2012 Iron Dog is under way

The 2012 Iron Dog started Sunday in Big Lake. The racers are making a 2,000-mile journey to Fairbanks.

The Kenai Peninsula has two representatives in the Pro Class. Kasilof’s Dusty Van Meter, a three-time winner, is racing with Marc McKenna of Anchorage. The duo was in third as of Sunday night, taking a layover in McGrath.

Soldotna’s Scott Davis, the seven-time winner, is teamed with Todd Palin of Wasilla. Those two are fifth, also in a layover at McGrath.

Iron Dog race tracking

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Soldotna to gain AFL franchise

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Saturday hoops roundup

The Soldotna boys wrapped up a 1-2 weekend at the Joe T. Classic tournament in Fairbank with a 48-46 loss to Eielson Saturday at Lathrop High School.

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