Sports

    • Crimson Bears Softball Sweeps Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The first home run of the season for the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears came with a bonus on Saturday _ three of them. Junior Anna Dale’s first career home run blast into the left field corner in the bottom of the third inning off Sitka pitcher Harlee Nelson bounced just fair inside the foul line pole above the fence for a grand slam that brought home sophomores Peyton Carson from third base, Saelyr Hunt from second and Mariah Schauwecker from first and put the Crimson Bears up 12-1.

    • Thunder Mountain Baseball Splits Conference Games with Visiting Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons baseball team split a conference series with the visiting Sitka Wolves on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field, winning the opener 9-8 and falling in the night cap 14-1. The Falcons also lost a non-conference game on Friday 6-4 to the Wolves.

    • Thunder Mountain Softball Tops Sitka in Second Run-Shortened Game

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team won its second run-shortened game in three days against Sitka on Saturday at Dimond Park Fields, completing a two-game sweep of the visiting Wolves. The Falcons earned a 9-1 five-inning win Saturday after beating the Wolves 10-0 on Thursday.

    • Local Athlete Running at KLAS Field

      Juneau, Alaska - Juneau-Douglas 2019 graduate Arne Ellefson-Carnes, now running at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, will be competing in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships today and Saturday.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Girls Take Last At Bats

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Crimson Bears softball seniors will take the last swings from their home plate tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Melvin Park Field, a year too late for those who lost last season to the coronavirus shutdown, and way too early for the current crop of players that still have to deal with the pandemics lingering effects.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Soccer Seniors Score Last Goals in Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A magical night for two seniors in their final home match propelled the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears girls soccer team to a 3-0 win over the Thunder Mountain Falcons on Thursday at the Adair Kennedy pitch.

    • Falcons Softball Girls Feed on Wolves

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team shut out the visiting Sitka Wolves 10-0 in a run-shortened five inning win on Thursday at Dimond Park Field.

    • Crimson Bears Senior Soccer Girls Bid Pitch Goodbye

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In a normal year, a senior’s final home game would be the culmination of years of progression and growth as a student and an athlete.

    • Crimson Bears’ Pitcher Bryant Shuts Out Falcons’ Hitters

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Crimson Bears senior Garrett Bryant pitched the Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé to a 14-0 win over the Thunder Mountain Falcons at Adair Kennedy Field on Tuesday.

    • Falcons Soccer Boys Rain on Crimson Bears Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School boys soccer team broke through the rain on the Juneau-Douglas pitch Tuesday night, for a 5-1 Falcons win over the Crimson Bears.

    • Juneau Runner On Time, Record Recognition Late

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School junior sprinter James Connally is so fast he ran past the school’s timers and into the record books before they could calculate the achievement.

    • Crimson Bears Soccer Girls Go Undefeated on Road Trip

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé girls soccer team finished their Kenai Peninsula road trip with a pair of wins, nipping Kenai 1-0 on Friday and running past Nikiski on Saturday.

    • Thunder Mountain Rocks Sitka Softball Field

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team found its footing in the batters box at Sitka’s Moller Field over the weekend, earning a three game sweep over the host Wolves.

    • Falcons Baseball Win Two over Crimson Bears at Adair Kennedy Field

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Crimson Bears senior Brock McCormick pitched four strong innings for the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons in their win over Juneau-Douglas on Saturday… wait, what?

    • Capital City Invitational Athletes Post Top State Marks

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high school track and field teams hosted the Capital City Invitational over the weekend, the first in-person meet they have competed in this season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    • A Remembrance of my Mother

      The aroma of lupine lingered in the air at my mother’s deathbed. It was the day of my last conversation with Patricia Anne (Cox) Stolpe.

    • Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer Begins

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Spring is here and so is the “Early Bird” registration for the City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation’s youth outdoor soccer (ages 5 to 14) play.

    • Ketchikan Working to Find Answers for Wrestling Tournament Mishap

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Now with more than 20 coronavirus cases in five Southeast communities, all possibly related to the Ketchikan High School Bill Weiss Wrestling Tournament and a small schools Region V Tournament at the same venue, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District is still working diligently with the city’s Emergency Operations Center to discover exactly what happened.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Soccer Team Bests Soldotna Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas girls soccer team returned to normal on Thursday: an early morning wake-up call for the airport, a two-hour plane trip, a four-hour bus trip, a win on the road and a bus trip to a hotel.

    • Local Sports Athletes Earn State Hall of Fame Nominations

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team and Crimson Bears All-State senior forward Cooper Kriegmont were finalists for youth Directors’ Awards presented by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame this week.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Light Up Adair Kennedy Diamond

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School baseball teams played long into the night under the Adair Kennedy stadium lights on Wednesday, with the Crimson Bears earning a 14-5 win over the Falcons.

    • NYO Traditional Games Stream Live from Juneau, Embrace Culture Statewide

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 2021 Native Youth Olympics Traditional Games will stream live from the Thunder Mountain High School gymnasium this Saturday and Sunday.

    • Ketchikan School District Responds to ASAA Warning Letter

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The acting superintendent of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District released a statement responding to the warning letter from the Region V Executive Committee of the Alaska Schools Activities Association concerning Ketchikan High School not following the COVID-19 mitigation plans for wrestling events last month.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Corner Falcons on Home Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé girls soccer team defended their home pitch against Thunder Mountain on Monday night at Adair Kennedy, winning on a last minute kick from the corner flag that was redirected in the box.

    • 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 Tribe CARES Act Housing & Temporary Shelter Assistance

      The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is pleased to offer Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act need based assistance for Tribal Citizen/ AK Native or American Indian Sitka community households impacted by the COVID pandemic. The assistance available is $500 per household paid directly to a vendor to cover the mortgage, rent, utilities, heating fuel, or boat moorage costs, invoice verification is required and must be submitted with the application. This funding will also assist with those experiencing homelessness with temporary shelter. There is a separate application for this type of assistance. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2021. Please go to sitkatribe.org for the application. Or please bring a previous or current invoice/bill (oil,utilities,rent,moorage, mortgage) to 456 Katlian St. for social services with your phone number on it; we will call and complete the online application with you over the phone. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call STA Social Services Department at 747-7293

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    • 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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    • Sitka Carbon Offset Fund

      The Sitka Carbon Offset Fund is accepting applications for year round residents to apply for a one time $500 award to revamp their personal transportation from high to low carbon. Residents who want to switch from using a gas-powered vehicle to lower carbon options like walking, biking or taking the community ride can request an application from chandler @sitkawild.org.

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