Local Sports Headlines

Todd and Trettel win North Pole Speedway titles

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

NORTH POLE-The final race of the 2014 North Pole Speedway season was last night. This last race was also Making Strides against Breast Cancer night. Half of last night's proceeds wento to Making Strides.

But for the drivers it as about Destiney Todd and All Trettel.

There was a wreck in the first heat of Bandos driving and Whitney Parzick had some issues in the second heat but Todd was able to navigate through a nine-car Bandos class for a sweep.

Then Trettel took two out of three in Legends class.

Weekend sports rundown

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

FAIRBANKS-Let's take a look at what's going this weekend for Interior sports.

Tomorrow there is an early high school football game. Eielson hosts Voznesenka at 10 a.m. on Buck Nystrom Field. Also the Monroe Rams take on no.4 Nikiski at 1 pm at Kiwanis Field right behind the Big Dipper.

In cross country the Interior Invitational starts at 11 a.m. with the girls' race. The boys race is at 11:45 a.m. at the Birch Hill Rec Area.

For high school swimming it will be day two of the Lathrop Invitational at the Hamme Pool on Saturday. That begins at 11 a.m.

Dahill leads three winners in first Interior Alaska Cross Country Series

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

FAIRBANKS-The first race in the Interior Alaska Cross Country Series was on Saturday at the West Ridge Trails after the West Valley Invitational which was the first local run of the season for high school cross country runners.

Here are the results from the AK Cross Country series opener. 20 runners competed in three different categories.

Tommy Dahill won the four mile race in 24:01. Melissa Lewis was the runner up in 24:52.

Lockwood wins largest class in mud bog state championships, other winners

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

FAIRBANKS-Here esults from this past weekend's two day Parrish Racing mud bog state championships from the North Pole Speedway.

Jennifer Johnson was the Class 1 champion with an average time of 30.1 seconds and a total time of 120.4 in three races. Bobby Lockwood won the title in the largest class-class 2 with a total time of 48.9 and average time of 12.23 seconds.

Patriots and Ravens ranked 3rd and 4th in preseason football poll

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

FAIRBANKS-The high school football season is already here. Well not quite but when preseason polls start coming out that means it's definitely coming up soon.

Here is the 2014 Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network's Large, Medium, and Small schools preseason poll. In the medium and small schools preseason poll some local love.

UAF volleyball nabs an in-state recruit

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

FAIRBANKS-The Alaska Nanook volleyball team got a late addition to their 2014 roster yesterday. Adriana Horner, from Nome-Belt , signed her national letter of intent to play for UAF and head coach Mallory Larranaga this fall. She will remain a Nanook in college.

Horner was a two-time team captain for the Nome Nanooks and was an all-conference tournament pick and was all-tournament at the West Valley Invitational. Horner was also a part of a Nome team that won consecutive 3A Western Conference championships in 2012 and 2013. She plans to major in music education.

Lathrop holds on for a 7-6 win over Kenai, football scores

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

FAIRBANKS-The Lathrop Malemutes faced a tough Kenai team on Saturday. The Mutes were in a dogfight with the Kardinals as there was no score until the start of the fourth quarter and that was by Kenai's Chase Logan. This 32 yard TD run gave Kenai a 6-0 lead but the xp was blocked that would be huge.

Just 1:06 later it took just three plays for Lathrop to respond. Glenn Maiden and Nate Barnett connected twice. The second was a 41 touchdown pass to Barnett. The duo would connect again with the snap and the hold for the extra point.

Two Monroe volleyball players reach 1,000 career mark in opener

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

FAIRBANKS-The high school volleyball season started Saturday night at Boileau Hall. The Monroe Rams hosted the West Valley Wolfpack a matchup between the MAC Champion Wolfpack and Aurora Champion Rams.

Both teams getting the kinks out in the first set but Monroe would win it 25-19. The Rams would get into a rhythm in the second set Marissa King had four of her 8 kills in the second set as the Rams rolled 25-10.