The American Legion Twins, the No. 2 seed, defeated Dimond, the No. 7 seed, 6-3 Tuesday in the opening round of the American Legion Alaska State Tournament at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.
The Twins advance to play No. 6 seed Service at 3:15 p.m.
The game between the Peninsula Oilers and Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks on Tuesday was canceled due to rain. The game will not be made up. The final home game of the regular season will be Wednesday when the Oilers play the Goldpanners at 6 p.
Opening night of the Third Annual Alaska Dirt Track Shootout was rained out Friday, giving race fans a double dose of dirt racing action Saturday afternoon and evening. The early action included several wild crashes, including a nasty tumble by Ty Torkelson in the second heat of the Legends division...
Saturday's doubleheader against the Anchorage Bucs provided the Peninsula Oilers an opportunity to gain ground in the Alaska Baseball League standings, and the Oilers delivered with a maximum points day.
Earlier this summer, Peninsula Oilers pitcher Justin Montgomery tackled Skyline Trail, climbing about 2,700 feet in two miles to a commanding view of the central Kenai Peninsula that he said he will never forget.
Brian Beeson and Leah Kiviat were the top riders at the fourth race of the year in the Soldotna Cycle Series.
Beeson finished at 24 minutes, 6 seconds, to lead the men, while Kiviat was at 26:34 to lead the women.
The Anchorage Rowing Association won the Moose Nugget Regatta on July 16 and 17 at Wasilla Lake.
Anchorage Rowing had 52 points while the Alaska Midnight Sun Rowing Association had 27 points and the Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club and 23 points.