The Aces' five-goal loss on a night they could have extended their skate blade-thin lead over Utah for the last playoff spot in the ECHL's Pacific Division accounted for their most lopsided loss of the season.

Doyle Woody
A snowstorm that swept through the Chugach Mountains at the end of March buried Alyeska in about 3 feet of new snow, and it was snowing again on Wednesday.Craig Medred
Mat-Su area courses open for business -- and Anchorage layouts aren't far behindMatt Tunseth
Former champions Jeff King of Denali Park and Ken Anderson of Fairbanks top the field in the distance racing finale from the northwest Alaska town of Kotzebue to Kobuk and back. Mike Campbell
West rallied from a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 tie with East in a Cook Inlet Conference boys soccer match on Wednesday at East. Alaska Dispatch News
Alan Delamere, who will turn 80 in the fall, finished the 50-kilometer Sonot Kkaazoot, one of the most challenging long-distance ski races in Alaska, in fine form. Dermot Cole
Check out what's up in Alaska hockey -- we tour the Aces, Zoe Hickel at the Women's World Championship, Brian Cooper headed to the Frozen Four, how Nick Mazzolini's doing in Germany and how UAA's most recent pros are doing in the play-for-pay biz.Doyle Woody
Lucas Seymour scored two goals to lead South's boys soccer team to a 6-0 victory over Chugiak on Tuesday.  Alaska Dispatch News
Seawolves coach Matt Thomas will seek an assistant coach to join he and assistant coach Josh Ciocco.Doyle Woody
Alaskans Clair DeGeorge and Avery Dunn helped the Shattuck-St. Mary's (Minnesota) 16-and-under girls win a Tier I national hockey championship Monday, when Team Alaska lost in the title game of the Tier II 16-and-under tournament.Alaska Dispatch News