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Athletes from around the region are in town on Friday and Saturday for Bethel’s Wrestling Scramble at Gladys Jung and Bethel Regional High School.
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Athletes from around the region are in town on Friday and Saturday for Bethel’s Wrestling Scramble at Gladys Jung and Bethel Regional High School.

Austin Fitka.

Runners from across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta made a strong showing at the state’s cross country meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage this weekend. 

The Bethel Regional High School Cross Country team heads to the State Championships on September 30, 2017.
Courtesy of BRHS

This Saturday, Bethel Regional High School’s Cross Country team is headed to the State Championships in Anchorage. Races will kickoff between noon and 3:00 p.m. along a five kilometer trail at Bartlett High School. Qualifiers representing Bethel will be: Matthew Hunter, Nels Alexie-Leonard, Diesel Geerdts, Thomas Phelan, Hunter Crace, Lawrence Poe, and Ray Daniel.

Austin Fitka.

On Saturday, dozens of young athletes from across the Delta ran a brutal race through the sandpit off of Bethel's B.I.A. road. And while the middle school and high school students were technically competing against each other, the real enemy of the day was the course, which coaches described as a test of endurance. 


The pool at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Fitness Center in Bethel.
Dean Swope/KYUK

Bethel held its first-ever swim meet last weekend, and coach Mike Calvetti says that it was a resounding success.

Bethel Regional High School’s cross-country team won their meet on Saturday. Athletes ran a five-kilometer race through town and competed against teenagers from Chevak, Akiachak, Kwethluk and Scammon Bay.

Darren Lieb

Two Bethel High School wrestlers just missed earning top honors in a major national tournament this summer, but one has piqued the interest of a few college coaches.

Bethel Ninja Jumps To Next Round Of Primetime Competition

Jul 21, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

Bethel resident Nate DeHaan took the next logical step in becoming a ninja this week. On Monday, the local pilot and dog musher made it through a qualifying round of American Ninja Warrior, a popular fitness competition on NBC.


Bethel Resident Competes on American Ninja Warrior Tonight

Jul 17, 2017
NBC

Get ready to watch Bethel resident Nate DeHaan climb walls, poles, and rope swings tonight. DeHaan is competing on NBC's American Ninja Warrior, a popular competition and fitness challenge.

Darren Lieb

Two Bethel wrestlers are competing for their chance to earn All-American titles.

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