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Patriots get a close win in tennis, West Valley rolls

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-The North Pole Patriots eeked out a win over Lathrop in tennis. The Patriots won three of the four doubles matches and Dana Lemay got a 6-2, 6-2 win over Lathrop's Amara Hackett.

The West Valley Wolfpack won big over Hutchison 6-1. The Wolfpack won every match except girls doubles.

West Valley's Jared Lees had two matches and won both. 6-0, 6-0 over Austin Evans of Hutch to and 6-0, 6-2 over Eielson's John Rice.

Teresa Sample also swept her girls singles match for the Wolfpack 6-0, 6-0 over Cheyenne Martinez.

Hawks win volleyball opener in four over North Pole

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-Two more Interior teams had their high school volleyball season openers. Last night right off of University Ave the Hutchison Hawks took on the North Pole Patriots in a non-conference game.

The Patriots showed no early signs of rust. The young team with four sophomores and 3 seniors rallied to win the first set 25-22. Megan Smith provided the game deciding point.

Week 3 ASBN High School Football Polls

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00 -- Administrator
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FAIRBANKS-Here are the lastest ASBN high school football polls. Five 2-0 teams are in the Medium-Small Schools poll.

Sohi is still ranked first but North Pole and Eielson have moved up. The Patriots are ranked second then the Ravens at three.

Nikiski is fourth and Barrow makes their first appearance in the polls at number five.

In the large schools poll. South is the top dog. Bartlett is number two, then Service, Colony and Dimond. The Lynx are 1-1.

Fighters take part in Midnight Sun Mayhem event

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

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.

Ice Dogs first scrimmage of training camp displayed skill and goaltending

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

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