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    South begins its road back to the state championship

    by Jake Edmonds on Mar 26, 22:52

    One thing’s for sure —  South High School is the team to beat in 2015. On Thursday, the Wolverines kicked off their spring camp, meaning they’re no longer celebrating their state championship — they are now determined to defend it. “I’ve very excited for football season to come back,” said senior right guard Nathan Lujan. […]

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    Soccer season starts in Alaska

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 24, 23:17

    Spring is here in Alaska, which means soccer is here. But Alaska’s high school soccer is different, with three seasons — indoor, outdoor and the playoffs — rolled into one. It all runs in a three-month span — let the games begin.

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    West’s Huffman on state championship: ‘I had a feeling we were going to win’

    by Jake Edmonds on Mar 23, 20:53

    Two days after the West Anchorage Eagles won the 4A state boys basketball championship game, the team was still on cloud nine Monday. The three stars from that game sat down with Jake Edmonds in the KTVA studio to relive the excitement of the overtime thriller against East — a game in which the Eagles […]

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    West wins, Dimond dominates: 3A and 4A state basketball championship scores

    by Jake Edmonds on Mar 22, 11:08

    In what will be considered an instant classic, the West Anchorage basketball squad rallied back from 14 points down at halftime to beat East, 77-73, in overtime in the 4A state championship game on Saturday. The game was the perfect ending to a day full of close contests and tough matchups. 3A Girls: Sitka: 53, […]

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    Doutrive, Huffman double-doubles send West to 4A semifinals

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 21, 11:03

    A pair of double-doubles from Devontae Doutrive (18 points, 16 rebounds) and Brandon Huffman (18 points, 20 rebounds) sparked West Anchorage in the Eagles’ 67-52 win over Service Friday night. The Eagles led by 14 at the half and kept the pressure on all game. Da’zhon Wyche added 17 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. […]

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    East, Service, West advance to state basketball semi-finals

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 20, 7:04

    It was an Anchorage clean sweep as the East High School Thunderbirds, Service High School Cougars and West High School Eagles each won their first round match ups in the 4A state high school boys’ basketball tournament. Led by a talented backcourt in Desmond Johnson and Marquis White, East High School got off to the […]

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    Wainwright’s Nashookpuk highlights 1A/2A basketball championships

    by Jake Edmonds on Mar 18, 22:55

    The 1A and 2A high school basketball tournaments wrapped up Wednesday with a quadruple header at the Alaska Airlines Center. Starting off the day was the girls’ 1A championship game between Buckland and Wainwright. Junior Kai Nashookpuk led all scorers with 25 points to go along with 11 rebounds and nine steals. The Huskies took […]

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    State tournament: Tuesday girls high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 18, 6:46

    St. Mary’s: 45 Newhalen: 54 Nikolaevsk: 42 Shishmaref: 39 Manokotak: 32 Minto: 50 Scammon Bay: 53 Kipnuk: 42 Teller: 29 Wainwright: 64 Nenana: 40 Dillingham: 33 Bristol Bay: 45 Metlakatla: 46 Selawik: 27 Buckland: 31 Hooper Bay: 48 Point Hope: 54 Craig: 35 Glennallen: 48

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    State tournament: Tuesday boys high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 18, 6:38

    Kotlik: 37 Klawock: 76 Fort Yukon: 55 Toksook Bay: 50 Manokotak: 74 Noatak: 66 Nikolaevsk: 60 Elim: 51 Seldovia: 56 Anaktuvuk Pass: 55 Metlakatla: 40 Nenana: 31 Unalakleet: 37 Dillingham: 41 Angoon: 49 Scammon Bay: 55 Wrangell: 67 Chevak: 30 Glennallen: 28 Unalaska: 21

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    State tournament: Monday girls high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 17, 6:52

    Wainwright: 56 Newhalen: 46 Cook Inlet Academy: 36 Minto: 40 St. Mary’s: 23 Teller: 25 Kake: 43 Manokotak: 47 Dillingham: 36 Metlakatla: 37 Bristol Bay: 52 Nenana: 33 Buckland: 37 Shishmaref: 33 Yakutat: 40 Kipnuk: 47 Nikolaevsk: 37 Selawik: 41 Akiak: 50 Scammon Bay: 71 Point Hope: 63 Glennallen: 83 Hooper Bay: 33 Craig: 47

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    State tournament: Monday boys high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 17, 6:45

    Dillingham: 62 Nenana: 51 Unalakleet: 62 Metlakatla: 43 Noatak: 58 Anaktuvuk Pass: 64 Klawock: 54 Akiachak: 50 Manokotak: 55 Seldovia: 56 Teller: 47 Kotlik: 52 Chevak: 31 Unalaska: 59 Wrangell: 29 Glennallen: 43 Elim: 48 Scammon Bay: 60 Toksook Bay: 51 Newhalen: 49 Fort Yukon: 62 Noorvik: 52   For more high school basketball coverage […]

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    Cal Baptist advances from NCAA West Regional tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 16, 23:07

    Fifth-seeded Cal Baptist advances from the women’s basketball NCAA Division II West Regional championship Monday night with a 81-58 win over Cal Poly Pomona. The Lancers defeated the defending West Region champions and will play New Haven, the winner of the East Region, March 24 in the national quarterfinals. This was the first time the […]

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    Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Baptist advance to NCAA West Regional finals

    by Jake Edmonds on Mar 15, 12:24

    In a regional tournament that saw every top seed fall in the first round, seventh-seeded Cal Poly Pomona will face fifth-seeded Cal Baptist in the finals. Cal Poly Pomona reached the regional championships, taking down Seattle Pacific 90-74 in the semifinals. The Broncos led at the half but trailed by as many as seven points […]

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    Athletic spirit burns bright around Anchorage for Special Olympics

    by Dave Leval on Mar 15, 11:44

    Jonathan Tucker loves to ski. He has one goal as he hits the trails at Hilltop Ski Area. “I’m going for the first, the gold,” says Tucker, who says he took up downhill skiing four years ago. He and hundreds of other athletes are taking part in the Alaska Special Olympics Winter Games. “It’s pretty […]

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    March Madness Alaska is underway; 1A scores from day one

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 14, 22:03

    1A Boys’ Basketball Anaktuvuk Pass 64 Akiachak 61 Noatak 51 Klawock 41 Scammon Bay 59 Newhalen 42 Elim 62 Toksook Bay 55 Seldovia 67 Kotlik 47 Manokotak 59 Teller 43 Nikolaevsk 50 Noorvik 33 Angoon 50 Fort Yukon 44 1A Girls’ Basketball Newhalen 52 Minto 32 Wainwright 44 Cook Inlet Academy 43 Shishmaref 59 Kipnuk 39 Buckland […]

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    UAA stunned in first round of NCAA tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 14, 13:21

    The top-seeded UAA women’s basketball season is over after a heartbreaking loss Friday evening. University of Alaska Anchorage suffered a 64-63 loss to the Western Regional eight seed, Point Loma. The Sea Lions jumped out of the gate on a 14-0 run that forced the Seawolves to battle back the rest of the way. After […]

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    Home court advantage: UAA to host Point Loma in 1st round of NCAA tourney

    by Jake Edmonds on Mar 10, 22:13

    In its inaugural season at the Alaska Airlines Center, the UAA women’s basketball team (29-1) is set to host the NCAA DII West Regional Tournament. In the first round, they will face Point Loma Nazarene (19-11). “Being on our home floor, I think it will give us a little bit of a break knowing that […]

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    UAA prepares to host NCAA West Region Championships

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 10, 10:24

    The University of Alaska Anchorage’s women’s basketball team is hosting the NCAA Division II West Region Championships this week and they’ve got some tough competition from some of the top seven teams in the region. “Point Loma Nazarene is a good team with a really good player on their team,” said Ryan McCarthy, UAA women’s […]

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    UAA hopes to draw record crowds for NCAA basketball tourney

    by Shannon Ballard on Mar 09, 22:52

    The Lady Seawolves dominate the court. The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team only lost one game all season, so it’s no surprise to most that the NCAA picked the Seawolves to host the Division II West Region Championships. On the first day of UAA’s spring break, coach Ryan McCarthy gave the women’s basketball […]

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    Alaska March Madness: ASAA basketball brackets

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 08, 22:28

    It’s time for March Madness Alaska-style. Billy Strickland, Executive Director of the ASAA, joined KTVA  Sunday night to reveal the match-ups for the 2015 tournament. The brackets can be found below. 1A Boys Bracket 1A Girls Bracket ** 2A Boys Bracket 2A Girls Bracket ** 3A Boys Bracket 3A Girls Bracket ** 4A Boys Bracket […]