Local Sports Headlines

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

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

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.

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.

Fighters take part in Midnight Sun Mayhem event

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

FAIRBANKS-This one is for all you fighting fans. Saturday at the Tanana Valley Fairgrounds was the Midnight Sun Mayhem event. The event featured Boxing, Thai Boxing and mixed martial arts bouts in the Borealis Pavilion. 14 fights were on the card.

How about this name? Billy the Hebrew Hammer Zimmerman won by decision in his boxing match.

In kickboxing the knockout of the night went to Jovan Askew. His vicious combo layed out Jack Syler in the first round of their bout.

Now for the unorthodox Thomas Hodge aka Afro Samurai connects with a flying elbow in his victory.

Ice Dogs first scrimmage of training camp displayed skill and goaltending

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

FAIRBANKS-The Fairbanks Ice Dogs had their first scrimmage of training camp at the Patty Center on Sunday. Hundreds of fans came out to see the new team. It was Maroon versus White.

Returning goalie Patrick Munson and rookie Drew Michals put on a show in the first of two 28 minute periods with a series of nice saves.

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.

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.

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.

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.