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Women’s championship projects to be fast-paced showdown

Women’s championship projects to be fast-paced showdown

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

Women’s championship projects to be fast-paced showdown
Championship matchups coming into focus as Gold Medal weekend approaches
Championship matchups coming into focus as Gold Medal weekend approaches
Stayin’ alive: Yakutat, Haines survive early elimination games
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Stayin’ alive: Yakutat, Haines survive early elimination games
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New Gold Medal team makes impression in blowout win

New Gold Medal team makes impression in blowout win

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

New Gold Medal team makes impression in blowout win
A ‘gathering of family’: Gold Medal Tournament kicks off in Juneau

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

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

A ‘gathering of family’: Gold Medal Tournament kicks off in Juneau
French Iditarod musher first to reach the Bering Sea coast

French Iditarod musher first to reach the Bering Sea coast

The Frenchman pulled into the checkpoint at Unalakleet Sunday.

French Iditarod musher first to reach the Bering Sea coast
Photos: Friday night basketball action

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

Photos: Friday night basketball action
Photos: Friday Night Basketball

Photos: Friday Night Basketball

TMHS v. JDHS.

Photos: Friday Night Basketball
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)
Watch Live: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament
Watch Live: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament
Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament finals

Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament finals

Striving for the cup.

Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament finals
Photos: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament
Photos: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament
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)

Young fighters slam, choke, punch to victory at Beatdown

A rookie had an electrifying debut.

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

Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall

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

Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall
Season’s beatings: Crop of green fighters to test mettle at Beatdown

Season’s beatings: Crop of green fighters to test mettle at Beatdown

Most contenders are young, hungry and unproven.

Season’s beatings: Crop of green fighters to test mettle at Beatdown
Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament kicks off in style

Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament kicks off in style

Games were going all afternoon.

Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament kicks off in style
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)