Sports

South's efforts to stay in the winner's bracket of the Northwest Region American Legion baseball tournament collapsed in the final innings Friday in a 10-2 loss to the Montana state champs.
The Anchorage Glacier Pilots will play in today's featured game at the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan.
Courses designed by Bill Spencer and Tom Livingston were among the winners at a Thursday night orienteering meet at Fort Richardson's Fossil Creek area, where 11 out 52 competitors failed to find their way to the finish line.
John Lackey beat Tim Berntson to the top of Arctic Valley by seven seconds Thursday to win a six-mile mountain bike hill climb.
Three new coaches in the Cook Inlet Conference, a whole new team in Southeast and a brand-spanking-new scoreboard at Chugiak mean things will look a bit different as the nation's earliest high school football season begins today.Matt Tunseth
A Unalakleet musher whose grandfather participated in the original Serum Run of 1925 has been awarded $10,000 as winner of the Seppala Heritage Grant.Mike Campbell
The Alaska state champions dodged bullet after bullet Thursday morning to win their first game at the American Legion Northwest Region baseball tournament in Medford, Ore.
With a 4-0 record in pool play, the Nunaka Valley girls major softball team has advanced to the Western Regional championships in Vancouver, Wash.
The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race moved this week to set the purse for the 2010 race after last year's was cut 23 percent as the national economic crisis hurt fund raising for the 1,000-mile race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse.
Anchorage's Zoe Hickel, 17, has been named to the 2009 USA women's under-18 hockey team, which will participate in a training camp Aug. 17-21 in Blaine, Minn.