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The Unalaska boys’ basketball team (6-0) has extended their undefeated streak to six games. This weekend they downed the visiting Petersburg Vikings twice.

On Friday night, the team scored 64 points to Petersburg’s 38 – including double digit contributions by senior John Voung. Saturday’s game was a lower scoring affair with the Raiders winning decisively 48-27.

On the girls’ side, the Raiders split the weekend with the Vikings. On Friday night, Unalaska narrowly pulled off the win 26-24.

Courtesy UCSD

The Unalaska basketball teams play their first home games of the 2017-2018 season this week.

Kent Russell has been coaching the boys' team for 6 years. KUCB sat down with him to discuss last season and what to expect from the program this year.

You can catch the boys' first home game Friday at 6:30 p.m. against defending 2A state champions Petersburg.

Courtesy Frank Kelty

The Unalaska boys' basketball team has won the Rally the Regions tournament for the second year in a row. In the championship game, the team scored 61 points edging out Unalakleet by 11. Over the course of the tournament, the Raiders also picked up wins against Cordova (68-51), Bristol Bay (71-42), and Hooper Bay.

The Unalaska girls’ basketball team also played in the championship game, but fell in a closely contested matchup with West JV, 36-44. The girls walked away from the tournament with wins over Chugiak JV (60-22), Bristol Bay (46-40), and Lumen Christi.


Nine Unalaska wrestlers are headed to state after the team took second place at this weekend's conference tournament.

The Raiders are sending five first-place qualifiers: John Esnardo, Dustin Ruckman, Alexander Esnardo Jr., Seth Henning, and Johnny Khongsuk.

Meanwhile, seven Unalaskans qualified with second-place finishes: Curtis Jeppesen, Blaine Henning, Landen Shaishnikoff, Chris Garcia, Talon Shaisnikoff, Quinnton Parker, and Matthew Faoasau.

Courtesy of Amber Hanson

The Unalaska Raiders have finished 4th at the state volleyball tournament.

The girls’ team battled back after losing their opening match against Petersburg in straight sets.

They defeated Bristol Bay and Su Valley to advance to the third round of the loser’s bracket.

But King Cove finally eliminated the Raiders Friday in a close 3-2 game.