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.
Week 1 of the high school football season lived up to the hype. The No. 1 Division I team in the state was dethroned, the Division II state title rematch was relocated and a Division III program dropped 60 points on its opponent.
In 2016, Gov. Bill Walker signed House Bill 128 into law establishing August 10 of each year as Alaska Wild Salmon Day While the day is celebrated once a year, salmon are a way of life for many Alaskans.
The Anchorage Glacier Pilots captured their third consecutive Alaska Baseball League championship and Anchorage hockey twins commit to the same college. Plus, a softball clinic featuring more than 150 athletes and 20 college coaches in this week’s edition of 907 Sports.
Off the Chain — a bicycle collective and co-op in the heart of Anchorage's Spenard neighborhood — is a place that welcomes cyclists of all skill levels, abilities and backgrounds through its garage door.
Despite the differences in appearance and playing style, the two are inseparable on the ice, having played every season of hockey together since they learned how to skate. And that will continue as the twin duo has committed to play for St. Norbert College, the five-time Division III National Champions.
Eagle River’s rising junior Liam Lierman threw a no-hitter in the Alaska Legion State Championship Game to bring the Wolves their third straight title. The 16-year old also scored the lone run of the game in the 1-0 win over Service. Another 16-year old is starting to flood her inbox with Division I offer letters after her performance at an out-of-state basketball player. Plus, we check out a couple creeks in the Anchorage-area so see how the early silver salmon run is looking in this week’s edition of 907 Sports.
It is that time of the fishing season where we say “so long” to king salmon with harvesting closing mid-July, and we greet with a “hello” silvers in the early stages of their run, and fishermen don’t have to venture too far from the Anchorage area to catch some coho.
Sports Director Jordan Rodenberger returns from the World Eskimo Indian Olympics with a bevy of content to share. He also got back in time to check out dipnetting on the Kenai in this week’s edition of the Fishing Report.
The World Eskimo Indian Olympics have been held in Fairbanks since 1961, while the games themselves have been played for hundreds of years prior. The traditions are in good hands as young athletes are embracing the games and culture that are being passed down by experienced competitors.
It seems like all around the World Eskimo Indian Olympics, there is a display of culture, whether it is the music, the dancing, the handmade arts and crafts, and the games themselves, which this celebration is centered around.
Anchorage’s Evgenni Kharichkin, Eli Kullberg and Delta’s Linoln Pinkelman will be representing Alaska on Team Western Selects at the 2023 Brick Invitational as three of the best 10-year-olds in the region.
The 95th running of Mount Marathon held nothing back in terms of weather and conditions, with mud, poor footing, and wind playing a major factor. However, those challenges didn’t prevent some impressive performances from the winners of the four divisions.
Digging for clams on the Ninilchik beaches is digging up some old memories. Thousands of people from near and far flocked to the once-popular clamming area from July 1-4 in hopes of leaving with a limit of 15 razor clams per day.