Sports

The Nome Kennel Club held a two-day, 92-mile race last weekend. Five mushers participated.
Five teams of dogs and mushers braved stinging cold to make 46-mile runs on two consecutive days last weekend. The original plan was a race to Pilgrim Hot Springs and back but deteriorating trail...
Mushers are scheduled to hit the trail for the 49th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, March 7. For the first time ever, the 2021 Iditarod will not end in Nome, but instead will be an out and...
AT THE FINISH – Team 10, Mike Morgan and Chris Olds, relax after finishing the 2021 Iron Dog in third place.
Right before launching into the dark from Nome at the Iron Dog halfway point last week, Mike Morgan predicted the race was going to come down to favor those who were saving the equipment and avoiding...
SCRAMBLE – Nome and Unalakleet players tussle for the ball Friday in the Nome-Beltz Middle High School gym. The players are, from left to right, Victoria Fisher, Claire Fry, Markayla Katchatag, and Natallie Tobuk.
High school hoops returned to the region last weekend as Nome-Beltz and Unalakleet players met for the first school games since last March. A decision by the Bering Straits School District board two...
FIRST ARRIVALS – The first team to arrive in Nome was Team 21, the Hale brothers, on the right. But they weren’t leading the race because they had fewer layover hours than the other teams. The actual leaders of the race, Team 6, arrived shortly after the Hale brothers.
The Iron Dog snowmachine race’s Pro Class riders arrived in Nome just after 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon under ideal weather conditions. Within three hours the first ten teams rolled into town,...
The Nanook basketball teams lit up the gym Friday and Saturday evenings against some pretty sharp alumni teams. On Friday the Lady Nanooks defeated their big sisters 62 to 37 in a game that was more...
Stephanie Johnson runs her dog team, well-decked out with colorful blankets to protect against the cold.
The third mushing race of the season for the Nome Kennel Club ran on Saturday with windchill temperatures of -22°F and beautiful sunshine. The race course wound for 26 miles, going up over the...
What would a winter in Bush Alaska be like without basketball? With a little luck we won’t have to find out. The Nome Nanooks, both boys and girls teams, just finished their first week of practice....
The Nome Kennel Club hosted its second race of the season, a 20-miler, which started at the city’s snow dump and traveled east over the tundra. Three teams entered and finished the race. Weather and...
The Nome Kennel Club held its first race of 2021 on January 2. Pictured is second place winner Stephanie Johnson.
The Nome Kennel Club began the 2021 racing season with a 7-mile, 8-dog run on Saturday, Jan. 2. The skies were blue and the temperature a comfy 12°F. The start of the race was at Nome’s municipal...

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