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Weekend sports rundown

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

FAIRBANKS-Let's take a look at what's going this weekend for Interior sports.

Tomorrow there is an early high school football game. Eielson hosts Voznesenka at 10 a.m. on Buck Nystrom Field. Also the Monroe Rams take on no.4 Nikiski at 1 pm at Kiwanis Field right behind the Big Dipper.

In cross country the Interior Invitational starts at 11 a.m. with the girls' race. The boys race is at 11:45 a.m. at the Birch Hill Rec Area.

For high school swimming it will be day two of the Lathrop Invitational at the Hamme Pool on Saturday. That begins at 11 a.m.

Todd and Trettel win North Pole Speedway titles

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

NORTH POLE-The final race of the 2014 North Pole Speedway season was last night. This last race was also Making Strides against Breast Cancer night. Half of last night's proceeds wento to Making Strides.

But for the drivers it as about Destiney Todd and All Trettel.

There was a wreck in the first heat of Bandos driving and Whitney Parzick had some issues in the second heat but Todd was able to navigate through a nine-car Bandos class for a sweep.

Then Trettel took two out of three in Legends class.

Holmes wins Northern Trail Series title, McDowell wins Musk Ox Run

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

FAIRBANKS-The seventh and final run of the Northern Trails Running series took place Thursday night. The Musk Ox Run. A number of runners trying to get their last points of the running season. The 11 mile run started at the UAF Musk Ox Farm.

It was a little chilly and a little rain out there last night but that didn't stop Devin McDowell, the Flint Hills Cup champion. McDowell finished the race in 1:14:38 for first place.

Wolfpack down Rams in tennis

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

FAIRBANKS-In high school tennis West Valley beat Monroe 5-2 on Thursday and are now 4-1 in their first five matches.

Teresa Sample, Jared Lees and Brandon Vanlandingham picked up wins for West Valley singles matches.

Morgan Withers got a singles W for Monroe to go along with Monroe's win in girls doubles.

Monroe will play North Pole next Tuesday. West Valley faces North Pole next Thursday.

Hutchison and West Valley volleyball teams gets wins

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

FAIRBANKS-The Hutchison Hawks had their second home game of the season on Thursday night. Lathrop was coming off a win over Delta and Hutch beat North Pole in their opener.

Hutchison took the first two sets 25-8, 25-14.The Mutes were fighting back trying to avoid the sweep. Tyra Do led Lathrop with six kills as the Malemutes led much of the third set.
Hutchison would rally getting timely kills from Michaela Heyrend and Annalee Tidwell. Tidwell had six kills and Lina Heinrichs had 10 blocks.

Patriots fall short of a big win at Palmer

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

FAIRBANKS-Last night the North Pole Patriots football team almost won another classic game. In another shootout the Patriots led 49-48 with about four minutes left but Palmer scored in the final minute and survived 54-49 for their first win of the season.

Chase Ferris scored the game winner when the ball fell into his hands after a tipped pass by the Patriots.

Ice Dogs have final scrimmage of training camp at the Patty Center

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

FAIRBANKS-Thursday the Fairbanks Ice Dogs had their last scrimmage for this week's training camp. Head coach Trevor Stewart and assistant coach Paul Kirtland will be making final cuts soon.

Some players making their case this afternoon at the Patty Center. Caleb Schorer scored the first goal of the last scrimmage for the Maroon sqaud here. He also scored the first goal of training camp on Sunday.