Bethel Warriors and Lady Warriors competed in their final games of the 2015-2016 season on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of ‘Bethel Warriors Basketball’ on Facebook)
The Bethel Regional High School varsity basketball squads wrapped up their seasons in Anchorage Saturday morning. Both teams played in the fourth place game, which serves as the State Tournament’s consolation championship.
The Lady Warriors took the floor in the gym at Service High School in Anchorage for an 8:00 a.m. tip-off against Grace Christian. Read more →
With opening-round loses on Thursday both of Bethel’s varsity basketball squads needed wins on Friday in the consolation bracket to keep their seasons alive. Read more →
Some Talk Line callers have faith that regulations and technology will keep the mine site from polluting the Kuskokwim River and it’s tributaries, others are not as optimistic. Photo courtesy of Ironchefbalara/Flickr Creative Commons.
This edition of Talk Line was focused on two main topics- the Donlin Gold project, and politics.
A number of calls and emails discussed those two topics, but others offered up information regarding upcoming musical events at the Cultural Center, a story is shared of a woman entering a private residence to steal and cook bear meat before leaving nonchalantly, and upcoming discounted rates at the pool.
Scammon Bay won their first State Championship in school history with Saturday’s win over Alak. (Photo courtesy of ASAA365.com)
The Scammon Bay Lady Eagles won the 2016 ASAA 1A State Basketball Tournament on Saturday afternoon with a win over Alak. Read more →
The 1-A State Basketball Tournament continues on Friday, and Championship Finals are slated for Saturday. Image courtesy of ASAA.org
Two girls basketball teams from the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta are just one win away from the State Championship game. Read more →
This year’s KYUK Spring Fundraiser runs from March 9th to March 28th, 2016.
The impetus for the Spring Fundraiser is the opportunity to give direct support to student programs, student programming and student services, including the Alexie Isaac Memorial Fund Scholarship, the Kuskokwim Learning Academy Program, the ONC Summer Employment Program, as well as broadcasts of high school athletics.
This year KYUK will have the Village Showdown, but this Spring’s competition will boil down to a raffle. Your favorite village can win a live broadcast of their high school basketball team next season.
- For every $5 you donate to KYUK you can enter the village high school basketball team of your choice into the raffle.
- Teams can be selected by address, or in the form when you pledge online.
- All pledges must be made by Monday, March 28th by 11:00 AM – following Yuk to Yuk.
- Winner will be picked Monday, March 28th at 12:20 PM- Following KYUK English news.
Additionally, supporters can give to KYUK through Pick.Click.Give. This year when you give through Pick.Click.Give you can win $1,000 for yourself and KYUK. To be eligible for the big drawing file for your Permanent Fund Dividend at pfd.alaska.gov and choose KYUK as your Pick.Click.Give recipient by March 31st.
If you already filed it’s not too late to enter the drawing, just go back to the PFD website and click the green button labeled “Add or Change My Pick. Click. Give. Donation.”
Given the fiscal crisis in the state, and decreased state funding to public media- individual giving has never been more important to KYUK.
You can give support to KYUK by clicking here, and Quyana for helping to sustain public media in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
With a win on Friday evening teams can clinch their berth to the 2016 State Tournament. A loss Friday sends teams into a 2nd/3rd place game on Saturday. The winner of that game is also guaranteed a spot in the State Tournament. (Photo courtesy of ASAA.org)
Both the boys and girls Bethel teams won their opening games at the Western Conference Basketball Tournament on Thursday in Anchorage at Dimond High School. The tournament serves as the qualifier for the 2016 3-A State Tournament. Two berths are given to the top two squads for both boys and girls competition. Read more →
Conference Tournaments give different amounts of berths to the 2016 State Tournament depending on the size of the schools in the tournament. (Image courtesy of ASAA365.com)
Basketball conference tournaments from around the state continue this week, and KYUK will be covering two tournaments this Thursday through Saturday: the 1A Coastal Conference Tournament in Bethel, and the 3A Western Conference Tournament in Anchorage. Read more →
Clevon Constantine of the Bethel Warriors. Photo by Dean Swope- KYUK.
The Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors varsity basketball team won two games by a total of 6 points this weekend in Kotzebue, while the boys team notched up wins for the final home games of the season.
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Tune in and call in to the “Calista Call-In” show on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Image courtesy of Calistacorp.com
This month’s Calista Call-In features a conversation about upcoming meetings, and an attempt to make voting easier for shareholders.