Sports

Nicky the bear sleeps near Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The famous bear with a nicked ear was the subject Friday of a public lecture at the center. (Courtesy photo | Laurie Craig)

Lecture series looks in on famous Mendenhall Glacier area resident

An animal “with the power to change everything.”

 

Basketball: Senior night schedule shuffled

Thunder Mountain games will be earlier.

  • Feb 26, 2020

 

Riley Traxler shoots as Thunder Mountain High School plays against Ketchikan High School on Feb. 22, 2020. (Heather Holt | Courtesy photo)

Juneau teams play close games, end losing streak in competitive weekend

TMHS girls ended a 5-year losing streak against Ketchikan on Friday.

Riley Traxler shoots as Thunder Mountain High School plays against Ketchikan High School on Feb. 22, 2020. (Heather Holt | Courtesy photo)

Floyd Dryden wins Southeast wrestling tournament

It was a big win for Dryden.

Brady Carandang

Crosstown clash closely contested

They won but just barely.

Brady Carandang

Juneau teams enjoy ‘big’ wins and a crosstown clash in Anchorage

Over-time victories and a rivalry tilt.

University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey team forward Steven Jandric skates with the puck against the UAA Seawolves. (Courtesy photo | JR Ancheta via UAF Photography)

Alaska Science Forum: The physics of slapshots and mid-ice collisions

A look at one of the north’s favorite sports.

University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey team forward Steven Jandric skates with the puck against the UAA Seawolves. (Courtesy photo | JR Ancheta via UAF Photography)
The Juneau Skating Club took second place in the The Ice Sports Industry’s West Coast Skating Championships in Tacoma on Jan. 17-19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo | JSC)
The Juneau Skating Club took second place in the The Ice Sports Industry’s West Coast Skating Championships in Tacoma on Jan. 17-19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo | JSC)

Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend

It’s set to be a big weekend for boys and girls basketball.

Kyle Worl talks at the University of Alaska Southeast campus on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau local recognized for Herculean effort bringing back traditional sports

He’s bringing traditional games back to the Southeast to stay.

Kyle Worl talks at the University of Alaska Southeast campus on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau Monstarz Danielle Larson, Letasha Heumann, Joy Ribao, Nani Weimer, Mariah Simpkins, Megan Buchmeier, Maria Weyrach, Michaela Demmert and coach Taylor Larson stand together with their champion sweatshirts and trophy after taking the top spot in the women’s division of the Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational. (Courtesy Photo | Andrew Friske)
The Juneau Monstarz Danielle Larson, Letasha Heumann, Joy Ribao, Nani Weimer, Mariah Simpkins, Megan Buchmeier, Maria Weyrach, Michaela Demmert and coach Taylor Larson stand together with their champion sweatshirts and trophy after taking the top spot in the women’s division of the Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational. (Courtesy Photo | Andrew Friske)

Not putting on the ‘Brakes’: Former JDHS standout finds coaching success

Past Crimson Bear helps coach three-time state champs.

Courtesy Photo | Joan Travers 
                                Inspiring Girls Expeditions is holding two tuition-free expeditions for 16- and 17-year-old girls in Alaska this summer.

Program introduces girls to science expeditions in wilderness

Expeditions in Alaska will explore a glacier and the intertidal zone.

Courtesy Photo | Joan Travers 
                                Inspiring Girls Expeditions is holding two tuition-free expeditions for 16- and 17-year-old girls in Alaska this summer.

TMHS hoopsters remain positive after defeat

Falcons can’t make up for poor first half.

‘Like a son’: Basketball coach, nephew chase region title

Once a ball boy, senior point guard strives for dream with help from his uncle.

Player of the Week: Brady Carandang

He can get hot from 3.

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