High School Sports

Thunder Mountain sophomore Jake Ferster tries to break the hold of Ketchikan’s Sully Shulz at the Brandon Pilot Invitational on Saturday at Thunder Mountain High School. After losing to to teammate Camden Erickson in the 189-pound semifinals, Ferster won a 3-2 decision over Shulz and wrestled Sitka’s John Welsh in the consolation finals. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
                                Thunder Mountain sophomore Jake Ferster tries to break the hold of Ketchikan’s Sully Shulz at the Brandon Pilot Invitational on Saturday at Thunder Mountain High School. After losing to to teammate Camden Erickson in the 189-pound semifinals, Ferster won a 3-2 decision over Shulz and wrestled Sitka’s John Welsh in the consolation finals. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Falcons pick up two Lancer Smith medals

The Thunder Mountain High School wrestling team brought nine wrestlers to the Lancer Smith Memorial on Friday and Saturday at the Menard Sports Complex in… Continue reading

Thunder Mountain sophomore Jake Ferster tries to break the hold of Ketchikan’s Sully Shulz at the Brandon Pilot Invitational on Saturday at Thunder Mountain High School. After losing to to teammate Camden Erickson in the 189-pound semifinals, Ferster won a 3-2 decision over Shulz and wrestled Sitka’s John Welsh in the consolation finals. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
                                Thunder Mountain sophomore Jake Ferster tries to break the hold of Ketchikan’s Sully Shulz at the Brandon Pilot Invitational on Saturday at Thunder Mountain High School. After losing to to teammate Camden Erickson in the 189-pound semifinals, Ferster won a 3-2 decision over Shulz and wrestled Sitka’s John Welsh in the consolation finals. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

JDHS sweeps Region V meet

Sadie Tuckwood and Arne Ellefson-Carnes captured their third consecutive region titles before a spirited home crowd at Sandy Beach on Saturday. The duo won their… Continue reading

William Smoker, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School, returns a backhand during the Regional Tennis Championships at JRC/The Alaska Club on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Smoker placed first in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Smoker, Hurtte smoke competition at region tennis tourney

Juneau-Douglas High School’s William Smoker and Erica Hurtte combined to win five divisions of the four-day Southeast Regional Tennis Championships hosted by JRC/The Alaska Club.… Continue reading

William Smoker, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School, returns a backhand during the Regional Tennis Championships at JRC/The Alaska Club on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Smoker placed first in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United outmatched by Colony

Juneau United was locked in for the opening drive of their senior night duel with Colony on Friday at Thunder Mountain High School. When sophomore… Continue reading

Running much more than a sport for the Ellefsons

There was never a time in Arne Ellefson-Carnes’ life that wasn’t connected to the Juneau-Douglas High School cross country team. His mom, Merry, became the… Continue reading

Back To School Tennis Tournament results

The Juneau-Douglas High School tennis team partnered with community players for the Back To School Doubles Tournament. The tournament ended Sunday at the Alaska Club… Continue reading

Player of the Week: Cooper Kriegmont

Cooper Kriegmont is the Juneau Empire’s player of the week. Kriegmont, a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High School, ran for 95 yards and threw one touchdown… Continue reading

JDHS spikers 9th at Spiketacular, Thunder Mountain sweeps Kayhi

The Thunder Mountain High School volleyball team completed a weekend sweep of the Ketchikan Lady Kings over the weekend.

Missed opportunities halt Juneau comeback bid

Juneau United fell to the Chugiak Mustangs 22-7 on a crisp Friday night at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park

Photos: Thunder Mountain volleyball takes on Ketchikan

Thunder Mountain girls varsity team competes against Ketchikan High School at Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau on Friday, Sept. 15, 2018. TMHS won 3-0… Continue reading

Nonprofit stresses football safety

The Juneau United football team is one of eight high school football teams participating in the statewide “Safety in Football Campaign.”

Juneau football takes on Chugiak

Juneau United hosts its first conference opponent of the season on Friday. Varsity kicks off against Chugiak on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy… Continue reading

Tennis freshman win at Anchorage Invite

Juneau-Douglas High School returned from the Alaska High School Inviational Tennis Tournament with seven victories. Juneau-Douglas, the lone Southeast tennis team, joined 14 others schools… Continue reading

Player of the Week: Finn Morley

Finn Morley is the Juneau Empire’s player of the week. Morley, a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High School, finished third on the team and 17th overall… Continue reading

Crimson Bears take 4-0 record to Spiketacular

The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team earned a second consecutive weekend sweep over Ketchikan High School. The Crimson Bears won in straight sets, 25-19, 25-12,… Continue reading