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.
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.