Sports

Riley Traxler shoots as Thunder Mountain High School plays against Ketchikan High School on Feb. 22, 2020. (Heather Holt | Courtesy photo)

Juneau teams play close games, end losing streak in competitive weekend

TMHS girls ended a 5-year losing streak against Ketchikan on Friday.

Riley Traxler shoots as Thunder Mountain High School plays against Ketchikan High School on Feb. 22, 2020. (Heather Holt | Courtesy photo)
Floyd Dryden wins Southeast wrestling tournament

Floyd Dryden wins Southeast wrestling tournament

It was a big win for Dryden.

Floyd Dryden wins Southeast wrestling tournament
Brady Carandang

Crosstown clash closely contested

They won but just barely.

Brady Carandang
400 matches in 2 days: Floyd Dryden hosts middle school wrestling tournament
400 matches in 2 days: Floyd Dryden hosts middle school wrestling tournament
Juneau teams enjoy ‘big’ wins and a crosstown clash in Anchorage

Juneau teams enjoy ‘big’ wins and a crosstown clash in Anchorage

Over-time victories and a rivalry tilt.

Juneau teams enjoy ‘big’ wins and a crosstown clash in Anchorage
University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey team forward Steven Jandric skates with the puck against the UAA Seawolves. (Courtesy photo | JR Ancheta via UAF Photography)

Alaska Science Forum: The physics of slapshots and mid-ice collisions

A look at one of the north’s favorite sports.

University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey team forward Steven Jandric skates with the puck against the UAA Seawolves. (Courtesy photo | JR Ancheta via UAF Photography)
Crimson Bears hockey close out season after rebuilding year
Crimson Bears hockey close out season after rebuilding year
The Juneau Skating Club took second place in the The Ice Sports Industry’s West Coast Skating Championships in Tacoma on Jan. 17-19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo | JSC)
The Juneau Skating Club took second place in the The Ice Sports Industry’s West Coast Skating Championships in Tacoma on Jan. 17-19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo | JSC)
Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend

Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend

It’s set to be a big weekend for boys and girls basketball.

Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend
Kyle Worl talks at the University of Alaska Southeast campus on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau local recognized for Herculean effort bringing back traditional sports

He’s bringing traditional games back to the Southeast to stay.

Kyle Worl talks at the University of Alaska Southeast campus on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau Monstarz Danielle Larson, Letasha Heumann, Joy Ribao, Nani Weimer, Mariah Simpkins, Megan Buchmeier, Maria Weyrach, Michaela Demmert and coach Taylor Larson stand together with their champion sweatshirts and trophy after taking the top spot in the women’s division of the Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational. (Courtesy Photo | Andrew Friske)
The Juneau Monstarz Danielle Larson, Letasha Heumann, Joy Ribao, Nani Weimer, Mariah Simpkins, Megan Buchmeier, Maria Weyrach, Michaela Demmert and coach Taylor Larson stand together with their champion sweatshirts and trophy after taking the top spot in the women’s division of the Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational. (Courtesy Photo | Andrew Friske)
Not putting on the ‘Brakes’: Former JDHS standout finds coaching success

Not putting on the ‘Brakes’: Former JDHS standout finds coaching success

Past Crimson Bear helps coach three-time state champs.

Not putting on the ‘Brakes’: Former JDHS standout finds coaching success
Courtesy Photo | Joan Travers                                 Inspiring Girls Expeditions is holding two tuition-free expeditions for 16- and 17-year-old girls in Alaska this summer.

Program introduces girls to science expeditions in wilderness

Expeditions in Alaska will explore a glacier and the intertidal zone.

Courtesy Photo | Joan Travers                                 Inspiring Girls Expeditions is holding two tuition-free expeditions for 16- and 17-year-old girls in Alaska this summer.
Volleyball tourney gives women the edge, TMHS extends winning streak, Saturday race highlights
Volleyball tourney gives women the edge, TMHS extends winning streak, Saturday race highlights
TMHS hoopsters remain positive after defeat

TMHS hoopsters remain positive after defeat

Falcons can’t make up for poor first half.

TMHS hoopsters remain positive after defeat
‘Like a son’: Basketball coach, nephew chase region title

‘Like a son’: Basketball coach, nephew chase region title

Once a ball boy, senior point guard strives for dream with help from his uncle.

‘Like a son’: Basketball coach, nephew chase region title
Player of the Week: Brady Carandang

Player of the Week: Brady Carandang

He can get hot from 3.

Player of the Week: Brady Carandang
Carson’s big week ends with another JDHS win
Carson’s big week ends with another JDHS win
JDHS defense slows Bartlett

JDHS defense slows Bartlett

Crimson vs. Golden Bears.

JDHS defense slows Bartlett
Natalie Zimmerman, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé and member of the cheer team, tosses out a dead Christmas tree as part of a fundraiser for the team during 2019. (Natalie Zimmerman | Courtesy photo)

Win-win: JDHS cheerleading team to recycle trees to fundraise

Don’t want to get pine needles all over your car? Let someone else do it.

Natalie Zimmerman, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé and member of the cheer team, tosses out a dead Christmas tree as part of a fundraiser for the team during 2019. (Natalie Zimmerman | Courtesy photo)