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99-year-old participates in one of AISG's headline events

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-Today the 11th Alaska International Senior Games continued and Weeks Field was the site for arguably one of the most popular sports of AISG.Bocce.

Bocce is essentially curling on grass and the interest has been growing much like pickle ball another popular event among seniors. 120 competitors signed up for Bocce this year setting a new record for participants.

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

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

Two Monroe volleyball players reach 1,000 career mark in opener

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-The high school volleyball season started Saturday night at Boileau Hall. The Monroe Rams hosted the West Valley Wolfpack a matchup between the MAC Champion Wolfpack and Aurora Champion Rams.

Both teams getting the kinks out in the first set but Monroe would win it 25-19. The Rams would get into a rhythm in the second set Marissa King had four of her 8 kills in the second set as the Rams rolled 25-10.

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

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

Loaded weekend of sports in the Interior

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-This weekend is a busy one for local sports. Here's a few things going on.

Eielson hosts Seward in their home opener tomorrow at 1 p.m. Lathrop takes on Kenai at 7 p.m. in high school football. West Valley is at Colony this week for a Friday night game. Monroe is at Barrow this Saturday.

The prep volleyball starts at 5:30 on Saturday when Monroe hosts West Valley.

Saturday morning at 9 a.m. there will be a shotgun start for the 14th Fairbanks Ice Dogs Golf Scramble at the Fairbanks Golf Course.

Hutchison flag football team anxious for season to start

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-The flag football season is almost ready to start here in the Interior and the Hutchison Hawks are anxious to get the season going.

Head coach Ronda Driscoll will be entering here first year at the helm. She's an avid college football fan and is an Oregon Duck to the core. She has a roster of 15 already sees where the Hawks can be effective.

Malemutes look for first win against Kenai on Saturday

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-The Lathrop football team aims to bounce back this weekend against their week two opponent.

The Kardinals of Kenai Central will be in Lathrop Stadium this Saturday night for a 7 p.m. kickoff for their second straight road game.

Kenai lost to Juneau-Douglas 28-15 last week. Both teams are looking for their first wins of the season.

Lathrop and Monroe wins tennis matches

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-In high school sports last evening there were more early season tennis matches.

In the battle of the dogs the Lathrop Malemutes won 4-3 over West Valley. Lathrop's Amara Hackett improves to 2-0 and Jared Lees of West Valley's continues his unbeaten MAC streak.

Eielson's only player John Rice, won 6-1, 6-0 over Jacob Rauenhorst of Monroe but the Rams defeat Hutch 5-2.

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