New Year’s Luminary Ski POSTPONED

January 1, 2014 9:06 am1 comment

Due to weather (as in wind, rain, and general grossness) the luminary ski scheduled for New Year’s Eve has been postponed to a later, undetermined date.

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5-5-5 Ski Challenge this Sunday

December 31, 2013 9:03 am0 comments

Seward Nordic Ski Club 5-5-5 Ski Challenge Trail River Campground Group Area January 5, 2014 Start time at the Gate, 11:00 am Finish at group area, 4:00 pm Awards at sunset This is not a race but a ski challenge. Participants should look at the event as a celebration of winter sunlight – being outside from sunrise to sunset, socializing and skiing. The event is for all types of skiers – skate, classic, no wax. Individuals and teams have 5 hours to ski and collect chips as they complete loops at Trail River Campground.  The challenge is to earn as […]

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Seward Nordic Ski Club’s New Year’s Eve Luminary Stroll

December 11, 2013 5:41 pm0 comments
Seward Nordic Ski Club’s New Year’s Eve Luminary Stroll

Seward Nordic Ski Club invites you to our 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Luminary Stroll. Ski – Walk – Snowshoe. Trails lit by candlelight! Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 6pm – 9pm at the Divide Ski Trails (Mile 11.6 Seward Highway) There is no cost. You should bring warm clothes; head lamp; warm boots, skis or snowshoes. Cocoa, cider and campfire provided! Parking is VERY limited so please carpool. A shuttle van to nearby overflow parking will be available. If you have any questions, call Ann at 224-5372. BUT! If conditions are poor, the event will be postponed. Check SCN and SNSC websites for […]

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Marathon Wrestling Club Sign-Ups January 14th

December 9, 2013 2:32 pm0 comments
Marathon Wrestling Club Sign-Ups January 14th

  Marathon Wrestling Club will be holding sign-up/registration from 4:30PM to 6:00PM on Tuesday, January 14th in the High School Wrestling Room.  Cost is $60.00 per child, ages 5 – 95.  For more information please call 422-7130.  Hope to see you there!

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SPRD Bulletin December 6

December 6, 2013 1:17 pm0 comments
SPRD Bulletin December 6

SPORTS & RECREATION PHONES AND INTERNET ARE DOWN DUE TO THE POWER OUTAGE ON FRI, NOV 22ND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CALL 362-4062 TO RESERVE A COURT TIME OR 224-4011 FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS OR FOR ANY OTHER INQUIRIES. Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 21st at Seward Senior Center. 1st seating – 9 10am. 2nd seating - 10:30 – 11:30am. Enjoy delicious homemade breakfast with the big guy! Complimentary pictures with Santa, candy canes and holiday plush toys for the kids. Children under 9 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees require a ticket. Adults $9.00 Children $7.00. Limited seating! Please purchase tickets by 5:00pm December 20th. […]

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SPRD Bulletin November 26

November 27, 2013 8:05 am0 comments

SPRD Bulletin…   SPORTS & RECREATION PHONES AND INTERNET ARE DOWN DUE TO THE POWER OUTAGE ON FRI, NOV 22ND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CALL 362-4062 TO RESERVE A RACQUETBALL COURT TIME OR 224-4011 FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS OR ANY OTHER INQUIRIES. Zombie Apocalypse hazard mitigation planning was a huge success!  20 Middle and High School Students attended the Rec Room on Wed, Nov 20th at 3pm where they enjoyed a free Ice Cream party and planning meeting for the Zombie Apocalypse 2014 event. They were invited to narrow and define the event focus, create ideas and share horror stories of their own Zombie encounters. […]

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Seahawk Waxathon this Weekend

November 14, 2013 11:34 am2 comments

SEAHAWK WAXATHON THIS WEEKEND! Get those Skinny Nordic Skis Waxed! The SeaHawks will be waxing SKATE and CLASSIC skis (remember, those fish scale skis need wax on the tip and tails too!) Bring your skis to the SKI SHED at the High School Friday Nov 15         4:00 – 5:30 Saturday Nov 16    8am to 11am We’ll wax ‘em and get ‘em right back to you! Cost Skate   $15 Polished Glide   $25  + Hot Wax Scrape (removes dust) Classic (Including ‘No Wax’)   $10 Glide   $15  Hot Wax Scrape If you have questions or can not bring the skis at the time slots […]

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Seward Athlete Honored as Part of the NEWMAC Volleyball All-Academic team

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Seward Athlete Honored as Part of the  NEWMAC Volleyball All-Academic team

Holly Ganser, a Senior volleyball player at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Seward High School graduate was named as part of the NEWMAC (New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference)Volleyball All-Academic team.To be honored,students must achieve the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2013 spring semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.  Congratulations to Holly!  

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Swim Club Start Up A Fun Time

November 13, 2013 9:53 am0 comments
Swim Club Start Up A Fun Time

Swimmers started their season with the Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) with a fun filled day at the pool. Head coach Matt Hershock with assistant coaches Emilee Sawyer and Katie Cornwell started the day with a review of the swimmers code of conduct. A document that all swimmers and parents read and sign stating that they will be kind, courteous and good sports with others and especially their team mates. Then, it was swim, swim, swim. The Seward Tsunami’s head coach Matt Hershock begins his eighth season with the club. He has seen many of his swimmers start out as […]

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Seward Tsunami Swim Club starts today

November 11, 2013 10:32 am0 comments
Seward Tsunami Swim Club starts today

Today, November 11, 2013, is the first day of the Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) swimming. SEWARD TSUNAMI SWIM CLUB (STSC) is a developmental and competitive swim team that provides a supervised aquatics program for Seward area youth ages 5-18. STSC is a member of Alaska Swimming, Inc., Alaska committee of United States Swimming (USS), which in turn is the national governing body for the sport and the organization which registers and insures athletes, sanctions events, and conducts competitions and development programs. STSC is a non-profit organization, tax-exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the IRS code. Swimmers (40+ swimmers […]

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Seward Nordic Ski Club Membership Social Tonight!

November 9, 2013 10:42 am0 comments

Don’t forget, don’t miss…. Seward Nordic Ski Club’s annual Membership Social is tonight! Seward Brewing Company 7 – 10pm   Renew your membership, catch up with fellow skiers, and enjoy local band Blackwater Railroad Company.  Finger food provided, beverages available for purchase. Lots of great silent auction items including Niebrugge Images’ Resurrection Aurora metal print, Judy Ohdner’s Dessert-a-Month, a backpack from REI and much more. Hope to see you!

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Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

November 3, 2013 7:59 pm0 comments

Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser Dessert Silent Auction Friday, November 8th at the Volleyball Region Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School   Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts!  Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm.  Anyone wishing to donate a dessert for the auction, please contact Kim Reierson at 224-3351 week days, 224-3228 evenings/weekends or at skiprei@gci.net.

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Tsunami Swim Club Fun Swim/Try Outs & Informational Meeting November 3

October 31, 2013 10:16 am0 comments
Tsunami Swim Club Fun Swim/Try Outs & Informational Meeting November 3
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Seward Nordic Ski Club’s Upcoming Events

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WHAT IF ALL THIS RAIN WAS SNOW? There’d be around FOUR FEET of fluffy white stuff and lots of happy skiers around town!  Oh well.   For now, come join the Seward Nordic Ski Club for our: ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th, 7 – 10PM SEWARD BREWING COMPANY featuring BLACKWATER RAILROAD COMPANY Renew your membership, socialize with ski buddies, and kick your heels up to live music.  The restaurant is closed, but Seward Brewing’s fine beverages will be available for purchase and finger food will be provided.  Bid on great items at the silent auction.  If you’re new to […]

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SPRD Bulletin October 11

October 12, 2013 9:04 amComments Off

TYC Happenings 224-5472; mwilkins@cityofseward.net TYC’s School’s Out Day Camps & Vacation Break Camps: Join us for days filled with arts & crafts, baking, outdoor adventures, cooperative games & team building, movies & popcorn, music & dancing, science experiments and more! Camps run 7:45am-5:30pm daily. Campers need to bring a lunch, morning and afternoon snacks or money for the Snack Shack. Get the best rate with early registration (three weeks before camp). Space is limited. School’s Out Day Camps are on the following dates: 10/18, 10/24, 10/25, 12/20, 1/20, 2/6, 2/7, 3/7 and 4/18. Early Bird rate is $15 (3 weeks prior to camp)/Regular […]

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SPRD Bulletin September 27

September 27, 2013 1:49 pmComments Off

Sports & Recreation New bleachers will be installed in the AVTEC gymnasium beginning October 7th.  The gymnasium is expected to remain open during the construction. The Seahawk Spirit Scamper was a huge success.  Participants and volunteers seemed to have a great time and SPRD was happy to help support the Seward Seahawks!   We hope this is a new tradition that will continue for many years to come. The deadline for adult basketball is Tuesday, October 1st so get your registrations in soon!  We are also looking for referees for the basketball league.  Training will be provided and officials are paid. Call […]

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Hawk Walk becomes a color run!

September 7, 2013 6:28 pm2 comments
Hawk Walk becomes a color run!

By Heidi Zemach for SCN In an attempt to re-invigorate school spirit and sports fundraising, Sami King, the Seward High School Athletics Director has decided to adopt a cool new twist on an old tradition. This year’s Hawk Walk will be a Color Run, and its new name is the “Seahawk Spirit Scamper.” If you haven’t yet heard of the Color Run—it’s a celebratory race event where thousands of participants run to celebrate health and fitness, and to raise money for various charities. Participants get extremely happy passing through sprays of cornstarch-based paint colors. They end up totally covered in […]

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Racquetball League & BBQ Volleyball League Begin Soon

September 6, 2013 3:32 pmComments Off
Racquetball League & BBQ Volleyball League Begin Soon

Racquetball League begins on October 14 and runs through December 2. Find the registration form here: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/1747   BBQ Volleyball League begins on October 14 and runs through December 2. Find the registration form here: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/1746   Please contact SPRD for more information at 224-4011  

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Hometown Football Game Saturday, August 31st at 2pm!

August 30, 2013 10:44 amComments Off
Hometown Football Game Saturday, August 31st at 2pm!

Come out and support our Seward Seahawk Football team this Saturday at 2pm! There are only 3 more home games this season. Seahawk Football Schedule 2013 August 31 V. Eielson (HOME) September 7 @ Nikiski September 14 @ Voznasinka September 21 V. Valdez (HOME) September 27 V. Barrow (HOME, Homecoming)

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Fall 2013 High School Pool Schedule

August 28, 2013 9:07 am3 comments

SEWARD HS POOL SCHEDULE AUG 19 – DEC 22 2013 OPEN SWIM M, W, F                6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun  (starting Nov 3)      4:00 – 5:20 LAP SWIM M, W , F               6:30 – 8:00 am                             5:00 – 6:30 pm T & Th               11:00 – 12:30 Sun  (starting  Nov 3)   5:30 – 7 pm Parent & Tot Swim T & Th               11:00 – 12:30 WATER EXERCISE   T & TH   6 – 7 pm   Oct 1 – Nov 21. See what 8 weeks of water exercise will do for you! Fee: regular admission . Childrens  Swim Lessons   T & Th   […]

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Seward Silver Salmon Derby final standings

August 21, 2013 10:08 amComments Off
Seward Silver Salmon Derby final standings

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release As the Seward Silver Salmon Derby came to an end on Sunday August 18th, eager anglers  gathered at the Breeze Inn Lobby for the 58th Annual Seward Silver Salmon Derby Awards. Rich Taro from Anchorage, AK was fishing on the Florette C when he reeled up the 3rd largest fish to be recorded and turned in during the Seward Silver Salmon Derby. His 21.25 lb Silver salmon took first place in the derby earning him $10,000! 2013’s numbers reflect not only more visitors but bigger fish than the last 2 years. A whopping 21,000 […]

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Soccer League wraps up season

August 19, 2013 10:11 amComments Off
Soccer League wraps up season

  Press Release from Seward Parks & Recreation  The Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League wrapped up the season on Wednesday.  Over 80 kids, ages 3-13, participated in the soccer league this summer.  They enjoyed playing on gorgeous summer evenings and learning all about soccer while having fun.  On Wednesday, the teams showed off their new skills and everyone celebrated a successful season with a BBQ.  Thank you to the coaches who donated their time to teach these kids new skills while sharing the joy of soccer.  Jamie Fredrickson, Sean Williams, Kipp Dixon, Myla Liljemark, Amanda Adams, Stephanie Wright, Maria Jackson, […]

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Seward Subway swim camp final day

August 16, 2013 1:37 pmComments Off
Seward Subway swim camp final day

Today is the last day of our 2nd annual Seward Subway Swim Camp.  Forty-three swimmers attended swim camp this week, and along with our local Seward swimmers, had swimmers from Homer, Kenai, Kodiak, King Salmon and Anchorage. We want to thank our sponsors Seward Subway, Hertz of Seward, and all of the parent volunteers that made this year’s camp the best yet.  Thank you to our coaches from the University of Wyoming;  Head coach Manny Noguchi and his assistant coaches Sam King and Matt Leach for conducting a professional and positive swim camp for all levels of our swimmers. Thanks […]

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Silver Salmon Derby Update

August 15, 2013 3:01 pmComments Off

Press Release from the Seward Chamber of Commerce As The 58th Seward Silver Salmon Derby passes the halfway mark, the average Silver salmon being weighed is 9.5 lbs. The weather broke Tuesday night and has been faring well for all of the anglers. Reports from happy anglers include excellent fishing weather and plenty of nice fat, feisty Silvers. Top 10 standings as of 8/15/2013: Don Childs of Wasilla, AK caught his 17.13 lb Coho at Thumb Cove on Monday.  In second place is Steve Anderson from Anchorage, AK with a 16.92 pounder caught on Wednesday at Caines Head.  Third place currently goes to Richard Jensen from […]

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