Photos: Friday night basketball action

Check out photos from the action of Juneau-Douglas boys varsity basketball’s loss to East Anchorage 66-54 and Thunder Mountain’s upset win over Ketchikan 62-55. Read… Continue reading

 

The whale at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park will be the starting point of a 5K or 1 mile race benefitting the Eldred Rock Lighthouse. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Run will benefit historic lighthouse

Get ready for a light run. Run 4 the Rock 5K and One Mile run starts after sunset Saturday and benefits the Eldred Rock Lighthouse… Continue reading

 

Seth Elisoff, center, celebrates his knockdown of Darrel Whisenant as referee Mike Shipman steps in during Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Elisoff won the match. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Seth Elisoff, center, celebrates his knockdown of Darrel Whisenant as referee Mike Shipman steps in during Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Elisoff won the match. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall

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The Chicago Bears celebrate after cornerback Kyle Fuller intercepted a pass in the end zone intended for Detroit Lions tight end Michael Roberts during the second half of their game on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Detroit. (Duane Burleson | Associated Press)

Chase Daniel fills in, leads Bears to 23-16 win over Lions

Chase Daniel made the most of his chance to fill in for Mitchell Trubisky, having the best day of his journeyman career.

The Chicago Bears celebrate after cornerback Kyle Fuller intercepted a pass in the end zone intended for Detroit Lions tight end Michael Roberts during the second half of their game on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Detroit. (Duane Burleson | Associated Press)

Softball tourney to raise funds for local family

Softball tourney to raise funds for local family The 22nd annual Coed Softball Benefit Tournament is taking place next weekend and will be raising funds… Continue reading

Chloe Casperson lays down a bunt against Pendleton, Oregon, in the Little League West Region Softball Tournament at Al Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo | Gabe Strong)

Little League: Oregon eliminates Juneau from regional tournament

The Juneau Major Softball All-Stars couldn’t recover from a third-inning 8-0 deficit and fell 9-5 to Oregon’s Pendleton Little League in the West Region Softball… Continue reading

Chloe Casperson lays down a bunt against Pendleton, Oregon, in the Little League West Region Softball Tournament at Al Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo | Gabe Strong)
Adelie McMillan, of Juneau, plays during the 2018 Capital Cup. (Courtesy Photo | Dennis Senger)

Juneau victorious at Capital Cup

Juneau defeated Whitehorse 325 games to 289 games to win the Capital Cup on Sunday in Whitehorse. The three-day tennis competition started on Friday and… Continue reading

Adelie McMillan, of Juneau, plays during the 2018 Capital Cup. (Courtesy Photo | Dennis Senger)
Lauren Smoker, Susan Haymes, Ann Sutton and Beatrice Franklin show off the Alaska flag at last year’s Capital Cup between the Juneau and Whitehorse tennis communities. Smoker, Haymes and Franklin are members of this year’s Juneau team. (Courtesy Photo | Mona Mametsuka)

Juneau looks to retake Capital Cup

Close to two dozen Juneauites are headed to Whitehorse this weekend for the Capital Cup. The three-day tennis competition started in 1983, but the friendly… Continue reading

Lauren Smoker, Susan Haymes, Ann Sutton and Beatrice Franklin show off the Alaska flag at last year’s Capital Cup between the Juneau and Whitehorse tennis communities. Smoker, Haymes and Franklin are members of this year’s Juneau team. (Courtesy Photo | Mona Mametsuka)