Softball

Mila Hargrave pitches for Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé against Sitka High School on June 3 during the ASAA Division II State Softball Championships. (Courtesy of JDHS Softball)

JDHS all-star softball player to pitch for U.S. team at international tournament

Mila Hargrave selected for one of 16 teams at The Cup in the Netherlands next month.

 

Juneau’s Riley Morehouse pitches to a Washington state player in the bottom half of the fourth inning in an elimination game Monday during the Little League World Series Northwest Region majors softball tournament in San Bernardino, California. Juneau’s team, representing Alaska after winning the statewide tournament, rallied to a 6-3 lead in the fourth inning after falling behind early, but Washington would take the lead at the end of the inning and go on to win 13-6. (Screenshot from recap video by littleleague.org)

Juneau girls eliminated from Little League World Series regional softball tournament

After dominating statewide tournament, team goes 0-2 at Northwest Region in California

 

Katelyn Sulser, right, hits a game-defining bases-loaded triple for Juneau, giving her team the lead for good, in the second inning against Anchorage’s Abbot-O-Rabbit in the decisive game of the Majors Softball State Tournament on Saturday at Melvin Park. Juneau scored six runs in the inning to take a 7-2 lead before going on to win 15-5. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire).

Two-hit wonder: Juneau wins state softball tournament with pair of three-run shots

Majors team going to regions in California after 15-5 rout against Anchorage club to win series 3-0

 

Nicole Adair, a 2001 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé, pitches for the Antiques as teammate Tania Hansen, a 1998 graduate, plays first base and Angi Thibodeau, a 1999 graduate, awaits an opportunity to advance as a member of the Classics during the fourth annual JDHS Softball Alumni Game on Sunday at Melvin Park. (Photo courtesy of JDHS softball)

Annual JDHS alumni softball game results in classy matchup

Closest-ever finish goes down to the wire as participation opened to public for first time.

Nicole Adair, a 2001 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé, pitches for the Antiques as teammate Tania Hansen, a 1998 graduate, plays first base and Angi Thibodeau, a 1999 graduate, awaits an opportunity to advance as a member of the Classics during the fourth annual JDHS Softball Alumni Game on Sunday at Melvin Park. (Photo courtesy of JDHS softball)
Photo Courtesy JDHS Softball
JDHS freshman Gwen Nizich slides into home plate against Kodiak during the Crimson Bears 9-1 win over the Bears on Thursday in the ASAA Division II State Softball Tournament at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields.

JDHS splits first steps of state softball marathon

Crimson Bears girls open tournament with win over Kodiak, loss to North Pole

Photo Courtesy JDHS Softball
JDHS freshman Gwen Nizich slides into home plate against Kodiak during the Crimson Bears 9-1 win over the Bears on Thursday in the ASAA Division II State Softball Tournament at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields.
The Region V champion Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team are the top Southeast seed for the state tournament this weekend in Anchorage. Front row: Milina Mazon. Second row: Mariah Schauwecker, Chloe Casperson, Zoey Billings, Carlynn Casperson and Gloria Bixby. Third row: Bailey Hansen, Mila Hargrave, Taiya Bentz, Kiah Yadao and Gwen Nizich. Fourth row: Amira Andrews, Tristan Oliva, Anna Dale and Tatum Billings. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

JDHS softball champs ready for state

Top seed Crimson Bears, second seed Sitka heading north

The Region V champion Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team are the top Southeast seed for the state tournament this weekend in Anchorage. Front row: Milina Mazon. Second row: Mariah Schauwecker, Chloe Casperson, Zoey Billings, Carlynn Casperson and Gloria Bixby. Third row: Bailey Hansen, Mila Hargrave, Taiya Bentz, Kiah Yadao and Gwen Nizich. Fourth row: Amira Andrews, Tristan Oliva, Anna Dale and Tatum Billings. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
The TMHS Falcons pose with their Sportsmanship Award at the Region V Softball Tournament on Saturday in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo)

Falcons fall from softball region tourney

TMHS leaves bases loaded for next season.

The TMHS Falcons pose with their Sportsmanship Award at the Region V Softball Tournament on Saturday in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo)
The JDHS Crimson Bears pose with their Region V Championship on Saturday at Sitka's Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo)

JDHS wins Region V softball Tournament

Crimson Bears defeat home field host Sitka Lady Wolves.

The JDHS Crimson Bears pose with their Region V Championship on Saturday at Sitka's Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo)
This file photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)

TMHS softball stays alive, at regions, JDHS stays undefeated

Lady Falcons eliminates Kayhi from Region V tournament, Crimson Bears top Wolves.

This file photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)
This photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)

JDHS wins Region V softball tournament opener

Crimson Bears and Falcons girls go hit-for-hit in regionals at Sitka

This photo shows Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players Amira Andrews, Carlynn Casperson, Anna Dale, Gloria Bixby, Mariah Schauwecker, Zoey Billings and Bailey Hansen. JDHS plays in a semifinal against Sitka at 6 p.m. Friday in the Region V Tournament on Sitka’s Moller Field. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)
Thunder Mountain junior third baseman Jack Lovejoy attempts to tag Juneau-Douglas senior base runner Amira Andrews during softball action Saturday at Melvin Park. Andrews was out on the play. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears top Lady Falcons in final home softball action

Tournament next for Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain

Thunder Mountain junior third baseman Jack Lovejoy attempts to tag Juneau-Douglas senior base runner Amira Andrews during softball action Saturday at Melvin Park. Andrews was out on the play. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players, from left, Mariah Schauwecker, Bailey Hansen, Zoey Billings, Anna Dale, Carlynn Casperson, Gloria Bixby, and Amira Andrews, will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Melvin Park Field before their game against Thunder Mountain. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)

Covering the bases with Crimson Bears softball seniors

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé to honor seven Saturday

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior softball players, from left, Mariah Schauwecker, Bailey Hansen, Zoey Billings, Anna Dale, Carlynn Casperson, Gloria Bixby, and Amira Andrews, will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Melvin Park Field before their game against Thunder Mountain. (Courtesy Photo / JDHS Softball)
Thunder Mountain senior softball player Leah Hetle, shown surrounded by family, was honored on Saturday at Dimond Park Field No. 4 before the Lady Falcons final home game against Ketchikan. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Lady Falcons finish softball weekend with big bats

TMHS nips Sitka, falls to Ketchikan on senior night

Thunder Mountain senior softball player Leah Hetle, shown surrounded by family, was honored on Saturday at Dimond Park Field No. 4 before the Lady Falcons final home game against Ketchikan. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Anna Dale is hugged by classmate Gloria Bixby (12) as players celebrate her game winning hit during Saturday's extra inning win over Ketchikan at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau empire).

Crimson Bears go ‘international’ over Lady Kings

Saturday extra-inning win was continuation of Thursday game

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Anna Dale is hugged by classmate Gloria Bixby (12) as players celebrate her game winning hit during Saturday's extra inning win over Ketchikan at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau empire).
Thunder Mountain freshman Alayna Echiverri forced out at second base as Ketchikan sophomore Mylee Grey attempts to turn a double play during the Lady Falcons 14-11 loss to the Lady Kings on Friday at Dimond Park field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Homers fuel Lady Falcons rally in loss to Lady Kings

Thunder Mountain drops 14-11 slug fest to Ketchikan

Thunder Mountain freshman Alayna Echiverri forced out at second base as Ketchikan sophomore Mylee Grey attempts to turn a double play during the Lady Falcons 14-11 loss to the Lady Kings on Friday at Dimond Park field. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Mariah Schauwecker (11) pitches during the Crimson Bears 10-9 win over the Sitka Lady Wolves, Friday, at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears walk off Lady Wolves

JDHS earns 10-9 softball win over Sitka

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé senior Mariah Schauwecker (11) pitches during the Crimson Bears 10-9 win over the Sitka Lady Wolves, Friday, at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé junior Mila Hargrave (8) is safe at first as Ketchikan junior Rylie Welk misses the ball during the Crimson Bears and Lady Kings tie on Thursday at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears, Lady Kings blow the lights out

Stadium blackout leaves teams with a tie score in key conference game

Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé junior Mila Hargrave (8) is safe at first as Ketchikan junior Rylie Welk misses the ball during the Crimson Bears and Lady Kings tie on Thursday at Melvin Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain junior Ashlyn Gates (5) is congratulated by Lady Falcons coach Barb Strong after a triple during their 11-3 win over the Sitka Lady Wolves, Thursday, at Dimond Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Falcons swoop down on Lady Wolves

Thunder Mountain girls softball team topples Sitka

Thunder Mountain junior Ashlyn Gates (5) is congratulated by Lady Falcons coach Barb Strong after a triple during their 11-3 win over the Sitka Lady Wolves, Thursday, at Dimond Park. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
Falcons softball senior Leah Hetle will be honored before a Saturday game against Ketchikan. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)

Falcons lone softball senior to be honored Saturday

Thunder Mountain will host Ketchikan and Sitka

Falcons softball senior Leah Hetle will be honored before a Saturday game against Ketchikan. (Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire)
JDHS’ Gloria Bixby slides safe into second base and under the tag of TMHS’ Jenna Dobson during the first inning of a drizzly Friday night game against Thunder Mountain High School in May 2021 that raised money for mental health. TMHS and JDHS both will be participating in the Paint it Pink Cancer Awareness games on Saturday, May 13 along with Ketchikan and Sitka high schools at Melvin Park and Dimond Park Field No. 4 (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
JDHS’ Gloria Bixby slides safe into second base and under the tag of TMHS’ Jenna Dobson during the first inning of a drizzly Friday night game against Thunder Mountain High School in May 2021 that raised money for mental health. TMHS and JDHS both will be participating in the Paint it Pink Cancer Awareness games on Saturday, May 13 along with Ketchikan and Sitka high schools at Melvin Park and Dimond Park Field No. 4 (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)