Thunder Mountain’s Kiah Dihle runs in the Region V Cross Country Championship meet on Saturday. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

JDHS sweeps Region V meet

Sadie Tuckwood and Arne Ellefson-Carnes captured their third consecutive region titles before a spirited home crowd at Sandy Beach on Saturday. The duo won their… Continue reading

 

Juneau United outmatched by Colony

Juneau United was locked in for the opening drive of their senior night duel with Colony on Friday at Thunder Mountain High School. When sophomore… Continue reading

 

Running much more than a sport for the Ellefsons

There was never a time in Arne Ellefson-Carnes’ life that wasn’t connected to the Juneau-Douglas High School cross country team. His mom, Merry, became the… Continue reading

 

Juneau’s Rhea wins WNBA championship with Seattle Storm

Talisa Rhea remembers going to Seattle Storm games as a wide-eyed teenager with big hoop dreams. She didn’t know at the time that one day… Continue reading

Back To School Tennis Tournament results

The Juneau-Douglas High School tennis team partnered with community players for the Back To School Doubles Tournament. The tournament ended Sunday at the Alaska Club… Continue reading

Player of the Week: Cooper Kriegmont

Cooper Kriegmont is the Juneau Empire’s player of the week. Kriegmont, a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High School, ran for 95 yards and threw one touchdown… Continue reading

JDHS spikers 9th at Spiketacular, Thunder Mountain sweeps Kayhi

The Thunder Mountain High School volleyball team completed a weekend sweep of the Ketchikan Lady Kings over the weekend.

Juneau-Douglas junior Sadie Tuckwood takes the lead on Saturday during a Region V cross country meet at Ward Lake in Ketchikan. Tuckwood placed first in the girls race. (Dustin Safranek | Ketchikan Daily News)

JDHS girls win fifth meet of season in Ketchikan

The Juneau-Douglas High School girls cross country team won their fifth meet of the season on Saturday afternoon on Ward Lake Trail in Ketchikan. Junior… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas junior Sadie Tuckwood takes the lead on Saturday during a Region V cross country meet at Ward Lake in Ketchikan. Tuckwood placed first in the girls race. (Dustin Safranek | Ketchikan Daily News)

Missed opportunities halt Juneau comeback bid

Juneau United fell to the Chugiak Mustangs 22-7 on a crisp Friday night at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park

Photos: Thunder Mountain volleyball takes on Ketchikan

Thunder Mountain girls varsity team competes against Ketchikan High School at Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau on Friday, Sept. 15, 2018. TMHS won 3-0… Continue reading

Nonprofit stresses football safety

The Juneau United football team is one of eight high school football teams participating in the statewide “Safety in Football Campaign.”

Chris, CJ and Michelle Umbs accept their Family of the Year award from the Special Olympics Alaska’s “Breakfast With Champions” event at the Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health and Wellness Center in Anchorage on Wednesday morning. (Courtesy Photo | Gail Fenumiai)

Special Olympics names Juneau family ‘Family of the Year’

A Juneau family was recognized for their outstanding service to the Special Olympics on Wednesday. Chris, Michelle and their 24-year-old son CJ Umbs were named… Continue reading

Chris, CJ and Michelle Umbs accept their Family of the Year award from the Special Olympics Alaska’s “Breakfast With Champions” event at the Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health and Wellness Center in Anchorage on Wednesday morning. (Courtesy Photo | Gail Fenumiai)

Juneau football takes on Chugiak

Juneau United hosts its first conference opponent of the season on Friday. Varsity kicks off against Chugiak on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy… Continue reading

Tennis freshman win at Anchorage Invite

Juneau-Douglas High School returned from the Alaska High School Inviational Tennis Tournament with seven victories. Juneau-Douglas, the lone Southeast tennis team, joined 14 others schools… Continue reading

Player of the Week: Finn Morley

Finn Morley is the Juneau Empire’s player of the week. Morley, a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High School, finished third on the team and 17th overall… Continue reading

Crimson Bears take 4-0 record to Spiketacular

The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team earned a second consecutive weekend sweep over Ketchikan High School. The Crimson Bears won in straight sets, 25-19, 25-12,… Continue reading

Klondike Relay Results

A pair of relay teams assembled with mostly Juneau runners finished the Klondike Trail of ‘98 International Road Relay with two of the fastest 10… Continue reading

JDHS girls win Palmer Invite

In an effort to provide their standout junior with some competition that was absent in the first two meets of the season, the Juneau-Douglas High… Continue reading

Juneau United falls to Wasilla

Juneau United fell to Wasilla High School 15-0 on Saturday, dropping to 0-5 on the season, marking the second time in three weeks Juneau has… Continue reading

JDHS’ Gretchen Neal (left), and Marina Lloyd sprint to the finish line in Petersburg on Friday during the Petersburg Invitational cross country meet. (Courtesy Photo | Zack Bursell)

Thunder Mountain girls see improvement in Petersburg Invite

The Thunder Mountain High School girls placed three runners in the top-10 at the Petersburg Invitational cross country meet on Friday afternoon. Swift runs by… Continue reading

JDHS’ Gretchen Neal (left), and Marina Lloyd sprint to the finish line in Petersburg on Friday during the Petersburg Invitational cross country meet. (Courtesy Photo | Zack Bursell)