Basketball Free-Throw Competition



7th Annual Swoosh Contest - Sept 2016 - Jan 2017

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner Fred Tagarook, Jr. of Kaktovik! He won a trip for two to San Jose, CA, lodging and tickets to watch the 2017 NCAA Men's Western Region Basketball tournament March 23-25, 2017. 


 kaktovik swoosh grand prize winner


Swoosh Mini 

Kids age 2-6 also had fun participating in a dribble contest prior to the start of the regular Swoosh competition. First, second and third place winners received mini basketball/backboard sets.


First Place Winners (8 winners, 1 from each village)

Point Lay: Walter Kowunna

Point Hope: Dennis Frankson

Wainwright: Gene Aguvluk

Barrow: Jesse Vanilau

Atqasuk: Flora Bodfish

Nuiqsut: Evelyn Kallenbach

Anaktuvuk Pass: Kavik Ahgook

Kaktovik: Fred Tagarook, Jr.


Second Place (8 winners, 1 from each village)

Point Lay: Flora Hank

Point Hope: Darren Tooyak

Wainwright: Frances Nashookpuk


Atqasuk: Kevin Gunderson

Nuiqsut: Devin Kosbruk

Anaktuvuk Pass: Kristen Morry

Kaktovik: James Killbear, Jr. 


Disclaimer: Photos or video taken during Swoosh competitions may be used for marketing purposes.





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