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    APU students, coach honored

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 29, 19:08

    Thursday was a huge night for the Alaska Pacific University ski program.  

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    East, Palmer pick up victories on the field

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 29, 9:29

    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.      

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    Get a sneak peek of the UAA Alaska Airlines Center

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 28, 23:00

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    Alaska skier gives back

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 27, 23:42

    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.

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    East Thunderbirds eyeing a return to flag football playoffs

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 27, 10:39

    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 […]

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    Seawolf Alumni exhibition Friday at Alaska Airlines Center

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 26, 15:13

    From the University of Alaska Anchorage: The Anchorage community and UAA Volleyball fans have a chance to check out the brand-new Alaska Airlines Center and get a sneak preview of their team on Friday, Aug. 29, when the Seawolves host a 7 p.m. exhibition match against the Seawolf Alumni squad. Picked to finish second in […]

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    Seawolves make the grades

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 20, 10:18

    Most gymnasts would cringe at a score of 4.0. For three University of Alaska Seawolves, it’s perfection. Sophomores Marie –Sophie Boggasch and Simone Penker, along with redshirt freshman Julia York, all posted a GPA of 4.0. With six other UAA members at 3.5 or higher, the team ranked 25th nationally with a cumulative score of 3.4187. The GPAs are […]

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    New digs suit Seawolves just fine

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 13, 7:10

    Yes, they dig their new place. The University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team worked out in the new Alaska Airlines Center in front of the media for the first time today. Starting the season in a new place, there’s an air of excitement. “It’s a wonderful facility, we’re happy to make the move. It’s going […]

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    Summer runs end for two Alaska teams

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 07, 22:46

    Knik falls short in semifinal San Bernardino, Calif. – The Knik Little Leaguers nearly pulled it off. Down 7-0 to Bend, Ore., Knik rallied to cut the Oregon lead to 7-6 but was unable to push across the tying run in the 6th inning in a Northwest Region Semifinal. Ian Frizzele singled in a run to cut […]

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    Local teams see mixed results on the road

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 07, 13:50

    Knik wins a thriller In San Bernardino, California, the 11-12 Knik Little League went to extra innings Wednesday, pulling out a 6-5 win over Montana in West Regional play. Knik scored twice in the bottom of the eighth after Montana took a 5-4 lead in the top half of the inning. Christian Cambridge drove in […]

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    Chugiak offense getting a facelift

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 05, 21:32

    Last season, the Chugiak High School football team finished with a 5-4 record, making it to the state tournament only to get beat in the first round by Service. The regular season was a roller coaster for the Mustangs who beat West (the eventual state champs) and Service (the runners-up). Following their regular season win […]

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    Fairbanks strikes gold, will play another day

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 05, 12:53

    Jacob Hayes’ three-run home run sparked a five-run second inning as the Fairbanks Goldpanners eliminated the Arvada (CO) Colts 8-6 Monday night at the National Baseball Congress World Series at Lawrence Dumont Stadium. With the win, the Goldpanners advanced to the fourth round of the tournament and will face the San Diego (CA) Waves on […]

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    Eagles begin season with hopes for repeat state title

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 05, 8:09

    In West Anchorage, the 2013 state high school football champions are looking to reload and repeat. The Eagles are preparing to put on an air show this season: head coach Tim Davis said the team will practice what’s known as “Air Raid offense.” “It just relies on a few staple drop-back passes, some quick passes […]

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    On the run at The Dome

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 05, 7:51

    It’s not your run-of the-mill sporting event. On Monday morning, a group of ultra-runners — those who specialize in long-distance running — got together and took off for the lane in front of them. They will continue to make a circle in the event known as “6 Days in The Dome.” They will run from […]

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    Like father, like daughter

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 04, 7:19

    The Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) inducted 11 individuals to their Hall of Fame Sunday. The Hall of Fame was established “to identify and honor, in a permanent manner, individuals who exhibited high ethical standards and integrity while achieving excellence in high school athletics and activities, as well as others who have distinguished themselves by […]

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    Gerald Coleman retires from hockey

    by Jake Edmonds on Aug 02, 20:04

      Alaska Aces goalkeeper Gerald Coleman is retiring from hockey after dealing with a hip problem over the last three seasons. “The doctors told me that I shouldn’t play anymore just because the way my hip is,” said Coleman. “And now that I’m getting older I wanted to turn to other things in my life […]

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    ASAA welcomes new Hall of Fame members

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 31, 7:48

    The Alaska School Activities Association has added 11 new members to its Hall of Fame. Three athletes, five coaches, an official and two administrators will be inducted in a ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 3 at the Millennium Alaskan Hotel in Anchorage. ATHLETES On the basketball court, Whitney Leman Schollenberg of Ninilchik led her team to […]

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    UAA adds to the hall

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 30, 22:06

    The club just got bigger. University of Alaska Anchorage Athletic Director Keith Hackett has announced the addition of three new members to the Seawolf Hall of Fame: Eric Strabel (cross country/skiing), Peter Bullock (men’s basketball) and Tim Molle (hockey). All three will be inducted in a ceremony at the Alaska Airlines Center on Sunday, Oct. […]

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    Goldpanners sweep ABL Championships

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 30, 21:06

    After a lopsided win for the Alaska Goldpanners over the Mat-Su Miners on Tuesday, it took a defensive effort for them to finish off the sweep Tuesday evening. The Panners came into the game needing just a win to finish off the Miners in the best-of-three series. They got it, thanks to a couple of […]

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    Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014

    by Associated Press on Jul 30, 14:08

    The winnings in the 2015 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will be increased by more than $12,000 from the purse in this year’s race. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/ST3d7i) reports next year’s race will have a purse of at least $127,110. This year’s total purse was $115,000, but $12,110 was not claimed because fewer […]