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    Rain halts Bucs play until Friday

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 25, 10:07

    Even the hearty Alaska spirit has a limit. The Bucs and Miners made it to the fourth inning of their game Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium: Mother Nature saw to it that’s as far as they would go. With the Miners on top 3-2 in a steady downpour and players sliding all over, the head coaches and umpires […]

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    Enter at your own risk

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 24, 17:59

    The headline may sound sensational. But in this case, we can assure you it’s not a stunt. “It’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s Alaska, it’s what we’re about, but that doesn’t mean there’s not risks involved.” And that comes straight from Michael Friess, the Crow Pass Crossing’s race director and head coach of University of Alaska […]

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    UAA to host 2015 MPSF gymnastic championships

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 24, 14:56

    The University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics team will host six meets at its brand-new home in the Alaska Airlines Center in 2015, including the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships in March, head coach Paul Stoklos announced Thursday. The Seawolves begin with their annual Green & Gold instrasquad meet Dec. 13, while the regular season gets under way Jan. […]

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    Glacier Pilots limp to the finish line

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 24, 8:14

    The Glacier Pilots’ final home game was both memorable and forgettable: Memorable for the Goldpanners, forgettable for the hosts. The Goldpanners scored nine runs on only 9 base hits, cruising to a 9-1 win at Mulcahy Stadium Wednesday. Long Beach State sophomore Eric Hutting hit two home runs — his second and third of the season […]

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    For Chinooks, 7 is a lucky number

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 23, 9:35

    Score seven runs in any inning and you should be ok. Chugiak was. The Chinooks  (12-23) put seven on the board in the third inning at Loretta French Field Tuesday night en route to a 10-3 win over the Anchorage Bucs. Seven different Chinooks knocked in runs as William Arendt and Steven Karkenny each drove in […]

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    Goldpanners shut out Bucs in doubleheader

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 22, 13:17

    The Alaska Goldpanners struck it rich Monday at Mulcahy Stadium. Well, maybe not rich, but they did pull out a pair of one-run victories over the Anchorage Bucs, 2-1 and 3-2. Game 1 featured only five hits, but it was a pair of fielding mistakes that cost the Bucs the win. Ryan Clark led off […]

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    Anchorage native signs with New England Patriots

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 21, 18:15

    Anchorage native Eathyn Manumaleuna is headed for what he hopes will be a Boston Tea Party. In the roller coaster ride that is the National Football League for so many fringe hopefuls, the undrafted free agent defensive lineman has inked a contract with the New England Patriots. This is his second contract on the “up” […]

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    Moose Nugget Regatta results

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 21, 8:53

    2014 Moose Nugget Regatta at Wasilla Lake These results are from the overall weekend competition and Sunday’s events.   Key to event names x indicates a sculling boat (no coxswain) + indicates “with coxswain” - indicates without coxswain (2- is called a pair) Key to boat names team name in initials followed by names of […]

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    First annual Rally in the Valley marks disc golf’s growing popularity

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 19, 17:21

    It’s a sports not many people know about – disc golf. But while not many have heard about it or participated in it yet, it is already becoming a popular thing to do in the summer. The Mat-Su Disc Golf Association (MSDGA) hosted its first annual Rally in the Valley event on Saturday at the […]

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    First inning grand slam gives Bucs big win over Pilots

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 19, 10:58

    Talk about making one hit count. Before the Bucs recorded their second hit, they had a 5 run lead. Evan Powell’s grand-slam in the first inning keyed the Bucs’ 8-1 win over the Glacier Pilots Friday night in Alaska Baseball League action at Mulcahy Stadium. The Bucs’ 5-0 advantage came on the one hit-the Powell […]

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    UAA men’s basketball schedule released

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 18, 18:24

    The UAA Seawolves men’s basketball team released their 2014-15 schedule Friday. There will be 19 home games at the new Alaska Airlines Center, including the Great Alaska Shootout Nov. 26-29 broadcast on CBS Sports Network. The Seawolves start the year off with their annual Green and Gold game on Oct. 18 and an Alumni game […]

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    Seawolves announce 2014-15 women’s basketball schedule

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 16, 17:06

    University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball head coach Ryan McCarthy announced his team’s schedule for the 2014-15 season – the Seawolves’ first in the brand-new Alaska Airlines Center – on Wednesday. UAA, coming off an 19-9 campaign and an NCAA Tournament berth, opens Nov. 5 with an exhibition game at NCAA Div. I foe Utah. […]

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    Miners bury the Pilots

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 15, 22:42

    After losing to the Mat-Su on Monday night, the Glacier Pilots were virtually dead in the water coming into Tuesday, down three games behind the Miners. They did not make matters any better Tuesday night, losing to Mat-Su, 13-6. The Pilots got out to the early lead, scoring three runs in the fourth inning to […]

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    Grand opening of Alaska Airlines Center kicks off in September with 10-day celebration

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 15, 16:17

    The newest arena in town – the Alaska Airlines Center – is opening! A state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue, the Alaska Airlines Center will be a game changer for the University of Alaska Anchorage and a great asset to the community. The UAA Department of Athletics, along with various other groups, will host a 10-day-long […]

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    Pilots lose crucial meeting with Mat-Su

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 14, 23:01

    It was a virtual must-win scenario for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots when they faced the Mat-Su Miners Monday night, but the Miners were too much to handle as they grounded the Pilots 5-1. The Pilots were the first on the board with a shot over the left field fence from Kevin Viers in the bottom […]

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    Alaska is twice as nice when it comes to soccer

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 14, 22:32

    The West was best. Twice. A pair of Anchorage soccer teams made their cross-continent trips count as both the Under-16 Boys and Under-17 Girls claimed soccer titles at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup in South Carolina. The Velocity 98 Boys edged Valley Forge of Pennsylvania 3-2 in penalty kicks for its third win […]

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    Tennessee takes the title in BP Invitational

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 14, 20:38

    Columbia Post 19 of Tennessee took home the prize from the 20th Annual BP Invitational Baseball Tournament, defeating Anchorage South Post 4 5-0 on Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium. The team from the Volunteer state also won the title in 2012 by dropping Dimond, which was the 2010 champion. South reached Sunday’s final advancing past Colchester […]

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    Sanders wins big in Settlers Bay

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 14, 14:37

    It was a coronation, not a competition. Greg Sanders claimed his second Alaska State Amateur Golf Title in three years in runaway fashion this weekend, winning by 18 shots in what resembled a leisurely weekend walk more than the final round of a tournament at Settlers Bay Golf Course. Despite perfect weather conditions, golfers agreed […]

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    Sanders leads the pack at Alaska State Amateur Golf Tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 13, 9:16

    It’s his to lose: Greg Sanders is one round away from claiming his second Alaska State Amateur Golf Tournament in three years. The 2012 champion carded the only under-par round of the day on Saturday at Settler’s Bay Golf Course in Wasilla with a one-under 70. That makes it three straight rounds under par for Sanders. His 67 on Thursday, 68 […]

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    Baseball with a noisy twist

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 11, 19:14

    Imagine a large softball flying right at you, beeping like the alarm clock that woke you up this morning. Now imagine not being able to see the ball, but having to hit it with a bat or field it off the ground. That’s beep baseball. Camp Abilities 2014 kicked off Friday morning. It’s a developmental […]