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Tuesday Sports April 11

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Tuesday Sports April 11
Kari Bustamante has the ASAA 2017 Hall of Fame Class and more

Test of time... today as-double-a announces its hall of fame class of 2017 --nominees become eligable 5 years after graduation or contribution...and to qualify as an athlete you must boast at least 2 varsity letters... --the athletes entering this year include beth ladd...brad oleson....dwyane jones....and jody hensen reding... --the coaches, bob durado...dave cloud....earle walker...george houston...and phil jordan.... --and the adiminstrator, dr teresa johnson, as well as sponsor ravn alaska the induction ceremony will take place sunday may 7th....4pm at the lakefront anchorage hotel.... --speaking of high school sports...soccer has been on hold in anchorage...as snow still remains on the field... --while initially no snow clearing was allowed to protect the turf, the asd is giving 3 schools the ok... --service...chugak..

.and east will all have asd maitenance crews on site so teams, as well as the public, can safely clear the fields of snow --all events will be held from 3 until 7pm tomorrow --its important for maintaining the fields as well as the track, that only plasic shovels be used...no metal shovels, snowblowers or mechanical devices will be allowed from the snow to the ice...the stanley cup playoffs are one day away... --16 teams in the hunt for the cup....with 5 of the 8 series starting tomorrow... --the puck drops between the rangers and canadiens, bruins and senators, blue jackets and penguins....the blues and wild...plus the sharks and oilers --a couple streaks teams look to break this year.... colombus has never won a playoff round...the caps have never advanced past the second in the ovechkin era...and the preds havent made it past the second round either.... and finally...if you've ever wanted to experience the iditarod as more of a vacation and less of a grueling battle for survival...there's a race for that.... --its called the fjallraven polar ...inspired by the last great race, its a 186 mile course from norway to sweden... --the 20th running of the race began last tuesday with mushers from 12 countries and more than 200 sled dogs competiting --this race advertises itself for ordinary people...as you earn a spot in fjallraven polar by fan voting...as well as a panel of judges picking who gets to participate.... --the concept was dreampt up by musher kenth fjellborg, who wanted to share the experience he had running the iditarod with those who didn't have his skill... in

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