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Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Tobin Montalbo, far right, cheers his 4x400 teammates on as senior Robbie Gabel sprints to pass the baton to junior Wilder Dillingham in the Crimson Bears final event of the Region V Track & Field Championships, Saturday, at Thunder Mountain Field. JDHS defeated Ketchikan for the team title with this win. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS boys secure Region V track title with final event

Ketchikan’s Lorig earns Male Athlete of the Meet

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Tobin Montalbo, far right, cheers his 4x400 teammates on as senior Robbie Gabel sprints to pass the baton to junior Wilder Dillingham in the Crimson Bears final event of the Region V Track & Field Championships, Saturday, at Thunder Mountain Field. JDHS defeated Ketchikan for the team title with this win. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School senior Mallory Welling leads the field en route to winning the girls 100 meter hurdles during the Region V Track & Field Championships, Saturday, at TMHS. From left: Ketchikan junior Linnea Loretan, Welling, Juneau-Douglas junior Hannah Brennell and JDHS freshman Isabella Reyes-Boyer. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Falcons girls nip Crimson Bears for DI track title

Welling honored as Female Athlete of the Meet

Thunder Mountain High School senior Mallory Welling leads the field en route to winning the girls 100 meter hurdles during the Region V Track & Field Championships, Saturday, at TMHS. From left: Ketchikan junior Linnea Loretan, Welling, Juneau-Douglas junior Hannah Brennell and JDHS freshman Isabella Reyes-Boyer. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
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Sitka High School senior Silas Demmert cruises to a win in the Division II boys 1,600-meter race.

Sitka dominates DII at Region V Track & Field Championships

Wolves’ Silas Demmert, Clare Mullin named athletes of the meet

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Sitka High School senior Silas Demmert cruises to a win in the Division II boys 1,600-meter race.
JDHS junior Brendan West wins the DI high jump as coach Jesse Stringer looks on during the Region V Track & Field Championships, Friday, at Thunder Mountain. The championships resume Saturday. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS girls, KHS boys lead regions early

Sitka boys and girls leading small schools

JDHS junior Brendan West wins the DI high jump as coach Jesse Stringer looks on during the Region V Track & Field Championships, Friday, at Thunder Mountain. The championships resume Saturday. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Athlete Tammy Birch carries the torch with help from Branden Horst during the Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run at Twin Lakes Park Saturday morning. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Annual fundraiser run torches last year’s total

Around $15,000 was raised to go toward athletes on the Special Olympics Alaska Juneau team.

Athlete Tammy Birch carries the torch with help from Branden Horst during the Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run at Twin Lakes Park Saturday morning. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain Falcons senior TJ Womack and family were celebrated Wednesday at Adair-Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

TMHS honors seniors ahead of cross-town game

JDHS comes out on winning end of game.

Thunder Mountain Falcons senior TJ Womack and family were celebrated Wednesday at Adair-Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School senior Mallory Welling stretches before a Falcons track practice on Wednesday. The Region V Track & Field Championships are Friday and Saturday at Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

A late-season heat with capital city track stars

Region V Track and Field Championships begin this weekend at TMHS.

Thunder Mountain High School senior Mallory Welling stretches before a Falcons track practice on Wednesday. The Region V Track & Field Championships are Friday and Saturday at Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School pitcher Anthony Anderson delivers against Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé during the Falcons’ loss to the Crimson Bears on Tuesday at Adair-Kennedy Field. <ins>The teams meet again tonight at 6:30 p.m. </ins>(Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

TMHS falls under JDHS bats

Falcons baseball boys look to tame Crimson Bears in rematch tonight

Thunder Mountain High School pitcher Anthony Anderson delivers against Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé during the Falcons’ loss to the Crimson Bears on Tuesday at Adair-Kennedy Field. <ins>The teams meet again tonight at 6:30 p.m. </ins>(Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players, from left, Mariah Schauwecker, Bailey Hansen, Zoey Billings, Anna Dale, Carlynn Casperson, Gloria Bixby, and Amira Andrews, will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Melvin Park Field before their game against Thunder Mountain. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)

Covering the bases with Crimson Bears softball seniors

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé to honor seven Saturday

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players, from left, Mariah Schauwecker, Bailey Hansen, Zoey Billings, Anna Dale, Carlynn Casperson, Gloria Bixby, and Amira Andrews, will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Melvin Park Field before their game against Thunder Mountain. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)
JDHS sophomore Kellen Chester (10) and TMHS senior Matthew Spratt (4) battle for a ball during the Crimson Bears 6-1 win over the Falcons Tuesday at Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears soccer boys spoil Falcons senior night

Juneau-Douglas earns win at Thunder Mountain

JDHS sophomore Kellen Chester (10) and TMHS senior Matthew Spratt (4) battle for a ball during the Crimson Bears 6-1 win over the Falcons Tuesday at Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
JDHS junior Cadence Plummer hugs sophomore Milina Mazon (11) after Mazon scored during the Crimson Bears 2-0 win over Thunder Mountain at the Adair-Kennedy pitch Tuesday. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears bring heat to senior night

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé soccer girls topple Thunder Mountain.

JDHS junior Cadence Plummer hugs sophomore Milina Mazon (11) after Mazon scored during the Crimson Bears 2-0 win over Thunder Mountain at the Adair-Kennedy pitch Tuesday. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Anna Dale signed a letter of intent Monday to play hockey for Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Anna Dale signs to compete in college hockey

JDHS senior will bring national level skills to powerhouse Lebanon Valley

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Anna Dale signed a letter of intent Monday to play hockey for Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School boys soccer seniors, from left, Tristan Laremore, Matthew Spratt, Ben Erickson, Stig Cunningham, Preston Lam and MJ Tupou will be honored before the Falcons home game against Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday on Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain boys to honor soccer seniors Tuesday

Falcons will welcome JDHS Crimson Bears in final derby match

Thunder Mountain High School boys soccer seniors, from left, Tristan Laremore, Matthew Spratt, Ben Erickson, Stig Cunningham, Preston Lam and MJ Tupou will be honored before the Falcons home game against Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday on Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School baseball seniors, from left, Rory Hayes, Carson Cummins, TJ Womack and Nic Daniels will be honored at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Adair Kennedy Field before their game against Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Falcons baseball to honor senior players Wednesday

Thunder Mountain will face Juneau-Douglas at Adair-Kennedy Field

Thunder Mountain High School baseball seniors, from left, Rory Hayes, Carson Cummins, TJ Womack and Nic Daniels will be honored at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Adair Kennedy Field before their game against Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls soccer seniors, from left, Leni Schilling (an exchange student from Germany), Mariah Kadinger and Angelica Rodriguez will be honored before the Crimson Bears match against Thunder Mountain at 5 p.m. Tuesday on the Adair Kennedy pitch. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears senior soccer girls to be honored Tuesday

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé hosts Thunder Mountain in final home match

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls soccer seniors, from left, Leni Schilling (an exchange student from Germany), Mariah Kadinger and Angelica Rodriguez will be honored before the Crimson Bears match against Thunder Mountain at 5 p.m. Tuesday on the Adair Kennedy pitch. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain senior softball player Leah Hetle, shown surrounded by family, was honored on Saturday at Dimond Park Field No. 4 before the Lady Falcons final home game against Ketchikan. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Lady Falcons finish softball weekend with big bats

TMHS nips Sitka, falls to Ketchikan on senior night

Thunder Mountain senior softball player Leah Hetle, shown surrounded by family, was honored on Saturday at Dimond Park Field No. 4 before the Lady Falcons final home game against Ketchikan. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Entrants start the 20-mile Tee Harbor Road Race from the Lynn Canal Fire Station on Saturday. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Soza, Sheufelt win Tee Harbor Road Race

Juneau Freewheelers get the cycling season rolling.

Entrants start the 20-mile Tee Harbor Road Race from the Lynn Canal Fire Station on Saturday. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain senior Mackenzie Olver (27) celebrates with (from left) senior Kaelin Tibbles (10), junior Adella Dihle, junior Kaidree Hartman and junior Zoey Moore after scoring against Ketchikan on Saturday at Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau empire).

TMHS’ Olver scores over Kayhi in her last home match

Lady Falcons earn another tie against visiting Lady Kings

Thunder Mountain senior Mackenzie Olver (27) celebrates with (from left) senior Kaelin Tibbles (10), junior Adella Dihle, junior Kaidree Hartman and junior Zoey Moore after scoring against Ketchikan on Saturday at Falcons Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau empire).
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Anna Dale is hugged by classmate Gloria Bixby (12) as players celebrate her game winning hit during Saturday's extra inning win over Ketchikan at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau empire).

Crimson Bears go ‘international’ over Lady Kings

Saturday extra-inning win was continuation of Thursday game

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Anna Dale is hugged by classmate Gloria Bixby (12) as players celebrate her game winning hit during Saturday's extra inning win over Ketchikan at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau empire).
The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior baseball members. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears honor seniors with win

JDHS sandlot boys top Ketchikan

The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior baseball members. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)