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    Monday, March 2 prep basketball scores

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 03, 8:04

    Prep boys basketball Monday, March 2: West 83 Chugiak 33 Prep girls basketball Monday, March 2: Eagle River 21 East 64

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    Aces drop one on the road

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 03, 7:02

    The Alaska Aces lost in Bakersfield, 5-4, in a shootout Monday night. The Aces blew a 3-1 lead in the third period to the Condors and then were outscored in the shootout. The Aces will play Tuesday in Ontario against the Reign. The puck drops at 6 p.m. Alaska time.

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    Another honor for UAA’s Travis Thompson

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 02, 19:50

    Senior Seawolves star Travis Thompson was named to the All-GNAC First Team basketball squad this week. This is Thompson’s second year in a row to receive the honor. The 6’1” guard is fourth in the league in scoring, averaging 17.2 PPG and 44.1 percent from the three-point line. He’s also the team’s clutch free-throw shooter […]

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    19 Seawolves earn all-region track honors

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 02, 17:42

    A total of 19 Seawolves are named All-Region for the 2014-15 NCAA D II indoor track season. Monday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the list. Junior Karolin Anders leads the University of Alaska Anchorage’s team totals with four honors (long jump, high jump, triple jump, pent.), and junior Rosie Smith […]

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    Slideshow: UAA sees blowout victory over Saints in home finale

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 01, 11:59

    In the final home game at the Alaska Airlines Center, the UAA men’s basketball team recorded a 101-67 victory over Saint Martin’s on Saturday.

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    Faeo, Quam win 2,000-mile Iron Dog race

    by Associated Press on Feb 28, 18:12

    Scott Faeo and Eric Quam crossed the finish line in downtown Fairbanks just after 12:30 p.m. Saturday to win the 2015 Iron Dog snowmachine race. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://ow.ly/JLUQU ) reports the duo claimed the title after leading much of the 2,000-mile course despite snowless conditions, open water and a coastal storm. Aaron Bartel […]

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    Junior Iditarod moved to Cantwell area

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 26, 8:36

    The 2015 Junior Iditarod Sled Dog Race has been moved to the Cantwell area because of icy conditions around Willow, race officials say. The decision to move the race from Willow was made Tuesday, said Barb Redington in an email. Teams will leave from the parking lot area on the Denali Highway Sunday, March1 at […]

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    Iron Dog mishap at Golovin Bay; racers safe

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 25, 23:00

    A freak accident in the Iron Dog race has left a pair of racers wet, but safe. Randy Gravatt and Dieter Stroebel’s snowmachines went into Golovin Bay on their way from Golovin to White Mountain on Wednesday. They were rescued by Golovin Search and Rescue. The two are fine after the accident. A total of […]

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    UAA women cagers look to finish strong

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 25, 10:44

    The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team hosts their final two games of the regular season at the Alaska Airlines Center this week. Head coach Ryan McCarthy talked Tuesday about the team’s success in the backstretch of the season. UAA is currently ranked No. 1 across the board from the WBCA/USA Today NCAA Div. […]

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    UAA hosts a week of ski tournaments

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 22, 18:18

    Monday, Feb. 23, starts a week of skiing in the Anchorage area hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage. According to a university release, the men’s and women’s ski teams start the week with the Seawolf Invitational, Feb 23-26, then host two days of the NCAA West Regional/RMISA Championships, Feb. 27-28. Below is the schedule with […]

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    2015 Fur Rondy sled dog races canceled; other events still on schedule

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 22, 16:32

        Last Updated Monday, Feb. 23 With the “Countdown to Rondy 2015″ clock still winding down on its website, it looks as if there will be no Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship sled dog races this year. The sled dog races have been called off “due to the unseasonably warm, rainy weather,” the Fur Rondy […]

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    High school skiing state championships in Anchorage

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 22, 11:50

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    Last musher crosses 2015 Yukon Quest finish line

    by Associated Press on Feb 22, 10:49

    The last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/19Z0v6L) reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called “13 days of hell” in the 1,000-mile race. The British-born musher suffered a frost-bitten nose in temperatures that dipped well […]

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    UAA men’s team nabs historic GNAC track win

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 21, 18:49

    The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s indoor track team won the school’s first ever Great Northwest Athletic Conference title. The Seawolves upset Western Washington Saturday in the weekend event. The men finished with 142 points to beat out the four-time champions. Junior Cody Thomas continues to be the anchor for the team, winning the heptathlon and […]

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    Iron flies high to rev up the start of Iron Dog weekend

    by Kate McPherson on Feb 21, 12:42

    The Flying Iron freestyle show was held Friday night in downtown Anchorage to kick off Iron Dog weekend. The event starred riders Joe Parsons, Sam Rogers and homegrown talent Cory Davis and Tim Beckner. Organizers say it was a logistical, political and financial challenge to bring the show together. Plus, they say, there’s been hardly […]

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    More mushers complete Yukon Quest

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 20, 7:47

    Kristin Knight Pace crossed the finish line on Thursday evening at the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. Shortly after five in the afternoon Lance Mackey reached the end. In the meantime, with his fourth-place finish, Damon Tedford was the race’s top rookie musher. He will earn the Rookie of the Year honor for his […]

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    Brent Sass wins 2015 Yukon Quest

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 16, 23:11

    Musher Brent Sass crossed the finish line in Fairbanks Monday night, making him the official Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race champion for 2015. This is Sass’ ninth Yukon Quest — and his first win. He suffered an injury in last year’s race and had to pull out. After losing the lead Sunday to Allen Moore, […]

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    Yukon Quest update: Allen Moore takes the lead

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 16, 13:49

    Yukon Quest updates will be added to this story as the race develops. 2/16/15 What happens when sleeping dogs lie? They get passed. Just ask Brent Sass. His Yukon Quest lead is gone. Sass was passed by Allen Moore Sunday night at Mile 101 after Moore made up time at Eagle Summit. It didn’t help that Sass […]

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    3 more teams drop out of 1,000-mile Yukon Quest

    by Associated Press on Feb 15, 18:59

    Three more teams have withdrawn from the grueling Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/17CglU8) reports Cody Strathe of Ester and Joar Liefseth Ulsom, who trains in Willow, scratched Saturday at Eagle. Ulsom reached Eagle in fourth place with eight dogs. He says two dogs were nursing minor injuries. He made […]

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    West Anchorage High wins state hockey championship

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 15, 14:36

    The ASAA boys’ state hockey championships concluded Saturday night in Wasilla. The 4A champion is West Anchorage High School with a 4-3 win over West Valley. The Greatland Champion is Houston after defeating Monroe Catholic, 3-0. Houston goalie Aaron Allred was named Greatland Championship MVP of the Game after a 36-save shutout performance. “It feels […]