On a night where new members of the Alaska Aces Hall of Fame were honored during the first intermission, fans of all ages and all the way from Texas cheered for their teams — the Alaska Aces and the Allen Americans. The Americans won the game 6-2.

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The series concludes Saturday at Sullivan Arena.Stephan Wiebe
Because snow cover is so poor in some places, the traditional 25-mile run will be shortened by five or six miles, organizers said Friday. Beth Bragg
On a Friday night when West goaltender Isaiah Saville stopped all 29 shots he faced, goals from Dimitri Hamm and Max Helgeson lifted the Eagles to a 2-0 semifinal win over Dimond in the First National Cup semifinals.Doyle Woody
Andrew Beckett's funky third-period goal proved the game-winner for Chugiak, which also employed determination and staying the course for a 3-1 win Friday over Eagle River in the First National Cup state high school hockey tournament.Doyle Woody
Middle-of-the-pack Yukon Quest mushers battled blizzards and slogged through deep, fresh snow Thursday and Friday as they made their way to Dawson City, the midway point of the 1,000-mile race from Fairbanks to Whitehorse. Casey Grove | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Wasilla's boys and girls teams swept a nonconference doubleheader against visiting East.Alaska Dispatch News
Simone Penker and M'rcy Matsunami placed 4-5 in the all-around for UAA.Alaska Dispatch News
The Wolfpack and Knights romped in consolation games Friday and will meet in Saturday's fourth-place game.Alaska Dispatch News
Eagle River, Dimond, West and Chugiak advance at the First National Cup state hockey tournament in Wasilla on Thursday to make it all Anchorage-area semifinals for large schools.Doyle Woody