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    Sitka roller derby team welcomes competition in first home bout

    by Heather Hintze on Oct 20, 8:29

    It was a sold-out crowd of 400 fans for the Sitka Sound Slayers as they took on the Wrangell Garnet Grit Betties. The bout was the first time a team from Alaska traveled to the small southeast community. The women started Sitka’s roller derby team less than two years ago. Players said they’re thrilled it’s […]

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    Great expectations for UAA basketball

    by KTVA Sports on Oct 17, 8:21

    Both UAA men’s and women’s basketball teams have high expectations — and they have company.

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    UAA volleyball picks up a victory in Seattle

    by KTVA Sports on Oct 17, 8:13

    The Seawolves hang five as they picked up their 15th win of the season.

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    Aces acquire former Seawolf

    by KTVA Sports on Oct 16, 10:38

    The Alaska Aces welcomed yet another local back to join their roster ahead of Friday’s season opener.

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    Service, Dimond advance in flag football

    by KTVA Sports on Oct 16, 9:04

    South and Service and East and Dimond squared off in Cook Inlet Conference semi-final flag football matchup play. Service 12 South 0 Dimond 21 East 6

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    UAA volleyball heads to Washington

    by KTVA Sports on Oct 16, 8:09

    UAA volleyball is on a roll as the Seawolves head to the Lower 48.

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    After good season start, UAA hockey looks ahead

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 15, 7:57

    It’s only two games, but the UAA hockey team is off to a very good start. They put their 2-0 record on the line this weekend as they take their first road trip of the season.

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    4 flag football teams advance

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 15, 7:41

    It’s down to four teams in pursuit of the flag football crown. On Tuesday night, South, Service, Dimond and East all advanced to play Wednesday at 6 pm. Bartlett 12 South 32 Eagle River 6 Service 25 Chugiak 0 Dimond 34 West 0 East 6 The championship game is Friday at 4 p.m.

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    Ketchikan High School fires football coach

    by Associated Press on Oct 04, 14:23

    The Ketchikan High School football coach has been fired after an incident between a group of football players and the Kayhi activities director. Ketchikan High School Principal Sam Nelson fired Les Silva on Friday. Nelson told the Ketchikan Daily News (http://tinyurl.com/nb2cjsr) that some football players confronted activities director Ed Klein about trying to get another […]

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    UAA volleyball sweeps Saint Martin’s

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 03, 10:56

    The UAA volleyball team began its three-game home-stand with a sweep of Saint Martin’s University. Julia Mackey starred for the Seawolves, continuing her stellar play. The Seawolves face Western Oregon University Saturday evening.

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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, […]