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Pats start the year 2-0 with 45-26 win over Kethchikan

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

NORTH POLE-The North Pole Patriots hosted the Ketchikan Kings in high school football for a special Wednesday night football game. The first day of school featured the first home game for the Pats and SEC conference game for both teams.

Before kickoff James Watson was honored during the coin toss as an honorary captain. The Patriots dedicated the field to him last night.

North Pole was up 8-0 after a touchdown from Simi Skips but Connor Hicks of Kayhi gets the Kings on the board with a shifty 61 yard run. He had three touchdowns and finished with 161 yards.

Wolfpack volleyball team opens the season against the Rams

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

FAIRBANKS-Head Coach Dave Cox and his Wolfpack Volleyball team are back in the gym for the 2014 season. Last year the Pack won their six straight MAC title and 5 straight regional title before finishing 7th in the state tournament.

"We had a pretty solid team, strong rotation with hitters in all positions. I think we aren't quite as strong in that respect this year but I'm hoping-I'm moving some people around a little bit and I'm hoping to fill those gaps. Once we do we'll be just as tough," Cox said.

Fairbanks Ice Dogs 2014 training camp begins this weekend

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

FAIRBANKS-Training Camp 2014 begins this weekend for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Players are already starting to arrive in Fairbanks today and throughout the weekend.

The kickoff event to the season is this Saturday at 9am-the 14th Annual Fairbanks Ice Dogs Golf Scramble at the Fairbanks Golf Course. A nice meet and greet with the new players and a chance to see some of the returners as well.

This Sunday the 24th is the first day of training camp. Practice is at 9:30 am, then he defending Robo Cup Champs will have their first scrimmage at 5:30 at the Patty Center Ice Arena.

6 Panners makes All-ABL team, Grahovac wins Coach of the Year

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

FAIRBANKS-The season is over but the Alaska Baseball League recently announced their end of the year awards and All-ABL team. The Goldpanners were represented well. Head Coach Mike Grahovac was named coach of the year for ABL Champion Alaska Goldpanners. That's the second year in a row a first year Goldpanners manager won coach of the year. Bryan Harris did it last year.

West Valley and Lathrop win season openers in tennis

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

FAIRBANKS-Yesterday was the 2014 season opener for Interior high school tennis teams at the Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts the Monroe Rams faced the Lathrop Malemutes.

Lathrop's James Kardash won 6-0, 6-0 over Jacob Ravenhorst in men's singles. Kyle Hackett also of Lathrop won the second men's single match 6-3, 6-3 over Ryan Michele.

Patriots host Ketchikan for Wednesday night football

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

NORTH POLE-The North Pole Patriots football team will be doing something this week that the New England Patriots will be doing this season and that's getting through a short week.

Most NFL teams will have a Sunday and then A Thursday night game. Well North Pole came off a 41-35 victory over the West Valley Wolfpack in a classic high scoring game this past Friday night. Tomorrow the Patriots will host the Ketchikan Kings at Patriot Pride Field in the first Southeastern conference game for both teams. Wednesday is also first day of school so kickoff is at 6 p.m.

Lobendahn and Golden Bears dismantle Lathrop on Saturday

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

FAIRBANKS-The Lathrop Malemutes hosted the Bartlett Golden Bears on Saturday night in the high school football season opener for both teams.

The Golden Bears starting the game off with the run game early as Vincent Lobendahn scores for the Bears on the first drive of the game putting up the first six points on the board. Malemutes tried to tie the game on the ensuing possession but the junior quarterback Glenn Maiden fumbles in the pocket. Bartlett recovers then scores after Lobendahn answers again for six after a short run to the endzone.

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