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Kings rule Rams, Eielson opens season with a W

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

FAIRBANKS, HOMER-Saturday afternoon the Monroe Rams in their first game under new Head Coach Chad Comeau faced the Medium school level Ketchikan Kings out the Southeastern Conference.

Caleb Thomas scored the first touchdown for the Rams to give them a 6-0 lead from five yards away. Thomas scored twice for Monroe in the first half. This was a game. The Kings led just 13-12 at the half.

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.

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.

Weekend sports rundown

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:42 -- jcook

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.

Todd and Trettel win North Pole Speedway titles

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:40 -- jcook

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.

Todd and Trettel win North Pole Speedway titles

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:40 -- jcook

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.

Holmes wins Northern Trail Series title, McDowell wins Musk Ox Run

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:38 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-The seventh and final run of the Northern Trails Running series took place Thursday night. The Musk Ox Run. A number of runners trying to get their last points of the running season. The 11 mile run started at the UAF Musk Ox Farm.

It was a little chilly and a little rain out there last night but that didn't stop Devin McDowell, the Flint Hills Cup champion. McDowell finished the race in 1:14:38 for first place.

Holmes wins Northern Trail Series title, McDowell wins Musk Ox Run

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:38 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-The seventh and final run of the Northern Trails Running series took place Thursday night. The Musk Ox Run. A number of runners trying to get their last points of the running season. The 11 mile run started at the UAF Musk Ox Farm.

It was a little chilly and a little rain out there last night but that didn't stop Devin McDowell, the Flint Hills Cup champion. McDowell finished the race in 1:14:38 for first place.

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