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Lady Whalers claim state runner-up honors

November 17th 4:11 pm

With outing at the state tournament, Barrow finishes season at 23-3

Tina Conwell leads Lady Huskies to third at ACS Jamboree

November 10th 2:34 pm

Tina Conwell highlighted an outstanding effort by the region's female wrestlers this past Saturday by wrestling her way to a gold medal at the Anchorage Christian Schools Girls Wrestling Jamboree. Conwell was one of five northwest Arctic wrestlers to place at [...]

Barrow, Kotz to tip off play in 3A state tourney today

November 10th 2:33 pm

The Barrow Lady Whalers and Kotzebue Lady Huskies will take the first step toward what they hope will be a journey to the Class 3A state volleyball championship today. Both teams are scheduled to begin play in the state tournament, which is being held through [...]

Whalers place 7 on all-state football roster

November 3rd 10:17 am

The Barrow Whalers added a few more impressive notes to their 2017 football season last week when seven Whalers, including head coach Chris Battle, were named to the Division III all-state football roster. Overall, more than 30 athletes from across the state [...]

Kotzebue, Barrow spikers advance to state tourney

November 3rd 10:16 am

The Barrow Lady Whalers and Kotzebue Lady Huskies punched their tickets to the Class 3A state volleyball tournament over the weekend by turning in solid performances at the 2017 Western Conference Tournament in Bethel. The Lady Whalers nailed down the [...]

Huskies take 2nd at King of the Mountain

November 3rd 10:15 am

SEWARD - Jessica McCall and Mark Angelo Salta might not have collected as many wins as they had wanted at the King of the Mountain wrestling tournament this past weekend in Seward, but they both agreed the experience they gained from a trip to the Kenai [...]

Kotzebue grapplers shine in Nome

October 27th 2:27 pm

The Kotzebue Huskies won seven weight classifications this past weekend and rolled to a dominating performance at the Nome Wrestling Invitational. Kotzebue was among 12 teams competing in the two-day meet, which was held in "The Den" at Nome-Beltz High School.

Whalers, Huskies set to nail down trip to state

October 27th 2:26 pm

The Barrow Lady Whalers and Kotzebue Lady Huskies will try and nail down trips to the Class 3A state volleyball tournament this weekend when they travel to Bethel to compete in the 2017 Western Conference Volleyball Championships. The tournament is scheduled [...]

Whalers land 8 on All-Aurora Conference roster

October 27th 2:25 pm

By TOMMY WELLS The Arctic Sounder The Barrow Whalers turned more than a few heads this season as they made their way to the Division III state championship. The efforts certainly paid big dividends last week as the Whalers raked in a total of nine [...]

Tuifua, Librado lead Whalers to 4th at 'Snowtown'

October 27th 2:25 pm

Wasilla grapplers claim 'Throwdown' championship

Lynx grab four golds at Selawik Scramble

October 27th 2:24 pm

Mills edges out Shungnak standout Justin Custer in the championship round

Huskies, Wolves notch big wins at NWABSD wrestling meet

October 20th 12:39 am

The Kotzebue Huskies and Selawik Wolves both wrestled to the top of the standings this past weekend with impressive outings at the Northwest Arctic Borough School District wrestling tournament. Both had more than 10 wrestlers finish in the top three of their [...]

Huskies open season with solid showing

October 20th 12:38 am

The Kotzebue Huskies kicked off their 2017 wrestling season on a high note on Saturday afternoon by turning in a head-turning performance at the Bob Harcharek Classic in Barrow. Kotzebue walked away with four wins and had all 12 of its wrestlers finish in the [...]

Late stand lifts Whalers to first state football title

October 19th 11:47 pm

Barrow charges to thrilling 20-14 victory over Homer Mariners

Kotzebue girls claim Gold title at Griz tourney

October 13th 3:55 pm

The Kotzebue High School Lady Huskies continued their impressive run through the 2017 season this past weekend by rolling to the Gold division title at the Lady Grizzly Invitational in Anchorage. The tournament was held Oct. 6-7 and featured 14 of the state's [...]

Second-half surge sends Whalers into state finals

October 13th 3:54 pm

The Barrow Whalers are headed to football's version of the "Promised Land." Sparked by three second-half touchdowns and a dominating defense performance, the Whalers powered their way to a thrilling 21-6 victory over Nikiski on the "Smurf Turf" at Cathy [...]

Sage, Hailstone lead region's runners at state

October 6th 11:16 am

Amos Sage and Carol Hailstone both turned in solid performances on Saturday and highlighted the region's talented class of runners' efforts at the 2017 Alaska State Cross-Country Championships in Anchorage. A total of 22 athletes from the Northwest Arctic [...]

Wrestlers begin preseason drills

October 6th 11:16 am

With the arrival of October, many of the teams in Alaska are shifting their athletic focus to wrestling. Area athletes kicked off their wrestling preparations on Sept. 27 with the first day of practice. Athletes will need to get enough required preseason [...]

Whalers to face Nikiski in state semifinals

October 6th 11:15 am

The Barrow High School Whalers did exactly what they wanted on Saturday in Valdez. They tuned up for the most important game of the season with a 59-7 romp over the winless Buccaneers. Now 5-2 for the season, the victory over Valdez gave Barrow the Aurora [...]

Lady Huskies drop pair to Nome

September 29th 11:56 am

The Arctic Sounder The Kotzebue High School Lady Huskies suffered a pair of tough Western Conference losses this past weekend in Nome. Nome managed to scratch out a 3-0 victory on Friday, winning 25-16, 25-14 and 25-18. Kotzebue fell 25-16, 25-20, 25-22 on [...]

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