting a baseball was the hardest thing to do in sports. But the Red Sox Hall of Famer never had to play blindfolded. Welcome to Beep Baseball. The Anchorage Bucs took a night off from the traditional game to try their hand at this newer version at Mulcahy Stadium. The […]

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    Soldotna’s Gibbs grateful for another chance despite injury

    by Jake Edmonds on Jun 27, 7:52

    The recruiting process can pose a double-standard for some high school athletes. Colleges that offer scholarships receive verbal commitments from players before signing day and athletes are expected to honor that promise. But former Soldotna running back Drew Gibbs learned the hard way that some schools don’t always keep their word. On Aug. 14, 2015 […]

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    Local baseball players get an education on the field

    by Dave Goldman on Jun 21, 23:22

    School may be out, but class is still in session. For a group of Alaska Legion Baseball players, the learning continues while on summer break. This week, players from around the state are at Mulcahy Stadium for the 23rd annual College Coaches Clinic. They’re joined by eight coaches who are imparting their wisdom about the game. […]

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    Anchorage hockey player overcomes tragic loss, aims for professional career

    by Jake Edmonds on Jun 18, 12:01

    Anchorage-born Hunter Fejes is one step away from achieving his dream of joining a professional hockey roster. He graduated from Colorado College in March and will head to the Lower 48 in September to attend training camp for the Arizona Coyotes’ new and so far nameless American Hockey League affiliate. Fejes had a successful college career […]

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    Thrill-seekers take flight with year-round ski jumping

    by Dave Leval on Jun 12, 13:06

    Ronen Woods likes to spread his wings in the sport he took up about a year ago. “I like flying, flying, I want to fly, that’s what I like about it,” Woods told KTVA as the reason why he started ski jumping. Anchorage’s Karl Eid Jumping Complex, next to Hilltop Ski Resort, now provides year-round […]