Sports

UAA held Concordia to 18.8 percent shooting from the field.Stephan Wiebe
The championship game will be at 6 p.m. Saturday.Alaska Dispatch News
Another giant slalom race will be held Friday at Alyeska Ski Resort.Alaska Dispatch News

The East High Thunderbirds take on the Lathrop Malamutes in the Dimond Lady Lynx Shootout, at Dimond High in south Anchorage on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2106. The four-day tournament features high school basketball team from through out the state. 

Bob Hallinen
The sunflowers, the cellos, the monarch butterflies -- they're all coming back to Kincaid Park on Sunday for Ski for Women, Alaska's biggest costume party.Beth Bragg

The Ultimate Frisbee Friends, a Ski for Women team known for their elaborate, colorful costumes, gathered to patch up and organize some of the outfits they’ve worn over the last decade. For this year’s race, the group plans a retrospective collection.

Marc Lester
UAA, which opens a WCHA series Friday at Northern Michigan, is perched in precarious position for the league playoffs -- tied for seventh on a circuit where only the top eight teams qualify for the postseason.Doyle Woody
The ECHL suspended Alaska Aces winger Collin Valcourt for two games Thursday, and with winger Garet Hunt already serving a suspension, the club's addition of two forwards earlier this week was timely.Doyle Woody
With their margin for error in making the ECHL playoffs becoming increasingly smaller, the Alaska Aces solved Idaho goaltender Jack Campbell on Wednesday night in a 6-1 road win sparked by three-point performances from captain William Wrenn and Peter Sivak, and 24 saves from Troy Redmann.Doyle Woody
The 16-team tournament begins bracket play Thursday at Dimond High.Alaska Dispatch News