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JDHS pitcher Eli Crupi prepares to deliver against Eagle River during the Crimson Bears 2-1 loss to the Wolves in an elimination game Friday at the ASAA Division I State Baseball Championships on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears end season nipped by Wolves

JDHS eliminated by Eagle River from state baseball tournament

JDHS pitcher Eli Crupi prepares to deliver against Eagle River during the Crimson Bears 2-1 loss to the Wolves in an elimination game Friday at the ASAA Division I State Baseball Championships on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Photo Courtesy JDHS Softball
JDHS freshman Gwen Nizich slides into home plate against Kodiak during the Crimson Bears 9-1 win over the Bears on Thursday in the ASAA Division II State Softball Tournament at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields.

JDHS splits first steps of state softball marathon

Crimson Bears girls open tournament with win over Kodiak, loss to North Pole

Photo Courtesy JDHS Softball
JDHS freshman Gwen Nizich slides into home plate against Kodiak during the Crimson Bears 9-1 win over the Bears on Thursday in the ASAA Division II State Softball Tournament at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields.
JDHS senior third baseman Kaleb Campbell tags out Colony freshman Kaesen Buzby on a steal attempt during the Crimson Bears 9-1 loss to the Knights on Thursday in the opening round of the ASAA Division I State Baseball Championships at Sitka’s Moller Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS baseball boys open state with loss

Crimson Bears jousted by Colony Knights 9-1

JDHS senior third baseman Kaleb Campbell tags out Colony freshman Kaesen Buzby on a steal attempt during the Crimson Bears 9-1 loss to the Knights on Thursday in the opening round of the ASAA Division I State Baseball Championships at Sitka’s Moller Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
The Region V champion Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team are the top Southeast seed for the state tournament this weekend in Anchorage. Front row: Milina Mazon. Second row: Mariah Schauwecker, Chloe Casperson, Zoey Billings, Carlynn Casperson and Gloria Bixby. Third row: Bailey Hansen, Mila Hargrave, Taiya Bentz, Kiah Yadao and Gwen Nizich. Fourth row: Amira Andrews, Tristan Oliva, Anna Dale and Tatum Billings. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS softball champs ready for state

Top seed Crimson Bears, second seed Sitka heading north

The Region V champion Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team are the top Southeast seed for the state tournament this weekend in Anchorage. Front row: Milina Mazon. Second row: Mariah Schauwecker, Chloe Casperson, Zoey Billings, Carlynn Casperson and Gloria Bixby. Third row: Bailey Hansen, Mila Hargrave, Taiya Bentz, Kiah Yadao and Gwen Nizich. Fourth row: Amira Andrews, Tristan Oliva, Anna Dale and Tatum Billings. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears are the Southeast second seed for the state baseball tournament starting Thursday in Sitka. Front row left to right: Lamar Blatnick, Brandon Casperson, Jacob Katasse, Finn Kesey, Nate Fick, Tyler Frisby, Riley Fick and Eli Crupi. Back row left to right: Marcus Underwood, Landon Simonson, Kaleb Campbell, Luke Dean, Joe Aline, Reed Meier and Bodhi Nelson. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS baseball boys heading to the show

Top seed Sitka will host sandlot teams from around the state

The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears are the Southeast second seed for the state baseball tournament starting Thursday in Sitka. Front row left to right: Lamar Blatnick, Brandon Casperson, Jacob Katasse, Finn Kesey, Nate Fick, Tyler Frisby, Riley Fick and Eli Crupi. Back row left to right: Marcus Underwood, Landon Simonson, Kaleb Campbell, Luke Dean, Joe Aline, Reed Meier and Bodhi Nelson. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Photos by Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire
Sitka junior Grady Smith slides safely into home plate during the Wolves 13-7 win over the Ketchikan Kings for the Region V Baseball Championship on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field.

Sitka baseball boys win regions

Wolves defeat Kayhi for title, JDHS still state bound

Photos by Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire
Sitka junior Grady Smith slides safely into home plate during the Wolves 13-7 win over the Ketchikan Kings for the Region V Baseball Championship on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field.
The TMHS Falcons pose with their Sportsmanship Award at the Region V Softball Tournament on Saturday in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo)

Falcons fall from softball region tourney

TMHS leaves bases loaded for next season.

The TMHS Falcons pose with their Sportsmanship Award at the Region V Softball Tournament on Saturday in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo)
This combination image shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé junior Etta Eller, Thunder Mountain High School senior Mallory Welling and Ketchikan High School senior Jason Lorig competing during the Region V Track & Field Championships Saturday May 20. All three fared well at the state championships. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Southeast Division I track stars battle at state

Ketchikan’s Lorig, JD’s Eller and TM’s Welling place high

This combination image shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé junior Etta Eller, Thunder Mountain High School senior Mallory Welling and Ketchikan High School senior Jason Lorig competing during the Region V Track & Field Championships Saturday May 20. All three fared well at the state championships. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Sitka sophomore Clare Mullin and Haines senior Avari Getchell start the anchor leg of the Division II girls 4x400 relay after taking baton passes from Sitka freshman Natalie Hall and Haines sophomore Ari’el Godinez Long during the Region V Track & Field Championships. Sitka performed well at the state championship this weekend, earning a Division II title. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Sitka wins DII state track & field team title

Petersburg’s Cumps, Sitka’s Prussian top events

Sitka sophomore Clare Mullin and Haines senior Avari Getchell start the anchor leg of the Division II girls 4x400 relay after taking baton passes from Sitka freshman Natalie Hall and Haines sophomore Ari’el Godinez Long during the Region V Track & Field Championships. Sitka performed well at the state championship this weekend, earning a Division II title. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
The JDHS Crimson Bears pose with their Region V Championship on Saturday at Sitka's Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo)

JDHS wins Region V softball Tournament

Crimson Bears defeat home field host Sitka Lady Wolves.

The JDHS Crimson Bears pose with their Region V Championship on Saturday at Sitka's Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo)
The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys soccer team pose with their championship trophy after defeating Soldotna 4-0 for the ASAA DII Boys Soccer State Championship, Saturday, at West Anchorage High School (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Soccer)

JDHS boys win state soccer crown

Crimson Bears own pitch against Soldotna

The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys soccer team pose with their championship trophy after defeating Soldotna 4-0 for the ASAA DII Boys Soccer State Championship, Saturday, at West Anchorage High School (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Soccer)
The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls soccer team line up before their third/fifth place game against North Pole in the ASAA DII Girls Soccer State Championships, Saturday, at West Anchorage High School. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Soccer)

Crimson Bears soccer girls finish fifth at state

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé falls to North Pole.

The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls soccer team line up before their third/fifth place game against North Pole in the ASAA DII Girls Soccer State Championships, Saturday, at West Anchorage High School. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Soccer)
Players line up during the final quarter of Juneau Alumni Football game on Friday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Friday night lights: Alumni game provides memories and funds for Huskies football

The night raised approximately $13,000 to go toward the upcoming season.

Players line up during the final quarter of Juneau Alumni Football game on Friday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé base runner Finn Kesey steals second base as Sitka’s Brett Ross awaits the throw and base umpire Keith Perkins watches the action during the Wolves 9-2 win over the Crimson Bears during the Region V Baseball Tournament, Friday, at Adair Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS falls to Sitka in region baseball semifinal

TMHS eliminated from tournament by Ketchikan

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé base runner Finn Kesey steals second base as Sitka’s Brett Ross awaits the throw and base umpire Keith Perkins watches the action during the Wolves 9-2 win over the Crimson Bears during the Region V Baseball Tournament, Friday, at Adair Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
This file photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)

TMHS softball stays alive, at regions, JDHS stays undefeated

Lady Falcons eliminates Kayhi from Region V tournament, Crimson Bears top Wolves.

This file photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)
JDHS boys junior keeper Alex Mallott celebrates a goal by sophomore Ahmir Parker (2) during the Crimson Bears 2-0 win over Ketchikan in the ASAA DII Boys State Soccer semifinal, Friday, at West Anchorage High School. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS soccer)

JDHS boys too much for Kayhi

Crimson Bears defeat Kings for berth into state soccer championship

JDHS boys junior keeper Alex Mallott celebrates a goal by sophomore Ahmir Parker (2) during the Crimson Bears 2-0 win over Ketchikan in the ASAA DII Boys State Soccer semifinal, Friday, at West Anchorage High School. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS soccer)
In this file photo from last week Juneau Douglas’s Peyton Wheeler (5) runs downfield with the ball during Juneau-Douglas and Kayhi’s 1-1 tie at Fawn Mountain. JDHS fell to Kenai in the state semifinals 2-0 on Friday. (Courtesy Photo / Christopher Mullen, Ketchikan Daily News)

JDHS soccer girls tumble in state semifinals

Crimson Bears fall to Kenai Kardinals

In this file photo from last week Juneau Douglas’s Peyton Wheeler (5) runs downfield with the ball during Juneau-Douglas and Kayhi’s 1-1 tie at Fawn Mountain. JDHS fell to Kenai in the state semifinals 2-0 on Friday. (Courtesy Photo / Christopher Mullen, Ketchikan Daily News)
Juneau-Douglas base runner Brandon Casperson gets safely back to first base before Thunder Mountain first baseman Rory Hayes applies the tag during the Crimson Bears 11-6 win over the Falcons to open the Region V Tournament, Thursday, at Adair Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS boys win Region V baseball tournament opener

Crimson Bears defeat Falcons in quarterfinal at Adair-Kennedy Field

Juneau-Douglas base runner Brandon Casperson gets safely back to first base before Thunder Mountain first baseman Rory Hayes applies the tag during the Crimson Bears 11-6 win over the Falcons to open the Region V Tournament, Thursday, at Adair Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)

JDHS wins Region V softball tournament opener

Crimson Bears and Falcons girls go hit-for-hit in regionals at Sitka

This photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)
In this May 19 photo, Juneau-Douglas's keeper Alex Mallott deflects the ball during Kayhi's 1-0 victory over Juneau-Douglas at Fawn Mountain. Photo by Christopher Mullen Ketchikan Daily News

Crimson Bears make state soccer pitch their own in opening round

JDHS girls and boys defeat Homer in quarterfinal openers

In this May 19 photo, Juneau-Douglas's keeper Alex Mallott deflects the ball during Kayhi's 1-0 victory over Juneau-Douglas at Fawn Mountain. Photo by Christopher Mullen Ketchikan Daily News