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                                Former members of the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé softball team will play an alumni game on Sunday to raise money for travel and equipment for the team.

JDHS softball team to hold alumni game

It might be the first alumni game held by the JDHS softball team.

 

Micah Grigg, a Thunder Mountain High School graduate, will be swimming for Lenoir Rhyne University in North Carolina in the fall, signing with the school’s team this spring. (Courtesy photo | Micah Grigg)

Two members of Juneau’s swim club are college-bound

North Carolina and Fairbanks are a little further than a 1650-yard race away.

 

Braden Jenkins has committed to playing college basketball at Luther College. (Courtesy photo | John Blasco)

Thunder Mountain trio signs to play college basketball

The last time three players signed in one year was 2014.

Braden Jenkins has committed to playing college basketball at Luther College. (Courtesy photo | John Blasco)
Matthew Quinto, a Thunder Mountain High School student, takes a shot at the one-foot high kick as members of Juneau’s Native Youth Olympic team compete against Whitehorse’s Team Yukon in a traditional games competition over livestreaming video at the University of Alaska Southeast rec center on March 17, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Matthew Quinto, a Thunder Mountain High School student, takes a shot at the one-foot high kick as members of Juneau’s Native Youth Olympic team compete against Whitehorse’s Team Yukon in a traditional games competition over livestreaming video at the University of Alaska Southeast rec center on March 17, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

State basketball tournament canceled

Their season was abruptly truncated by coronavirus measures.

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Kendyl Carson (center) looks to pass against Skylar Tuckwood (right) during girls varsity basketball practice at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on, Dec. 9.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Kendyl Carson (center) looks to pass against Skylar Tuckwood (right) during girls varsity basketball practice at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on, Dec. 9.
Swimmers from the Glacier Swimming Club ran roughshod over the competition at the Alaska Age Group Championships on Feb. 14-15, setting a record for the most points scored by a single team and winning the meet handily. (Courtesy photo | For Glacier Swimming Club)
Swimmers from the Glacier Swimming Club ran roughshod over the competition at the Alaska Age Group Championships on Feb. 14-15, setting a record for the most points scored by a single team and winning the meet handily. (Courtesy photo | For Glacier Swimming Club)
Juneau-Douglas goaltender Cody Mitchell turns to see the puck sliding into the net during a Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 hockey game against Homer High School at the Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer skates over Juneau-Douglas

The Homer hockey team skated over fellow Railbelt Conference team Juneau-Douglas on Friday, winning 8-0 at the Kevin Bell Arena. Homer is set to play… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas goaltender Cody Mitchell turns to see the puck sliding into the net during a Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 hockey game against Homer High School at the Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)