Wednesday evening’s scheduled game between the Panners and the San Diego Waves was postponed to Thursday due to rain and lightning. It was the third consecutive game that Alaska has had to cancel.

UAF head hockey coach Erik Largen announced the first four signings of the 2021-2021 season on Tuesday. Payton Matsui, Matt McKim, Connor Mylymok and Nátán Vertes will be the newest members of the class of 2025.

The ‘Panners fell behind big early on and could never recover, resulting in a 12-5 loss to the Riptide at Growden Memorial Park Saturday night.

The International Yukon Quest Board of Directors in a joint press release with the state of Alaska announced on Friday that the Quest will not go between Fairbanks and Whitehorse in 2022.

Down a run in the bottom of the eighth, Ryan Pierce hit a go-ahead two-run home run to put the Goldpanners up on the OC Riptide, Alaska added another insurance run, and the Panners earned a 3-1 come-from-behind victory in their first game in Growden Park since 2019 Thursday evening.

The Panners started off as hot as they could in the Sunday game. With the bases loaded in the top of the first, Alton Gyselman was walked, scoring Elijah Davis and putting the Goldpanners up 1-0. 

All in all, it was a successful year for Fairbanks prep baseball. Monroe Catholic and North Pole both qualified for the DII state tournament w…