After grabbing hold of some important momentum last weekend with a sweep, the Kenai River Brown Bears were brought back down to earth with losses on Friday and Saturday nights against the Fairbanks Ice Dogs at the Big Dipper Ice Arena in Fairbanks.
A pair of comebacks came up just short as the Skyview boys and Seward girls escaped with Southcentral Conference wins in Friday hoops action at Skyview.
The Skyview boys, led by 17 points from Kaleb Henderson, survived a late string of 3-pointers to win 48-46 and improve to 3-4 in conference and 5-1...
The Soldotna Stars boys took home the team title at the Region III Cross-Country Skiing Championship at the Lookout Mountain trails in Homer on Saturday, beating runner-up Kenai by almost five minutes.
The Cook Inlet Academy girls basketball team won the Ninilchik Tournament by topping Unalakleet 33-25 on Saturday. Megan Bauder led the effort by dumping in 10 points. Unalakleet led 9-4 after the first quarter, and the game was tied at 14 at the half.
The Cook Inlet Academy girls advanced to the finals of the Ninilchik Tournament with a 56-9 victory over Ninilchik on Friday. Abi Jakits paced the Eagles with 17 points, while Megan Bauder, Kendra Brush and Ashleigh Hammond had nine apiece.
The Fairbanks Ice Dogs rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Kenai River Brown Bears on Friday in North American Hockey League action in Fairbanks in front of 2,242 fans.
The depth and skill of the Ice Dogs was on full display as 15 players registered at least one point.
"They scored a couple of goals an...
It's been here for about eight months, but its popularity is just beginning to take off. Soldotna has welcomed a new kind of gym in town, named the Crossfit Norsemen, but it may not be the type of gymnasium you may think.