If there's such a thing as sweeps week in heaven, it might be hard to beat today's blockbuster at an East Anchorage church. John Carpenter, a sportscaster at Channel 2 for the last 28 years and one of the city's most recognizable personalities, makes his official debut as associate pastor at Baxter Road Bible Church with a sermon today.
The Aces' losing streak Saturday night reached a season-high three hockey games -- or is that actually a season low? -- courtesy of a 4-1 loss to the Las Vegas Wranglers before an announced crowd of 4,837 at Orleans Arena in Sin City.Doyle Woody
Western Washington snapped UAA's 12-game winning streak -- perhaps knocking the 25th-ranked Seawolves out of the national rankings in the process -- by holding off a late comeback attempt in an 81-75 victory Saturday night in Bellingham, Wash.
Josh Gray racked 25 points and Tyler Rambo scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half as Christian Life Academy of Humble, Texas, beat host West 87-65 to take the title at the Alaska Airlines Classic boys basketball tournament Saturday.