Sports Headlines

Whalers upend Colony

February 16th 1:12 pm

With less than weeks to go in the 2017-18 regular season, the Barrow High School Whalers are moving in the right direction. They proved themselves a legitimate contender for the 2018 Western Conference title this past weekend by grinding out a pair of wins [...]

Lady Huskies roll to title in Homer

February 16th 1:12 pm

Midway through the Kotzebue Lady Huskies' second-round showdown on Friday with the Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves, head coach Jade Hill had seen enough of her team struggling on the boards. With only a few minutes left in the frame, Hill called a timeout and held [...]

Hill scores 17 in Huskies' romp over Dillingham

February 16th 1:11 pm

HOMER — Kaesyn Hill did everything but drive the bus for the Kotzebue Huskies on Saturday afternoon en route to leading his team to a 55-32 victory over the Dillingham Wolverines in the third-place game of the 2018 Homer Winter Carnival Basketball [...]

Sheldon, Walton lead Lynx to 2nd at Husky Shootout

February 9th 6:09 pm

KOTZEBUE — Make no mistake about it, the Noatak Lynx hated walking off the floor on Saturday evening with a loss to the second-ranked Unalakleet Wolfpack in the championship game of the 2018 Husky Shootout. Despite the tough 60-56 loss, Noatak head [...]

Sieh powers Lady Huskies to Husky Shootout title

February 9th 6:08 pm

Championship is second straight for Kotzebue after 53-31 victory over Nome

Barrow boys, girls ranked in AABC poll

February 9th 6:08 pm

The Barrow Whalers made an appearance in the first Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll last week. The BHS boys' and girls' teams were both ranked among the top five squads in their respective divisions. The Barrow boys, who are coming off a clutch [...]

Lady Whalers split twinbill with Bethel

February 9th 6:07 pm

Milya Wright scored 13 points and Kuutuuq Danner added 10 more on Friday and helped lead the Barrow Lady Whalers to a thrilling 49-38 victory over the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors in a Western Conference showdown in Bethel. With the victory, the [...]

Lincoln helps power Anaktuvuk Pass to ConocoPhillips Warrior Rumble crown

February 2nd 1:46 pm

NIKOLAEVSK - Dyrell Lincoln and The Anaktuvuk Pass Amaguqs walked away with the top honors at the 2018 ConocoPhillips Warrior Rumble on Saturday by completing an impressive run through the tournament with a resounding 54-38 victory over Nikolaevsk.

Barrow boys take third at Whaler Invite

February 2nd 1:45 pm

The Barrow High School Whalers placed third overall in the final standings at the 2018 Whaler Invitational Basketball Tournament this past weekend. The Barrow boys finished the round-robin event with a 1-2 record. Barrow began the tournament on a high note [...]

Huskies end 8-game slide in Bethel

February 2nd 1:44 pm

The Kotzebue Huskies ended their season-opening eight-game losing streak with a thrilling performance this past weekend at the 2018 Ravn Invitational Basketball Tournament in Bethel. The Huskies pounded out a pair of victories and finished third in the event, [...]

Sports Briefs

January 26th 1:32 am

Huskies drop two to Buckland The Kotzebue Huskies suffered a tough outing this past weekend, dropping a pair of non-conference contests against the Buckland Sissauni. Buckland garnered a 70-62 victory in the first game of the two-game series on Friday. They [...]

Whalers grab Southeast wins

January 26th 1:32 am

The Barrow Whalers continued their recent hot swing this past weekend by grinding out a pair of wins during a three-game tour of Southeast Alaska. As a team, the Whalers won two of their three games. Winners of four of their past six games, the Whalers [...]

Lady Whalers take two from South Anchorage

January 19th 12:28 pm

Defense set the tone for the Barrow's success

Lady Huskies drop two in Sitka

January 19th 12:28 pm

The Kotzebue Lady Huskies didn't kick off their trip to the Southeast in quite the fashion they had hoped this past weekend. The Kotzebue girls dropped the first two games of their three-game swing to Sitka. The Lady Huskies, despite strong outings from [...]

Whalers take 2nd at Alaska Prep Shootout

January 19th 12:27 pm

The Barrow Whalers may not have walked away from the Alaska Prep Shootout with the tournament championship on Saturday, but they may have emerged from the Dimond High School gym with something even more important. Confidence. The Whalers closed out a [...]

Lady Huskies capture title at Subway Showdown

January 12th 1:12 pm

It might have been by the slimmest of margins, but a title is a title as far as the Kotzebue Lady Huskies are concerned. Kotzebue won a three-team tiebreaker on Saturday and was named the winner of the 2018 Nome Subway Showdown tournament. Kotzebue, [...]

Whalers drop three at Holiday Classic

January 12th 1:11 pm

Despite loss, Adams, Fruean reach double figures for BHS

Whalers open season with three losses

December 29th 8:58 am

Barrow will face Seward in tournament opener

Kotzebue boys, girls tip off basketball seasons

December 29th 8:58 am

Basketball has returned to Kotzebue. And so have the wins. The Kotzebue boys' and girls' basketball teams opened their 2017-18 seasons last week with succesful outings. The Lady Huskies split their first two games of the season while playing in the Grace [...]

Kotzebue Eskimojis tip off basketball season

December 22nd 5:17 pm

Kotzebue's 2017-18 basketball season officially tipped off last weekend in the Dawg House, with the Eskimojis hosting Noatak's Little Dribblers. Each team played once on Friday and twice on Saturday for a total of 12 games. "It was a great weekend of [...]

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