Sports

Treasured for its grassy expanses, the Delaney Park Strip serves as the southern border to downtown Anchorage. It’s hard to imagine playing in a place with more varied or stunning backdrops. 

Beth Bragg
Sixth-seeded Kenai Post 20 on Friday won elimination games against defending champion South Post 4 and Juneau Post 25 to advance to Saturday's championship game against top-seeded Chugiak Post 33 at the American Legion Alaska state baseball tournament. Kenai has won four straight games since an opening-round loss to South.Alaska Dispatch News
As the Alaska Baseball League seasons winds down, the Peninsula Oilers have won three straight games and the Fairbanks Goldpanners have lost three straight.Alaska Dispatch News
South and Kenai stayed alive with wins and will face off Friday morning in an elimination game.Alaska Dispatch News
Earning recognition at two positions each were Chugiak's Zachary Brueggemann, and Juneau's Nathan Klein and RJ Markovich.Alaska Dispatch News
Chugiak and Juneau, the only undefeated teams after two days of action, will battle each other Thursday for a spot in the championship game.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska's Steven Brown and Ann Lord earned silver medals in Colorado.Alaska Dispatch News
The Peninsula Oilers generated a walk-off win over the Fairbanks Goldpanners on Wednesday night and the Mat-Su Miners handled the Anchorage Glacier Pilots.Alaska Dispatch News
After 11 years as color analyst on UAA hockey broadcasts, David Tuttle becomes just the third person to be the play-by-play broadcaster for a program entering its 36th season.Doyle Woody
Christine Quick is the third Alaskan to earn a medal at this week's Special Olympics World Summer Games.Alaska Dispatch News