The 2,000-mile Iron Dog snowmachine race started Sunday in Big Lake. The 37 teams will go to Nome and then to Fairbanks, arriving at the finish Saturday.
Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage are going for a third-straight title.
It's asking a lot to contain Kodiak sophomore point guard Alec Canete-Hall for four quarters.
Friday in Northern Lights Conference play at Soldotna, asking to contain Canete-Hall for more than four quarters proved too much.
The Skyview girls basketball team started the 37th Annual Valdez Elks Basketball Tournament with a 45-24 victory over Nome. The Panthers advance to the semifinals of the tournament today at 4 p.m. against Hutchison.
The whistle sounded to end Friday's state consolation semifinal between Soldotna and Lathrop, and instead of regrouping for an overtime period, as they have for three straight games, the Stars got to walk off the ice with the win already clinched.
Soldotna rallied from an early deficit to beat Lathr...