The Nikolaevsk girls and Seldovia boys defended their Peninsula Conference titles Friday at Lumen Christi in Anchorage.
The Warriors and Sea Otters were both perfect in the conference's regular season and that didn't change come tournament time.
The Homer girls continued their mastery of Nikiski, topping the Bulldogs 44-41 for the Southcentral Conference title Saturday in Homer. It was a year of parity in the conference, especially on the girls side, but certain patterns did emerge.
The blossoming distance-running phenom from Alaska that finally burst onto the national scene over the past year proved to the crowd Saturday at Cliff Massie court in Kenai that she's not only a runner. Allie Ostrander can win basketball games too.
The Kenai River Brown Bears were eliminated from the playoff chase with a 5-2 loss to the host Bismarck (North Dakota) Bobcats on Saturday.
The loss ends a run of six straight seasons in the postseason for the Bears.
The Nikiski girls clinched a second-straight berth to the Class 3A state basketball tournament with a 29-26 victory over Seward on Friday in the semifinals of the Southcentral Conference tournament in Homer.
After her performance at the Arnold USA Powerlifting Championships on Friday in Columbus, Ohio, people were telling Kenai Central junior that she is the strongest girl under 19 years of age in the world.
The Warriors are back, and they're hunting another state crown.
After failing to even make the state tournament last year after three straight years of dominating the Alaska girls basketball scene, coach Jeannie Hebert-Truax and the Wasilla Warriors are right back to where they are comfortable, scor...
It's become clear that there is no love lost between the Colony and Soldotna boys hoops teams, especially when the Knights have had the upper hand in recent meetings between the two schools.
Colony added another win to its record against the Stars Friday evening at Kenai Central High School, this ti...
The Southcentral Conference tourney in Homer promised some big upsets. It delivered Thursday. The seventh-seeded Cordova girls knocked off second-seeded Grace Christian 44-43 on Thursday. Cordova moves into the semifinals with a 6:30 p.m.