For yet another year the West Anchorage Eagles take the top spot for both Girls and Boys singles. Athena Clendaniel and Charlie Rush of West high school win back to back state tittles in girls and boys singles.
In the past two seasons the Barrow football program has played just two games due to Covid-19 protocols. Now their head coach is looking to raise money so he can take players on college tours and to football camps that are being held in the lower 48.
Dimond’s Jared Gardiner and South’s Robyn Miller braved the tough conditions and came out on the top of the leader board. The races were held at the Bartlett High School trails the course is difficult on a perfect weather day, but it was made even harder by a thin layer of snow.
High school football playoffs are right around the corner. With a big win over South Anchorage High School, the Juneau Huskies wrapped up the Cook Inlet Conference title. The Soldotna Stars did the same with a win against Wasilla High School, The stars have now won the Northern Lights Conference for the 15th straight time.
“The Boot” game has been being played since 2002 between Bartlett and East. The game and trophy honor the memory of East all-state defensive end Aanooali Filoialli who passed away in a car accident in 2002.
If you go to a Bartlett Golden Bear football game you will not only see Niko Alailefaleula scoring touchdowns and making big tackles on the field, but you will also see his dad — and former NFL player — Tui Alailefaleula on the sidelines.
Anchorage's Mike Mitchell and his dog Chance have walked the circumference of the earth — 24,901 miles — over the past eight years. In the process, Mitchell said Chance helped get his life back on track after a long battle with Hepatitis C.