Sports

Colony held a commanding lead after the first day of wrestling at the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament at Palmer High.
Behind the ace shooting of top marksman Matt Martin, the Chugiak A Team topped Eagle River 1,158 to 1,080 in Cook Inlet Conference riflery action Friday.
Kendal Venzke drilled 11 kills, Brittney Arlow dug up 19 balls and Danielle Pempek distributed 19 assists to lead Palmer to a four-set win over Chugiak on Thursday.
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
A victory Friday night would have propelled the Aces to a franchise-record fifth straight win to open the ECHL season, but the Las Vegas Wranglers derailed that prospect with a 4-3 win over the visiting Aces in Nevada.Doyle Woody
As a high school senior in British Columbia, Josh Lunden juggled a heavy academic schedule with five school sports. He captained the soccer, basketball and golf teams, played lacrosse and tennis, and greatly exceeded the minimum classroom requirements to gain college acceptance.Doyle Woody
For the first time in October, the UAA volleyball team dropped a set, but the Seawolves didn't let the hiccup slow their torrid run through the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.Richard Larson
Mount McKinley climbing legend Ray Genet will be memorialized Sunday in Talkeetna at a potluck and slide show commemorating the 30th anniversary of his death on Mount Everest.
Dimond's Cara Wilcox won three individual events on her way to all-around honors at a Cook Inlet Conference tri-meet Thursday at Dimond High. Her 34.875 points helped Dimond to the team victory over West and East.
Three-time state champion Nathan Hoffer of East leads three T-birds ranked No. 1 in the first AKMat.org wrestling poll of the season.