Football

Photos: Juneau Alumni Football Game

Juneau turns out for football fundraiser.

 

Generations come together during nostalgic, competitive alumni game

Some children had never seen their father move so fast.

 

Juneau Football’s Maikeli Tupou, left, Puna Toutaiolepo, center, and Caleb Traxler, right, tackle East’s Jason Jenn-Lundfelt at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. East won 40-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau Football’s Maikeli Tupou, left, Puna Toutaiolepo, center, and Caleb Traxler, right, tackle East’s Jason Jenn-Lundfelt at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. East won 40-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Hunter Hickok leads warmup drills during Juneau-Douglas High School varsity football practice in August of 2015. Hickok was twice named Southeast Conference Defensive Player Of The Year during his time with the Crimson Bears from 2012-2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Hunter Hickok leads warmup drills during Juneau-Douglas High School varsity football practice in August of 2015. Hickok was twice named Southeast Conference Defensive Player Of The Year during his time with the Crimson Bears from 2012-2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Former Juneau-Douglas High School head football coach Rich Sjoroos celebrates after his team goes up 18-7 against Chugiak in a playoff game at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park in 2010. Sjoroos is the new Juneau United football coach on Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Former Juneau-Douglas High School head football coach Rich Sjoroos celebrates after his team goes up 18-7 against Chugiak in a playoff game at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park in 2010. Sjoroos is the new Juneau United football coach on Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
TMHS coach Randy Quinto works with his team at Thunder Mountain High School football practice at TMHS on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Quinto was the TMHS head coach from 2015-17 and Juneau United head coach last season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
TMHS coach Randy Quinto works with his team at Thunder Mountain High School football practice at TMHS on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Quinto was the TMHS head coach from 2015-17 and Juneau United head coach last season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau United’s Hansel Hinckle reaches for the ball as Bartlett defender Josh Siania closes in at Chugiak High School on Saturday. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

‘A whole different animal’: Coach reflects on Juneau United’s inaugural season

Juneau United coach Randy Quinto called defensive end Puna Toutaiolepo and wide receiver Hansel Hinckle the unsung leaders of his team this season. Not unsung… Continue reading

Juneau United’s Hansel Hinckle reaches for the ball as Bartlett defender Josh Siania closes in at Chugiak High School on Saturday. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Photos: Juneau United vs. Bartlett

Juneau United’s season drew to a close on Saturday night with a 65-12 loss to Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The unified football team finishes… Continue reading

Juneau United’s quarterback Cooper Kriegmont runs against Colony at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Senior Night Football Photos: Juneau United vs. Colony

Pictures of Senior Night and game action of Juneau United against Colony High School.

Juneau United’s quarterback Cooper Kriegmont runs against Colony at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (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

Juneau residents participate in a protest against President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, at Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Best Pictures of the Week

Best pictures from the week of Sept. 16-21, 2018. Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com.… Continue reading

Juneau residents participate in a protest against President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, at Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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

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

Marcos Yadao, of Juneau-Douglas High School, works on a footwork and tackling drill run by his father, Vince, during Juneau Football practice at Thunder Mountain High School on Thursday, July 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau unified football team to open season in Palmer

The Juneau unified football team ships up to Palmer this weekend for its season opener. Here’s a quick look at what to expect from Juneau’s… Continue reading

Marcos Yadao, of Juneau-Douglas High School, works on a footwork and tackling drill run by his father, Vince, during Juneau Football practice at Thunder Mountain High School on Thursday, July 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)