Sport/Football

Class of the league: Buckeyes capture JYFL championship

The Juneau Youth Football League Junior Division Buckeyes capped an undefeated season with a 38-6 win over the Gators on Saturday afternoon at Adair-Kennedy Memorial… Continue reading

 

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

 

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

Juneau United falls to Wasilla

Juneau United fell to Wasilla High School 15-0 on Saturday, dropping to 0-5 on the season, marking the second time in three weeks Juneau has… Continue reading

Reestablished football JV spotlights talented freshmen class

Thunder Mountain High School athletic director Jake Jacoby kept a running tally in his mind of the number of football players streaming out the west… Continue reading

Juneau United’s Luis Mojica is tackled by Lathrop’s Bubba Maschmeier, top, and Josiah Opp at Thunder Mountain High School on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau defense shines late in loss to Lathrop

The Juneau unified football team was on the verge its seventh consecutive scoreless quarter when senior Hansel Hinckle decided to do something about it on… Continue reading

Juneau United’s Luis Mojica is tackled by Lathrop’s Bubba Maschmeier, top, and Josiah Opp at Thunder Mountain High School on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau seeks first win of season in matchup with Lathrop

Juneau will test its merit against Lathrop High School on Saturday.

Juneau Football’s Cody Morehouse, center, is forced out of bounds by East’s Alex Hinton at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. East won 40-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

East thumps Juneau in unified football team’s home opener

With time winding down on the first half, 11 black jerseys lined up opposite 11 white jerseys on the far 34-yard line of Adair-Kennedy Memorial… Continue reading

Juneau Football’s Cody Morehouse, center, is forced out of bounds by East’s Alex Hinton at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. East won 40-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Hansel Hinckle is congratulated by coach Randy Quinto following his interception return for a touchdown last Saturday. (Michael Dineen | For the Juneau Empire)

‘Juneau United’ gains steam as unified football team name

Students on the Juneau unified football team, Juneau Football, are reportedly adopting the name “Juneau United” for their team. Gretchen Kriegmont is on the president… Continue reading

Hansel Hinckle is congratulated by coach Randy Quinto following his interception return for a touchdown last Saturday. (Michael Dineen | For the Juneau Empire)
Juneau running back Caleb Traxler breaks a Palmer tackle in his team’s 31-8 loss to the Moose in its first game of the season last Saturday. The co-op team plays West Anchorage on Saturday night in Anchorage. (Courtesy Photo | MatSuSports.net)

Weekend preview: Football to battle West Anchorage, Tour of Juneau, cross country ‘mini-meet’

School starts on Monday, but high school football and cross country are already in full swing.

Juneau running back Caleb Traxler breaks a Palmer tackle in his team’s 31-8 loss to the Moose in its first game of the season last Saturday. The co-op team plays West Anchorage on Saturday night in Anchorage. (Courtesy Photo | MatSuSports.net)