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Thunder Mountain’s Bryson Echiverri, left, and Puna Toutaiolepo, center, strip the ball from Juneau-Douglas’ Krishant Samtani at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Thunder Mountain won 67-63. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain’s Bryson Echiverri, left, and Puna Toutaiolepo, center, strip the ball from Juneau-Douglas’ Krishant Samtani at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Thunder Mountain won 67-63. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Crosstown rivals clash for first time of the year

Juneau-Douglas entertains Thunder Mountain for homecoming

Merry Ellefson, center, runs with her son, Arne Ellefson-Carnes, right, and co-coach Tristan Knutson-Lombardo during Juneau-Douglas High School cross country practice on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Merry Ellefson, center, runs with her son, Arne Ellefson-Carnes, right, and co-coach Tristan Knutson-Lombardo during Juneau-Douglas High School cross country practice on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A group of runners participate in a mountain run during the 2018 Lynn Canal Running Camp. (Courtesy Photo | Jesse Miller)

Running camp registration opens next week

Juneau Trail and Road Runners potluck on Saturday

A group of runners participate in a mountain run during the 2018 Lynn Canal Running Camp. (Courtesy Photo | Jesse Miller)
The Flume trailhead in December 2018. (Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire)

Flume trail to close for summer

The trail will be closed for six months.

The Flume trailhead in December 2018. (Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Monstarz: Nani Weimer, Taylor Larson, LeRoya Simmons, Danielle Larson, Joy Ribao, Mary Berry, Mariah Martin, Maria Weyhrauch, Krystle DeWitt Castro, Kendri Cesar. (Courtesy Photo | Taylor Larson)

Juneau women second at Edgecumbe Invite

Adult basketball action in Sitka.

The Juneau Monstarz: Nani Weimer, Taylor Larson, LeRoya Simmons, Danielle Larson, Joy Ribao, Mary Berry, Mariah Martin, Maria Weyhrauch, Krystle DeWitt Castro, Kendri Cesar. (Courtesy Photo | Taylor Larson)

Player of the Week: Greyson Liebelt

Who says defensemen don’t score?

Girls on the Run participant Anjali Padhi soars around the track during a 5-kilometer run in the Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House in December. (Courtesy Photo | Natalie Watson)
Girls on the Run participant Anjali Padhi soars around the track during a 5-kilometer run in the Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House in December. (Courtesy Photo | Natalie Watson)
The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team sings the national anthem prior to its game against Homer at Treadwell Arena on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2019. JDHS coaches Luke Adams and Matt Boline honored 12 seniors prior to the start of the game, the final varsity home match of the season. (Courtesy Photo | Carol Lahnum/CrowFoxPhotography.com)
The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team sings the national anthem prior to its game against Homer at Treadwell Arena on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2019. JDHS coaches Luke Adams and Matt Boline honored 12 seniors prior to the start of the game, the final varsity home match of the season. (Courtesy Photo | Carol Lahnum/CrowFoxPhotography.com)
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)