Sports

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...
WE DID IT— Mitch Seavey of Sterling, Alaska, and his lead dog have a moment after
Mitch Seavey, 57, of Sterling, Alaska won the 2017 Iditarod on Tuesday afternoon in a record-breaking time of eight days, three hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds on the trail, shattering his son...
Dallas Seavey arrived in Koyuk on Monday at 10:56 a.m, and left the checkpoint eight minutes later.
“Those top, maybe up to 20 mushers used to stop at my house,” said Grace Morris while looking out over Norton Bay as her picturesque, spruce-filled hometown of Koyuk began welcoming the first wave of...
The pattern of bitter cold or super blustery weather that hampered Nome much of the winter let up just in time for this year’s field of 39 snowmachine racers to head out Saturday on the annual 200-...

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