Referees honor mentor who helped shape tournament

Officials have become part of Gold Medal’s distinctive culture.

 

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Team, family effort propels Hydaburg to C Bracket victory

They had a special guest sitting courtside.

 

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Women’s championship projects to be fast-paced showdown

It’s a rematch of the tournament’s first game.

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New Gold Medal team makes impression in blowout win

They knew what they were capable of. Their opponents didn’t.

A ‘gathering of family’: Gold Medal Tournament kicks off in Juneau

Last year’s tournament raised about $23,000 for various nonprofits.

French Iditarod musher first to reach the Bering Sea coast

The Frenchman pulled into the checkpoint at Unalakleet Sunday.

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

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)
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

Get a front-row seat to the action in our photo gallery.