Sports

Seawolves coach Chris Green on Thursday announced the signings of five recruits, two from the junior college ranks and three from high school programs. Those newcomers join previously announced recruit Kara Viotto of Eagle River High for a six-woman recruiting class.Alaska Dispatch News
Dakota Underwood's grand slam for South highlighted opening day Wednesday at Albrecht Fields.Alaska Dispatch News
Zhara Laster, a 5-foot-9 junior college transfer, comes to UAA with a resume that touts her persistent defense.Alaska Dispatch News
Seawolves athletes own three marks that currently rank No. 1 in NCAA Division II, four marks that are automatic qualifiers to nationals and an additional 21 provisional qualifiers to nationals. Alaska Dispatch News
The Service boys piled up two shut outs in two days.Alaska Dispatch News
Eight Seawolves were named to the team Tuesday.Alaska Dispatch News
The annual games, which test strength, agility and grit, will take place through Saturday at the Alaska Airlines Center.Alaska Dispatch News
Mount Marathon women's record-holder Emelie Forsberg of Sweden underwent knee surgery in February and her boyfriend, men's record-holder Kilian Jornet of Spain, doesn't have the Fourth of July race on his schedule. Also, Soldotna's Allie Ostrander, runner-up in her senior-division debut last year in Seward, will likely have to choose between Mount Marathon and the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials.Doyle Woody
The Barrow Whalers sports program has had a busy winter of winning, and that could make a long-lasting difference in students' lives.Marc Lester
Heat and a slight headwind slowed racers in Monday's 120th Boston Marathon, where Anchorage's Jacob Kirk led the contingent of more than 50 Alaskans and Chelsea Ward-Waller topped Alaska's women.Doyle Woody