Sports

Jon Smith competes in the Northern Area Championships in Fairbanks.
A contingent of 25 Nome Northstar Swim Team members competed last week in the Northern Area Championships at the Hamme Pool in Fairbanks. They joined stiff competition from two Fairbanks swim teams,...
RED LANTERN— Nome’s Howard Farley presented the Red Lantern to Victoria Hardwick of Bethel, during the Red Lantern Banquet on Monday, March 18.
By Diana Haecker With Red Lantern musher Victoria Hardwick of Bethel arriving under the burled arch in Nome on Monday, March 18 at 1:51 p.m. Iditarod XLVII came to an official end. Hardwick finished...
Iditarod champion Pete Kaiser claims the throne with his lead dogs Morrow and Lucy.
Wind-driven snow blowing through Front Street and the late hour did not keep throngs of Iditarod fans from coming to the finish line as Bethel’s Pete Kaiser, 31, became the 2019 Iditarod champion at...
IN UNALAKLEET—Nic Petit checks in at Unalakleet
After what appeared to be a snow-filled race start allowing a steady pace through the Alaska Range mushers met with areas of sparse snow and unforgiving tussocks going into the Iditarod checkpoint,...
OFF THEY GO— Nome’s Aaron Burmeister and kennel partner Tony Browning take off at the ceremonial Iditarod start in Anchorage, Saturday, March 1.
Bright sun and blue skies brought out big crowds to watch 52 mushers launch down 4th Avenue in Anchorage for the 47th ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The 2019 Iditarod...
INTO THE STORM— Team 10 leaves Nome into the teeth of a storm and low visibility, Thursday, Feb. 21. They won the Iron Dog a few days later.
The 2019 Iron Dog is in the history books and the winners are Mike Morgan of Nome and his Team 10 partner Chris Olds of Eagle River. Last year they won by just over four minutes and this year they...
Team 10, Morgan and Olds, won last year's Iron Dog. Here they are pictured arriving first in Nome.
The 2019 Iron Dog Snowmobile Race blasts off from Deshka Landing at 11 a.m. Sunday, February 17. Forty-eight pro-class two-man teams will contest the 2,000-mile race through wild, remote Alaska in...
Stephan Anderson gets past a Bethel defender for two more points on Friday, in the Nome-Beltz gym.
The Nome-Beltz Nanooks took two hard fought basketball games from the Bethel Warriors Friday and Saturday in the Nanook gym. Friday’s contest ended 67-46 on a night where it would have been closer...
On their home turf, the Nome-Beltz Lady Nanooks twice beat the Eielson Ravens last weekend in lopsided games in which the score didn’t give a true picture of the intensity of play. The Ravens have...
Garrick Fuller won the 15-mile race.
The Nome Kennel Club, America’s oldest, hosted two mushing races last Sunday. Four ten-dog teams competed over a 15-mile course and two eight-dog teams ran the shorter 8-mile race. Temperatures ran...

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