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    Week 7 of Alaska high school football

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 24, 2:16

    Chugiak 48 – Wasilla 12 Up 17 to 6 in the second quarter, the Mustangs (4-3) closed the half with a flourish on a pair of Derryk Snell touchdowns and a 44-yard field goal by senior placekicker Jacob Morey. Wasilla dropped to 2-5. North Pole 48 – Juneau 6 Juneau suffered its first rail belt […]

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    Cross country kicks off in Bethel

    by Adrian Wagner/KYUK on Sep 21, 16:54

    This story originated from KYUK Public Media and was republished with permission. BETHEL — On a chilly, foggy, and cloudy Saturday morning, onlookers and runners from all over the Lower Kuskokwim School District gathered at the sand pit in Bethel to compete in a cross-country race. (Runners jog about, sounds of many moving feet) Despite the cold, […]

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    Redington football riding out rocky start to first year of varsity play

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 21, 9:23

    They are high school’s version of an expansion team and the Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School Huskies are faring like most groups starting out. In their first year of varsity play, they stand at 0-5 – but the program is there a year earlier than expected. Call it short-term pain, long-term gain. “It’s really been a struggle, […]

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    West High School football players take a knee as part of national protest

    by Dave Leval on Sep 17, 23:06

    Last updated at 4:40 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 West Anchorage High School football players made a statement, before they routed South Anchorage High School 47-7 on Saturday. Six players from West knelt during the national anthem. It’s the latest demonstration of its kind that has gained momentum since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick […]

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    Bristol Bay Angels take honors at Dillingham Invitational

    by Dave Bendinger / KDLG on Sep 15, 14:44

    Austin King (Bristol Bay, 19:24) tops high school boys, and Kara Andrew (New Stuyahok, 24:15) takes first in high school girls bracket on a sunny Saturday in Dillingham. KDLG: On Saturday the Wolverines hosted the Dillingham Cross Country Invitational, with the boys from Bristol Bay taking first as a team. Dillingham took second. New Stuyahok, […]

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    Nome-Beltz cross country teams capture victory during Nome Classic Invitational

    by Davis Hovey / KNOM on Sep 12, 17:42

    The Nome Classic Invitational cross country meet this past weekend was a chance for Nome-Beltz runners to capitalize on their home field advantage. Runners from Teller, Kotzebue, Savoonga, White Mountain, Nome, and Elim competed, but the Nome-Beltz teams took home the win. In the men and women’s varsity 5,000 meters events, the home team swept all […]

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    Week 6 ASBN high school football polls feature familiarity

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 12, 15:29

    After weeks of upheaval, the Large Schools have some consistency. There’s very little change in the Alaska Sports Broadcasters Network poll for Week 6. East remains number one. Colony, Lathrop, and Bartlett all follow at 4-1. West jumps back into the fifth spot, replacing Service. In the Medium/Small School group, one and two remain the […]

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    School fined for football game forfeited after injuries

    by Associated Press on Sep 11, 16:00

    A school is facing a fine after its football team forfeited a game that left two players injured. The Ketchikan Daily News reports the Alaska School Activities Association has put Ketchikan High School on probation and issued a $500 fine. Two players went to the hospital with injuries sustained in a game against Juneau’s Thunder […]

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    Hockey, other sports programs on the chopping block amid UA budget cuts

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 06, 22:00

    College athletics is competitive enough. Now try sitting in a recruit’s living room with his family, trying to persuade him to come to a program that may not even exist a year from now. Welcome to Matt Thomas’ world. The University of Alaska Anchorage hockey head coach looks up and sees dark clouds. They’re swirling and they’re […]

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    East High School football stays at No. 1 in poll for third week in a row

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 05, 11:04

    How often can a top ranked team lose and a stay number one? Almost never. But this week is the exception. East is still there in this week’s large school Alaska Sports Broadcasters Network (ASBN) poll. The T-Birds’ 22-21 near miss on Saturday against No. 1 Soldotna of the medium/small school division may give them some […]

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    Dimond player thanks dad, God for single-hand touchdown catch

    by Dave Leval on Sep 04, 18:00

    One play, one moment in time — that is all it takes for an athlete to become famous. A local football player learned that with his performance last weekend. Dimond High School’s Kota Ainuu caught a pass with one hand, scoring a touchdown for his team in a game against East Anchorage High School. “I […]

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    High school football team walks off field over injuries

    by Associated Press on Sep 04, 16:24

    Ketchikan High School’s football team walked off the field against Juneau’s Thunder Mountain High School in the second quarter after two players were hospitalized. Ketchikan coaches told the Juneau Empire Friday that senior cornerback Trevor Brock and senior free safety Nico DeGuzman were injured on the same play and taken to a hospital. One player […]

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    Week 4 of Alaska high school football

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 03, 9:42

    Service 33 South 14 In a matchup of backyard rivals, the Cougars won a turnover-filled outing. Service jumped out to a 14-0 half-time lead on a 13-yard touchdown pass from Xavier Harris to Cyaron Williams. Colony 43 Dimond 14 The Knights handed the Lynx their second loss. Thunder Mountain 2 Ketchikan 0 Thunder Mountain won […]

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    UAA volleyball starts, finishes fast

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 01, 21:50

    The 14th ranked University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team began its home schedule in impressive fashion topping Westminster in three sets 25-16, 25-12 and 25-19. It was the opening match of the SpringHill Suites Invitational at the Alaska Airlines Center. Leah Swiss had 10 kills and eight digs. Chrisalyn Johnson also chipped in 10 kills and Kyla […]

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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 […]