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Ford siblings finish in top-10 [Cross Country]

It was a good day for the Ford family of Wasilla at the Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, S.C., with both cross country runners for Gardner-Webb recording top-10 finishes. Freshman Jenna Ford earned her highest finish of the season after placing third with a two-mile time of 12:02.24 to help her team finish third overall. Older… Read more »

Winford nets 28 in record effort (Basketball)

Eastern Washington University basketball coach Kirk Earlywine has given sophomore guard Kevin Winford of Anchorage the green light this season. The University of Idaho tried to red light him today, but it didn’t work. Winford was unstoppable. The former Alaska player of the year pumped in a career-high 28 points and drained 8 of 16… Read more »

Women’s Showdown Looms at Equinox Marathon

By Matias Saari Alaska Sports Blog Contributor With the strongest women’s field in the 58-year history of the Equinox Marathon, the iconic Fairbanks event is primed for a speedy race. That because a trio of women who competed at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials — Anna Dalton of Anchorage, Megan Youngren of Soldotna and… Read more »

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Alaska men in hunt for hoop titles in NCAA, NIT, CBI

We’ve always had success in the NCAA Tournament, with Alaskans winning seven of eight potential title games. Maybe our good luck will rub off on today’s crop of Division I basketball talent. Five Alaska men are in the hunt for postseason titles this spring, most notably Anchorage’s Jalil Abdul-Bassit or Oregon and Eagle River’s Eric… Read more »

Bartelli finishes third at Pac-10s (Wrestling)

Wasilla’s Alan Bartelli is headed back to the NCAA Championships. The Boise State University 125-pounder placed third at Sunday’s Pac-10 Championships, punching his ticket to nationals for the second straight season. Bartlett, a senior, came into the tournament seeded fourth. He won three of four matches, starting with a 12-0 major decision over Britain Longmire… Read more »

Doughertys off to World Juniors (Skiing)

Most kids in this country fantasize about scoring touchdowns, smashing home runs and posterizing slam dunks. But in Alaska they dream of gold medals. Just ask 19-year-old Andrew Dougherty of Anchorage. For years the standout cross-country skier and his buddies have spiced up training days with Olympic races, much like basketball players battling for the… Read more »

Kurka eyes 2014 Winter Games (Skiing)

Move over Kikkan Randall and Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, there’s another Alaska hopeful for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Make room for monoskier Andrew Kurka of Palmer. The 18-year-old with the Challenge Alaska Adaptive Race Team and Alyeska Ski & Snowboard Club dreams of representing the U.S. at the Paralympic Games. He participated in PEV… Read more »