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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
Thursday was a huge night for the Alaska Pacific University ski program.
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.
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.
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 […]