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Vets make sure the race runs smoothly

Vets make sure the race runs smoothly

By NICOLE SMART, staff writer Dogs need love too. And that includes the dogs coming into the Galena checkpoint during this year’s Iditarod. “I like to see athletic dogs.” said…

Student volunteers dig in, help out at checkpoint

Student volunteers dig in, help out at checkpoint

By CEDRIC TALL, staff writer Galena high school students volunteered to help around at the Iditarod checkpoint on the GILA campus near the cosmetology building during the race last week…

Hockey rink being built in back of SHS

Hockey rink being built in back of SHS

By KAITY ALBERT, staff writer A hockey rink is under construction behind the SHS elementary wing being built by Galena resident Martin Hornfischer. Mr. Hornfischer is building an ice rink…

Galena girls go into overtime, beat visiting Monroe

Galena girls go into overtime, beat visiting Monroe

By NICOLE SMART, staff writer The Galena Lady Hawks beat the Monroe Lady Rams on Friday and Saturday night (Feb. 6 and 7) in the SHS gym. On Friday night,…

Valdez defense overwhelms Lady Hawks

Valdez defense overwhelms Lady Hawks

By DOROTHY WILLIAMS, staff writer Good defense by the Valdez Lady Buccaneers led the visiting team to win against the Galena Lady Hawks at home in the Sidney C. Huntington…

Galena girls split series with Nome on Friday

Galena girls split series with Nome on Friday

The Galena Lady Hawks beat the visiting Nome Lady Nanooks 57-27, but the Lady Hawks junior varsity team fought a hard physical contest and lost to the Nome counterparts 30-39.…

Kaleb Korta honored as candidate for Alaska athlete of the year

Kaleb Korta honored as candidate for Alaska athlete of the year

Galena cross-country runner Kaleb Korta has been honored as a candidate for Gatorade’s 2015 student athlete of the year for Alaska, according to a recent article in USA Today online.…

Cross-country ski season set to begin

Cross-country ski season set to begin

By SARAH BROWN, staff writer Galena high school and junior high students will be able to start skiing starting at the end of the month. The date that Galena cross-country…

Galena boys, girls demolish visiting Delta Huskies

Galena boys, girls demolish visiting Delta Huskies

By NICOLE SMART and DONAL SPIGHT, staff writers Both the Galena boys and girls team won all four games against the Delta Huskies on Jan. 9-10 in the SHS gym.…

Galena wrestlers win division for the first time in school history

Galena wrestlers win division for the first time in school history

The Galena Hawks wrestlers dominated the Denali Conference regional tournament, becoming regional champs for the first time in school history. Galena coach Ben Blasco was named 2014 Coach of the…