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    Say Redskins, pay the price?

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 01, 14:11

    It used to be that washing someone’s mouth out with soap was enough to curb bad language. Now cash may be the answer. Until now, it was considered only politically incorrect to some to say “Redskins.” According to Reuters, the Federal Communications Commission may start hitting broadcasters in the wallet with fines for saying the […]

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    Anchorage football player sheds pounds, gains ground on field

    by Jake Edmonds on Oct 01, 6:35

    The East High School football team is known for its size up front. But while some offensive linemen are trying to put on weight, one Thunderbird is shedding pounds. East High student Chidiebere Iwuoha, Jr. was born in Japan. And even as an infant, all anybody could talk about was his size. Iwuoha’s mother says he weighed about […]

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    Dryland mushing picks up speed in Alaska

    by Jake Edmonds on Sep 25, 7:44

    Third-year dog musher Pam Schamber is hitting the gravel and mud for the first time. She had been mushing for two years already, but on snow. “I approached today knowing it was a totally new experience and we were just going for fun and the goal was just to try and not fall off the […]

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    East defense helps secure win over Eagle River

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 24, 7:50

    East High School used a smothering defense and a late touchdown against Eagle River to seal its eighth win of the season at Anchorage Football Stadium Tuesday.

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    Justin Johnson signs with the Aces

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 24, 7:27

    Talk about mixed emotions. Aces Head Coach Rob Murray had the opportunity to sign Anchorage native Justin Johnson. Instead, he suggested Johnson try to latch on with an NHL team following his stint at the end of last season with the New York Islanders. But JJ wanted to come home. And he is. Watch the video […]

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    With 6 weeks in the books, Bears still on top

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 23, 17:03

    This week’s Top 5 poll of large and medium/small schools is out. Once again, it’s Bartlett High School on top after a win over Eagle River, 62-0. Soldotna tops the list of the medium/small schools with North Pole back on the list at No. 5.

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    Seawolves serve up volleyball win vs. Seattle Pacific, 3-0

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 23, 16:39

    UAA continued its winning ways Monday as the volleyball team swept Seattle Pacific 3-0 at the Alaska Airlines Center. This was a decisive win over one of its rivals and chief competitors. Next, the Seawolves hit the road to face nationally ranked teams from Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington.

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    Anchorage students take field trip to Yankee Stadium

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 22, 23:53

    The students at Anchor Lutheran School are on the trip of a lifetime. The trip is about teaching history. And Monday night, they watched some too.

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    Aces continue season preparation

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 19, 10:49

    The Alaska Aces have announced the signings of a pair of free agent forwards, Shane Heffernan and Justin Breton. Heffernan, 26, is well-traveled having spent time in Belarus, Norway and Sweden. Breton is 25 and played for Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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    East spikes a sixth

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 19, 9:09

    Mafi Makihele and Brenda Luafulu had 19 assists each while Taylor Noga added 10 kills as East High School improved to 6-0 with a four-set win over Juneau-Douglas. Juneau-Douglas (2-3) put East in comeback mode, winning the first set 25-17. But from that point on, the T-Birds took control, notching three straight sets 25-17, 25-21, […]

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    Road warriors not weary

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 18, 12:53

    The University of Alaska Anchorage machine rolls on. Anchorage native and All-American Katelynn Zanders recorded 10 kills and 8 digs while Julia Mackey posted 12 kills in UAA’s sweep of Simon Fraser 29-27, 25-22, 25-10. The Seawolves improved to (8-2, 2-0 GNAC) while the Clan slipped to (7-3, 1-1 GNAC). Sophomore Megan Hooe poured in […]

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    Women’s rugby team preps for Olympics, teaches kids about the sport

    by Jake Edmonds on Sep 11, 8:08

    Head a bit up the mountain on the south end of Anchorage and you will find beautiful scenery, natural views and the Alaska Mountain Rugby Grounds. The USA Women’s Olympic Sevens Rugby team is there, getting themselves ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Sevens rugby will be a brand new Olympic sport and head coach […]

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    Dimond’s Tara Thompson joins Seawolf women

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 03, 11:19

    From the University of Alaska Anchorage: Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball coach has added a final piece to his 2014-15 roster, announcing Wednesday that former Dimond High School multi-sport star Tara Thompson has joined the Seawolves. A 5-7 guard, Thompson was a First Team All-State performer for the Lynx last year, leading her team to an ASAA Class […]

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    Former Rutgers standout Straub joins UAA Gymnastics coaching staff

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 03, 11:13

    From the University of Alaska Anchorage: Alaska Anchorage gymnastics head coach Paul Stoklos announced Wednesday that former collegiate competitor Alyssa Straub will join the Seawolf staff as an assistant coach. A former 4-year letterwinner at Rutgers University, Straub competed in more than 40 career meets and helped the Scarlet Knights to an NCAA Div. I […]

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    East tennis picks up victory against Bartlett

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 03, 7:56

    Area high school tennis teams stepped on the windy courts Tuesday afternoon. West 7 Chugiak 2 Dimond 9 Eagle River 0 South 5 Service 4 Bartlett 0 East 9

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    APU students, coach honored

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 29, 19:08

    Thursday was a huge night for the Alaska Pacific University ski program.  

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    East, Palmer pick up victories on the field

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 29, 9:29

    In high school football this week, the East T-birds picked up their first victory of the season over Eagle River while the Palmer Moose won out over North Pole in a showdown that featured more than 100 points. Watch the video above for highlights from each game.      

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    Get a sneak peek of the UAA Alaska Airlines Center

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 28, 23:00

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    Alaska skier gives back

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 27, 23:42

    Alaska Pacific University skiers are some of the finest in the world, routinely filling out the U.S. Olympic team roster. Tuesday, APU athletes took a trip, and for one member — Service High School alum Tyler Kornfield — the journey held a special connection.

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    East Thunderbirds eyeing a return to flag football playoffs

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 27, 10:39

    High school flag football is in its second week of the season and the East High School Thunderbirds are trying to make it back to the playoffs after getting knocked out in the first round by South last season. In her first year as head coach, Megan Beith is aiming to have her team in […]