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. 

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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
Sunday is the final day of the regular season, but the Bucs and Miners will play for the ABL championship Monday and Tuesday in the Top of the World Series.Alaska Dispatch News
Men from the UAA cross-country team finished 1-2-3, and their teammate Joyce Chelimo set a women's record in the 5-kilometer run.Alaska Dispatch News
Among the finishers were some of the coaches who work with inmates in Hiland Mountain's Running Free program.Alaska Dispatch News
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

Kenai Post 20 defeated Chugiak Post 33 7-6 to force a second game to determine the American Legion baseball championship team at Mulcahy Stadium on Saturday, August 1, 2015.

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Champion mushers and rookies alike met in downtown Fairbanks Saturday during the first day of signups for the 2016 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.Associated Press