Leaders growing into leaders

For the Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high school swim programs, their history is measured not just by the wins and personal best times but also… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Crimson Bears tennis nets funds

George Crowder won two titles during the annual Juneau-Douglas High School tennis team doubles tournament recently held at the Alaska Club.The annual tournament is a… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget

RIO DE JANEIRO — The opening and closing ceremonies for Rio Olympics and Paralympics will be low-budget productions compared to three years ago in London,… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2015
  • By STEPHEN WADE

Wash. State searches for consistency

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State is about where many fans expected it to be after completing its non-conference schedule, at 2-1 and clearly needing to… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2015
  • By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS

Tortorella puts professional career on hold to coach Team USA hockey

John Tortorella’s decision to return to coaching is separate from his desire to one day land another NHL job following a year’s absence.Calling the two… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2015
  • By JOHN WAWROW

Cano homers twice in victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Robinson Cano wasn’t focused on the distance. He was just happy to see the ball clear the fence.Cano homered twice and… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2015

Kodiak wins battle of bears

Before Friday night’s football game between Kodiak and Juneau-Douglas, Eric Wietfeld predicted that there would be a pick six during the contest.   Kodiak’s Tyler Wietfeld… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2015
  • By DEREK CLARKSTON

Local sports calendar for Sept. 21

Friday, September 25HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLHome, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain hosts Nikiski at TMHS Field.HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLAway, JDHS at West Spiketacular Tourney, TMHS at Sitka. Saturday, September… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Sept. 21

AUTO RACING9 p.m., NBCSN — Formula One, Japanese Grand Prix, PracticeCOLLEGE FOOTBALL3:30 p.m., ESPN — Cincinnati at MemphisGOLF1 a.m., GOLF — European Open, Opening-round, at… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2015

Today In Sports History for Sept. 21

1905 — Willie Anderson wins the U.S. Open for the fourth time in five years, beating Alex Smith with a 314-total.1927 — Gene Tunney wins… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2015

Hamlin rallies victory

JOLIET, Ill. — Denny Hamlin vowed to make it to the championship round of NASCAR’s playoffs, and nothing so far is getting in his way.Not… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2015
  • By JENNA FRYER

Alaskan runners adapting to terrain

You may not know it, but simply by living, running, and/or hiking here in Juneau, you are likely well-adapted to moving efficiently over technical terrain.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2015
  • By GEOFF ROES

A ‘Bear-Clark’ among boys

Thunder Mountain running back Qon Bear-Clark demonstrated a “beast mode” of his own Friday night, running over and around Ketchikan Kings defenders and leading his… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2015

Sports on TV for Sept. 20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL3 p.m., MLB — TBANFL FOOTBALL4:15 p.m., ESPN — N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2015

Local sports calendar for Sept. 20

Today, September 20JUMP ROPEHome, 3-5 p.m., Juneau Jumpers Open Gym at Glacier Valley Gymnasium. Ages 8 and up are invited to come practice for tryouts… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Sept. 18

Today, September 18HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLHome, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain hosts Ketchikan at TMHS Field.HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLHome, JDHS & TMHS vs. Ketchikan.  Saturday, September 19RUNNINGHome, 9 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Sept. 18

AUTO RACING5:30 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One, Grand Prix Practice, at Singapore6 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, practice, at Joliet, Ill.8:30 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2015

Today In Sports History for Sept. 18

1899 — A tennis tournament known as The Cincinnati Open begins. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the United States still played in its… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2015