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Fairbanks Ice Dogs 2014 training camp begins this weekend

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

FAIRBANKS-Training Camp 2014 begins this weekend for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Players are already starting to arrive in Fairbanks today and throughout the weekend.

The kickoff event to the season is this Saturday at 9am-the 14th Annual Fairbanks Ice Dogs Golf Scramble at the Fairbanks Golf Course. A nice meet and greet with the new players and a chance to see some of the returners as well.

This Sunday the 24th is the first day of training camp. Practice is at 9:30 am, then he defending Robo Cup Champs will have their first scrimmage at 5:30 at the Patty Center Ice Arena.

6 Panners makes All-ABL team, Grahovac wins Coach of the Year

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

FAIRBANKS-The season is over but the Alaska Baseball League recently announced their end of the year awards and All-ABL team. The Goldpanners were represented well. Head Coach Mike Grahovac was named coach of the year for ABL Champion Alaska Goldpanners. That's the second year in a row a first year Goldpanners manager won coach of the year. Bryan Harris did it last year.

West Valley and Lathrop win season openers in tennis

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

FAIRBANKS-Yesterday was the 2014 season opener for Interior high school tennis teams at the Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts the Monroe Rams faced the Lathrop Malemutes.

Lathrop's James Kardash won 6-0, 6-0 over Jacob Ravenhorst in men's singles. Kyle Hackett also of Lathrop won the second men's single match 6-3, 6-3 over Ryan Michele.

Patriots host Ketchikan for Wednesday night football

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

NORTH POLE-The North Pole Patriots football team will be doing something this week that the New England Patriots will be doing this season and that's getting through a short week.

Most NFL teams will have a Sunday and then A Thursday night game. Well North Pole came off a 41-35 victory over the West Valley Wolfpack in a classic high scoring game this past Friday night. Tomorrow the Patriots will host the Ketchikan Kings at Patriot Pride Field in the first Southeastern conference game for both teams. Wednesday is also first day of school so kickoff is at 6 p.m.

Week Two High School Football Polls

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

FAIRBANKS-Now let's take a look at the week two high school football polls.

No change in the medium-small schools poles. Sohi is first, then Juneau Douglas, followed by North Pole and Eielson and Nikiski. All of the teams ranked won their season openers.

In the large schools poll West is still on top. South is second then Bartlett jumps to third for their first appearance in the polls. Service and Colony round out the large schools top 5 week 2 poll.

Lobendahn and Golden Bears dismantle Lathrop on Saturday

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

FAIRBANKS-The Lathrop Malemutes hosted the Bartlett Golden Bears on Saturday night in the high school football season opener for both teams.

The Golden Bears starting the game off with the run game early as Vincent Lobendahn scores for the Bears on the first drive of the game putting up the first six points on the board. Malemutes tried to tie the game on the ensuing possession but the junior quarterback Glenn Maiden fumbles in the pocket. Bartlett recovers then scores after Lobendahn answers again for six after a short run to the endzone.

Kings rule Rams, Eielson opens season with a W

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

FAIRBANKS, HOMER-Saturday afternoon the Monroe Rams in their first game under new Head Coach Chad Comeau faced the Medium school level Ketchikan Kings out the Southeastern Conference.

Caleb Thomas scored the first touchdown for the Rams to give them a 6-0 lead from five yards away. Thomas scored twice for Monroe in the first half. This was a game. The Kings led just 13-12 at the half.

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