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Eligibility ruling could affect UAF, Strong By RICHARD LARSON THE FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER FAIRBANKS -- The Pacific West Conference is checking into the eligibility of a player from Southeast...
Musher finishes Iditarod, then learns Montana house destroyed The musher's father, Richard Larson of Great Falls, noted his son...The kid works so hard," Richard Larson said. He lamented how quickly...go from one high to a low," Richard Larson said. The nine dogs that survived...
Ketchikan, Thunder Mountain girls split

The Ketchikan girls basketball team wore pink jerseys on Saturday instead of their normal home whites. But the jerseys weren't the biggest change in how the Lady Kings looked on the court.
Craig girls will defend state title

The Craig girls basketball team will have a chance to defend its 2A state title.
Haines boys top Craig for second berth

After losing their first eight Southeast Conference games of the year, the Haines Glacier Bears didn't appear to be much of a threat to emerge as a contender at the regional tournament.
Ketchikan stuns visiting Falcons boys 48-46

For the second time this season, the Ketchikan boys basketball team won a thriller at the buzzer on their home floor. This time it was a driving layup by Alex Pihl as time expired that gave the Kings an electrifying 48-46 win over Thunder Mountain. Last time, it was a 3-point basket by Matt Standley that gave Kayhi a rousing 44-42 victory over Klawock. "Everybody is going to look at that last second shot, but that game was won with the heart and soul of all 15 guys," Pihl said. "Everybody from 1 to 15 contributed to this win."
Metlakatla falls to Thunder Mountain, Lady Braves fall to Lady Kings

The Metlakatla boys basketball team came into the Southeast regional tournament not only wanting to win the 2A title, but also hoping to have a shot at the 4A champion in a crossover game.
Bears sweep 2 matches from Kings"We just need to be more consistent, and a lot of practice," Michalsen said. "We're trying to keep people in the same positions."? Ketchikan Sports Editor Richard Larson can be reached at
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Crimson Bears boys win 55-52 at Kayhi

...Almenzor 2 0-4 4, Day 2 4-8 8. 3-pointers: Navales, Mendoza. Team fouls: 21: Fouled out: Mendoza. Free throws: 16-31.Ketchikan Daily News sports reporter Richard Larson provided quotes and information for this recap.
Thunder Mountain girls beat Kayhi

Three times in the regular season the Thunder Mountain Falcons had a fourth-quarter lead against the Kayhi girls basketball team, and three times they failed to hold on.That changed in the postseason.


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