Football season is just around the corner for those that are aching to see some action on the turf.
Of course, since it is the spring season, the type of football anyone will be seeing is the kind that involves the feet, not the hands.
The Fairbanks Ice Dogs put the Kenai River Brown Bears on the brink of elimination with a 5-2 victory Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.
The Ice Dogs now lead the best-of-five, first-round series 2-1. Game 4 is tonight at 7 p.m.
Less than 72 hours after a bruising overtime contest in Fairbanks, the Kenai River Brown Bears and Fairbanks Ice Dogs commence a de facto best-of-three playoff series tonight at 7 p.m. at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.
Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association was eliminated from the USA Hockey Tier II Girls 16U National Championships on Saturday in Amherst, NY.
The Ice Hawks, who had finished 2-1 in pool play to advance to the quarterfinals, lost 4-1 to Charles River (Mass.