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10pm sportscast Friday October 2nd

T-Birds come out of four-way tie as CIC champs

A wild final week of the regular season in high school football produced a four-way tie for the Cook Inlet Conference title, and a most unlikely league champion.

East vs Chugiak football

East, West prevail to lock up playoff bids

The East T-Birds took advantage of nine Chugiak turnovers and Johnny Afuvai scored a pair of rushing touchdowns as East dominated the Mustangs on Saturday afternoon, 32-7.

Knights pull away from Warriors, win fifth straight

Steven Bilafer scored two rushing touchdowns and Jordan Nero ran for 139 yards as Colony tripped up Wasilla, 28-7 on Friday night to end a two-game losing streak against the Warriors in the head to head series.

Bartlett vs Dimond 2

Golden Bears race past Lynx in 1 vs. 2 showdown

Ethan Falaniko rushed for five touchdowns as top ranked Bartlett kept up its scorching offensive pace in a 50-31 win over #2 Dimond on Saturday afternoon.

Stars extend winning streak with blowout win at Palmer

The Soldotna football team ran its state record winning streak to 34 in a row by hammering Palmer, 42-7 in the schools' first meeting as members of the Northern Lights Conference.

Golden Bears hammer Wolverines in Saturday football action

Bartlett collected its first win over South since 2005, 67-14 to highlight the week four Saturday high school football action in Alaska.  The Golden Bears improve to 3-1 overall, 2-1 in the Cook Inlet Conference.

10pm sportscast Friday September 4th

2nd ranked Mustangs edge #1 Eagles

Ben Stewart ran for three touchdowns and passed for another in the fourth quarter, lifting #2 Chugiak past #1 West, 28-21 in Friday night high school football action.  The victory puts the Mustangs at 3-0 in the Cook Inlet Conference, while the Eagles suffer their first loss of the season.

10pm sportscast Friday August 28th

#1 Eagles down #2 Lynx in week three showdown

The top ranked West Eagles held off second ranked Dimond, 18-13 on Friday night at Alumni Field, improving to 3 and 0 in the Alaska high school football season.  The Lynx drop to 2 and 1.