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Glib as ever, Alaska Aces veteran defenseman Matt Shasby didn't immediately cite "retirement'' to confirm the end of his career because, well, that sounded a bit grandiose for a minor-league hockey player.Doyle Woody
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Twelve-year-old Kari Wray of Anchorage claimed 11th place in the 400 individual medley at the International Age Group Invitational swim meet in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., setting a state age-group record in the process.
Matt and Tiffany Novakovich each topped the Elmendorf Criterium men's and women's expert fields on Thursday.
Bill Spencer claimed victory Wednesday in an orienteering meet in Far North Bicentennial Park, where he finished the 5.7-kilometer, 15-control red course in 61 minutes, 47 seconds. He was more than 16 minutes ahead of the next finisher.
Days are getting shorter. Evening temperatures dipped into the low-40s Tuesday night. And now this?Mike Campbell
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Brooke Larsen, a 6-0 forward for Kearns High School, was a first-team all-state player who averaged 13 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 1.5 steals a game as a senior.
The race is more than eight months away, but mushers can sign up for the 38th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race beginning 9:30 a.m. Saturday at race headquarters, Mile 2.2 of Knik Road in Wasilla.