The clutch hitting that helped the Peninsula Oilers roll through their first three games at the National Baseball Congress World Series went missing Tuesday night. So did the Oilers' unbeaten status.
Matias Saari of Anchorage wrapped up the equivalent of three marathon races in three weekends by capturing Sunday's Yukon River Trail Marathon in Whitehorse, Yukon.
Beginning with Saturday's Alyeska Mountain Run and concluding with the Tram-to-Tram Fun Run on Sept. 18, runners of varying fitness levels can test their abilities in four races hosted by Alyeska Resort this fall.
Abbott-O-Rabbit scratched out just one hit and was undone by a big inning from Lewiston, Idaho, which beat the Alaskans 10-0 Tuesday night to eliminate them from the Little League Northwest Regional in San Bernardino, Calif.
South Post 4 scored in double digits Monday in Roseburg, Ore., but was eliminated from the American Legion Class A Northwest Regional baseball tournament with a 21-11 loss to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
Check out what the YMCA has roped Buddy Bailey into doing this week. Bailey, a familiar face around town both for his work as a furniture pitchman and his days as a basketball star, will rappel 130 feet down JL Tower with a broken hand -- his shooting hand, no less -- in a cast. Beth Bragg
As one of only four unbeaten teams remaining in the National Baseball Congress World Series, the Peninsula Oilers have prospered courtesy of all-around excellence.
Notices and listings of upcoming outdoors events
South High and Bartlett, two Cook Inlet Conference football teams coming off non-playoff seasons last year, are ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, among large schools in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network's preseason poll.