Local Sports Headlines

Monroe's third inning too much for Patriots

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 21:47 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-The Goldpanners are about a month away but the Monroe Rams hosted the North Pole Patriots last night at Growden Memorial Park.

In the bottom of the third inning with the game tied 2-2 Scotter Bynum was at the dish for the Rams sees the pitch from North Pole's Carmon Teel, make contact and goes the distance. The solo shot from Bynum starts a huge run for the Rams. Monroe reeled off eight runs on just three hits in the inning.

Teel had a rough night on the mound hitting three batters, allowing nine runs and while walking four hitters.

Interior track athletes win multiple events in last regular season meet

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 21:43 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-The Lathrop Malemutes won the last track field meet of the regular season over the weekend and they're building some momentum for a possible regional title.

Here are some individuals who did well in that last meet of the season.

Jared Welch won the 110 and 300 meter races for the Malemutes. To'a Levi won girls discuss with a 93 feet seven inch throw and she also won shot put with a 36 feet and four and a quarter inch heave. Jared Welch was the top jumper winning the high jump clearing 6-2 and long jump in 19 feet 10 inches for Lathrop as well.

Eielson drops two in softball double header, Delta sweeps Monroe

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 21:40 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-There were a number of softball games last night at the South Davis Fields. The late game featured the West Valley Wolfpack and the Eielson Ravens.

West Valley has been known for their strong starts to games and were ahead 8-1 in the second innnig against Eielson.

The Ravens did have some timely defense as Elise Moloney is able to hold on to a fly ball on the edge of her glove to get the final out of the inning.

But Zahn Thompson was dealing in the pitching circle for West Valley retiring 8 hitters. Autumn Hendrie went 3-4 with two doubles and three rbis.

West Valley boys score 11 against Monroe, Hutch girls get shutout

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 21:37 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-The high school soccer season continues for Interior athletes. The game of the night was Hutchison and North Pole in girls soccer on Monday.

The Hutchison Hawks hold on for a 1-0 victory over the Patriots.

Alexa Rathbun scored the game winner, kicking in a goal after the ball was mishandled by the keeper in the penalty box. Angel Ochoa kept the ball out of the net for the Hawks and gets the shutout. They face Lathrop in a rematch on Wednesday.

In boys soccer a couple of blowouts.

HS sports scores from the weekend

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 18:48 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-Now some results from a few high school games from the weekend.

In softball the Hutchison Hawks came away with a 11-6 victory over Eielson. Katlyn Schlumbohn went 3-3 with two rbis for Hutchison.

In boys soccer Lathrop won 1-0 over Thunder Mountain. Brent Carlson had the shutout and Braeden Hoppough the game winner.

Lathrop swept the boys and girls divisions in the last high school track and field meet of the regular season. The Wolfpack teams took second while the Eielson girls and North Pole boys teams were 3rd

UAF volleyball lands three more recruits

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:57 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-It seems like there's a trend in this year's college signing period. A lot of teams are announcing signings of three players. Yesterday Monroe sent three seniors on to college and now the UAF Volleyball team will welcome three new players.

This morning the team announced that Dylan Branch, Emily Hartley and Brooke Mattice inked NLIs to become Nanooks.

Branch is a setter from Murrieta, California who played on a couple of volleyball club teams and was second team all-southwestern league for her high school. She will be a bio major.