Local Sports Headlines

Eclipse soccer gets third in Washington tournament

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:53 -- jcook

TUKWILA, WASH-The Eclipse Soccer Club went to the Starfire Labor Day Cup tournament in Tukwila, Washington over the holiday weekend. They came back with a little hardware.

The Eclipse team was a combined team of 00 and 99 players and they finished with 1-1-1 record good enough for third place in the u16/17 bracket. They tied 0-0 in their match against Fusion on Sunday.

Riley Baumgartner and Kiarra Simpson both had a goal and assist for the Eclipse during the tourney.

Hutchison flag football team anxious for season to start

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator

FAIRBANKS-The flag football season is almost ready to start here in the Interior and the Hutchison Hawks are anxious to get the season going.

Head coach Ronda Driscoll will be entering here first year at the helm. She's an avid college football fan and is an Oregon Duck to the core. She has a roster of 15 already sees where the Hawks can be effective.

Fjare sets new record on the running trails

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator

FAIRBANKS-One runner made heads turn on the trails this weekend. Dana Fjare was the big winner despite finishing second overall in the Granite Tors Run on Saturday. Fjare's time of 2 hours 22 minutes and 45 seconds broke a 15 year old record set by Jane LeBlond who ran 2:33:49 in 1999. The Granite Tors is the 6th race in the Northern Trails series.

Devin Mcdowell came in first in 2:19:51 to win the men's title in the Granite Tors Run.

Local soccer teams win medals in AK Youth Soccer Cup

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator

FAIRBANKS-A big soccer tournament was hosted by the Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association this weekend. The Alaska Youth Soccer State Cup had 27 teams from all over the state came to Fairbanks for the tournament which featured U12 up to U18 squads.

Among the notables the Eclipse 2000 team won the U15 girls State Cup with a 2-1 win over the Alaska Rush in Sunday's final.

The Fairbanks U12 boys team the Fairbanks Rush won the boys title shutting out the Alaska Rush 2-0. The Fairbanks Rush also won the U14 boys crown.