Sports

By Megan Gannon Nome Public Schools Superintendent Jamie Burgess addressed the Nome Common Council last week with a “State of the Schools” report. She told Council members and Mayor John Handeland...
The Nome Nanook wrestlers competed at the Lancer Smith Memorial tournament in Wasilla this past weekend. The team was led by second place girls varsity finisher Natallie Tobuk, fourth place varsity...
NOME INVITE—Wrestlers from all over the region gathered last weekend in Nome to compete in the Nome Invitational wrestling meet. Here, wrestlers from Gambell and Brevig Mission start their match in front of a crowd in the den of the Nanooks.
By Peter Loewi The Nome-Beltz gym was packed Friday night and Saturday morning as community members from across the region came to watch their teams compete in the Nome Wrestling Invite. Student...
BIG WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS— Nome’s Orson Hoogendorn set a personal best time, winning the boys race in last Saturday’s Big West Regional XC Championships, held in Nome.
By Diana Haecker Nome Nanooks Orson Hoogendorn and Awaluk Nichols won their respective heats in last Saturday’s Big West X/C Championships, on their home trails in Nome. The Nome Nanooks competed...
NOME INVITE XC RACE—Jeremiah Aukongak, from Golovin, leads Middle School cross-country racers from Unalakleet, Kotzebue, Shaktoolik, Wales, Brevig Mission and Nome down Anvil Mountain.
By Peter Loewi Racers flocked to the Nome Invite last weekend, with student athletes from Utqiagvik, Tikigaq, Kotzebue, Wales, Teller, Brevig Mission, White Mountain, Golovin, Koyuk, Shaktoolik,...
TOE KICK— Parker Kenick won gold in the Toe Kick at WEIO in Fairbanks last week.
Several Nomeites attended last week’s World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Fairbanks and Parker Kenick, an athlete who recently graduated Nome-Beltz High School, came home with a gold medal.  The games...
The Switch-Up 2022— Reversing their roles on the ball field, cheerleaders played basketball and ball players cheered. Pictured are in the back row: Hana Callahan, Taylor Gorn, Ayla Knodel, Kaitlyn Johnson, Raina McRae, Paris Hebel, Finn Gregg, Jade Greene, Richard Cross, Dawson Schaeffer, Caden Hanebuth (and little brother), Karis Evans, Kamailee Walters, Addison Knudsen, Avery Immingan, Lauren Kingstrom, AwaLuk Nichols. Front Row: Iryna Kadatska, Cameron Minix, Asa Hukill, Brenna Scholten, Sophia Marble, A
By Rebekah Albertson On Thursday, May 5, the Lady Nanook basketball and cheer team reprised the switch-up game first introduced in 2016.  The varsity basketball players suited up in cheer uniforms...
By Peter Loewi The community came out on Saturday, April 30 to celebrate the Nome-Beltz High School Boys Basketball’s state championship win at the Rec Center, but in the process, ended up...
Parker Kenick won the One-Arm Reach event at the NYO Games in Anchorage.
By Peter Loewi Eight Nome-Beltz students competed in the Senior Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage last week, but as any NYO community member can tell you, they aren’t competing against each other...
REACHING HIGH— Teague Green-Johnson competes in the One-Hand Reach during last week’s Traditional Games held in Juneau. He won gold in Wrist Carry, Dene Stick Pull and Seal Hop.
 Nome and regional athletes traveled to Juneau to participate in the Traditional Games Native Youth Olympics, on April 2-3. Competing against six local teams were visiting teams from Hoonah, Haines...

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