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Lady Huskies take third in Valdez

February 17th 7:43 pm

The Kotzebue Lady Huskies finished 2-1 to earn third place at the Elks Basketball Tournament last weekend in Valdez.  Kotzebue is now 15-4 on the year with a trip coming to the first annual Lady Grizzly Hardwood Classic at Grace Christian School, followed by [...]

Huskies place third at Elks tournament

February 17th 7:42 pm

The Kotzebue High School Huskies turned in a stellar defensive effort on Saturday afternoon and rolled to a 49-21 victory over the Valdez Buccaners in the third-place game of the 2017 Valdez Elks Basketball Tournament. The Huskies posted a 2-1 record in the [...]

Bears outland Selawik for championship

February 17th 7:42 pm

The Noorvik Bears made the home fans happy on Saturday with a wild 58-50 overtime victory in the championship game of the 2017 Noorvik Elders Invitational Tournament. With the win, Noorvik finished the three-day, round-robin tournament with a perfect 4-0 record.

Lady Huskies finish 3-0 at Husky shootout

February 10th 11:22 am

 The Kotzebue Lady Huskies improved their season record to 13-3 last weekend with a 3-0 finish at the Husky Shootout Basketball Tournament.  Kotzebue defeated Buckland, 59-43, to open play Thursday, upended Class 4A West Anchorage, 54-52, in double overtime [...]

Kotzebue JH teams travel to Nome this weekend

February 10th 11:21 am

The Kotzebue Junior High School boys' basketball teams will square off against rival Nome-Beltz this weekend in a two-game series in "The Den" at Nome-Beltz Junior High School. The Kotzebue B team is scheduled to open their series on Friday with a 4:30 p.m. [...]

Point Lay nabs 3 wins

February 10th 11:21 am

The Point Lay Qavviks turned in a successful outing on the basketball court this past weekend, claiming two wins over the UpRiver Lady Hunters in non-conference play. Point Lay took the first game in the three-game series by a 42-37 margin on Thursday.

Gallahorn, Ramoth lead Huskies to title

February 10th 11:20 am

Bish Gallahorn and Tye Ramoth both turned in outstanding efforts this past weekend and powered the Kotzebue High School boys' basketball team to the top of the 2017 Husky Invitational standings. Kotzebue posted a 2-1 record in the three-day, round-robin [...]

Sissauni sweep pair from Buckland in NWA action

February 10th 11:20 am

Martin Hadley pumped in 20 points and the Buckland Sissauni collected points from nine other players on Friday and kicked off a two-game sweep of rival Selawik in the first game of Northwest Arctic Conference play. As a team, Buckland picked up points from [...]

Noatak sweeps SIVU championship titles

February 10th 11:19 am

Kenneth Walton and Nicole Stalker did exactly what they intended to do on Saturday evening in front of their home crowd at the 2017 SIVU Invitational Basketball Tournament. They hoisted the championship trophy. Walton powered the Noatak boys to a perfect 3-0 [...]

Selawik girls sweep two from Nome-Beltz

February 10th 11:18 am

The Selawik Lady Wolves junior varsity pocketed a pair of tough wins this past weekend by downing Nome-Beltz Selawik opened the showdown with Nome by grabbing a 48-39 decision on Friday. They nabbed a 49-20 victory in the final game. In JV boys' action, the [...]

Barrow girls, boys ranked among state's best

February 5th 9:55 pm

The Barrow High School girls' and boys' basketball teams are among the most-respected programs in the state. Proof of that came last weekend when both were ranked among the leaders in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches' polls. The Barrow [...]

Lady Whalers stumble at home

February 5th 9:54 pm

The Barrow High School Lady Whalers seemingly had everything going their way as the headed into the 2017 Whaler Invitational this past weekend. The defending Class 3A state champions had plenty of momentum and were sitting atop the state's polls. [...]

Barrow goes 2-1 at Whaler Invite

February 5th 9:54 pm

The Barrow Whalers turned in a stellar outing this past weekend at the 2017 Whaler Invitational tournament. Barrow finished 2-1 in the three-day event, which began on Jan 26. The Whalers opened the tournament with a solid showing against Houston. Barrow [...]

Alak Huskiettes grab three wins in Point Lay

February 5th 9:53 pm

Head coach Edna Ahmaogak went into the Alak Huskiettes' weekend trip to Point Lay knowing her team could face some tough challenges that would force her team to adapt in order to succeed. They adjusted pretty well. "They did a great job working together," [...]

Sivu, Husky tournament set

February 5th 9:53 pm

Basketball action will be among the biggest attractions this weekend in the Kotzebue area. The annual SIVU and Husky Shootout events are both planned to get under way this Thursday. The SIV tournament will feature some of the region's top small-school teams, [...]

Lady Huskies grab 3rd at Delta tournament

January 27th 3:27 pm

The Kotzebue High School girls basketball team improved its season record to 10-3 last weekend with a third-place finish in the Dean Cummings Memorial Tournament at Delta Junction High School.   The Lady Huskies opened play Thursday with a 47-23 win over [...]

Lady Whalers beat Stars at home

January 27th 3:26 pm

The Barrow Lady Whalers found the perfect way to highlight their first home appearance of the 2016-17 basketball season. They shot down the Stars. The Soldotna Lady Stars, that is. Sparked by a smothering defensive effort, the Lady Whalers swept both ends of [...]

Huskies drop three at O'Brady's Invitational

January 27th 3:25 pm

You have to give Kotzebue High School head coach Craig McConnell credit. He certainly didn't pencil in any weak sisters to face when he began preparing his team for the 2017 Western Conference Basketball Tournament. Not a single one. Proof of that came this [...]

Huskiettes improve to 5-1

January 27th 3:25 pm

The Alaska Huskiettes came into the 2016-17 season knowing they needed to fill two key spots in their lineup. If this past weekend was any indication, the Huskiettes have accomplished that goal. Alak pounded out a 1-2 record during a weekend trip to Point [...]

Kotzebue finishes 6th at Alaska Airlines Classic

January 23rd 9:48 pm

The Kotzebue Huskies turned in a solid outing this past weekend at the 2017 Alaska Airlines Classic. The Huskies fought their way to a 1-2 record and placed sixth in the final team standings at the three-day tournament, which was held Jan. 12-14 at West [...]

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