Sports

A random draw determined first-round pairings for this week's state high school soccer tournament, a process that put all three Anchorage girls' teams on the same side of the bracket.

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East and South posted wins Wednesday to advance to the semifinal game of the Cook Inlet Conference softball tournament.Alaska Dispatch News
What makes this 18-year-old from Kenai the fastest distance running girl to ever come out of an Alaska high school? Doyle Woody
Mike Mihalka of Anchorage guided his Chevelle to wins in the heads-up racing, as well as the King of the Street division and the Top Sportsman Class.Alaska Dispatch News
The 19-year-old from Anchorage on Tuesday was named the USHL's Goaltender of the Year in a vote of league coaches and general managers.Doyle Woody
Michigan Tech runner Jani Lane of Anchorage earned the prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award for owning the highest grade-point average at the Division II men's outdoor track and field championships.Alaska Dispatch News
In a rare occurence, Dimond runners C.J. Parker and Jordan Tufaga tied for the victory in the 100 meters Saturday at the CIC track and field championships.Beth Bragg
At the two most diverse high schools in the U.S., players with roots all over the globe come together on the soccer fields, where their remarkably different backgrounds make the game even more dynamic.Matt Tunseth
The thriving archery program in Thorne Bay hit a new high this month when 11th-grader Taylee Nyquest won a national championship.Beth Bragg
Sean Duffy threw a no-hitter for West on Saturday, the final day of the Cook Inlet Conference baseball season.Alaska Dispatch News