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Senior Anna Dale attempts to stuff the net during a home game between Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears Varsity hockey team and the Kenai Central Kardinals at the Treadwell Arena Saturday afternoon. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears topple Kardinals on home ice

The team won with a score of 4-2

 

This combination photo shows all five division-winning teams from the recent 3v3 Pre-Season Tournament at Thunder Mountain High School. (Upper left) Team 7, (upper right) Hoopsters, (lower left) 3 Amigos; (lower center) Lucky Ladies and (lower right) 3 of a Kind. (Courtesy Photos)

3v3 Tournament crowns division winners

Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball and Hooprats recently hosted the 13th annual 3v3 Pre-Season Tournament. There were five divisions —high school girls, boys 11th… Continue reading

 

Bree Lee Lo, June Enele, Lemoe Eneliko and Moira Anemia pose for a photo taken by Alexandra and Barron Anemia. All were on hand to celebrate Samoa's Rugby League World Cup run. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Local rugby fans celebrate Samoa’s World Cup run

“Win our lose, we’re still proud.”

Bree Lee Lo, June Enele, Lemoe Eneliko and Moira Anemia pose for a photo taken by Alexandra and Barron Anemia. All were on hand to celebrate Samoa's Rugby League World Cup run. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Matthew Wendel, Mike Kreis, Kasey Watts, Courtney Kreis, Tami Wahto and Todd Schur wore costumes during the 2021 Turkey Trot. Why’d they wear costumes? “Why not?” asked Schur. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Strut your speed at upcoming annual Turkey Trot

Stuff the starting line Thanksgiving morning

Matthew Wendel, Mike Kreis, Kasey Watts, Courtney Kreis, Tami Wahto and Todd Schur wore costumes during the 2021 Turkey Trot. Why’d they wear costumes? “Why not?” asked Schur. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Glacier Swim Club finds success in Petersburg

Twenty Juneau students competed in the November swim meet hosted in Petersburg over the weekend.

  • Nov 18, 2022
  • Juneau Empire
The 2022-23 Thunder Mountain girls varsity volleyball team poses for a group photo during 2022 3A/4A Volleyball State Championships in Anchorage on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10 and 11. (Courtesy Photo / Julie Herman)

TMHS volleyball wraps up stellar season

Falcons fall short of finals at State tournament

The 2022-23 Thunder Mountain girls varsity volleyball team poses for a group photo during 2022 3A/4A Volleyball State Championships in Anchorage on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10 and 11. (Courtesy Photo / Julie Herman)
TMHS stands for team photo after state tournament at Bartlett High School in Anchorage on Saturday, Nov. 5. (Courtesy Photo / Josiah Loseby)

Juneau swim teams make a splash at state championship

“We all performed well and we all had a good time.”

TMHS stands for team photo after state tournament at Bartlett High School in Anchorage on Saturday, Nov. 5. (Courtesy Photo / Josiah Loseby)
Juneau Skating Club Forget-Me-Not team featured in last year’s spring event. The team is traveling to Irvine, California to compete in the Glacier Falls Classic on Saturday, Nov. 12. (Courtesy Photo / Kim Hort)

Forget-Me-Not skaters return to California

Juneau Skating Club team competes in Glacier Fall Classic.

Juneau Skating Club Forget-Me-Not team featured in last year’s spring event. The team is traveling to Irvine, California to compete in the Glacier Falls Classic on Saturday, Nov. 12. (Courtesy Photo / Kim Hort)
Thunder Mountain girls varsity volleyball team celebrating their championship victory against JDHS on Saturday, Nov. 5. TMHS now heads to the state tournament in Anchorage to face Colony in the first round on Thursday, Nov. 10. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

TMHS volleyball team advances to state tournament

Falcons will take on Colony in Anchorage Nov. 11

Thunder Mountain girls varsity volleyball team celebrating their championship victory against JDHS on Saturday, Nov. 5. TMHS now heads to the state tournament in Anchorage to face Colony in the first round on Thursday, Nov. 10. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
JDHS junior Mila Hargrave winds up to spike the ball while TMHS junior Ashlyn Gates attempts to deflect it. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Volleyball wraps up regular season

Region tournament set for Nov. 4 and Nov. 5

JDHS junior Mila Hargrave winds up to spike the ball while TMHS junior Ashlyn Gates attempts to deflect it. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Large crowds turned out to support high school swimmers through Alaska at the Region V meet on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28, 29 at in Juneau at Dimond Park Aquatic Center. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Prep swim teams score big at Region V meet

TMHS and JDHS swim teams score big at Region V meet

Large crowds turned out to support high school swimmers through Alaska at the Region V meet on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28, 29 at in Juneau at Dimond Park Aquatic Center. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
A volleyball makes its way through the air. TMHS and JDHS are set for a pair of cross-town contests on Friday and Saturday. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Volleyball senior nights set for cross-town matches

Will there be a bump in attendance or a spike?

  • Oct 27, 2022
  • Juneau Empire
A volleyball makes its way through the air. TMHS and JDHS are set for a pair of cross-town contests on Friday and Saturday. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
JDHS junior and girl’s team captain Emily Delgado featured in this photo swimming the butterfly stroke at a JDHS/TMHS Dual Meet on August 26. (Courtesy Photo / Phil Loseby)

Prep teams ready to make a splash at regions

Meet is set for Friday and Saturday at Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

JDHS junior and girl’s team captain Emily Delgado featured in this photo swimming the butterfly stroke at a JDHS/TMHS Dual Meet on August 26. (Courtesy Photo / Phil Loseby)
Courtesy Photo / Stephany Day
The Juneau Huskies cheer team poses for a photo on Saturday in Palmer after competing in this year’s Rally in the Valley Cheer competition. The team took first place in the game time and half time divisions, as well as earned the title of grand champion for garnering the highest score within the competition.
Courtesy Photo / Stephany Day
The Juneau Huskies cheer team poses for a photo on Saturday in Palmer after competing in this year’s Rally in the Valley Cheer competition. The team took first place in the game time and half time divisions, as well as earned the title of grand champion for garnering the highest score within the competition.
Thunder Mountain High School wrestler Brandon Day pins down his competition Saturday afternoon during the Brandon Pilot Invitational Wrestling Tournament at THMS. The Falcons had seven of its wrestlers make it into the finals and five took first in their weight divisions. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Falcons hit the mats

Juneau high school wrestlers take top spots at weekend tournaments

Thunder Mountain High School wrestler Brandon Day pins down his competition Saturday afternoon during the Brandon Pilot Invitational Wrestling Tournament at THMS. The Falcons had seven of its wrestlers make it into the finals and five took first in their weight divisions. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Juneau’s Jarrell Williams carries the ball during the state title game. (Bryan Boyett / <a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Alaska Sports </a><a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Report</a>)
Juneau’s Jarrell Williams carries the ball during the state title game. (Bryan Boyett / <a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Alaska Sports </a><a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Report</a>)
The Juneau Huskies offense prepares to kneel to end the half against the Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School Thunderbirds. Winning that game sent the unite Juneau high school football team to the
The Juneau Huskies offense prepares to kneel to end the half against the Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School Thunderbirds. Winning that game sent the unite Juneau high school football team to the
Jarrell Williams sprints down the sidelines during a dominant win against Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School on Saturday, Oct. 15. Williams, who has been a standout at defensive back and quarterback this season, will square off against Colony High School, which boasts an exceptional defender and quarterback of its own, for a Division I state title on Friday. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Two-way stars will take center stage in state title game

In an Alaska high school football season filled with stars, these two have been out of this world.

Jarrell Williams sprints down the sidelines during a dominant win against Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School on Saturday, Oct. 15. Williams, who has been a standout at defensive back and quarterback this season, will square off against Colony High School, which boasts an exceptional defender and quarterback of its own, for a Division I state title on Friday. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
Ashlyn Gates of Thunder Mountain High School deflects the ball past a Craig High School player during the Gold Bracket semi-final game of the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza at Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé High School on Saturday. TMHS, the top seed in the six-team bracket, lost the title game to Chugiak High School. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire)

TMHS falls in ’epic’ JIVE finale to Chugiak

Local No. 1 seed falls short to rally by No. 2 team during two-day regional volleyball tournament

Ashlyn Gates of Thunder Mountain High School deflects the ball past a Craig High School player during the Gold Bracket semi-final game of the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza at Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé High School on Saturday. TMHS, the top seed in the six-team bracket, lost the title game to Chugiak High School. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire)