Sports

Big Ben out with sprained left knee

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger gingerly made his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility on Monday, his left leg immobilized under a brace and his… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2015
  • By WILL GRAVES

Sports on TV for Oct. 01

COLLEGE FOOTBALL3:30 p.m., ESPN — Miami (Fla.) at Cincinnati3:30 p.m., ESPNU — Alabama State at Texas SouthernGOLF4 a.m., GOLF — Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, First-round,… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2015

Today In Sports History for Sept. 28

1920 — A Chicago grand jury indicts eight members of the Chicago White Sox on charges of fixing the 1919 World Series, known as the… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2015
Soren Thompson, Hiram Henry and Bryan Hitchcock lead Sunday's annual Hasty Half Marathon. This year's fundraising run proceeds will be given to the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition.

Hasty Half runners take their time

Rain, rain and more rain did not dampen the mood or the turnout for Sunday’s seventh annual Hasty Half Marathon.“I think we had close to… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Soren Thompson, Hiram Henry and Bryan Hitchcock lead Sunday's annual Hasty Half Marathon. This year's fundraising run proceeds will be given to the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition.
Professional skating coach Kim Muir conducted one of her many "Can't Skate, Can't Play" power skating camps at Treadwell Arena last week. Muir students have included members of the Detroit Red Wings, Carolina Hurricanes and the Swedish National Team, as well as youth, high school, college, semi-pro, professional and adult league hockey players.

‘Can’t Skate Can’t Play’ heats up Juneau ice

At 15 years of old, Kim Muir was asked to teach the children of a hockey parent how to skate more efficiently.“They were watching me… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Professional skating coach Kim Muir conducted one of her many "Can't Skate, Can't Play" power skating camps at Treadwell Arena last week. Muir students have included members of the Detroit Red Wings, Carolina Hurricanes and the Swedish National Team, as well as youth, high school, college, semi-pro, professional and adult league hockey players.
Sitka's Colin Baciocco won the 1A/2A/3A boys Region V championship on Saturday at Sandy Beach.

Bears’ Arthur, Falcons’ Welling take 4A titles

There were no surprises during Saturday’s Southeast Region V Cross Country Running Championships along the Treadwell Mines Trails at Sandy Beach — except the ease… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Sitka's Colin Baciocco won the 1A/2A/3A boys Region V championship on Saturday at Sandy Beach.

Sports on TV for Sept. 27

AUTO RACING8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One, Japanese Grand Prix10 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, The Sylvania 300, at Loudon, N.H.CYCLING8 a.m., CNBC… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015

Today In Sports History for Sept. 27

1894 — Aqueduct Race Track opens its doors. The building is torn down in 1955 and the new Aqueduct reopens on Sept. 14, 1959.1947 —… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015
Juneau-Douglas freshman John Hamrick avoids a tackle by Eagle River's Brandon Hill during the Crimson Bears' 41-6 win over the Wolves on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field.

Crimson Bears den Wolves

The Juneau-Douglas High School football team did everything in the rain but put on XtraTufs as they rolled over Eagle River 41-6 in a non-conference… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Juneau-Douglas freshman John Hamrick avoids a tackle by Eagle River's Brandon Hill during the Crimson Bears' 41-6 win over the Wolves on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field.

Local sports calendar for Sept. 27

Today, September 27RUNNINGHome, 10 a.m. start (8:30-9 a.m. sign in), The 7th Annual Hasty Half Marathon at Sandy Beach in Douglas. Runners have choice of… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Nikiski running back Rykker Riddall (28) is tackled by Thunder Mountain's Sam Bluett (17), Kyrel Payne (38) and Mahina Toutaiolep (22) during the Bulldogs' 28-21 win over the Falcons in Juneau on Friday. Bulldog's blockers Luke Johnson (54), Corin Cooper (29), Jon McCormick (58), Ian Johnson (4) and Rueben Sepeda (75) are shown.

Falcons get ‘Bulldogged’ on senior night

Nikiski sophomore running back Rykker Riddall scored four touchdowns and senior linebacker Luke Johnson recovered a Thunder Mountain fumble with a minute to play to… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Nikiski running back Rykker Riddall (28) is tackled by Thunder Mountain's Sam Bluett (17), Kyrel Payne (38) and Mahina Toutaiolep (22) during the Bulldogs' 28-21 win over the Falcons in Juneau on Friday. Bulldog's blockers Luke Johnson (54), Corin Cooper (29), Jon McCormick (58), Ian Johnson (4) and Rueben Sepeda (75) are shown.
Denali: New name, same park

Denali: New name, same park

There is a children’s popup book about the Denali National Park and Preserve.In it, a young girl boards a bus to travel into the park… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Denali: New name, same park

Local sports calendar for Sept. 25

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 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

Sports on TV for Sept. 25

AUTO RACING8 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Spring Cup Series, Practice, at Loudon, N.H.9:30 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Practice, at Loudon, N.H.11… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015

Today In Sports History for Sept. 25

1866 — Jerome Park, named for its founder Leonard W. Jerome, opens in the Bronx in New York. Jerome, seeking to emulate the British racing… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015
Juneau's Ethan Goebel and Sitka's Colin Baciocco are shown in a cross country meet this season. Goebel and Baciocco are favorites to win the 4A and 3A Region V titles on Saturday along Juneau's Treadwell Mines Trails.

Region’s top runners ready to race

The months of summer work, the long days of preseason training and the subsequent weeks of Southeast Conference races are about to come to an… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe
Juneau's Ethan Goebel and Sitka's Colin Baciocco are shown in a cross country meet this season. Goebel and Baciocco are favorites to win the 4A and 3A Region V titles on Saturday along Juneau's Treadwell Mines Trails.

Creating our own nice weather

It doesn’t rain every day in Juneau, but when we get into weather like we’ve had lately, it sure begins to seem like it does.… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • By GEOFF ROES

Freewheelers host Cyclocross

It is not uncommon to see a Cyclocross racer approaching a concrete finish line covered in mud from shoe tip to helmet top.The sport usually… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • By Klas Stolpe

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
Mens Lower Finalists, left-to-right, JDHS player Kolby Hoover and adult players Randy Hurtte, Mike Stekoll and Nathan Graves. Hurtte and Stekoll teamed up to win the title over Hoover and Graves.

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
Mens Lower Finalists, left-to-right, JDHS player Kolby Hoover and adult players Randy Hurtte, Mike Stekoll and Nathan Graves. Hurtte and Stekoll teamed up to win the title over Hoover and Graves.