Sports

The Lightning picked Kris Oldham in the sixth round Saturday, two days after the goaltender's 18th birthday.Beth Bragg
The Bucs are 3-1 against the Pilots this summer.Alaska Dispatch News

Powerlifter, heavy metal band member and US Postal Service worker Mark Eppihimer and his wife Sarah Eppihimer and their daughter Hilda Eppihimer.

 

Bob Hallinen
Mark Eppihimer is a family man, a powerlifter, a death-metal bass player, a Special Olympics coach, a mailman and a strongman -- luckily, there's plenty of him to go around. He'll be competing in Saturday’s Scottish Highland Games at the Alaska State Fairgrounds.Beth Bragg
A hundred Alaska bagpipers will take part in the Highland Games this weekend, with contests in Anchorage and at the Alaska State Fairgrounds -- a taste of what we can expect in 2016 when Alaska hosts the World Highland Games Championships.Mike Dunham
Glacier Pilots use late rally to earn league win while Bucs fall in nonleague contest. Alaska Dispatch News

The Chugiak Chinooks played the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Wednesday at Loretta French Field.

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Billy Orth got the win for Dimond, striking out six in six innings.Alaska Dispatch News
The Chinooks scored the game's only run with a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.Alaska Dispatch News
Dominique Brooks joins a UAA team that returns a solid core of players from last season's 29-2 team.Beth Bragg