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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 [...]

Unalaska, Bristol Bay headline 2A polls

February 5th 9:38 pm

The Unalaska Raiders and Bristol Bay Lady Angels grabbed top billing in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Both squads were ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions. Unalaska, now 11-0 coming off a pair of tough wins against Dimond, [...]

Raiders sweep pair from Dimond

February 5th 9:37 pm

With his team sporting a perfect 9-0 record and having won 27 of their last 28 outings, Unalaska head coach wanted to see how his team would respond from a bigger threat. He got his answer this past weekend. The answers he got were all good. Unalaska [...]

Sand Point, King Cove shine at Battle of the Bay tournament

February 5th 9:37 pm

A couple of the state's top-ranked teams took center stage at the 2017 Battle of the Bay tournament this past weekend in Naknek. Sand Point and King Cove both rolled to the tournament finals in the three-day event. King Cove, which entered the tournament [...]

Lady Angels down Dillingham for Battle of the Bay crown

February 5th 9:36 pm

Anna Hansen, Rylie Lyon and Sharon Hansen hoisted yet another trophy this past weekend. The three helped power top-ranked Bristol Bay to the 2017 Battle of the Bay tournament championship with a stellar three-day performance. Bristol Bay kicked off the [...]

Unalaska girls breeze to wins over Lumen Christi

February 5th 9:36 pm

Lumen Christi knew going into their weekend showdown with the Unalaska Lady Raiders they would be facing one of the state's brightest young stars in Kayla Villamor. What they didn't know was Kayla didn't come alone. Kiara Villamor and Haley Wilson both [...]

Wolverines edge Bristol Bay for Sockeye title

January 28th 7:57 pm

A year ago, the Dillingham High School Wolverines were struggling to carve out a new chapter in the school's basketball story. All that hard work is paying off this season. The Wolverines, backed by solid performances from Jayden Mayer, Brandon George and [...]

King Cove boys, girls notch wins

January 28th 7:56 pm

The King Cove High School boys' and girls' basketball teams both picked up a pair of key wins over the weekend in games played in Anchorage. In Samuelson turned in a superhuman performance on Friday in the T-Jacks 79-43 victory over Lumen Christi. The KCHS [...]

Clausius: Lady Raiders 'play with inspiration' at tournament

January 28th 7:56 pm

Unalaska head coach Casey Clausius knew going into the 2016-17 season that his young team would be reloading and forced to learn on the fly. Fielding a team of three freshmen with no seniors has meant a lot of flying thus far. By all accounts, the Lady [...]

Raiders cap brutal road swing with championship

January 28th 7:54 pm

Unalaska head coach Kent Russell knew his team would answer a lot of questions about themselves during the Raiders' recent six-day road trip that had the team traveling from Southwest Alaska to the Bering Sea and then to Kachemak Bay. And did we mention [...]

Aniak slips past Angels, 65-51

January 20th 6:59 pm

The Aniak Halfbreeds scored 23 points in the first quarter and then held on to take a 65-51 victory over the Bristol Bay Angels in a game played in Bethel. Peter Geffe and Connor Romer helped the Angels hold their own early in the contest. Romer scored seven [...]

Lady Angels split pair with Bethel, Aniak

January 20th 6:58 pm

The Bristol Bay Lady Angels split their weekend series with the Bethel regional High School Lady Warriors and Aniak Halfbreeds this past weekend in Bethel. The Lady Angels, despite double-digit performances from Anna Hansen and Rylie Lyon, kicked off their [...]

Lady Angels repeat as 'Regions' champion

January 6th 3:35 pm

Rylie Lyon scored a game-high 17 points and sisters Sharon and Anna Hansen both added double-digit performances on Friday and led the Bristol Bay Lady Angels to a 57-49 come-from-behind victory over the Metlakatla Miss Chiefs in the finals of the 2016 Rally [...]

Gomez wrestles her way to 8th

December 30th 6:45 pm

Cate Gomez went into the Class 1-2-3A Girls State Wrestling Championships looking to prove she was among the best wrestlers in the state. She can consider that goal accomplished. The Dillingham High School standout wrestled her way to a tie for an [...]

Blunka captures state championship

December 30th 6:43 pm

Blunka Blunka Jr. always felt he was the best wrestler in the state. Now he has the title to prove it. The New Stuyahok standout wrestled his way to the top spot in the 113-pound weight classification on Saturday and helped lead his team to a 12th-place [...]

Area teams set to open season

December 30th 6:43 pm

Area basketball fans won't have any shortage of teams to cheer on this coming week when the 2016 Rally the Regions Hardwood Classic gets underway in Anchorage. The Bristol Bay, Dillingham and Unalaska boys' and girls' teams are scheduled to compete in the [...]

Tanalian volleyball team finds strength in faith after tragedy

December 16th 1:30 pm

The Tanalian School volleyball team was given the option to sit out the Mixed Six state volleyball tournament this weekend in the wake of a Wednesday plane crash that killed four people, including two of their classmates and the father of one of their teammates.

Tanalian spikers fight through tragedy at tournament

December 16th 1:30 pm

The 2016 Mixed Six state volleyball tournament was more of an afterthought for the Tanalian Lynx. The main focus for the Port Alsworth squad was getting through the three-day tournament in Anchorage and emerging stronger as a team and a community following [...]

Dillingham, King Cove compete in 2A state tournament

December 16th 12:20 pm

The Dillingham High School Lady Wolverines and the King Cove Rookies both turned in solid outings this past weekend at the Class 2A state volleyball tournament. The two teams were among eight squads from throughout the state participating in the tournament, [...]

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