Sports

After a one-year absence from the sport, Unalakleet junior Sikulik Johnson returned to his winning ways by capturing both the skate ski race and biathlon race at the 39th annual Koyuk Invitational...
March Madness got off to a strong start in Unalakleet last weekend as a unique combination of two classifications joined in four days of outstanding basketball competition and celebration. For the...
OFF TO NOME— Melissa Owens Stewart, formerly of Nome, leaves the start line in Willow on March 6.
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race got underway Sunday with 85 teams leaving from a frozen lake north of Anchorage and heading to Nome in what officials say promises to be one of the most competitive...
SENIOR SPIRIT— The four senior members on the 2016 Nome-Beltz Cheerleading Squad were recognized in front of the home crowd before their last peformance on Saturday.
  While the Lady Nanooks varsity girls cagers traveled south last weekend to end their regular season with a pair of wins against the Lady Wolfpack of Unalakleet, the Nanook boys basketball team...
ARCTIC WINTER GAMES— Eight elite athletes from Nome and one coach are headed to the Arctic Winter Games in Greenland.
The world is about to become a lot smaller for eight young Nome athletes who have earned spots on Team Alaska, the organizational body in charge of assembling sporting teams for the 2016 Arctic...
TEAMS AGAINST TOBACCO— Iron Dog racers Mike Morgan, right, and Chris Olds signed autographs and talked with young people about being tobacco free at Old St. Joe's on Wednesday, March 2
Shortly after each pair of racers crossed the Iron Dog Snowmachine Race’s half-way mark near Nome’s East End Park on Tuesday, Feb 23, they were quickly escorted to the Nome Public Works Building....
HANG TIME— Nome's Mikey Scott takes to the sky against Barrow's Kamaka Hepa in a game on Friday night. The Whalers went on to beat the Nanooks 92-51.
Many spectators in the crowded Nome-Beltz gym last week watched forward Kamaka Hepa of the visiting Barrow Whalers with the a feeling they might be witnessing some special history unfolding before...
FIRST INTO NOME— Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson arrived in Nome, the halfway point of the Iron Dog Snowmachine race on Tuesday at 3:34 p.m.
Last weekend, 41 teams started the Iron Dog snowmachine race in the pro class section. The Iron Dog, known as the world’s longest and toughest snowmobile race, runs 2,031 miles from Big Lake to Nome...
SHOOTOUT MPV— Gambelll's Wallace Ungwiluk dribbles thorugh two Brevig Mission defenders during the Norton Sound Shootout on Thursday in the Nome-Beltz gym, Ungwiluk was voted the most valuable player in the high school boys division.
Eight teams from the Bering Strait School District joined Nome’s two junior varsity squads last weekend for the Norton Sound Shootout — the largest high school basketball tournament of the year in...
HIGH LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION— Gambell triathlon coach Katie Nagel, right, brought three of her athletes to Anchorage for a biathlon race last weekend.
A whole new world was opened to several young Gambell students this weekend as they attended their first biathlon race in Anchorage. The event, titled the Sweetheart Relays, was hosted by the Nordic...

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