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Bartman, Smeaton help Gold net overtime all-star win

April 22nd 2:53 am

Dillingham's Kameron Bartman and Caden Smeaton joined King Cove's Colten Mack in celebrating a huge win on Saturday in the 2017 Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches 2017 Class 1A/2A Senior All-Star Games. All three Southwest stars contributed to the Gold [...]

Gould, Hansen help power Gold to all-star basketball win

April 22nd 2:52 am

Moments after helping the Bristol Bay Lady Angels win the Class 2A state basketball championship, Anna Hansen heaped praise onto her teammates for notching a historic win. On Saturday, she helped another team come up big — the Gold All-Stars. Sparked [...]

Alaska USA State Wrestling tournament set for April 27-29

April 22nd 2:51 am

Some of the state's top young wrestlers will hit the mat this coming weekend when the 2017 Alaska USA State Wrestling Championships get underway at the Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla. The tournament is scheduled for April 27-29. Wrestlers from throughout [...]

Southwest sending 12 to 1A/2A all-star showdowns

April 7th 1:15 pm

One thing is for sure, southwestern Alaska has its share of basketball talent. Maybe way more than its share. Just days after helping guide the Bristol Bay Lady Angels to the 2017 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Class 2A state championship, Rylie Lyon and [...]

Unalakleet holds off Unalaska for 3rd at state

March 31st 6:39 pm

ANCHORAGE - What's the difference between third place and fifth place at the ASAA Class 2A State Basketball Championships? For the Unalaska Raiders, the answer was approximately 2 inches. Playing in front of a large — and loud — crowd at the [...]

Rookies' rally falls short against Buckland

March 31st 6:38 pm

ANCHORAGE - Elaina Mack and the King Cove High School Rookies didn't run out of points on Saturday in their third-place showdown with the Buckland Lady Sissauni. They just ran out of time. Despite scoring the final seven points of the game, the King Cove [...]

Newhalen rallies past Buckland in OT to take third

March 31st 6:37 pm

ANCHORAGE — The Newhalen Malamutes were down to their last hope - and shot — on Saturday morning in their third-place showdown with the Buckland Sissauni at the 2017 Class 2A State Basketball Championships. Then Josh Clark managed to do the [...]

Lady Wolverines go 0-2 at state tournament

March 31st 6:37 pm

Despite solid performances from Britney Dray, Kylee Sifsof and Emily McArthur, the Dillingham Lady Wolverines went 0-2 over the weekend at the 2017 Class 2A state basketball tournament. "I think we could have played better but it was a great experience," [...]

Lady Angels claim 2A state title

March 31st 6:18 pm

Bristol Bay captures top honor in 40-34 finish over Nenana

Raiders, Lady Angels claim Southwest titles

March 18th 4:36 pm

The "big boys and girls" are coming to town. Well, to Anchorage, that is. The state's top-ranked Unalaska boys' team and Bristol Bay girls' teams both took care of business this past weekend and earned return trips to the Class 2A state basketball [...]

Lady Angels win Metlakatla, improve 21-1

March 4th 9:11 am

The Bristol Bay Lady Angels continued to prove they deserve to be ranked No. 1 in the Class 2A state polls last weekend by placing first at the Metlakatla Invitational Basketball Tournament. The BBHS girls went 3-0 in the tournament, which was held Feb. 16-18.

Unalaska boys, girls net wins against Wolfpack

March 4th 9:11 am

The Unalaska High School boys' and girls' basketball teams pocketed impressive wins this past weekend with sweeps of the Unalakleet Wolfpack. The Raiders notched a pair of wins over state-ranked Unalakleet, winning 77-54 on Friday and then taking a 60-50 [...]

Wolverines rally to claim Koliganek tournament crown

March 4th 9:10 am

The Dillingham High School Wolverines showed plenty of determination this past weekend en route to claiming the 2017 Koliganek Invitational championship. Dillingham posted a 3-1 record in the tournament, including a thrilling a 73-49 victory over rival New [...]

Dillingham, Newhalen grapplers shine at Tanana Invitational

March 4th 9:09 am

Dillingham and Newhalen wrestling fans had plenty of reason to smile this past weekend as their middle school athletes participated in the 2017 Tanana Invitational Wrestling Championships. Featuring three wrestlers, the Dillingham Middle School grapplers [...]

Strongest female showing ever at Yukon Quest

February 24th 10:47 pm

Behind Matt Hall's impressive come-from-behind victory, the Yukon Quest featured an impressive showing by women, who Wednesday were poised to take four of the top 10 spots, the most in race history. Fisheries biologist Paige Drobny, 41, of Fairbanks was [...]

Raiders to hold down 2nd in latest AABC poll

February 24th 10:44 pm

The Unalaska High School boys' basketball team remained among the most-respected teams in the state, according to the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches. Unalaska headed into the weekend ranked No. 2 in the latest AABC Class 2A poll. The defending [...]

Wolverines continue to grow at Pen Air Classic

February 24th 10:44 pm

Dillingham High School head coach Deon Lopez wasn't overly disappointed with the his team's performance this past weekend at the 2017 Pen Air Basketball Classic in Dillingham. The big thing for the veteran DHS coach was to see his team continue to improve as [...]

Lady Raiders rip Chevak in Su Valley

February 24th 10:43 pm

The Unalaska High School girls' basketball team put an impressive finish on their recent trip to Talkeetna to participate in the 2017 Su Valley Classic. Unalaska posted a 1-2 mark in the three-day tournament, which tipped off on Feb. 16. After dropping its [...]

Raiders fall to No. 3 in state polls

February 10th 11:43 am

The Unalaska High School boys' basketball team slipped slightly in the latest Alaska Association Basketball Coaches' Class 2A rankings. Ever so slightly. Unalaska, fresh off a 2-1 record at the Husky Invitational Basketball Tournament in Kotzebue, dropped to [...]

Unalaska boys take third at Husky shootout in Kotzebue

February 10th 11:43 am

Trevor Wilson and Carter Price both turned in solid outings this past weekend and helped power the Unalaska Raiders to a third-place finish at the 2017 Husky Shootout Basketball Tournament in Kotzebue. Unalaska went 2-1 in the round-robin tournament and [...]

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