Sports

    • Column: The Last Season

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - I saw the four high school football players sitting at the far edge of the field where their latest win was the last in a transition from youth to manhood. It wasn’t built just for them. This 100 yard stretch of green turf surrounded by a worn track, woods and aging bleachers set down before a mountain as if gods would sit above them and watch. But they made it their own. 

    • Wrestlers Fill the Thunder Mountain Mat Room

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School mat room is full. That is always a good sign. That means the program is robust or in the process of being stout and on the verge of bringing the capital city a Region V wrestling championship, possibly a state title.

    • Falcons, Knights Spikers Co-Champs at JIVE

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - After roughly 100 matches spread over two days through two gymnasiums, the end result of the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza was…a tie.

    • Falcons Swimmers Honor Seniors in Weekend Competition

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School swim and dive team paid respect to their senior teammates Saturday during their Southeast invitational meet at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

    • Crimson Bears Honor Seniors in Weekend Meet

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé swim and dive team honored their senior teammates Friday during an invitational meet hosting Southeast teams at Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

    • Huskies too Powerful for Golden Bears in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It was a beautiful Juneau Huskies football day under the sun at Adair Kennedy Field on Saturday, unfortunately for Bartlett High School it was a beautiful Juneau Huskies football day under the sun at Adair Kennedy Field. The Huskies crunched the Golden Bears 50-30 in the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) First National Bowl Football State Semifinal and will play in the state championship Friday in Anchorage.

    • JIVE Set to Land Inside JDHS Courts

      Juneau, Alaska (JIVE) - The Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza - the JIVE to all fanatics from the dig, set, and spike crowd - will begin play Friday with 10 teams competing through two days of pool and double-elimination bracket competition in the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasiums, culminating in championships Saturday night.

    • Falcons Fall to Colony in Volleyball Clash

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In a battle of thunder-fisted front lines the Thunder Mountain High School volleyball team and visiting Colony scorched the TMHS nets in a five-set match that saw the Falcons fall to the Knights 25-19, 23-25, 25-8, 19-25, and 15-6 on Thursday.

    • Football History About to Unfold as Huskies Host Bartlett in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - For the first time in Juneau football history an Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) First National Bowl Football State Championship semifinal game will be played in the capital city when the Juneau Huskies host Anchorage’s Bartlett Golden Bears at 3 p.m., Saturday, on Adair Kennedy Field.

    • GSC’s Jarvill, Mills, Peimann Lead Team to Sitka Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Glacier Swim Club took nine athletes to the October Splash Invitational hosted by Sitka’s Baranof Baracudas Swim Club and Olivia Jarvill (age 9), Dannan Mills (13) and Valerie Peimann (13) earned at least four 1st place finishes each.

    • Tennis Team Flirts with State Championship Wins

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Jaymie Collman and Juneau-Douglas junior Anna Dale put their girls doubles team into the finals of the Alaska School Activities Association First National Bank Alaska Tennis State Championships on Saturday at Anchorage’s Alaska Club East.

    • Falcons Kiah Dihle Third at State on Course Packed with Athletes and Mud

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Kiah Dihle is the third fastest girl in the state after racing the top runners in the Alaska high school ranks along arguably the most difficult 5K course - one made even more technical by overnight freeze softening and the muddy shoe-prints of 353 previous runners.

    • Huskies Chase Lynx off Adair, Away from Juneau, out of State Playoffs

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies have chased another predator away from their Adair Kennedy Field kennel, off the capital city boundaries and out of the Alaska School Activities Association First National Bowl Football State Championships with a 31-3 opening playoff win against the Dimond Lynx.

    • Falcons Spike Crimson Bears at JDHS Den

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons swept the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears 3-0 on the volleyball courts of JDHS on Friday, winning by set scores of 25-16, 25-20 and 25-14.

    • Huskies Dominate All-Conference Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Cook Inlet Conference coaches agree, the Juneau Huskies have a talented roster led by a talented coaching staff. The Huskies had 12 players selected to the Cook Inlet Conference First Team All-Conference, eight to the Second Team All-Conference and Eight Honorable Mention selections and senior Wallace Adams, junior Lucas White and coach Rich Sjoroos earned special honors.

    • Young Shooter ‘Out-Guns’ the Veterans

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There is a new sheriff in town, so to speak, a new top shooter in the state of Alaska for sure as 14-year-old Trygve Hermann joined an exclusive club with an outstanding trap shooting performance for the Juneau Gun Club, registering 100 straight targets hit.

    • Juneau High School Team Will Compete Outside School Parameters

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Unable to travel to the state basketball tournament over COVID-19 concerns, the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears are hustling to play at a tournament in California as a club team this weekend. 

    • Mt. Edgecumbe Boys Top Sitka for Region Championship

      The Mt. Edgecumbe High School Braves topped the Sitka Wolves in the final game of their best two-out-of-three Region V 3A basketball tournament series championship.

    • Mt. Edgecumbe Girls Force Championship Game

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Mt. Edgecumbe High School Lady Braves beat the Sitka Lady Wolves with a last-second shot on Wednesday night inside the B.J. McGillis Field House.

    • Champions Crowned in Region V Virtual Cheerleading Competition

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The 2021 Region V Virtual Cheer Champions were announced on Tuesday.

    Events

    • Sitka Ham Radio Club

      Sitka Ham Amateur Radio Klub - SHARK - meets 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Sitka Sportsman's Association: 5211 Halibut Point Road. All interested in ham radio are welcome. For information contact Darryl Ault AL7W at 738-4539, sitkashark@yahoo.com or visit the Facebook Group.

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    • ALFA Fisherman's Expo

      Please join Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association Fall Fishermen's Expo on November 8th and 9th for an informative, virtual event. Commercial and subsistence fishermen of all gear types will have the opportunity to attend free and interactive classes to learn about carbon pricing, longline pot gear discussion and regulation updates, Nobeltec Timezero Pro training, climate change and fish stocks, fuel efficiency, body ergonomics and fishing, Coast Guard updates and MORE. Raffle prizes available for participants. Visit https://www.alfafish.org/fishermans-expo for more information and to register. Call 907-738-1286 with any questions.

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