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Sports Thursday March 2nd

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UAA hockey's Mason Mitchell sets his sights on the NHL, UAA basketball prepares for the conference tournament, and high school hoops heats up for the postseason.

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UAA hockey's Mason Mitchell sets his sights on the NHL, UAA basketball prepares for the conference tournament, and high school hoops heats up for the postseason.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12450/6812963?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:28:22 +0000 Sports Thursday March 2nd UAA hockey's Mason Mitchell sets his sights on the NHL, UAA basketball prepares for the conference tournament, and high school hoops heats up for the postseason. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12450/6812963?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KTUU for mason mitchell. the seawolf forward annoucing....he has signed as an undrafted free agent the washington capitals. the 22-year-old from calgary alberta led uaa with 12 goals this season and 2 assists. mitchell will not be heading straight to the capitals, first going to hershey pennsylvania to join the clubs ahl affiliate. while the decision hasn't really hit mitchell yet... but he says it's the opportunity of a lifetime. "it was mainly my decision to leave, and it's a decision that's probably going to change my life for the better" "it's about being right and being ready. i think this is a good situation for him. it think this is a team that is ovbiously shooting for a stanley cup this year, and normally when teams go out and win stanley cups they have holes to fill as players move on." mitchell could hit the professional ice as soon as march 3, when the hershey bears face off against the syracuse crunch. for those who don't plan on playing professional hockey there is always the last frontier pond hockey classic. registration is open until sunday as this tournament is open for all ages. anyone can play with co-ed, women's, and elite divisions. organizers say they are still on the lookout for older players to fill out a 49ers division. the tournament is a fundraiser for the scotty gomez foundation, who began the pond hockey classic as a fun way to raise money. "one of my sponsors mike davenport suggested pond hockey tournament i went back east to minnesota for blaine, and my jaw just dropped when i saw 26 rinks on one lake. i went we need to bring this back to alaska." with march begining to take shape so does college basketball as both the g-nac mens and womens tournament is underway. the u-a-a men will play western oregon in the semi finals tomorrow. the wolves defeating montana state billings 71-62 tonight. the women will play seatlle pacific. falcons taking down northwest nazarrene 71-60. the u-a-a ladies have yet to lose to a division two opponent. speaking of postseason basketball ....the cook inlet conference releasing it region tournament brackets plus naming conference mvp's. east high's moses miller grabbing conference mvp along with his head coach jason jno-lewis winning c-i-c coach of the year. the thunderbirds are the two seed....dimond grabbing the regular season crown. the lynx's alissa pili wining the girl's conference mvp, and bartlett's clarence smith jr. winning coach of the year. the lady lynx winning the girls regular season. both tournaments begin on march 10th. the basketball season isn't the only sport wrapping up its regular season the seawolves gymnastics is holding its final duals on friday and saturday -- u-a-a will be hosting cen-ten- ary college, seawolves have winning four of the past five meetings against the cyclones. -- the green and gold have found success recently notching two of their seasons bet scores against sacramento state and uc davis. -- junior kendra daniels joining elite company as she is just the fifth gymnast in school history to reach a 9.9 with her beam routine against u-c davis.




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