Local Sports Headlines

Eielson ranked second in latest ASBN poll, week four matchups

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:59 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-There was some movement in the college football top 25 polls after week one. After week 3 of Alaska High School football there's some movement in the new ASBN polls.

In the medium and small schools poll the Eielson Ravens, at 3-0, have moved up to number two behind Soldotna. Ranked third are the Nikiski Bulldogs then the North Pole Patriots come in at four after their first loss of the season last Thursday. Ketchikan rounds out the top five

Dahill wins Labord Day 5K, Lewis comes in first for women

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:56 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-Yesterday the weather may have been less than ideal for the Labor Day holiday but local runners got in a nice run before all that rain came into Fairbanks. The Labor Day 5K at Pioneer Park had 62 runners take the course on Monday.

Ari Endestad started out hot in the first mile but the veteran runner Tommy Dahill made his move by the bridge to take the lead.

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.