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Today In Sports History for July 8

...Lenglen beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 6-2, 6-0 for her fourth straight Wimbledon title.1939 - Bobby Riggs beats Elwood Cooke in five sets to win Wimbledon.1941 - Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hits a three-run, two-out homer in the ninth...
There's more to summer movies than 'Avengers'

...trying to restore order."Me and Earl and the Dying Girl": A high school senior (Thomas Mann) befriends a girl (Olivia Cooke) who has just been diagnosed with cancer.JUNE 19"Dope": A hit at Sundance, this comedy centers on a geeky high school...
Human remains found near Tuntaltuliak

...State Troopers believe the remains are those of Nick Cooke. They were found Friday on the bank of the Bethel this week.Foul play isn't suspected in Cooke's death.Cooke, who was 37, and 46-year-old Jim Lee Napoka of...
Thumbs up, thumbs down for Monday, Feb. 3

...Patricia Ann Relay, Distinguished Service to the Humanities; Eowyn Ivey, Individual Artist; Martha Galila, Margaret Nick Cooke Award; Cam Bohman, Arts Advocacy; and Willie Hensley, Distinguished Service to the Humanities. Ron Senungetuk, Lifetime...
Yukon Quest ends with last musher crossing finish line

...last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called "13 days of hell" in the 1,000-mile...
Off and mushing

...poor trail conditions forced organizers to push the race's start north, bypassing a mountain range.Canadian rookie Rob Cooke, who hails from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, was the first musher to leave Fairbanks as fans looked on from the starting...
Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

...just city sales tax every March, and retailers need the help to tide them over until tourist season.Air Force Capt. Joel Cooke, originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and now stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, couldn't...
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...Veteran.51 - Bryan Bearss, M, Anchorage, Veteran.52 - Brian Wilmshurst, M, Dawson City YT CANADA, Rookie.53 - Rob Cooke, M, Whitehorse YT CANADA, Rookie.54 - Martin Buser, M, Big Lake, Veteran.55 - Jodi Bailey, F, Fairbanks, Veteran...
Arts council seeks nominations for the Governor's Awards

...Awards for the Arts in the following categories: arts advocacy, individual artist, business leadership and the Margaret Nick Cooke award for Native arts and languages. Eligibility is open to any individual, organization or institution that has made a significant...
Today in Sports History Frank Kovacs in four sets to win the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Sarah Palfrey Cooke wins the women's title with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Pauline Betz.1952 - Australia's Frank Sedgman wins the men's...


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