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READY—The wrenching is done and Tre West is ready for Sunday’s start of the 2018 Iron Dog snowmachine race
“We drove pretty much most of the course,” said Tre West at his Nome shop Saturday.  “It’s flat and fast this year. It’s going to be a fast year I think.” West is running his eighth Iron Dog. His...
Stephanie Johnson and her dog team participated in last week's NKC 20-mile race.
For the winter season, Nome Kennel Club has planned a series of local sled dog races, having held its first one on January 27 with a 20-mile/10-dog and an eight-mile/eight-dog event for local mushers...
Pete Kaiser won his fourth K300 title.
Bethel musher Pete Kaiser on Sunday morning wrote history when he drove his dog team first to the finish line of the 39th Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race in Bethel. He finished with eight dogs on Sunday...
Coach Kristin Riall prepares ten NNST swimmers to compete at Bartlett Pool, on Saturday, Jan.12.
Ten Nome Northstar Swim Team members accompanied by swim coach Kristin Riall travelled to Anchorage last weekend to participate in the 2018 Chinook Winter Splash at the Bartlett Natatorium at...
SUBWAY SHOWDOWN—Nanook Gareth Hansen looks for the shot as Kotzebue’s Cadell Washington guards him  during the Subway Showdown tournament held in Nome last weekend.
The Subway Showdown over the past weekend at Nome-Beltz High gave some basketball teams the opportunity to show what skill and hard work can do. The Unalakleet Wolfpack boys literally ran away with...
NANOOKS VS ALUMNI— Nanooks and Nanook alumni do battle on the court on Saturday during the alumni tournament.
Nanooks and Lady Nanooks battled former Nanooks in the Christmas alumni basketball tournament Friday and Saturday in the Nome-Beltz High gym. The alums organized three teams in each men’s and women’s...
HOOP SEASON STARTED— Lady Nanook Athena Hall attempts a shot while surrounded by Galena players Thursday in the Nanooks’ first basketball game of the season. The Lady Nanooks fell to the Lady Hawks 60-45. Galena’s outside shooters were deadly while the ball just wouldn’t drop for the Nanooks. Friday’s repeat matchup saw Galena win 79-39. The next home hoop action is The Subway Classic, January 4 to 6.
The Lady Nanooks started their basketball season with a pair of home games against a sharp-shooting Galena team. The Lady Hawks took both games, Thursday’s by a score of 60-45 and the Friday noon...
MIXED SIX— Unalakleet’s Arctic Ivanoff rises high for a spike in championship match in the Western Conference Mixed 6 tournament held in St. Michael last week.
The Western Conference Mixed 6 Tournament, held in St. Michael last week, featured a field that most expected to be as competitive as it had ever been. Thirteen teams from across the Bering Strait...
BSSD WRESTLING AND CHEERLEADER TOURNAMENT— ​Ricky Paniptchuk of Shaktoolik, left, gets ready to wrestle Cody Aningayou of Gambell in the Elementary Snipe Division during last week’s BSSD 36th annual Wrestling and Cheerleading tourney held in Unalakleet.
Little stirs “the force” in Bering Strait School District schools and villages like the annual Elementary/Jr. High Wrestling & Cheerleading Tournament. For 36 years these young athletes have...
NOME WRESTLING INVITATIONAL—Nanook Chase Marvin atempts to pin his opponent as judge Bob Froehle counts down, during a match in last weekend’s Nome Wrestling tourney.
The Nome-Beltz Nanooks hosted a successful wrestling tournament attended by nine schools on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20 and 21. The Nome-Beltz gym saw constant, fast-paced wrestling action on two...

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