Sports

Sports on TV for Nov. 4

COLLEGE FOOTBALL3:30 p.m., FS1 — Baylor at Kansas State3:30 p.m., ESPNU — Arkansas State at Appalachin State5 p.m., ESPN — Mississippi State at Missouri6:30 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2015
Bob Janes and Tim Mcleod with their men's doubles bronze medals from the Huntsman Senior Games.

McCloud, Janes ping pong out of Juneau

Juneau residents Tim Mcleod and Bob Janes may talk softly, but they carry a big paddle.Well, big for table tennis anyway.The ping-pong duo recently participated… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Bob Janes and Tim Mcleod with their men's doubles bronze medals from the Huntsman Senior Games.
Juneau-Douglas High School junior Sarah Mertz during Crimson Bears swim practice at Augustus Brown Pool on Tuesday.

Making state, one stroke at a time

It is not always about the medal, or the ribbon, or the personal best time that highlights a swimmer’s journey into the state championships.Sometimes it… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Juneau-Douglas High School junior Sarah Mertz during Crimson Bears swim practice at Augustus Brown Pool on Tuesday.

Local sports calendar for Nov. 3

Today, November 3BASKETBALL OFFICIALSFinal Basketball Officials Meeting from 6-8 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion of rules & mechanics as preparation for… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Ketchikan wins Bill Weiss Invitational team title

Thunder Mountain High School senior Hunter Boyer won the 145-pound championship at the Bill Weiss Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Ketchikan on Saturday.Boyer decisioned Thorne Bay… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
JDHS seniors Maddie McKeown (14) and Martina Worden (2) try to block a tip by TMHS sophomore Maxie Saceda-Hurt during weekend volleyball action. A slideshow of photos is online at juneauempire.com.

Photos: Volley Vibe

A slideshow of volleyball action from last weekend is online at juneauempire.com.… Continue reading

JDHS seniors Maddie McKeown (14) and Martina Worden (2) try to block a tip by TMHS sophomore Maxie Saceda-Hurt during weekend volleyball action. A slideshow of photos is online at juneauempire.com.
Juneau Douglas High School junior Mia Ruffin celebrates her win in the Region V Girls 200 IM championship race on Saturday in Sitka.

Crimson Bears earn region swim title

The Juneau-Douglas High School girls swim team once again rallied behind their relay teams and the individual swims of juniors Mia Ruffin and Gabi Kito… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Juneau Douglas High School junior Mia Ruffin celebrates her win in the Region V Girls 200 IM championship race on Saturday in Sitka.

To critics of UM win: Mistakes are part of sports

I say this with all due respect:Shut up, America!Get real, all of you Duke fans and Hurricanes-haters and media blowhards who preposterously believe Miami should… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2015
  • By GREG COTE

Adult volleyball final standings

The Juneau Parks & Recreation Adult Volleyball league has finished the regular season.The post-season tournament has begun and results will be printed when obtained.Men’s Division… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Today in Sport’s History for Nov. 2

1958 — Chicago and Los Angeles establish an NFL attendance record when 90,833 fill the L.A. Coliseum to see the Rams beat the Bears 41-35.1985… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015
2014 JDHS graduate Kathryn Noreen is shown playing in the first-ever Daniel Webster College women's hockey game on Friday. Noreen was selected captain of the Eagles.

Noreen on the higher education ice sheets

Kathryn Noreen is bundled up in a dark red uniform.The familiar colors are covering various pads and gear as she tries to stay warm on… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
2014 JDHS graduate Kathryn Noreen is shown playing in the first-ever Daniel Webster College women's hockey game on Friday. Noreen was selected captain of the Eagles.

Sports on TV for Nov. 3

COLLEGE FOOTBALL4 p.m., ESPN2 — Northern Illinois at ToledoNBA BASKETBALL3:30 p.m., NBA — Atlanta at Miami6 p.m., NBA — Memphis at SacramentoNHL HOCKEY4:30 p.m., NBCSN… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015
Thunder Mountain sophomore Maxie Saceda Hurt (5) hits a shot against Juneau-Douglas seniors Maddie McKeown (14) and Martina Worden (2) during volleyball action on Friday at TMHS.

Crimson Bears spike Falcons

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears swept the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons on back-to-back senior nights Friday and Saturday.The Crimson Bears won 25-13, 25-17,… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Thunder Mountain sophomore Maxie Saceda Hurt (5) hits a shot against Juneau-Douglas seniors Maddie McKeown (14) and Martina Worden (2) during volleyball action on Friday at TMHS.
Jim Ustasiewski and John Bursell run along North Douglas Highway on Saturday. Bursell is training for the Boston Marathon on April 18, Patriots' Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ustasiewski is just training.

Photos: Training Runs

Local runners get some fall training runs in as they prepare for marathons out of state.… Continue reading

Jim Ustasiewski and John Bursell run along North Douglas Highway on Saturday. Bursell is training for the Boston Marathon on April 18, Patriots' Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ustasiewski is just training.

Local sports calendar for Nov. 1

Tuesday, November 3BASKETBALL OFFICIALSFinal Basketball Officials Meeting from 6-8 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion of rules & mechanics as preparation for… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Today in sport’s history for Sunday, Nov. 1

1913 — Notre Dame meets Army for the first time and comes away with a 35-13 win behind Gus Dorias’ 14-of-17 passing for 243 yards.1938… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015

Sports on TV for Nov. 1

AUTO RACING9 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, The Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500, at Martinsville, Va.10 a.m., NBC — Formula One, The Mexican… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
The Juneau Douglas Ice Association youth hockey Juneau Capitals Squirts teams, born in 2005-2006, battle on the ice on Halloween Saturday at the Treadwell Ice Arena.

Photos: Tricksters On Ice

The Juneau Douglas Ice Association youth hockey Juneau Capitals Squirts teams, born in 2005-2006, battle on the ice on Halloween Saturday at the Treadwell Ice… Continue reading

The Juneau Douglas Ice Association youth hockey Juneau Capitals Squirts teams, born in 2005-2006, battle on the ice on Halloween Saturday at the Treadwell Ice Arena.

Local sports calendar for Oct. 30

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

  • Oct 30, 2015
Simone Biles of the U.S. performs on the uneven bars during the women's all-around final competition at the World Artistic Gymnastics championships at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Biles wins 3rd straight world gymnastics title

GLASGOW, Scotland — Simone Biles is human. The proof came halfway through her beam routine at the world championships Thursday night, when a front flip… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2015
  • By WILL GRAVES
Simone Biles of the U.S. performs on the uneven bars during the women's all-around final competition at the World Artistic Gymnastics championships at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)