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HERE’S TWO – Nome’s Daynon Medlin gets off a shot against Unalakleet on Thursday night, at the Subway  Showdown basketball tournament hosted by Nome.
The 2019 edition of the annual Subway Showdown basketball tournament included four teams so close in ability that the games were all hard fought, often going down to the final buzzer. Traveling to...
The annual Christmas alumni basketball tournament gave Nome-Beltz graduates a chance to school the young’uns, the pups, on how it’s done. Friday and Saturday games in the Nanook gym showcased the...
STATE CHAMPION— Nome Nanook Starr Erikson was crowned State Champion in the 112-pound class at last week’s Alaska Wrestling State Championships held at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.
Starr Erikson took the top spot on the podium in the 112-pound category at the Alaska State Championships held in Anchorage on Dec. 14-15. Erikson won the final match in a fall at 1 minute and 55...
BRING IT DOWN - Landon Nassuk, left; Gabe Tran, center, and Rohn Peacock show the hustle they played with throughout every game as the bring the ball down court.
Last weekend’s Bering Sea Storm basketball tournament in Nome brought eleven teams of third- through sixth- graders together in the Nanook gym for basketball so intense that the energizer bunny would...
SNOW REMOVAL—Kurt Nattanguk, age 9, does his part to keep the Nome ice rink in top condition while skating Friday afternoon.
It’s the time of year for ice skating and Nome’s ice rink is ready for skaters. The full-size hockey rink has lighting and a warming hut to chase away the chills. “We’re running a little bit late...
Amber Gray hits against Monroe Catholic’s Tia Campanelli and Kaleigh DeLeon.
The Lady Nanooks volleyball team wound up the season last weekend at the 3A state tournament in Anchorage. In their first match the regional champs fell to Monroe Catholic by scores of 25-17, 25-22,...
WHITE MOUNTAIN CHEER—White Mountain's cheer squad shows their big smiles. WMO cheerleaders are Alicia Joe, Angelicia Titus, Naomi Oxereok, Caitlyn Lincoln, Lori Nassuk and Lana Ashenfelter.
The BSSD Annual Wrestling/Cheerleading Tournament has been held for 37 years. There has been an ebb and flow to the number of wrestlers as programs rise and fall but in the last several years there...
REGIONAL CHAMPIONS – The Lady Nanooks are the champs and soon will be off to Anchorage for the 3A State Tournament.
The Lady Nanooks took the championship title in the Western Conference Volleyball Tournament over the weekend and will head to the State 3A Tournament in Anchorage. They got an early Halloween fright...
The Nome Beltz MS and HS wrestling team poses proudly with Coach Cross and Coach McGuffey after the 2018 Kotzebue  Bush Brawl. Nome was well represented at the Kotzebue Bush Brawl with a total of 52 wrestler.  Go Nanooks! Photo courtesy Julie Fabignon-Cross.
Kotzebue’s Bush Brawl is one of the premier wrestling competitions and the Nanook wrestlers put in a good showing there last weekend, taking eleven individual titles. Winning individual championships...
TECHNICAL  MOVE – Nanook Ben Cross, top, downed team mate Tobin Hobbs in the championship match by a fall.
Wrestling fans got plenty of action on Friday and Saturday in the Nome-Beltz gym as wrestlers from around the region went to the mat to prove their strength, endurance and technique. Teams came from...

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