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What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
At game's end Friday night, after they secured a 4-0 road victory that dispatched the Idaho Steelheads from the ECHL's Kelly Cup playoffs in a hockey heartbeat, the Aces gathered round winning goaltender Gerald Coleman (28 saves), and gave him the usual congratulatory gloved taps to the helmet and stick taps to the pads.Doyle Woody
Alaska's tiniest schools will get a giant-sized state basketball tournament beginning in 2013.Beth Bragg
Granted, the Alaska Aces are merely three games into these playoffs, but the vibe already is beginning to get very 2009, and not just because the lads are mocking any pathetic hope your faithful typist harbored for a spring vacation.
The East and Chugiak softball teams didn't have to wait long to renew their growing rivalry this season.Jeremy Peters
South and Dimond scored a season's worth of goals in a single match Thursday, with South breaking a 4-4 tie with goals by Georgianna Hoss and Bailey Butcher to claim a 6-4 Cook Inlet Conference girls soccer victory at Dimond High.
Service and Wasilla battled to a scoreless tie in a nonconference boys soccer match Thursday at windy Begich Middle School.
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
Five helicopters buzzed the air around Mount McKinley on Tuesday, a sign of spring in Talkeetna as sure as blooming daffodils.Mike Campbell
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage