Today in Sports History

...Park becomes the first 3-year-old trotter to win the American Trotting Championship.1985 - Mary Decker sets the...give Japan the gold medal. It was the first loss for the Americans since Sept. 21, 2000 - 22 straight games. LaShawn...
Ledecky wins two gold; Missy Franklin misses out

...sometimes, you just have to go out and race your competition. It gives me a lot of confidence going forward."The Americans also collected gold in the women's 200 butterfly, with Cammile Adams winning in 2:06.61, and Connor Jaeger...
Today In Sports History

...States wins the women's overall team gold medal at the World Gymnastics Championships, the first gold in history for the Americans - men or women - at the biggest international event this side of the Olympics. Romania takes the silver medal and...
Morales, Iwakuma help Mariners beat Blue Jays 2-0

...earned his 35th save in 38 chances. The Mariners won eight of nine on their homestand and remained tied with Detroit for the American League's second wild card.The Blue Jays lost for the ninth time in 12 games to drop three games behind the final...
Today in History

...southern Africa was ceded by the Dutch to Britain. Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom was born in Logdo.In 1846, the American flag was raised for the first time in Los Angeles.In 1910, Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing...
Kevin Durant withdraws from US national team

...The NBA's MVP took part in the Americans' training camp in Las Vegas last...championship in 2010, leading the Americans to that title for the first in the 2012 Olympics and led the Americans with 19.5 points per game...
Families celebrate soldiers' return

...wanted to show their support."Welcome home, soldier," Roger Rettig, Southeast Disaster Services coordinator for the American Red Cross of Alaska, told Spec. James Gilchrest as he gave him a handshake and several boxes of Girl Scout cookies...
Stage is set for final battles

...In a remarkable move of genius, the American Commander, Macdonough, winched...advance for several days, allowing the Americans to fortify the area. Just days...probing attacks against some of the American earthworks. Jackson had added...
South Post 4 wins American Legion Championship

...thought the South Post 4 baseball team was eighth seed in the American Legion Alaska State Tournament and the Wolverines undefeated...shutout in the state title game since 1982. According to the American Legion media, six of nine South batters registered...
Alaska Sports Briefs

...single-season scoring records for several years after his Seawolf career ended. Following professional stints in the American and International hockey leagues with both the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks organizations, Molle returned...


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