Matt Carle and Nate Thompson, 30-year-old NHLers from Anchorage, have shared much in their hockey careers, and in the next two days they will both play in a decisive Game 7 of Stanley Cup playoff series.

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After failing to capitalize on continual first-half chances in their opener Thursday at the girls state prep soccer tournament, the Service Cougars delivered in the second half for a 2-0 win over Soldotna.Doyle Woody
Dimond, Kenai, Juneau and South advance to the semifinals of the ASAA Alaska Boys State Soccer Tournament on Thursday. Matt Tunseth
Undefeated East will play either Chugiak or South on Friday for the Cook Inlet Conference softball championship. Alaska Dispatch News
Ian Moore defeated Toby Schworer by 2:30 to win the longest, most difficult course at Thursday's Eric and Jill's Orienteering Meet at Bicentennial Park. Alaska Dispatch News
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.Alaska Dispatch News
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