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By Russell Stigall for Seward City News — Seward Sewahawk harriers met Monday for their first team run of the season. Around 30 youth attended this first practice. Freshmen to seasoned Seniors. Coach Dan Marshall roused them with an age-old truism – now is the time. Practice started August 1 and […]
Submitted by Devin Putney – The City Manager and Director of Parks and Recreation have recently decided to end the communities access to AVTEC’s gym and racquetball facilities. Children, community members, and TYC programs have benefited greatly from this facility during the winter months and rainy days since the early […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]
The City of Seward concluded that logic dictates our departure from the AVTEC Student Services Center. Parks and Recreation has notified AVTEC administration, and AVTEC has acknowledged our plan to leave the facility by August 1, 2016. The City will be seeking new, different facilities to offer continued recreation, including […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – There are differing opinions as to whether or not Seward residents will have access to the AVTEC gym facilities. The City of Seward says that in little more than two weeks time, August 1, Alaska Vocational Technical Center will close its recreational facilities to […]
I compiled some Mount Marathon Race footage shot by SCN into a video for fun and historical purposes. Some emphasis is on local Seward runners which will be a continuing theme that we improve upon for future MMR events. -Steve
By Spencer Burgin and Russell Stigall for SCN – Alaskans dominated this year’s Mount Marathon Race, as local runners swept all three events. There were a lot of similarities between this year’s 89th Mount Marathon race and the year prior: Fog rolling in over the mountains, downtown Seward being flooded […]
Link: See the the 2016 Mount Marathon Race results provided by Skinny Raven Sports
Christy Marvin won her second Mount Marathon Race with a time of 51:02. About two minutes later Norwegian pro runner Yngvild Kasperson captured second place followed by Seward local Denali Strabel. More pictures and videos to follow on SCN. Final race results can be found here.
David Norris, 25, broke the Mount Marathon Race men’s record. The Anchorage resident clocked an official time of 41:26, beating by over 20 seconds the fastest time of former record-holder Killian Jornet of Spain. The Junior race (half mountain) saw a repeat performance by last year’s winner, Luke Jager, of Anchorage. Time […]
LAST CALL FOR MT. MARATHON RACE VOLUNTEERS! It’s a great way to get involved in Seward’s most famous annual event…and you get a cool t-shirt as a souvenir! July 4th is less than a week away, and we still need volunteers to help with all three races: Junior’s (8:45 to 10:45 am), Men’s […]
See detailed event schedule here: Schedule 2016 PDF MMR 2016 Race Brochure PDF
DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy is pleased to announce the graduation of Curtis M. Berry of Moose Pass, AK. Berry graduated with a Bachelor of Sport Science degree in Sports Coaching from the Academy. The United States Sports Academy, “America’s Sport University ® ,” is an independent, nonprofit institution that […]
The Slip By Brook Wedin In dim lights that set a soft glow into the warmth of my one-man coffee shop, I sat and watched as rivers of rain raced down the window, blurring out the beautiful scene of mountains that begged to be explored. I have always loved exploring […]