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Eskimojis to host Noatak in youth basketball action

December 14th 10:59 pm

The Eskimojis Basketball Club will host the Noatak Little Dribblers on Dec. 15-16 at Kotzebue High School. The Eskimojis, consisting of teams in third and fourth grade, as well as fifth and sixth grade age groups, are a first-year program. This season, the [...]

Area teams to tip off basketball season Dec. 14

December 8th 3:49 pm

March Madness will get off to a December start for many of the teams on the North Slope in the Northwest Arctic Borough next weekend when the 2017-18 high school basketball season gets underway. The Barrow Lady Whalers will be among those taking to the court [...]

Whalers rush past Kotzebue in Northern Conference

December 8th 3:46 pm

Vakameilalo Tuifua, Ben Heather, Sione Tuifua, Calvin Miller and Bradley Brower all wrestled their way to first-place efforts this past weekend, and helped power the Barrow Whalers to the Northern Conference wrestling championship. The Whalers, who qualified [...]

Harpooners claim 7th Mix-Six state title

December 8th 3:41 pm

Point Hope finishes season with a perfect 36-0 mark

Point Hope, Noatak begin quest for volleyball titles

December 1st 7:37 pm

North Slope Conference and Northwest Arctic champions will compete in pool play

Whalers' Adams, Hepa sign college letters of intent

November 24th 2:26 pm

Travis Adams realized a dream last Thursday when he signed a collegiate letter of intent to play basketball next season at the University of Alaska. He was one of six athletes to sign with UAA during the week. A two-sport standout at Barrow High School, [...]

Two Alaska women set powerlifting world records

November 24th 2:25 pm

After becoming the first woman in the history of her weight class to squat more than 600 pounds, Alaska powerlifter Natalie Hanson stuck out her tongue, looked to see if her lift was legal and then broke into a grin as she raised her arms in victory Friday.

Conwell, McCall lead Lady Huskies to 6th in Wasilla

November 24th 2:24 pm

Noatak, Barrow finish in top 21 at Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament

Talaiasi leads Whalers to 12th at Lancer Smith tournament

November 24th 2:23 pm

Oneahi Talaiasi wrestled his way to a third-place finish this past weekend and helped power the Barrow Whalers to a 12th-place finish at the Lancer Smith Memorial Wrestling Tournament. Barrow, which fielded just nine wrestlers, scored 53 points in the [...]

Wolves claim 2 golds at Noorvik Scramble

November 24th 2:23 pm

Joe Foxglove claims 126/132-pound title

Lady Whalers claim state runner-up honors

November 17th 4:11 pm

With outing at the state tournament, Barrow finishes season at 23-3

Tina Conwell leads Lady Huskies to third at ACS Jamboree

November 10th 2:34 pm

Tina Conwell highlighted an outstanding effort by the region's female wrestlers this past Saturday by wrestling her way to a gold medal at the Anchorage Christian Schools Girls Wrestling Jamboree. Conwell was one of five northwest Arctic wrestlers to place at [...]

Barrow, Kotz to tip off play in 3A state tourney today

November 10th 2:33 pm

The Barrow Lady Whalers and Kotzebue Lady Huskies will take the first step toward what they hope will be a journey to the Class 3A state volleyball championship today. Both teams are scheduled to begin play in the state tournament, which is being held through [...]

Whalers place 7 on all-state football roster

November 3rd 10:17 am

The Barrow Whalers added a few more impressive notes to their 2017 football season last week when seven Whalers, including head coach Chris Battle, were named to the Division III all-state football roster. Overall, more than 30 athletes from across the state [...]

Kotzebue, Barrow spikers advance to state tourney

November 3rd 10:16 am

The Barrow Lady Whalers and Kotzebue Lady Huskies punched their tickets to the Class 3A state volleyball tournament over the weekend by turning in solid performances at the 2017 Western Conference Tournament in Bethel. The Lady Whalers nailed down the [...]

Huskies take 2nd at King of the Mountain

November 3rd 10:15 am

SEWARD - Jessica McCall and Mark Angelo Salta might not have collected as many wins as they had wanted at the King of the Mountain wrestling tournament this past weekend in Seward, but they both agreed the experience they gained from a trip to the Kenai [...]

Kotzebue grapplers shine in Nome

October 27th 2:27 pm

The Kotzebue Huskies won seven weight classifications this past weekend and rolled to a dominating performance at the Nome Wrestling Invitational. Kotzebue was among 12 teams competing in the two-day meet, which was held in "The Den" at Nome-Beltz High School.

Whalers, Huskies set to nail down trip to state

October 27th 2:26 pm

The Barrow Lady Whalers and Kotzebue Lady Huskies will try and nail down trips to the Class 3A state volleyball tournament this weekend when they travel to Bethel to compete in the 2017 Western Conference Volleyball Championships. The tournament is scheduled [...]

Whalers land 8 on All-Aurora Conference roster

October 27th 2:25 pm

By TOMMY WELLS The Arctic Sounder The Barrow Whalers turned more than a few heads this season as they made their way to the Division III state championship. The efforts certainly paid big dividends last week as the Whalers raked in a total of nine [...]

Tuifua, Librado lead Whalers to 4th at 'Snowtown'

October 27th 2:25 pm

Wasilla grapplers claim 'Throwdown' championship

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