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North Pole and Hutchison roll in softball games

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 17:42 -- jcook
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FAIRBANKS-Last night there were a couple of softball games at the South David Sports Complex.

The North Pole Patriots were hosting the Delta Junction Huskies and the Patriots were up 16-8 and would add to that lead.

How about an inside the park three run home run by Selina Dykes bringing all the runners in.

The Ramos girls Karissa and Allison provided the defense. Allison with the nice catch on a fly ball and Karissa getting the strikeouts as North Pole wins over Delta.

Tuesday high school sports results

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 17:40 -- jcook
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FAIRBANKS- In high school sports in baseball last night West Valley wins 12-5 over Delta Junction despite seven errors. The North Pole Patriots got a narrow 5-4 win over the Monroe Rams.

In boys soccer, the state bound West Valley Wolfpack wrapped up the regular season with a 7-0 win over Hutchison. Brayden Deweese had a hat trick and Jacbo Luhrs score twice. West Valley finishes 9-3-2 and 7-0-1 in the MAC.

Holley of East High signs NFL contract

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 17:38 -- jcook
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BUFFALO-Yesterday the Buffalo Bills signed wide receiver Caleb Holley to an undrafted free agent contract.

Holley, from Anchorage, went East High School.

Holley set a school record of 970 receiving yards on 55 catches with nine touchdowns for East Central in Oklahoma. Eight of his nine touchdowns and 710 receiving yards were in his last five games.

Holley was the only try-out player from the Bills rookie mini-camp to sign.

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Alaska basketball squad releases 2014-2015 schedule

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 17:39 -- jcook
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FAIRBANKS-The big recruiting class for the men's basketball team will be learning the ropes of Division II basketball early.

The Nanooks basketball schedule was recently released and the Nooks will have a pair of exhibition against Trinity International on Nov. 14 to get their feet wet.

For tournaments they start on Nov.20 with the GCI Alaska Invitational at the Patty Center featuring, Black Hills State, Minnesota State Moorhead, and the University of West Alabama.

UAF men's basketball completes 11 player recruiting class

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 17:35 -- jcook
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FAIRBANKS-The Nanook men's basketball team gets five more players to sign NLIs to complete an 11 player recruiting class.

Today the team announced another Serb Almir Hadzisehovic (pronounced Hodd-zee-SAY-ho-vitch) from Belgrade, Serbia will be a Nanook.

Almir, a 6'8 center transfers in from Ohlone College in Fremont, California. He averaged 10 points and 4 boards per game last year. Similar to Sergei Pucar as big you play inside and out.

On Friday four new transfer players announced they will play for UAF head coach Mick Durham.

Estonian signs with UAF ski team

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 17:31 -- jcook
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FAIRBANKS-The Alaska women's skiing team continues to add to their roster this offseason. Martina Himma from Tartu, Estonia will ski for UAF next season.

Himma is an accomplished Estonian skier. She was seventh in the skate race at the Estonian Jr National Championships and was a part of the championship team last year. She was second at that event in 2012 and won the classic team sprint 2011.

Himma also won the U-17 division and U-20 division of the Tartu Running Marathon event in back to back years.

Lathrop's Dickinson signs to wrestle at Warner Pacific

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 17:29 -- jcook
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FAIRBANKS-There has been a lot of national letter of intent signings in the Interior and yesterday a second wrestler from Lathrop signed a NLI.

160 pound state wrestling champion Joe Dickinson signed his national letter of intent to Warner Pacific College to wrestle for the Knights. The Knights will have their first wrestling season this year for the first time since 1975. Warner Pacific is in Portland Oregon.

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