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Close race shapes up in Iron Dog

...layover at Galena, which is 98 miles from Kaltag.Sitting pole position in this group is Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage, the two-time defending champions. McKenna and VanMeter, who has five total titles, arrived in Galena...
Iron Dog reaches Nome

...Scott Davis of Soldotna, the seven-time champion who scratched in Galena on Tuesday due to mechanical problems.Marc McKenna of Anchorage and Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof, a five-time champ, got into Nome in fourth place at 5:20 p.m. The...
Area riders VanMeter, Davis chase Iron Dog leaders

...with Davis holding four medals and Simons two.The second squad into Unalakleet was Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage. They arrived 16 minutes after Davis and Simons.VanMeter, who holds five titles, is seeking a third...
First Iron Dog team reaches Nome

The first team of snowmobile racers has reached Nome in the 2,000-mile Iron Dog race.Marc McKenna and Kasilof's Dusty Van Meter arrived Tuesday afternoon. For being the first to reach the race's halfway point, they pocket...
2012 Iron Dog is under way

...Peninsula has two representatives in the Pro Class. Kasilof's Dusty Van Meter, a three-time winner, is racing with Marc McKenna of Anchorage. The duo was in third as of Sunday night, taking a layover in McGrath. Soldotna's Scott Davis, the...
Iron Dog racers roar toward Nome

...the 2,031-mile snowmachine race across Alaska neared its halfway point in Nome.Kasilof's Dusty VanMeter and Marc McKenna of Anchorage, the defending champions, were in fourth place Monday night. They were taking their eight-hour layover...
Sports Brief

...Davis, of Soldotna, and Todd Palin, of Wasilla, made it to Nome in 23:47.07 and were followed by Eric Quam and Marc McKenna, who made it in 23:57.33; Shane Barber and Evan Booth, who needed 25:27.57 to reach Nome; Matthew Spernak...
McKenna, VanMeter stay in good position in Iron Dog

...were the first team into Kaltag, where they declared their 10-hour layover. They got to Kaltag at 3:38 p.m.Marc McKenna, of Anchorage, and Dusty VanMeter, of Kasilof, led the field into Unalakleet, but they decided to take their layover...
Team Davis hits Galena in 2nd

...event. Both of the top two teams took a layover there. Also from the Kenai Peninsula, Dusty Van Meter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage are sitting in ninth place. They were taking a layover in Ruby, which is 596 miles into the race. The...
Sports Briefs

...state, begins Thursday in Homer. Iron Dog racers rest in Nome, facing snow The team of Dusty Van Meter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage had the lead in the Iron Dog as 15 of the remaining 18 teams rested in Nome on Wednesday. Van Meter...


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