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Bethel Regional High School wrestler Hayden Lieb pins an opponent during a tournament in 2016.
Bethel Regional High School

Bethel Regional High School wrestlers placed third at the Battle in the Interior Tournament in Fairbanks this weekend. Nine teams competed over two days.

Bethel Wrestlers Pin It

Oct 17, 2017
Courtesy of Regina Lieb

It was a wrestling weekend in Bethel, with students competing from both the YK Delta and the Nome area. Over 700 matches took place between the Gladys Jung Elementary gym and the Bethel Regional High School Warrior Dome during the 2017 Bethel Scramble.

Athletes from around the region are in town on Friday and Saturday for Bethel’s Wrestling Scramble at Gladys Jung and Bethel Regional High School.
Dean Swope / KYUK

Athletes from around the region are in town on Friday and Saturday for Bethel’s Wrestling Scramble at Gladys Jung and Bethel Regional High School.

Austin Fitka.

Runners from across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta made a strong showing at the state’s cross country meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage this weekend. 

The Bethel Regional High School Cross Country team heads to the State Championships on September 30, 2017.
Courtesy of BRHS

This Saturday, Bethel Regional High School’s Cross Country team is headed to the State Championships in Anchorage. Races will kickoff between noon and 3:00 p.m. along a five kilometer trail at Bartlett High School. Qualifiers representing Bethel will be: Matthew Hunter, Nels Alexie-Leonard, Diesel Geerdts, Thomas Phelan, Hunter Crace, Lawrence Poe, and Ray Daniel.

Young Delta Athletes Compete In Grueling Bethel Pit Race

Sep 18, 2017
Austin Fitka.

On Saturday, dozens of young athletes from across the Delta ran a brutal race through the sandpit off of Bethel's B.I.A. road. And while the middle school and high school students were technically competing against each other, the real enemy of the day was the course, which coaches described as a test of endurance. 


Bethel Holds First-Ever Swim Meet

Sep 13, 2017
The pool at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Fitness Center in Bethel.
Dean Swope/KYUK

Bethel held its first-ever swim meet last weekend, and coach Mike Calvetti says that it was a resounding success.

Bethel High School Team Wins Cross-Country Meet

Sep 13, 2017

Bethel Regional High School’s cross-country team won their meet on Saturday. Athletes ran a five-kilometer race through town and competed against teenagers from Chevak, Akiachak, Kwethluk and Scammon Bay.

Darren Lieb

Two Bethel High School wrestlers just missed earning top honors in a major national tournament this summer, but one has piqued the interest of a few college coaches.

Bethel Ninja Jumps To Next Round Of Primetime Competition

Jul 21, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

Bethel resident Nate DeHaan took the next logical step in becoming a ninja this week. On Monday, the local pilot and dog musher made it through a qualifying round of American Ninja Warrior, a popular fitness competition on NBC.


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