Sports

World champion skier Kikkan Randall announces pregnancy

PARK CITY, UT — According to a press release from the United States Ski Team, World Champion cross country ski racer Kikkan Randall of Anchorage… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • By SARAH BRUNSON

Local sports calendar for Oct. 16

Friday, October 16HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLAway, JDHS/TMHS at Ketchikan.HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGAway, JDHS/TMHS at Wrangell.HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMINGAway, JDHS at PetersburgBASKETBALL OFFICIALSEvery Tuesday through October, Basketball Officials Meeting… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Oct. 16 and Oct. 17

AUTO RACING9 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, practice, at Kansas City, Kan.10:30 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR XFINITY Series, practice, at Kansas City, Kan.12:30… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015

Today in Sports History: Oct. 16

1932 — After a 0-0 tie earlier in the season, the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 2-0.1964 — Babe Parilli of the Boston… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015

TMHS’ Bear-Clark and Quinto, JDHS’ Hickok earn top football honors

The trip to the Alaska School Activities Association state football championship semifinals may have ended the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons’ season a week early,… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Middle school cross-country squads hold final race

The seventh-grade girls and the sixth-grade boys had the top combined points in the final middle school cross country gathering of the season last week… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Ibesate leads Jamestown bats

Small in stature, former Juneau-Douglas High School baseball and basketball star Lance Ibesate is big on game.On Wednesday the Jamestown University senior second baseman played… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Wrestlers back on the large school mats

One season removed from their Alaska School Activities Association waiver to wrestle among Alaska’s smaller programs, Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high schools will again compete… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Oct. 13

COLLEGE FOOTBALL3 p.m., ESPN — Auburn at Kentucky3:30 p.m., ESPNU — Alabama State at Arkansas Pine Bluff6:30 p.m., ESPN — UCLA at StanfordGOLF2:30 a.m., GOLF… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2015

Locals runners get ‘Extra Tough’

Hiram Henry, 41, topped the men’s field in Saturday’s Extra Tough 5K and 1-Mile run or walk race and Stephanie Harvey, 27, was the top… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Kershaw, Dodgers force Mets into decisive Game 5

NEW YORK — Clayton Kershaw finally came through in October, just in time to save the Los Angeles Dodgers from another early exit.Pitching on short… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2015
  • By MIKE FITZPATRICK

Cubs advance over Cards

CHICAGO — Joe Maddon posed for a selfie on the field with his wife. Jon Lester sprayed champagne with his young son. Rocker Eddie Vedder… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2015
  • By ANDREW SELIGMAN

Fenumiai comes off the bench, orchestrates WOU comeback

“Fenumiai drops back … has a receiver in the flats … touchdown!”“Fenumiai breaks around the end … touchdown!”Juneau-Douglas High School football fans heard a lot… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Steck, Froehlich cycle to wins

Ken Steck topped the men’s field and Hanna Froehlich the women’s in Saturday’s Treadwell Mine Cycloscross Bike Race at Sandy Beach.Steck covered the beachfront ride… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Oct. 13

Friday, October 16HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLAway, JDHS/TMHS at Ketchikan.HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGAway, JDHS/TMHS at Wrangell.HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMINGAway, JDHS at PetersburgBASKETBALL OFFICIALSEvery Tuesday through October, Basketball Officials Meeting… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Today in Sports History for Oct. 13

1893 — The U.S. yacht Vigilant wins the America’s Cup with a three-race sweep over the British challenger Valkyrie II.1903 — The Boston Pilgrims win… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2015

Crimson Bears swimmers place in Anchorage

The Juneau-Douglas High School swim team competed in two meets over the weekend in Anchorage, finishing second on the girls side in a duel meet… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Photos: Young Guns

The Juneau Youth Football League finished their post season play on Saturday. See photos online at juneauempire.com.… Continue reading

Week 5 NFL action

ATLANTA — Robert Alford returned an interception 59 yards for a touchdown, keeping the Falcons unbeaten.Washington had the first possession of OT, and Kirk Cousins… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2015

Sports on TV for Oct. 12

NFL FOOTBALL4:15 p.m., ESPN — Pittsburgh at San DiegoMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL9 a.m., FS1 — American League Division Series Game 4, Kansas City at HoustonNoon, FS1… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2015
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