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PREP BOYS HOCKEY: East vs. Colony, Ben Boeke Arena, 4:30 p.m.; Bartlett vs. West, Ben Boeke Arena, 6:45 p.m.


BOYS PREP BASKETBALL: Dimond Prep Shootout at Dimond High -- First-round games: Thunder Mountain vs. West, 3 p.m.; Colony vs. Monroe, 4:45 p.m.; West Valley vs. Grace, 7 p.m.; Ketchikan vs. Dimond, 8:30 p.m. East at Anchorage Christian, 6:30 p.m.

PREP BOWLING: Match 5, Jewel Lake Bowl, Chugiak vs. Eagle River; South vs. Bartlett; Service vs. Dimond; West vs. East, all at 3:15 p.m.

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: West vs. Homer, Ben Boeke Arena, 6:30 p.m.; Eagle River vs. Wasilla, McDonald Center, 7:15 p.m.

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Western Oregon at UAA, Wells Fargo Sports Complex, 7 p.m.

BOXING: Thursday Night at the Fights, Egan Center, 7:30 p.m.