Sports Director Jordan Rodenberger takes a look back at March Madness Alaska 2023 before getting into what to expect from the upcoming high school basketball season, including tournament dates from around the state.
Golovin triplets, Kaylee, Ethan and Madison Fagerstrom, are often told they do not look the same, but they share the same name and the same game that led the Martin L. Olson School Lynx to their first mix six state volleyball championship in nearly 20 years.
Once opponents on the high school basketball courts of Alaska, Angelline Nageak (Dimond 2020), Elaina Watson (Palmer) and Nyenia John (West Anchorage 2019) teamed up more than 2,000 miles away at Adams State and have been representing the state while ballin’ out at the Division II level.
University of Alaska Anchorage hockey, which was non-existent just two seasons ago, pulled off its biggest upset since reinstatement Friday night when they went on the road and took down No. 6 Wisconsin, 1-0, in enemy territory.
The former Dimond High standout had quite the homecoming, shining on and off the court as she was named Most Outstanding Player of the Great Alaska Shootout while making lifelong memories with family and friends.
Over 3,700 fans packed the Alaska Airlines Center to watch the Alaska Player of the Year turned Pac-12 Player of the Year show out on the court with 18 points (6-9 FG), five rebounds, four assists and three blocks in 24 minutes.
Times were rapid in the waters at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center in Juneau as four new state records were set and a dynasty was dethroned over the weekend at the 2023 ASAA Alaska Swim and Dive Championships.
There are many great sibling duos in sports, but it is not common to see two sets of siblings on the same team experiencing the same level of success as that of Eagle River’s Woodward and Trembath sisters.
The top prep runners in Alaska gathered in Palmer for the 2023 Alaska State Cross Country Championships, where six individual champions emerged from the fog victorious. Watch the video attached for all of the highlights and soundbites.
The last time Kenai Central football hoisted a state championship, senior quarterback Zeke Yragui was just six years old, but last weekend, he guided the Kardinals back to the top of the small school’s football landscape for the first time since 2011.
Palmer Moose senior Fischer Adams trampled around the familiar course in 16 minutes flat, 43 seconds ahead of second place and the fastest recorded time across three divisions at the Alaska Cross Country Running State Championships.
The classic cross-town clash between rivals East vs. West on the gridiron lived up to the hype, while history was made at the 60th running of the Equinox Marathon. While fish will continue to be reeled in, the run of the 2023 Fishing Report comes to an end.
No one has claimed more victories in the Equinox Marathon than Palmer’s Christy Marvin, who won her record-breaking seventh Equinox Marathon on Saturday with a time of 3 hours, 19 minutes and 53 seconds.
With fish derbies all across the state, all year long, there may not have hooked just a big fish, but a big cash prize. The popular and historic Valdez Fish Derbies concluded September 3rd featuring some hefty halibut and some stout silver salmon.
While braving the course and completing the race was impressive enough for all of the athletes involved, what the Chugiak girls program accomplished is in the sports rarities of making a hole-in-one in golf, bowling a 300 or throwing a perfect game in baseball.