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Juneau-Douglas’ Kyler Alderfer makes a pass up the ice while Tyler Weldon gets in position against Houston on Friday. JDHS won 7-0. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears topple Hawks

JDHS remained undefeated in conference play.

Juneau-Douglas’ Kyler Alderfer makes a pass up the ice while Tyler Weldon gets in position against Houston on Friday. JDHS won 7-0. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Cameron Smith skates up the ice against Houston during the Big Lake Lions Christmas Classic Tournament last December in the Big Lake Lions Recreation Center. Houston plays JDHS this Friday and Saturday at Treadwell Arena. (Courtesy Photo | MatSuSports.net)

JDHS takes on longtime foe Houston

Lane Styers will be reliving a portion of his hockey career this weekend. Styers, 23, is the head coach of the Houston High School hockey… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas’ Cameron Smith skates up the ice against Houston during the Big Lake Lions Christmas Classic Tournament last December in the Big Lake Lions Recreation Center. Houston plays JDHS this Friday and Saturday at Treadwell Arena. (Courtesy Photo | MatSuSports.net)
Runners take off from the beginning of the Airport Dike Trail on Thursday for the fifth annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Race proceeds went to the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey and Thunder Mountain High School cross country teams. (Courtesy Photo | Scott Spickler)
Runners take off from the beginning of the Airport Dike Trail on Thursday for the fifth annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Race proceeds went to the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey and Thunder Mountain High School cross country teams. (Courtesy Photo | Scott Spickler)
The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team crowned “Team Russia” (Zac Stagg, Fin Shibler, Chance Turinsky, Dalton Hoy, Owen Squires, Dawson Hickok) as the eighth annual Turkey Day 3-on-3 champions on Wednesday morning. The intersquad tournament pits six teams against one another and awards the winners with a dozen Breeze Inn donuts. (Courtesy Photo | Luke Adams)

JDHS hockey’s Thanksgiving tourney winners

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team crowned “Team Russia” (Zac Stagg, Fin Shibler, Chance Turinsky, Dalton Hoy, Owen Squires, Dawson Hickok) as the eighth annual… Continue reading

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team crowned “Team Russia” (Zac Stagg, Fin Shibler, Chance Turinsky, Dalton Hoy, Owen Squires, Dawson Hickok) as the eighth annual Turkey Day 3-on-3 champions on Wednesday morning. The intersquad tournament pits six teams against one another and awards the winners with a dozen Breeze Inn donuts. (Courtesy Photo | Luke Adams)
Palmer’s Zach Nelius is hounded by four Juneau-Douglas players in the second period of the JDHS-Palmer conference game on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. JDHS won 9-0. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Palmer’s Zach Nelius is hounded by four Juneau-Douglas players in the second period of the JDHS-Palmer conference game on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. JDHS won 9-0. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Chance Turinsky pushes the puck up the ice between Palmer’s Alex Nelius, left, and Easton Armstrong on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Seniors lead Crimson Bears past Moose

It was the Crimson Bears’ home opener and first victory of the season.

Juneau-Douglas’ Chance Turinsky pushes the puck up the ice between Palmer’s Alex Nelius, left, and Easton Armstrong on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School junior Ethan Welch checks a Colony player last Thursday during the Palmer Showdown Tournament at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. Welch will face his former team, Palmer, this weekend in two games at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

JDHS hockey to take on Palmer

JDHS hockey plays Palmer this weekend

Juneau-Douglas High School junior Ethan Welch checks a Colony player last Thursday during the Palmer Showdown Tournament at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. Welch will face his former team, Palmer, this weekend in two games at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Player of the Week: Wolf Dostal

Wolf Dostal is the Juneau Empire’s player of the week. Dostal, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, made 39 saves in a 5-1 loss to… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Finn Yerkes applies pressure on a West Anchorage player on Saturday at the fourth annual Palmer Showdown Tournament at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

West defeats Crimson Bears 8-1

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team lost 8-1 to the West Anchorage Eagles on the final day of the fourth annual Palmer Showdown Tournament on… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Finn Yerkes applies pressure on a West Anchorage player on Saturday at the fourth annual Palmer Showdown Tournament at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas junior Ethan Welch skates after the puck during the Palmer Showdown Tournament on Thursday at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. The Knights won 3-1. JDHS plays reigning Division I state champion Dimond on Friday. Soldotna, West Anchorage, Homer, Dimond, Wasilla and Palmer are also participating in the three-day tournament. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Photos: JDHS season opener

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team fell to the Colony Knights 3-1 in the team’s season opener Thursday at MTA Events Center in Palmer. Senior… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas junior Ethan Welch skates after the puck during the Palmer Showdown Tournament on Thursday at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. The Knights won 3-1. JDHS plays reigning Division I state champion Dimond on Friday. Soldotna, West Anchorage, Homer, Dimond, Wasilla and Palmer are also participating in the three-day tournament. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Senior Greyson Liebelt shoots to the goal during Juneau-Douglas High School hockey practice at Treadwell Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Senior Greyson Liebelt shoots to the goal during Juneau-Douglas High School hockey practice at Treadwell Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Capitals join ‘comp’ ranks

It doesn’t take long to get a sense of just how much twins Jaeger and Stein Dostal think about hockey. “Our backchecking — like when… Continue reading

Photos: High school hockey begins

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team launched its 2018-19 campaign on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The Crimson Bears’ first home games are Nov. 16-17… Continue reading