Local Sports Headlines

AISG continues this week with some interesting sports on deck

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

FAIRBANKS-The Alaska International Senior Games have some interesting events coming up on the schedule as the games continue.

Pickleball took place this afternoon starting three days of pickleball action with men's and women's singles as well as doubles and mixed doubles play. Bowling and Cycling highlight tonight's events.

There will be a 10K run tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Chena Lakes Recreation Area. Archery will take place tonight and tomorrow at the UAF Archery Range at 6 pm.

Upcoming start dates for fall prep sports

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

FAIRBANKS-The high school football season isn't the only fall prep sport that's about to start. Cross country will begin this weekend. On Saturday at the West Ridge trails the West Valley Wolfpack will have the West Valley Invitational at 10 a.m. to start their season.

You can't forget about the new sport-flag football. Official practices started yesterday for the ladies. Lathrop, North Pole, Hutchison and West Valley are looking to field teams this fall for flag football. A schedule is still in the works.

Week Two High School Football Polls

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

FAIRBANKS-Now let's take a look at the week two high school football polls.

No change in the medium-small schools poles. Sohi is first, then Juneau Douglas, followed by North Pole and Eielson and Nikiski. All of the teams ranked won their season openers.

In the large schools poll West is still on top. South is second then Bartlett jumps to third for their first appearance in the polls. Service and Colony round out the large schools top 5 week 2 poll.

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.

Week 3 ASBN High School Football Polls

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

FAIRBANKS-Here are the lastest ASBN high school football polls. Five 2-0 teams are in the Medium-Small Schools poll.

Sohi is still ranked first but North Pole and Eielson have moved up. The Patriots are ranked second then the Ravens at three.

Nikiski is fourth and Barrow makes their first appearance in the polls at number five.

In the large schools poll. South is the top dog. Bartlett is number two, then Service, Colony and Dimond. The Lynx are 1-1.

Hawks win volleyball opener in four over North Pole

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

FAIRBANKS-Two more Interior teams had their high school volleyball season openers. Last night right off of University Ave the Hutchison Hawks took on the North Pole Patriots in a non-conference game.

The Patriots showed no early signs of rust. The young team with four sophomores and 3 seniors rallied to win the first set 25-22. Megan Smith provided the game deciding point.

Patriots get a close win in tennis, West Valley rolls

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

FAIRBANKS-The North Pole Patriots eeked out a win over Lathrop in tennis. The Patriots won three of the four doubles matches and Dana Lemay got a 6-2, 6-2 win over Lathrop's Amara Hackett.

The West Valley Wolfpack won big over Hutchison 6-1. The Wolfpack won every match except girls doubles.

West Valley's Jared Lees had two matches and won both. 6-0, 6-0 over Austin Evans of Hutch to and 6-0, 6-2 over Eielson's John Rice.

Teresa Sample also swept her girls singles match for the Wolfpack 6-0, 6-0 over Cheyenne Martinez.