Sports

VARSITY WINNERS— Nome girls swept the podium at last weekend’s Nome Invitational XC meet. Pictured are Ava Eartman, Mary Fiskeaux, Starr Erikson and Mallory Conger
The fleet of foot gathered in Nome Saturday, Sept. 16 for the annual Nome Invitational XC running meet. Elementary, middle school, and high school runners from Nome, White Mountain, Savoonga, Teller...
READY SET GO— The Nome Nanook XC team takes off behind the Nome-Beltz High School on a six-hour pledge run to raise funds for the traveling team, on Saturday, Aug. 26.
The Nome XC team has started practice on August 16 and besides running every day throughout the week, the team has been busy fundraising to fund upcoming travels to running meets. Two weeks ago, they...
NOME WINS— The Nome-Beltz Lady Nanooks volleyball team won two matches against the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears, last weekend, in Nome. Pictured is Juneau’s Abby Meiners hitting the ball as Nome’s Annalise Contreras, Emily Pomrenke stand ready at the net in defense.
The first volleyball games of the season for the Nome-Beltz Lady Nanook volleyball team took place in their home den, on Friday and Saturday and on both days the Nanooks remained victorious against...
DEXTER CHALLENGE— Wyatt Earp Dexter Challenge bikers Elsa Hobbs and her father Daniel Hobbs round the corner to the finish line at Dexter after a 12-mile ride from town, during the annual run, bike and walk competition, held last Saturday.
The annual Dexter Challenge run, bike and walk competition started last Saturday under gray skies and a light drizzle. At 10 a.m. four runners and six bikers took off at the same time to run and bike...
UNDEFEATED CHAMPIONS— The Howling Dawgs crew consisting of Frosty Hughes, Paula Davis, Ivory Okleasik and her dad Buddy Okleasik won the race in 1 hour and 53 minutes.
Over 30 brave participants took on the cold, wind and water balloon-throwing spectators to compete in the Bering Sea Lion’s Club Midnight Sun Raft Race last Sunday.  Six teams with race-legal rafts...
NYO— Unalakleet NYO athlete Summer Sagoonick shows remarkable flexibility as she makes an attempt in the Alaskan High Kick during last week’s regional NYO games held in Shaktoolik.
“Competition” and “Cooperation” aren’t words that are often found together in sporting events at any level. We more frequently see words like “fight”, “battle” and “tussle” to describe games and...
Lupe Callahan swimming in the Northern Area Championships
A large contingent of Nome Northstar Swim Team members traveled to Fairbanks to participate in the Northern Area Championships swim meet at the Hamme Pool from Friday, April 7 through 9. “This is the...
SKIMEISTER— Clara Hansen , Tobin Hobbs, Mallory Conger and Ben Cross won all four Skimeister titles at last weekend's WISA championships in White Mountain.
The Nome Ski and Biathlon Team showed unprecedented strength at this year’s Western Interior Ski-Biathlon Association event, sweeping all four Skimeister titles. Mallory Conger, Ben Cross, Clara...
Western Alaska might seem an unlikely spot to find one of the state’s most scenic nordic ski courses, but few cross-country ski locations rival the beauty and rigor of the White Mountain trail system...
  The Nome Recreation Center parking lot was so full on Saturday evening prior to the championship game of the Men’s A Division at the 43rd Annual Lonnie O’Connor Iditarod Basketball Classic that...

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