Beth Bragg is the sports editor for Anchorage Daily News.
Brad Lauwers of Dimond and Jeannie Hebert-Truax of Wasilla were selected to be head coaches at this year's prestigious McDonald's All-American high school all-star games.
Messing, from Girdwood, was named to Canada's Olympic figure skating team Sunday morning.
Alaska's Keegan Messing will learn Sunday if he makes Canada's Winter Olympics figure skating team.
Olympic hopeful Keegan Messing skated a clean program Friday to claim third place heading into Saturday's long program at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver.
Ryan Stassel wasn't able to clinch an Olympic spot Friday in Colorado, but he gets one more chance in California.
Girdwood's Keegan Messing is vying for a spot on Canada's figure skating team and Anchorage's Ryan Stassel is looking to make the American slopestyle team.
Caitlin Patterson won her fourth straight national championship and Reese Hanneman his second in Monday's classic sprint at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.
Jessie Diggins claimed third place and Sadie Bjornsen finished ninth in the overall standings, marking the first time the United States placed two skiers in the top 10 at the grueling stage race.
The headline from the Sports Illustrated story about the 1978 race series: “Land of the Ice-Cold Eyeballs.” The beer was ice-cold, too.
A two-time national sprint champion, Kornfield won his first distance crown by outsprinting a big lead pack in the final two kilometers.
The Dimond High grad sank all six of her shots behind the arc for the seventh-ranked Seawolves.