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JDHS boys soccer starts season on the right foot

JDHS beat TMHS 6-1.

  • Apr 12, 2023
  • Dana Zigmund For the Juneau Empire
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The JDHS softball team poses for team photo on Saturday before delivering eggs to families across Juneau as part of the team’s third annual Egg My House event. (Courtesy Photo / Lexie Razor)

Egging for a good cause

JDHS softball teams holds annual fundraiser.

The JDHS softball team poses for team photo on Saturday before delivering eggs to families across Juneau as part of the team’s third annual Egg My House event. (Courtesy Photo / Lexie Razor)
JDHS sophomore midfielder/forward Milina Mazon sprints past two Ketchikan players during a Saturday afternoon game against the team at Thunder Mountain High School. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
JDHS sophomore midfielder/forward Milina Mazon sprints past two Ketchikan players during a Saturday afternoon game against the team at Thunder Mountain High School. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
A soccer ball rests on the field at Thunder Mountain High School. The JDHS girls bested TMHS 9-0 on Wednesday behind five goals from Peyton Wheeler. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

JDHS girls see 8 goals from underclassmen in season-opener

New faces make impact in cross-town win over TMHS.

A soccer ball rests on the field at Thunder Mountain High School. The JDHS girls bested TMHS 9-0 on Wednesday behind five goals from Peyton Wheeler. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Glacier Swim Club’s Joshua Edwards come up for air during a competition race in the Savannah Cayce Southeast Championship at Juneau’s Dimond Aquatic Center this weekend. Edwards placed third as an individual scorer in the 13/14-year-old boys age group. (Courtesy / Phil Loseby)
Glacier Swim Club’s Joshua Edwards come up for air during a competition race in the Savannah Cayce Southeast Championship at Juneau’s Dimond Aquatic Center this weekend. Edwards placed third as an individual scorer in the 13/14-year-old boys age group. (Courtesy / Phil Loseby)
Nancy Barnes leads the Yees Ku.oo Dancers through a performance for the opening ceremony of the sixth annual Traditional Games this Saturday at Thunder Mountain High School. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Nancy Barnes leads the Yees Ku.oo Dancers through a performance for the opening ceremony of the sixth annual Traditional Games this Saturday at Thunder Mountain High School. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Lee Richards, a Thunder Mountain High School sophomore, gets ready to let an arrow fly during this year’s Traditional Games held Saturday and Sunday at the high school in Juneau. This year’s games were the first to feature archery. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Lee Richards, a Thunder Mountain High School sophomore, gets ready to let an arrow fly during this year’s Traditional Games held Saturday and Sunday at the high school in Juneau. This year’s games were the first to feature archery. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
JDHS’ Skylar Tuckwood (13) sprints down the court against Ketchikan High School on Friday, Feb. 24 at JDHS where she led with a total of 19 points. Tuckwood earned first team all-state honors for her 22-23 senior season. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire File)

Four Juneau basketball players earn all-state honors

Hoopers from every local team named among the best in the state.

JDHS’ Skylar Tuckwood (13) sprints down the court against Ketchikan High School on Friday, Feb. 24 at JDHS where she led with a total of 19 points. Tuckwood earned first team all-state honors for her 22-23 senior season. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire File)
The 2022-2023 JDHS Crimson Bears pose for a photo at ASAA state competition in Anchorage on Saturday before competing against TMHS in the championship game. JDHS finished in fourth place and TMHS went home in sixth. (Courtesy Photo / Tanya Nizich)

JDHS beats TMHS at state for one last showdown

Crimson Bears took fourth place and Falcons took sixth.

The 2022-2023 JDHS Crimson Bears pose for a photo at ASAA state competition in Anchorage on Saturday before competing against TMHS in the championship game. JDHS finished in fourth place and TMHS went home in sixth. (Courtesy Photo / Tanya Nizich)
Courtesy Photo / Robert Casperson 
JDHS senior boys with coach Robert Casperson, left to right, Nelson Bodhi, Kai Hargrave, Caden Masdeg, Orion Dybdahl and Joseph Aline, pose for a photo at the ASAA state competition in Anchorage on Saturday before the championship game against Dimond High School. The Crimson Bears would take sixth place overall.

JDHS boys fall to Dimond at state

Crimson Bears take 6th place in ASAA tournament.

Courtesy Photo / Robert Casperson 
JDHS senior boys with coach Robert Casperson, left to right, Nelson Bodhi, Kai Hargrave, Caden Masdeg, Orion Dybdahl and Joseph Aline, pose for a photo at the ASAA state competition in Anchorage on Saturday before the championship game against Dimond High School. The Crimson Bears would take sixth place overall.
Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire

PHOTOS: An enormous roundup from the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament

The Juneau Empire’s expanded coverage of the Juneau Lions Club 74th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is made possible by Sealaska Corp. Thanks to this sponsorship,… Continue reading

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Angoon's Albert Kookesh shoots against Hoonah's Gary Smith and Andy Mills during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Hoonah Masters eliminate Angoon from Gold Medal

Hoonah’s Hinchman, Lindoff and Angoon’s See in a shoot-out

  • Mar 26, 2023
  • By Klas Stolpe For the Juneau Empire
  • Basketball
Angoon's Albert Kookesh shoots against Hoonah's Gary Smith and Andy Mills during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
Hoonah’s Masters Bracket team poses for a group photo on Saturday after being crowned this year’s champs for the M bracket in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at JDHS. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Hoonah crowned Gold Medal Masters Bracket champs

Hoonah’s Albert Hinchman named MVP.

Hoonah’s Masters Bracket team poses for a group photo on Saturday after being crowned this year’s champs for the M bracket in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at JDHS. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
C Bracket champions Filcom pose with their trophy. (left to right) Charlie Herrington, Alex Heumann, Tom Gizler, Adam Brown, Mike Lim, Andrew Malacas, Nino Bohulano, Ray Zimmer, Larry Cooper, Ronin Tagsip and Jason Haskell at the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Saturday, March 25, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Juneau’s Filcom wins Gold Medal C Bracket Championship

Filcom caps undefeated tournament run with 73-49 win over Klukwan

  • Mar 26, 2023
  • By Klas Stolpe For the Juneau Empire
  • Basketball
C Bracket champions Filcom pose with their trophy. (left to right) Charlie Herrington, Alex Heumann, Tom Gizler, Adam Brown, Mike Lim, Andrew Malacas, Nino Bohulano, Ray Zimmer, Larry Cooper, Ronin Tagsip and Jason Haskell at the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Saturday, March 25, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
POW’s Gold Medal Champions: Lillian Borromeo, Molly Sharp, Michaela Demmert, Nani Weimer, Tina Steffen, Elizabeth Isaacs, Kenai Holein and Cassie Williams. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Prince of Wales defeats Yakutat for women’s title at Gold Medal

Prince of Wales claims town’s sixth championship with 79-38 win.

  • Mar 26, 2023
  • By Klas Stolpe For the Juneau Empire
  • Basketball
POW’s Gold Medal Champions: Lillian Borromeo, Molly Sharp, Michaela Demmert, Nani Weimer, Tina Steffen, Elizabeth Isaacs, Kenai Holein and Cassie Williams. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
Jesse McGraw, Matt Carle and Andrew Friske pose for a photo after their induction into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame, Friday, March 24, during the Juneau Lions Club 74th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Friske, McGraw and Carle Inducted into Gold Medal Hall of Fame

Two teammates and one opponent share selection night together

  • Mar 25, 2023
  • By Klas Stolpe For the Juneau Empire
  • Basketball
Jesse McGraw, Matt Carle and Andrew Friske pose for a photo after their induction into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame, Friday, March 24, during the Juneau Lions Club 74th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
Yakutat’s Sharnel Vale-Dries (40) drives the lane for a 2-point shot against Angoon on Friday for W bracket Gold Medal basketball at JDSH. Vale-Dries finished the game with 2 points. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Yakutat’s Sharnel Vale-Dries (40) drives the lane for a 2-point shot against Angoon on Friday for W bracket Gold Medal basketball at JDSH. Vale-Dries finished the game with 2 points. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Hoonah’s Kamal Lindoff (34) knocks down a layup on Friday against Klukwan in the M bracket Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at JDHS. Lindoff finished the game with 12 points. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Hoonah advances past Klukwan for M Bracket championship game

Juneau vs. Hoonah at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Hoonah’s Kamal Lindoff (34) knocks down a layup on Friday against Klukwan in the M bracket Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at JDHS. Lindoff finished the game with 12 points. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Hydaburg’s George Peratrovich tips in teammate Vinnie Edenshaw’s missed free throw with 0.3 seconds remaining in overtime, forching a second overtime in a win over Angoon during Friday night’s elimination game at the Gold Medal Tournament in Juneau. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Hydaburg heroics eliminate Angoon 94-89 in 2-OT thriller

A game-tying play with just .3 seconds to go is just the tip of the iceberg.

  • Mar 25, 2023
  • By Klas Stolpe For the Juneau Empire
  • Basketball
Hydaburg’s George Peratrovich tips in teammate Vinnie Edenshaw’s missed free throw with 0.3 seconds remaining in overtime, forching a second overtime in a win over Angoon during Friday night’s elimination game at the Gold Medal Tournament in Juneau. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
Klukwan’s Daniel Stickler (0) defends a shot by Hoonah’s Lucas Johnson (21) during Friday’s C Bracket elimination game. Klukwan won 78-65 and will play Juneau Filcom in Saturday’s championship. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Klukwan advances to title game, eliminates Hoonah 78-65

Two team members elected to HOF before physical C Bracket court play.

  • Mar 25, 2023
  • By Klas Stolpe For the Juneau Empire
  • Basketball
Klukwan’s Daniel Stickler (0) defends a shot by Hoonah’s Lucas Johnson (21) during Friday’s C Bracket elimination game. Klukwan won 78-65 and will play Juneau Filcom in Saturday’s championship. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)