Sports

OPEN RACE—Nome hosted this year’s Regional XC Championships, held at Nome-Beltz on Saturday, Sept. 28. Here, Junior high runners, coaches and community members run in the open race which took place after the varsity teams finished the 5-kilometer course.
The Bethel boys and the Kotzebue girls will be representing Region 1 Western at next week’s Alaska State Cross Country Championships after taking the titles Saturday on the Nome-Beltz High School...
FAN CLUB— Fans of the Nanook Volleyball squad, lead by Andrew Hafner carrying the Nome-Beltz flag, cheer on the players during last weekend’s matches that pitched the Nanooks against the visiting  Kotzebue Huskies.
The young Nanook volleyball team met the Kotzebue Huskies in the Nome-Beltz gym Friday and Saturday and although the Huskies walked away victorious the less experienced Nanooks battled them all the...
The Nome Nanooks travelled to Kotzebue for a cross country meet on Saturday. The Lady Nanooks took the team title with Mallory Conger in fourth place. The Nanook boys were third in the team standings...
NOME XC INVITATIONAL— Boys Varsity race winner Tobin Hobbs, center, plots his move while running with the front pack of Kotzebue and Bethel runners in last Saturday’s Nome Invitational cross-country race held at Nome-Beltz.
Blue skies, calm winds and balmy temperatures welcomed 98 runners from Nome, Kotzebue, Bethel, Teller, Elim, Koyuk, Golovin, Unalakleet, Stebbins, Savoonga and Brevig Mission to the Nome-Beltz XC...
NANOOKS – The Nanook varsity volleyball squad squared off against a talented group of alumnae Thursday and Friday to launch the Nanook 2019 season. After the games they paused for a photo.
Two days of hot volleyball action in the Nanook gym launched the 2019 season with the Varsity and the JV squads facing off against a group of wily veteran players. The alumnae team showed flashes of...
The Nanook cross country runners laced up their shoes and got to work Tuesday, July 30 with the season’s first day of practice. Coach Jeff Collins gave the team a good introductory talk first and...
Runners and bikers lined up pointed in opposite directions on Bering Street Saturday morning for the Wyatt Earp Dexter Challenge, a run walk and bike event sponsored by Norton Sound Health...
WEIO—Makiyan Ivanoff of Unalakleet won silver at last week’s WEIO competition in Fairbanks, in the Alaskan High Kick, reaching the seal ball at a height of  86 inches.
While all the results for WEIO 2019 aren’t in what’s known is that some of Nome’s entrants put on a good show in Fairbanks. Jillian Stettenbenz was named second runner-up in the Miss WEIO Cultural...
BIATHLON CAMP – From left are John Soderstrom of Unalakleet, Sarah Bahnke, Keith Conger, Tobin Hobbs, and Mallory Conger, all of Nome.
In the middle of last week’s heat wave four local biathletes met for a three-day session  to work on shooting skills and endurance training. With coach Keith Conger leading the group they practiced...
FIRST HALF MARATHON— Carol Seppilu, center, with bib nr. 3834, at the start line of her first half-marathon race at Cape Nome in July 2016. Since then she has finished several long distance races.
“I started running in 2014,” began Carol Seppilu. “I remember the day very well. I was depressed and overweight, severely obese. It was hard just getting out of bed.” Seppilu’s friend Crystal Toolie...

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