Starting line at the 2017 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race, on the sea ice in front of Nome, Alaska.

This year’s Nome-Golovin 200-mile snowmachine race has officially been cancelled. Following a couple attempts to reschedule the event after a weather delay two weeks ago [March 14th], race staff made the announcement to cancel on Saturday. In Saturday’s announcement, a reason was not given for why Nome’s annual snowmachine race won’t take place this year.…

Read More

Both Nome varsity basketball teams went to Kotzebue this past weekend for the Husky shootout, each returning with a 1-2 record and an all-tournament player. The Nome boys defeated Kotzebue while losing to Nikiski and Homer. The Lady Nanooks defeated Homer 50-32 while losing to Kotzebue and Nikiski. The Nome girls’ lone win came in…

Read More
Nome Beltz High School "den of the mighty nanooks"

The Nome Nanook basketball teams were in Seward this past weekend for a pair of games against the Seward Seahawks. The double-header saw the Nome girls leave undefeated and the boys’ team go home winless. The Lady Nanooks took home a pair of double-digit wins, 59-32 and 53-27. The boys did not fare as well,…

Read More