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News and community stories on the topic of sports. Sports coverage is occasionally provided by community members.

High School Basketball Player Receives Top Honors

Mar 17, 2016
Michelle Cochran

  A local high school basketball player has received one of the state's top sports honors. The Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches - or AABC - recently named Ben Enlow as the best player among the 20 teams in Unalaska's division.

Raider coach Kent Russell explained via phone from Anchorage Thursday morning how Enlow was selected as this year's MGJ Building Group/AABC 2A Boys Player of the Year.

KUCB is getting ready to bring you live basketball from the 2 A Regional Basketball Tournament in Bristol Bay.  If you want to follow along, you can find brackets and schedule here:

Pipa Escalante

The Glennallan Panthers visited Unalaska over the weekend, playing games Friday and Saturday evening against both the boys' and girls' Raider teams.

Friday games started with the boys' competition. The Raiders defeated the Panthers 59-29. On Saturday, the Raider boys had a tight 18-17 lead at half time; but they pulled away in the second half, winning with a comfortable lead 57-29.

Hearts Race At Valentine's Day Polar Bear Run

Feb 16, 2016
Chrissy Roes

The 2016 Unalaska Polar Bear Run fell on Valentine's Day this year and attracted over 50 participants. Runners started gathering around 12:30 pm at the starting line on Front Beach Road, warming up and conversing with fellow competitors.  Shortly after one, the race began and the runners took off on a 5-K course down Summer Bay Road. 

Lady Raiders Bring Home Title In Seldovia

Feb 15, 2016
Jennifer Tungul

The Lady Raiders traveled to the end of the Kenai Peninsula to play in the Seldovia Sea Otters Girls' Basketball Tournament this past weekend.

The Lady Raiders squared off first with Seldovia in Game 1 on Thursday night. The team didn’t disappoint, starting the game by rattling off ten straight points, displaying a good outside shooting performance against Seldovia's player-to-player pressure. The Lady Raiders led 30-15 going into half. A well-rounded surge of offense was lead by seniors Sue Yoon with 11 points and Alanna Kochuten with 10 points.  The final score was 48 to 34.

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