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Ostrander wins close finish with fastest NCAA steeple in 2019

May 2, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander is rarely tested in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, but she faced a stiff challenge from the University of New Mexico’s Adva Cohen at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Stanford, California. The Boise State University All-American runner from Alaska eked out a victory over the Israeli international by just five-hundredths of a second… Read more »

Lonnie O’Connor Iditarod Basketball Tournament

(2018 by Don Stiles) For more than 40 years, people from all over Alaska have come for the weeklong Lonnie O’Connor Iditarod Basketball Tournament. In the early years more than 60 teams participated. The tournament’s appeal rivals that of the Iditarod crowds and adds to the already bustling environment in Nome.

Alaska Ski for Women

(2010 by Ann Mize) Sally Burkholder and I created the Ski for Women in 1997. Our goal was to get more women out for the local races already held. We were overwhelmed with the fantastic turnout of more than 1,000 women of all ages! The event continues each year on Super Bowl Sunday. All proceeds… Read more »

Tui Alailefaleula

(2018 by Nick Brodd) Tui was a standout in track, basketball and football at Bartlett High School and competed as an offensive lineman at the University of Washington. He was signed by the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets (but never played). He returned to Alaska to play for the professional indoor football… Read more »