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Rams get big volleyball road win, Hutch wins close tennis match

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 17:49 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-In volleyball the Monroe Rams, on the road, take out the Colony Knights in 5 sets The Rams are now 2-0. Marissa King led the Rams with 16 Kills.

North Pole swept Eielson 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 and improve to 1-1. Lexi Smith had 9 assists and 5 aces for the Ravens who are now 0-3.

In tennis on Thursday there were some close matches. Hutchison won 4-3 over Monroe. The Rams won both girls singles matches, mixed doubles and girls doubles matches.
Monroe's Morgan Withers def Cheyenne Martinez 2-6, 8-6, 11-9.

Lathrop wins first ever Interior High School flag football game

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 17:46 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-Last night at West Valley High School was the first ever girls flag football game between local high school teams and it was the dog bowl. The Malemutes and the Wolfpack.

It was a game that turned out to be about defense for both squads. The first half went scoreless. But midway through the third quarter defense would turn into offense as Mariah Nelson, the freshman snatches an interception and that's to the crib. The first touchdown in Interior flag football history is a 76 yard pick-six for the Malemutes.

Ravens ready take first matchup against Bulldogs

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 17:42 -- jcook

EIELSON AFB-The rematch of all rematches takes place on Saturday. Too bad it's not in the Interior. The Eielson Ravens, ranked to in the medium and small schools poll will face Nikiski in Nikiski this weekend. The Bulldogs are ranked third. Both teams are 3-0.

No love lost between the schools. Eielson beat Nikiski to clinch state in 2012. The last time they met the Bulldogs ended Eielson's 2013 season in the small schools semis with 38-20 win. That game was tied 20-20 at the half.

Lathrop sweeps Eielson in volleyball

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 17:40 -- jcook

EIELSON AFB-In volleyball on Wednesday night the Lathrop Malemutes prevailed in 3 sets over the Eielson Ravens 25-17, 25-23, 25-17.

Cheyenne Dibert had 9 kills, 4 blocks and 4 aces for Lathrop while Lexie Smith had 15 digs, 4 aces and 3 kills for Eielson.
Lathrop is now 2-1.

The Ravens face North Pole on Thursday tonight.

No.2 Eielson at no.3 Nikiski highlights week 4 in high school football

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:21 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-There are some big matchups this week for high school football. The number two ranked Eielson Ravens will travel to the third ranked Nikiski Bulldogs this Saturday at 1 o'clock.

The Bulldogs are the defending small schools champions and this will be a rematch from last year's small schools semifinal game.

This Friday night is the Mayor's Bowl. The Malemutes will take on the Patriots at Patriot Pride Stadium in a non-conference. The Patriots won this matchup last season but both teams come into Friday's game with 2-1 records.