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Colin Flynn of Juneau-Douglas High was named the Gatorade Alaska Boys Soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday. Flynn, a 5-foot-11 senior midfielder, had 16 goals and nine assists in helping the Crimson Bears to an undefeated season through Monday.
Sisters Vonnie and Emily DesJarlais split six goals on senior night and Tricia Stonebreaker added the other two in a convincing 8-0 Service win over Bartlett on Tuesday in prep girls soccer.
The East Thunderbirds topped Service 2-1 in extra innings despite a combined no-hit effort from Cougars pitchers Tanner Hamilton and Ron Valdez.
Hans Deemer, fired unexpectedly last week by the Alaska Wild's then-owner David Weatherholt, was asked back late Friday afternoon following a transfer of ownership.Andrew Hinkelman
Record-setting Aussie point guard Luke Cooper bagged another accolade Sunday night when he was named UAA Athlete of the Year to cap a brilliant basketball career that saw him break just about every assist mark in school and conference history.Van Williams | Alaska Sports Hall of Fame
Tim Field and Andrew Yatchmenoff put on a duel in the one-foot high kick Saturday at the Native Youth Olympics reminiscent of Michael Jordan versus Dominique Wilkins in an NBA slam dunk contest in the 1980s. You know, if after each successful dunk they raised the rim.Andrew Hinkelman
The Heart Run -- the biggest footrace of the year and the one that kicks off Anchorage's running season -- is being postponed because of the big spring storm that is blanketing Anchorage in snow.
When Geneva Ratcliff learned that Palmer High wouldn't field a softball team this season, she opted for the next best thing.Ron Wilmot
The snowy weather this week illustrates perfectly why an artificial turf field is needed in Mat-Su -- much more so than in Anchorage.Ron Wilmot

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