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Colony springs the upset in HS football, UAA VB squeeks by Saturday

photo by Kurt Haider

THE COLONY KNIGHTS GET THE SPOTLIGHT AFTER THE FIRST WEEKEND OF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS. THE KNIGHTS HAD THE UNENVIABLE TASK OF PLAYING NUMBER ONE RANKED EAST ON THE T-BIRDS TURF, BUT HELD ON AT THE END FOR A 28-27 UPSET VICTORY. IN OTHER LARGE SCHOOLS RESULTS, SERVICE WAS DOMINANT IN A 42-7 WIN OVER CHUGIAK, WEST BEAT UP BARTLETT 42-6 AND SOUTH AMBUSHED JUNEAU 54-14.

DIVISION 2, SOLDOTNA ROLLED PAST WEST VALLEY 54-22 AND LATHROP TOPPED EAGLE RIVER 54-10.

IN DIVISION 3, BARROW SHUT OUT NIKISKI 52-0 AND HOUSTON REMAINED UNDEFEATED WITH A 64-21 SPANKING OF EIELSON.

 

UAA VOLLEYBALL EEKED OUT A 5 SET WIN SATURDAY AT WESTERN OREGON, KEEPING THE SEAWOLVES 5 MATCH WINNING STREAK INTACT. THE VICTORY MOVES UAA INTO SECOND PLACE IN THE GNAC. THE SEAWOLVES RETURN HOME FOR MATCHES THURSDAY AGAINST SIMON FRASER, AND SATURDAY AGAINST NUMBER 2 RANKED WESTERN WASHINGTON.

UAA HOCKEY GOT DROPPED BY MAINE 7-1 FRIDAY, THEN GOT BACK UP AND BATTLED THE BLACK BEARS TO OVERTIME SATURDAY BEFORE LOSING 2-1. THE SEAWOLVES HAVE THIS COMING WEEKEND OFF.

UAA GOT BOTH INDIVIDUAL TITLES BUT THIRD IN THE TEAM STANDINGS AT THE WESTERN WASHINGTON INVITATIONAL SATURDAY. NANCY JEPTOO CAPTURED HER FIRST EVER WIN, AND FELIX KEMBOI DEFENDED HIS TITLE.

 

WEST AND SOUTH SHARED THE ALASKA HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE SATURDAY. BOTH SCHOOLS EARNED 105 POINTS. IT’S THE FIRST TIE IN HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS HISTORY IN THE STATE.



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