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Fighters take part in Midnight Sun Mayhem event

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:52 -- jcook

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.

Fighters take part in Midnight Sun Mayhem event

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:52 -- jcook

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.

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

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:49 -- jcook

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.

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

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:49 -- jcook

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.

Ice Dogs first scrimmage of training camp displayed skill and goaltending

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:41 -- jcook

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.

Ice Dogs first scrimmage of training camp displayed skill and goaltending

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:41 -- jcook

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

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:38 -- jcook

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.

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

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:38 -- jcook

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.

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