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Laws, Wells key Western Wyoming win; team now 17-5

Jarred Laws of Anchorage and Tyler Wells of Fairbanks each reached double figures as Western Wyoming Community College beat Central Wyoming College 75-65. Laws started at guard and scored 11 points on the strength of three 3-pointers. Wells came off the bench to collect 10 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals. Western Wyoming improved to… Read more »

Palmer signs with Rinner in Texas (Basketball)

It’s not often a high school freshman will impact a college coach, but John Palmer of Colony is far from ordinary. The all-state point guard has always played like a veteran, even as a scrawny 14-year-old who held his own against Wasilla in the 2007 ASAA Class 4A championship game. His team didn’t win, but… Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Lauren Murphy June 26th, 2020 UFC fighter Lauren Murphy from Eagle River outboxed her opponent with supreme striking skills to win by unanimous decision in a match shown on ESPN.  Lauren defeated 24-fight winner Roxanne Modafferi in a battle between top-10 flyweight contenders.  The Chugiak High grad is 7th ranked in the… Read more »

Shortridge, Swayman face off as opposite goalies in D1 game

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge finally earned some bragging rights by beating Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage in a head-to-head matchup between NCAA D1 goaltenders from Alaska’s largest city. Shortridge made a season-high 33 saves compared to Swayman’s 22 as Quinnipiac University beat the University of Maine 7-2 in men’s hockey action in Orono, Maine. Last year,… Read more »

‘That’s for Alaska, baby’ (Mixed Martial Arts)

If anybody ever doubted Jake Heun’s ability to make the jump from college football to mixed martial arts, he put that idea to rest tonight. Heun delivered a resounding TKO win over eight-fight veteran Ed Carpenter after connecting on a beautiful head-kick, right-left combo that would have made Dana White proud. From there Heun finished… Read more »

Hakkinen, Teela off to worlds (Summer Biathlon)

You may assume the mood at the summer biathlon world championships are a little more chill than the winter competition, but that’s just not the case. “World champs are world champs,” Kasilof’s Jay Hakkinen told the United States Olympic Committee Web site. Game on. Hakkinen, Anchorage’s Jeremy Teela and two other Americans will represent the… Read more »