After both starting pitchers shine, the Anchorage Bucs beat the Mat-Su Miners, 6-2 in 12 innings, in Monday night's opener of the Alaska Baseball League's best-of-3 Top of the World Series.

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Between offseason weightlifting and minicamps, Alaska high school football is no longer just a sport that spans only late July to October.Doyle Woody
The games against the Mavericks, on a Monday and Tuesday, come before the clubs open the ECHL season with a three-game series at Sullivan Arena on Oct. 16-18.Doyle Woody
Berntson covered the 109 miles from Hope to Cooper Landing and Devil's Creek, and back, in 8:48:41. The race included 10,000 feet of vertical gain and an equal amount of descent.Alaska Dispatch News
The right-handed closer went 2-0 with 12 saves and a 0.90 earned-run average, and he hit .341.Alaska Dispatch News
The footraces, 5-K and 10-K, were held at the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer.Alaska Dispatch News
The 14-mile Matanuska Peak Challenge is one of Alaska's most punishing mountain runs -- and even more so when it finishes with a sprint. Alaska Dispatch News
Chugiak will represent Alaska at the Northwest Regional tournament in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Alaska Dispatch News
Football players Reggie Tongue of Lathrop, Chris Kuper of Dimond and Jeremiah Richards of Palmer will be inducted into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame on Sunday. Alaska Dispatch News
Garrett Stortz earned a bronze medal in golf to boost the Alaska contingent's number of medals to nine.Alaska Dispatch News