Sports

NFL still reviewing Johnny Manziel’s domestic incident

BEREA, Ohio — The NFL’s investigation into Johnny Manziel’s recent domestic incident remains open.Spokesman Brian McCarthy said Thursday that “no decision has been made” on… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2015
  • By TOM WITHERS

Sports on TV for Oct. 29

COLLEGE FOOTBALL3 p.m., ESPN — North Carolina at Pittsburgh3:30 p.m., ESPNU — Texas State at Georgia Southern3:30 p.m., FS1 — West Virginia at TCU6:30 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2015

Today in Sport’s History: Oct. 29

1950 — Detroit’s Wally Triplett gains 294 yards in kickoff returns and ends up with 331 total yards, leading the Lions past the Los Angeles… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2015

Rod Stewart’s son forges a name for himself in hockey

ANCHORAGE — Rock superstar Rod Stewart is well-known for his love of soccer, especially the Celtic Football Club in Glasgow, Scotland.Hockey, it turns out, is… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2015
  • By MARK THIESSEN

Swim teams head to regions

The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School swim teams will compete at the 2015 Southeast Region V Swim & Dive Championships in Sitka beginning Friday.The… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Volleyball seniors say goodbye

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears and the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons will hope to put a scare in their respective opponents this weekend.More… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

JDHS cheerleaders show spirit

The Juneau-Douglas High School football cheerleaders won two divisions at the Alaska Spirit Coaches Association Cheer and Dance State Competition last weekend in Anchorage.According to… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Oct. 29

Friday, October 30HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLHome, 8 p.m., TMHS hosts JDHS. Falcons senior appreciation prior to 8 p.m. varsity game (JV 6 p.m., C team 4:15… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Oct. 28

GOLF6:30 p.m., GOLF — PGA Tour: CIMB Classic, first-round, at Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4 p.m., FOX — World Series Game 2, N.Y. Mets at… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2015

Local sports calendar for Oct. 28

Friday, October 30HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLHome, 8 p.m., TMHS hosts JDHS. Falcons senior appreciation prior to 8 p.m. varsity game (JV 6 p.m., C team 4:15… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Today in Sport’s History for Oct. 28

1939 — Kansas State’s homecoming game against Nebraska is the second college football game ever televised, following Fordham vs. Waynesburg in New York earlier in… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2015

Pure Sole: Getting Zombified

We have all been there...Those days when you wake up feeling so crappy that you walk around moaning and dragging your feet, arms extended outward,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Photo: Under The Lights

Ketchikan senior Nate Fousel and Juneau-Douglas junior Cody Weldon battle in the Brandon Pilot Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Thunder Mountain High School on Saturday. Fousel… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Oct. 27

Today, October 27BASKETBALL OFFICIALSEvery Tuesday through Nov. 3, Basketball Officials Meeting from 6-8 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion of rules &… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Today in Sport’s History for Oct. 27

1907 — Jim Thorpe makes his Carlisle (Pa.) debut, dazzling a crowd of 22,800 in a 26-6 defeat of No. 4 Penn at Philadelphia’s Franklin… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015

Sports on TV for Oct. 27

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4:07 p.m., FOX — World Series Game 1, N.Y. Mets at Kansas CityNBA BASKETBALL4 p.m., TNT — Cleveland at Chicago6:30 p.m., TNT —… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015

Volley-balling

Volleyball teams from across southeast met in the All Comers Volleyball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas on Saturday. A slideshow of photos is online at juneauempire.com.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Today in Sport’s History for Oct. 25

1947 — In front of a capacity crowd of 35,000 at Columbia’s Baker Field in New York, the Lions end Army’s 32-game unbeaten streak in… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2015

Champions learn in the spotlight

Champions learn by winning tournaments and runners-up practice harder for another shot at the title.Fifteen crowns were won at Saturday’s Brandon Pilot Invitational at Thunder… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Seawolves take championship titles

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Behind individual titles from All-Americans Henry Cheseto and Joyce Chelimo, the nationally ranked Alaska Anchorage men’s and women’s cross country teams each… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2015
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