Sports

Today in Sports History for Oct. 22

1933 — Primo Carnera retains the world heavyweight title with a 15-round decision over Paolino Uzcudun in Rome.1950 — The Los Angeles Rams beat the… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2015

Rival Seahawks, 49ers look to get back on track in division

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The dynamic of the Seahawks-49ers rivalry has changed dramatically in a matter of months.No more Jim Harbaugh trying to outdo old… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2015
  • By JANIE McCAULEY

What’s cooking in hockey?

Chomp, chomp, crunch, crunch… glug, glug.Ahhhhhhhh.Big pots of spaghetti simmering in the evening.The smell of rhubarb wafting from a partially opened oven door.Halibut wrestled straight… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Oct. 21

Friday, October 23HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLHome, TMHS hosts All Comers Tourney.Away, JDHS at Dimond/Service Tourney.HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGHome, Brandon Pilot Invitational at Thunder Mountain.HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLAway, 7… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Oct. 21

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4 p.m., TBS — National League Championship Series, Game 4, New York at ChicagoNBA BASKETBALL4 p.m., ESPN — Preseason, Washington at MiamiNHL HOCKEY4… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2015

Today in Sports History for Oct. 21

1950 — Tom Powers of Duke scores six touchdowns — three rushing, three receiving — in a 41-0 victory over Richmond.1956 — Billy Howton of… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2015

Today in Sports History for Oct. 20

1940 — Alabama ends Tennessee’s defensive scoreless streak of 71 quarters but still loses 27-12. Tennessee hadn’t allowed a point since Oct. 29, 1938, when… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2015

JD volleyball splits at Kayhi

The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team split with the Ketchikan Lady Kings at Ketchikan over the weekend.The Crimson Bears lost three of five sets Friday.… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Oct. 20

COLLEGE FOOTBALL4 p.m., ESPN2 — Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas StateMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL11:30 a.m., TBS — National League Championship Series, Game 3, New York at Chicago4 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2015

Local sports calendar for Oct. 20

Friday, October 23HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLHome, TMHS hosts All Comers Tourney.Away, JDHS at Dimond/Service Tourney.HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGHome, Brandon Pilot Invitational at Thunder Mountain.HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLAway, 7… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Soldotna claims fourth-straight football title

Saturday’s title clash between Soldotna and Kenai for the Alaska medium-schools football crown featured big plays, crushing hits, dramatic moments and spirited performances.Yet, perhaps the… Continue reading

JDHS’s Weldon defeats small school champ

The season is early but the message is clear: watch out for Juneau-Douglas High School junior Cody Weldon and Thunder Mountain senior Tyler Cole.Weldon defeated… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Panthers rallies late past slumping Seahawks D

SEATTLE — Some late heroics from Cam Newton showed that the Carolina Panthers being unbeaten is no fluke.Winning on the home field of the two-time… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2015
  • By TIM BOOTH

Pure Sole: It hurts so good

A funny thing happened on the way to a family vacation — I qualified for the New York and Boston marathons.Yeah, baby! Second in my… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Little hit, big win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals kept waiting for Blue Jays ace David Price to give them some hope.It turned out to be… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • By DAVE SKRETTA

Harvey and Murphy lead Mets over Cubs

NEW YORK — Matt Harvey delivered his first huge performance on baseball’s October stage. Daniel Murphy has been providing them all postseason.Harvey pitched the game… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • By MIKE FITZPATRICK

Local sports calendar for Oct. 18

Friday, October 23HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLHome, TMHS hosts All Comers Tourney.Away, JDHS at Dimond/Service Tourney.HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGHome, Brandon Pilot Invitational at Thunder Mountain.HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLAway, 7… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Oct. 18

AUTO RACING10 a.m., NBC — NASCAR Spring Cup Series, The Hollywood Casino 400, at Kansas City, Kan.4:00 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA, AAA Texas NHRA Fall… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2015

Dance teams begin grind

Three sports seasons have already finished since the Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high school dance teams began their first practices in September.Four more sports will… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Photo: Extra Bases

Jamestown University’s Lance Ibesate stretches a hit into a triple during the Jimmies Fall season last week. Photos in yesterday’s printed sports section incorrectly stated… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015
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