Riverbend has strong showing at Native Olympics

Those Beavers are dam good.

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School’s Jamal Johnson wrestles in the 140-pound bracket at the Geoff Harben Invitational at FDMS. Johnson defeated Schoenbar Middle School’s Gavin Buendia in the finals to become one of seven Wolverines to reach the top of the podium. (Courtesy Photo | Angela Boyd)
Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School’s Jamal Johnson wrestles in the 140-pound bracket at the Geoff Harben Invitational at FDMS. Johnson defeated Schoenbar Middle School’s Gavin Buendia in the finals to become one of seven Wolverines to reach the top of the podium. (Courtesy Photo | Angela Boyd)

Juneau-Douglas’ upset bid of East comes up short

Thunderbirds get the sweep.

Juneau youth becomes talk of the Super Bowl

He’s got Tom Brady’s approval.

Photos: Friday night basketball action

Check out photos from the action of Juneau-Douglas boys varsity basketball’s loss to East Anchorage 66-54 and Thunder Mountain’s upset win over Ketchikan 62-55. Read… Continue reading

JDHS girls fall to Colony at Anchorage tournament

Loss means possible rematch with Thunder Mountain.

Photos: State hockey tournament

The journey to third place.

Juneau-Douglas High School junior Austin McCurley works the ball past Ketchikan senior Marcus Lee during a 85-65 Kayhi victory at Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium in Ketchikan on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Dustin Safranek | Ketchikan Daily News)

JDHS boys falter to Kings

Mixed success for JDHS.

Juneau-Douglas High School junior Austin McCurley works the ball past Ketchikan senior Marcus Lee during a 85-65 Kayhi victory at Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium in Ketchikan on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Dustin Safranek | Ketchikan Daily News)

JDHS hockey ends season on a high note

Power plays were the difference.

Juneau-Douglas’ Dalton Hoy, right, moves the puck against Homer’s Bergen Knutson at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS and Homer square off in the ASAA First National Cup state hockey semifinals on Friday in the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

JDHS cruises past Tri Valley at state tournament

A promising start title-seeking Bears.

Juneau-Douglas’ Dalton Hoy, right, moves the puck against Homer’s Bergen Knutson at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS and Homer square off in the ASAA First National Cup state hockey semifinals on Friday in the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Thunder Mountain’s Khaye Garcia, left, and Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood chase down a loose ball at JDHS on Friday, March 3, 2018. JDHS won 53-33. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Falcons look to defend homecourt, and JDHS’ Pusich

It’s their first meeting of the season.

Thunder Mountain’s Khaye Garcia, left, and Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood chase down a loose ball at JDHS on Friday, March 3, 2018. JDHS won 53-33. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Treadwell Arena’s new ice resurfacer, Zamboni Model 546, pictured on at center ice. (Courtesy Photo | Dave Pusich)
The Treadwell Arena’s new ice resurfacer, Zamboni Model 546, pictured on at center ice. (Courtesy Photo | Dave Pusich)

Player of the Week: Philip Gonzales

Marvelous Gonzales.