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Warm weather turned the two-day Orville and Doris Lake Memorial sled-dog race into a single-day affair when officials on Sunday canceled the final heat because of 48-degree temperatures at the Tozier Track on Tudor Road.
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
They ran like ducks through slush, leaped over a downed tree, and skied on scary glare ice. But when they finished Alaska's first attempt at a winter triathlon, most of the racers said they had a blast.Lisa Demer
Holly Brooks of Anchorage captured her first national cross country ski championship Sunday by leading a podium sweep by the Alaska Pacific University women at the national championships in Rumford, Maine.Beth Bragg
The UAA women's basketball team set a team record for free-throw percentage and extended its winning streak to six games with Saturday's 78-59 road win over Montana State-Billings in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference game.
Lonnie Ridgeway scored 22 points and the UAA men's basketball team won its ninth straight game Saturday, beating host Northwest Nazarene 78-71 in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference game in Nampa, Idaho.
The Barrow girls basketball team dominated Nome in a 77-23 win in the championship game Saturday at the ACS Pepsi Invitational at Anchorage Christian.
Daryl Hollingsworth drove his 14-dog team to the first-day lead in the open class of the Orville and Doris Lake Memorial sled dog race at Tozier Track.
Kikkan Randall of Anchorage sits in 11th place through two of eight events in the annual Tour de Ski on the World Cup cross-country circuit.
Matt Friese and Jake Williams each scored two goals and the Alaska Avalanche beat Fairbanks 4-1 Saturday, in a North American Hockey League game in Fairbanks.