FAIRBANKS-The college sigining period continues for high school student athletes and colleges and universities reloading their rosters. UAF's athletic programs have picked up a number of players in the last couple of days.
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FAIRBANKS-On Sunday the Alaska cross country and skiing programs gave out some their individual honors. But first one award from the US Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.
The UAF's men's and women's cross country teams were named the Division II All-Academic Teams. Both teams had over 3.3 combined GPAs. The women's team had 3.64 GPA, 8th in all of Div. 2 and the men's 3.45 GPA is ninth in the country.
FAIRBANKS-The UAF women's basketball team recently handed out their team awards. At their end of the season banquet freshman Jordan Wilson from Henderson, Colorado was named MVP.
Wilson averaged 15.2 points per game along with 7 rebounds playing the 4 and 5. She was also named GNAC Freshman of the Year.
Junior guard Kelly Logue received most inspirational. Logue, a guard led the team in blocks with 16 and was top three on the team in steals and assists.
FAIRBANKS-Here are some other results from this weekend's action for high school Interior teams.
In soccer the West Valley boys' team ties Chugiak 1-1 on Saturday. Tanner Kuhl scored in the last minute of the game to force the tie. Connor Smith had the assist.
The Wolfpack end their 3 game road trip going 0-2-1 after losing to Service and South. They're 1-3-1 on the so far and will play Monroe this Wednesday in the MAC opener.
The Wolfpack girls go 0-3 on their road trip. After falling to South and Service they were shutout by Chugiak on Saturday 3-0.
WENATCHEE, WASH.-On Saturday night the Ice Dogs righted last year's wrong. After losing to the Wild in last year's game five in Wenatchee Fairbanks flipped the script. After suffering a tough 3-2 in triple overtime on Friday night the Ice Dogs mustered enough energy in game five of the Midwest division final with a 3-2 victory in overtime.
ANCHORAGE-The 2014 Native Youth Olympics wrapped up competition on Saturday in Anchorage at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. A number of Interior athletes did well.
Derrick Black from Galena won the seal hop event with a 152 feet 9 and half inch hop. Nenana's Mike Kanuk was second hopping 141 feet one and three quarter inches.
West Valley senior Deenaalee Hodgden tied for third in the one hand reach reaching 52 inches.
FAIRBANKS-At the end of Saturday's Region 6 track meet. Colony and Lathrop came out on top.
The Colony Knights girls track team won with 230 points. Lathrop was second with 155 and West Valley finished third out of the 10 team field.
On the boys side the Lathrop Malemutes won with 230 points. Colony was second with 145 and West Valley had 103 out of 12 teams.
The Malemutes did damage in throwing. Joe Dickinson won the boys discuss, Damian Coger won shotput, and To'a Levia won girls shotput.