South improved to 6-0 on the season with a 7-2 home win over East on Thursday. The Wolverines got wins in all four singles matches, including a pair of 6-0, 6-0 victories by Patrick Taylor and Sophie Frost.
Three teams took turns tumbling, balancing and vaulting at Dimond High on Thursday as the prep gymnastics season began with a tri meet between Chugiak, South and Dimond. But other than having fans in the stands, the situation wasn't much different from a normal night at Dimond's auxiliary gymnasium.Richard Larson
Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King announced Thursday he's entering February's Fur Rendezvous World Championship in a bid to add sprint racing to his array of titles in long and middle distance sled dog racing.Mike Campbell
UAA volleyball coach Chris Green has a simple philosophy for putting together his team's nonconference schedule. "To be the best, you've got to play the best," Green said. "We like to play tough competition in the pre-conference season."Richard Larson