Sports

FIVE-TIME WINNER— Nome’s Mike Morgan won the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Sr. Memorial snowmachine Race in Kotzebue on Saturday, April 3.
The Arctic Circle Racing Association got lucky in squeezing Kotzebue’s annual Archie Ferguson – Willie Goodwin Sr. snow machine race in between two nasty storms last weekend. Race Director Claude...
CLOSE FINISH – Riders Steven Quincy Williamson, bib 47— winner of the B class—  races Jacob Hannon, sixth place finisher in the C class, to the finish line at the Nome-Golovin 200 race held last Saturday.
On Saturday, March 20, weather finally allowed the Nome-Golovin snowmachine race to be held. The race, scheduled for the previous weekend, had to be postponed twice because of very bad weather...
2021 IDITAROD CHAMPION— Not under the burled arch in Nome, but at Deshka Landing, Dallas Seavey and his lead dogs enjoy their 2021 Iditarod victory, in the early morning hours of Monday, March 15.
Talkeetna musher Dallas Seavey crossed the finish line at Deshka Landing on Monday morning at 5:08 a.m. winning his fifth Iditarod, and thus tying Rick Swenson for the distinction of holding five...
CLOSE QUARTERS – Natallie Tobuk moves toward the hoop while Kotzebue’s Laveah Makiski defends. Nome’s Kellie Miller is ready for action.
The Nanook varsity boys downed Kotzbue on the Huskies’ home court in two games over the past weekend to bring their record for the year to 8-0. Friday night they won 80 to 34 and Saturday 71 to 40....
The squeak of Nikes on the Nanook gym floor was a sign that basketball was back last weekend. One reason you could hear the squeaks is because there were very few fans present. Each player was...
The Nome Kennel Club held a two-day, 92-mile race last weekend. Five mushers participated.
Five teams of dogs and mushers braved stinging cold to make 46-mile runs on two consecutive days last weekend. The original plan was a race to Pilgrim Hot Springs and back but deteriorating trail...
Mushers are scheduled to hit the trail for the 49th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, March 7. For the first time ever, the 2021 Iditarod will not end in Nome, but instead will be an out and...
AT THE FINISH – Team 10, Mike Morgan and Chris Olds, relax after finishing the 2021 Iron Dog in third place.
Right before launching into the dark from Nome at the Iron Dog halfway point last week, Mike Morgan predicted the race was going to come down to favor those who were saving the equipment and avoiding...
SCRAMBLE – Nome and Unalakleet players tussle for the ball Friday in the Nome-Beltz Middle High School gym. The players are, from left to right, Victoria Fisher, Claire Fry, Markayla Katchatag, and Natallie Tobuk.
High school hoops returned to the region last weekend as Nome-Beltz and Unalakleet players met for the first school games since last March. A decision by the Bering Straits School District board two...
FIRST ARRIVALS – The first team to arrive in Nome was Team 21, the Hale brothers, on the right. But they weren’t leading the race because they had fewer layover hours than the other teams. The actual leaders of the race, Team 6, arrived shortly after the Hale brothers.
The Iron Dog snowmachine race’s Pro Class riders arrived in Nome just after 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon under ideal weather conditions. Within three hours the first ten teams rolled into town,...

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