Sports

ON HER WAY— Nome Ski and Biathlon member Emelyne Hobbs heads out on the trail during the 6-kilometer sprint race at the US Team Trials in Vermont.
Four biathletes with ties to rural Alaska’s Western Interior Ski Association traveled to Jericho, Vermont last week to participate in the US Team Trials for Youth and Juniors. The competition was...
The Unalakleet coed volleyball squad appeared headed for an early exit from the 2016 ASAA Mixed-Six Volleyball State Championships at Dimond High School in Anchorage last weekend as they started play...
RUNNING THE GAUNTLET— Wallace Ungwiluk of the Gambell Qughsatkut serves the ball against the White Mountain Wolves on Saturday afternoon during the Western Conference Mixed-Six Volleyball Championships in Gambell. The Qughsatkut beat three traditional BSSD powerhouses to claim its first championship
The Gambell high school co-ed volleyball team was operating as the underdog in the proverbial David and Goliath story that unfolded last weekend as they played in front of their home fans during the...
Three members of the Nome-Beltz wrestling squad traveled to the Curtis Menard Center in Wasilla last weekend to test themselves at the Lancer Smith Memorial Wresting Tournament. The Nanooks were one...
WRESTLE LIKE A GIRL— Nanook middle schooler Katie Smith beat four boys en route to a first place finish in her weight division at the Nome Invite last weekend.
The south wall of the Nome-Beltz gym became a huge projection screen for most of Friday and Saturday - the telltale sign that the annual Nome Wrestling Invite meet was under way. The large...
JOUST—Nome-Beltz Nanooks junior Katherine Scott, left, and Barrow Whalers junior Crystalynn Tulai meet at the net during the Arctic Pinkies Volleyball Tournament in the Nome-Beltz gym on Friday night.
With the conclusion of Nome’s fourth annual Arctic Pinkies Volleyball Tournament last weekend, the Nanooks’ 2016 Western Conference volleyball introductions are complete. After a 3-0 loss to the...
HOME STRETCH— Cross country runner Jacob Hayworth of Stebbins passes the Fish River in White Mountain and heads for the finish line of the high school boys race at the BSSD Conference Championships on Saturday, September 24.
The heavy dose of rain that fell in the hours leading up to Saturday’s Bering Strait Conference Region 1 Cross Country Running Championships caused the event in White Mountain to resemble a triathlon...
GRATUITY— Nome-Beltz senior volleyball player Megan Contreras delivers a well-placed tip against Kotzebue on Saturday morning. The Nanooks opened their home schedule last weekend with a split in their pair of games against the Huskies.
If the Lady Nanooks 4-3 overall set record could have determined the victor of the volleyball matches last weekend in the Nome-Beltz gym, then the home team would have been declared the champs over...
TOP FIVE— The Nanooks girls cross country running team claimed the top five spots in the high school girls division of the Nome Classic Invitational Cross Country Running Meet on Saturday. The top runner was Starr Erikson, 51. She was followed by Mary Fiskeaux, 52, Mallory Conger, 53, Ava Earthman, 54 and Daynon Medlin, 55.
In a sport where teams do not try to outscore their opponents with high numbers, the Nome-Beltz girls cross country squad proved on Saturday that less is more. The Lady Nanooks received points for...
ANVIL MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE— Twenty-two runners took the Anvil Mountain 59-minute Challenge on Thursday, August 18.
Bartlett Quad meet Even though the Nome-Beltz school doors were not yet open for business, cross country running class was ready this weekend for a group of Nanook runners traveling south to attend a...

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