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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. Beth Bragg
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.
In the biggest upset of the Great Northwest Conference women's basketball season, Saint Martin's thoroughly dominated 11th-ranked UAA in a 61-53 stunner Saturday night in Lacey, Wash.
In the frantic final 2 minutes, 27 seconds at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night, seemingly every advantage tilted toward No. 17-ranked Colorado College, which trailed UAA by one goal.Doyle Woody
Holly Brooks of Anchorage won her second straight SuperTour race Saturday, thumping the women's field by nearly a minute in a freestyle 10-kilometer nordic ski race in Lake Placid, N.Y.
The South girls and Chugiak boys cross country ski teams won Saturday's team titles at the West High Skiathlon at Kincaid Park.
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.
Andy Pearson provided a goal and an assist in the Alaska Avalanche's 5-2 win over Fairbanks on Saturday at the Palmer Ice Arena.
Jasmine Ashby led South with 10 points and the Wolverines defeated host Anchorage Christian 46-36 Saturday in a nonconference girls basketball game at ACS.