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Juneau-Douglas’ Chance Turinsky, left, drives past Homer’s Isaiah Nevak at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS won 4-3 in overtime. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Chance Turinsky, left, drives past Homer’s Isaiah Nevak at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS won 4-3 in overtime. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas players Jenae Pusich, left and Sadie Tuckwood, right, put the pressure on Kayhi’s Ashley Huffine in the first quarter Friday night at the Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium. JDHS won 50-35 over the Lady Kings. (Hall Anderson | Ketchikan Daily News)
Juneau-Douglas players Jenae Pusich, left and Sadie Tuckwood, right, put the pressure on Kayhi’s Ashley Huffine in the first quarter Friday night at the Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium. JDHS won 50-35 over the Lady Kings. (Hall Anderson | Ketchikan Daily News)
Senior Bill Bossse shoots to the goal during Juneau-Douglas High School hockey practice at Treadwell Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bosse, who broke his jaw in a game earlier this season, leads the team with 14 goals and eight assists. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Senior Bill Bossse shoots to the goal during Juneau-Douglas High School hockey practice at Treadwell Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bosse, who broke his jaw in a game earlier this season, leads the team with 14 goals and eight assists. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau Football’s Maikeli Tupou, left, Puna Toutaiolepo, center, and Caleb Traxler, right, tackle East’s Jason Jenn-Lundfelt at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. East won 40-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau Football’s Maikeli Tupou, left, Puna Toutaiolepo, center, and Caleb Traxler, right, tackle East’s Jason Jenn-Lundfelt at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. East won 40-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Three Juneau teens podium at Palmer ski races

Three Juneau teens made the podium of the Government Peak Cross-Country Ski Invitational on Saturday. The Juneau Nordic Ski Team sent just under 20 high… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas’ Israel Yadao, right, races Ketchikan’s James Nordlund down the court at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. JDHS won 75-67. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Israel Yadao, right, races Ketchikan’s James Nordlund down the court at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. JDHS won 75-67. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain’s Kamron Falls, right, is pressured by Colony’s Jeremiah Hersrud, left, and Colton Spencer at TMHS on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Colony won 46-27. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain’s Kamron Falls, right, is pressured by Colony’s Jeremiah Hersrud, left, and Colton Spencer at TMHS on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Colony won 46-27. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Cooper Kriegmont, left, attempts a steal against Colony’s Sullivan Menard at JDHS on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Colony won 66-40. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Cooper Kriegmont, left, attempts a steal against Colony’s Sullivan Menard at JDHS on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Colony won 66-40. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Israel Yadao, right, drives against Ketchikan’s Marcus Lee at JDHS during a conference win last February. Lee earned first team all-state honors last season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau-Douglas’ Israel Yadao, right, drives against Ketchikan’s Marcus Lee at JDHS during a conference win last February. Lee earned first team all-state honors last season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Half Pack’s Julia Frost, Justin Jarvis, Robert Schuler and Alicia Schuler won the first annual Reverse Coed Volleyball tournament Gold Division at Thunder Mountain High School on Saturday. Half Pack defeated Will Clark, 2-1, in the title game. (Courtesy Photo | Dave Pusich)
Half Pack’s Julia Frost, Justin Jarvis, Robert Schuler and Alicia Schuler won the first annual Reverse Coed Volleyball tournament Gold Division at Thunder Mountain High School on Saturday. Half Pack defeated Will Clark, 2-1, in the title game. (Courtesy Photo | Dave Pusich)
Bob Funk retells his story on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, of falling through thin ice while riding his bicycle on Mendenhall Lake near the face of the Mendenhall Glacier on Sunday. He was rescued by a skater who was carrying a throw rope. Funk said, “I went in and I think adrenaline took care of the first initial cold impact. I was busy working to get up on the ice and when I would it would break out from under me. I don’t know if I had enough in the tank to get myself out.” (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Bob Funk retells his story on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, of falling through thin ice while riding his bicycle on Mendenhall Lake near the face of the Mendenhall Glacier on Sunday. He was rescued by a skater who was carrying a throw rope. Funk said, “I went in and I think adrenaline took care of the first initial cold impact. I was busy working to get up on the ice and when I would it would break out from under me. I don’t know if I had enough in the tank to get myself out.” (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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The Juneau Ski Club’s FreeRide Team on the top of Eaglecrest on Saturday. Left to right: Eero Wooldord, McKenna McNutt, Sophia Caputo, Gabi Griggs, JoJo Griggs, Austin Smith. (Courtesy Photo | Randy Bates).
The Juneau Ski Club’s FreeRide Team on the top of Eaglecrest on Saturday. Left to right: Eero Wooldord, McKenna McNutt, Sophia Caputo, Gabi Griggs, JoJo Griggs, Austin Smith. (Courtesy Photo | Randy Bates).
Rob Cadmus drags his kite back to shore after kiteboarding in the Gastineau Channel on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Rob Cadmus drags his kite back to shore after kiteboarding in the Gastineau Channel on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)