Skeetawk is getting ready for the first season of lift-served downhill skiing in the Talkeetna Mountains in decades.
323 Climbathon participants set out Saturday to climb North Face as many times as possible. For many racers -- like U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and her husband Verne Martell -- one lap was enough, while others went for as many trips as their legs could handle.
A 20-point first quarter propelled the Thunderbirds to a 36-21 victory.
Tristian Merchant of Anchorage Christian defeated Hyrum Nelson of Chugiak by two-tenths of a second while registering the day’s fastest time.
Results from Friday’s Cook Inlet Conference swimming and diving meets.
For the second straight day, junior Vera Pluharova anchored a big block for the Seawolves.
The team is 4-3 heading into a Saturday morning match in San Bernardino, California.
The board of directors said it hopes to “reorganize and come back with something in 2021.”
The referee, Jill Blackstone, said she was simply enforcing existing rules when she disqualified a Dimond High swimmer after she won a race.
The Seawolves play again Friday afternoon.
Friess in June announced his retirement after 29 years with the Seawolves.
The referee had also singled out the swimmer’s sister last year for the fit of her suit, school district says.
The Alaska School Activities Association said Tuesday night it has reversed the disqualification.
Suzanne Ray, one of Alaska’s top road racers in the 1980s and 1990s, added her name to a U.S. record book that also includes a record set in 1980 by her mentor, the late Marcie Trent.
The Dimond High School student swam in four races in a meet Friday and was disqualified from one because a referee ruled too much of her buttocks was exposed.
The Alaska runner lost contact with the lead pack early in the 20-block race in New York City.
The Seawolves will try to bounce back from a Saturday night loss in the final match of the Seawolf Invitational.