Local Sports Headlines

Eclipse soccer gets third in Washington tournament

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:53 -- jcook

TUKWILA, WASH-The Eclipse Soccer Club went to the Starfire Labor Day Cup tournament in Tukwila, Washington over the holiday weekend. They came back with a little hardware.

The Eclipse team was a combined team of 00 and 99 players and they finished with 1-1-1 record good enough for third place in the u16/17 bracket. They tied 0-0 in their match against Fusion on Sunday.

Riley Baumgartner and Kiarra Simpson both had a goal and assist for the Eclipse during the tourney.

Lathrop sweeps Delta in first volleyball game

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

FAIRBANKS-Last night at Joe T Court the Lathrop Malemutes took the court for the first time. Not the basketball team but the volleyball team. They had their season opener in a non-conference game against the Delta Junction Huskies.

Lathrop came out strong with 25-5 win in the opening set. Cheyenne Dibert, the sophomore set the tone with 8 kills and 8 aces to lead Lathrop.
Nadine Velasco got in on the action as well with a nice spike.

The Huskies showed some life in the second set but the Mutes were able to hold them off for a 25-16 decision in the second set.

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.