Sports

    • Time Running Out to Participate in Juneau Marathon

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Marathon and Half-Marathon, the capital city’s most sought after road race, is slated to start at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., respectively, on Saturday at Douglas’ Savikko Park, rain or shine, and the time is ticking for entrants to get their running kits organized, get entered, and join in what has become a sought after attraction world-wide for runners, joggers and walkers.

    • Doing It For The A: Alaska’s First Olympic Swimmer is Golden

      TOKYO (AP) — When you’re a swimmer from Alaska, there are some misguided stereotypes that must be laughed off.

    • Juneau Post 25 Falls to South in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion Baseball team put four runs across the plate in the top of the first inning but South Post 4 did that and more in a state semifinal 11-5 win over the capital city boys.

    • Seward’s Lydia Jacoby Wins Olympic Gold Medal

      Tokyo, Japan (AP) - Alaska’s first Olympic swimmer, Seward High School Seahawk class of ’22 - and Seaward Tsunami Swim Club member - Lydia Jacoby, age 17, won Alaska’s first Olympic swimming gold medal on Tuesday morning in Japan, touching the wall in the 100 meter breaststroke in one minute 04.95 seconds.

    • Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

      TOKYO (AP) — No, women are not required to wear bikinis to play beach volleyball at the Olympics. Yes, TV cameras do tend to linger on their glutes when they hold their hands behind their backs to pass signals to each other. And no, that’s not a problem for the players who believe that those who see the sport will remain fans.

    • Biles Withdraws from Gymnastics Final to Protect Team, Self

      TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready for the spotlight.

    • Post 25 Drops Game to Service at State Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team fell 3-2 to Service in their second game at the Alaska state championships at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium on Saturday. Juneau had beaten Chugiak 3-0 on Thursday.

    • Juneau Major All-Stars are District Champions, Sweep Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A pitching gem, a fielding show, spectacular steals and a team performance gave the Juneau Gastineau Channel Little League Major Baseball 10-12 year olds the District 2 Championship in a 6-1 win over Ketchikan on Saturday at Miller Field. The team completed a three-game sweep in its best-of-five series and earned a berth in the state championship at Anchorage next week.

    • Juneau Majors Take Two Game Lead over Ketchikan in District Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Gastineau Channel Little League Major Baseball 10-12 year olds All-Stars defeated Ketchikan 7-4 on Friday in the District 2 tournament at Miller Field and have a two game to zero lead in their best-of-five series which continues Saturday at 2 p.m.

    • Meet Your Majors All-Stars

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 2021 Majors, 10-12 year old, All-Stars from Juneau and Ketchikan are playing a best-of-five game series at Miller Field to determine the Southeast district winner to travel to Anchorage for the state tournament (July 31 - August 5) and possibly a trip to regionals in San Bernardino, California (Aug. 8-14) and on to the World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania (Aug. 19-29).

    • Juneau Majors All-Stars Win First Game of District Tournament over Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Gastineau Channel Little League Majors Division All-Star first baseman Keaton Belcourt has a simple rule for good defensive baseball.

    • Post 25 Opens State Tournament with Win over Chugiak

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team opened the Alaska state championships at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium with a 3-0 win over Chugiak.

    • Minors Memories

      Photos from the 2021 Gastineau Channel Little League's District 2 Minors Special Games Tournament.

    • American Legion State Tournament Begins Thursday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 69th Annual Alaska American Legion Baseball League State Tournament beings Thursday at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium with Juneau Post 25 looking to defeat Chugiak Post 33 in their first round robin action of the post season.

    • Post 25 All-Stars Show Out in American Legion Highlight Game

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 players Christian Ludeman, Brock McCormick and Olin Rawson had strong showings in Tuesday’s American Legion All-Star Game at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Juneau Red Wins Minors Championship Over Juneau Black

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The tailgaters were showing up a half-hour before batting practice at Miller Field on Tuesday night to get the best position on the outfield fence for the 8-10-year-olds Minors Special Games Championship game between Juneau Red and Juneau black and the top seeded Red team did not disappoint, earning a 13-2 win in a run shortened four innings.

    • Little League Majors Baseball Tournament Begins Thursday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Southeast Alaska Little League Majors Division Baseball District Tournament, the original gathering of 10-12 year olds that resulted in the establishment of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, begins on Thursday at Miller Field.

    • Post 25 Places Three Greats on All-Star Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 players Christian Ludeman, Brock McCormick and Olin Rawson have been selected to Tuesday's American Legion All-Star Game at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Nunaka Valley Sweeps Juneau Majors for State Softball Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Anchorage’s Nunaka Valley are the 2021 Majors Softball State Champions. defeating Juneau 8-2 on Monday night at Melvin Park Field. and winning the best of five series in three straight games.

    • Juneau Black Defeats Ketchikan, Faces Juneau Red in Minors Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Curfews were broken in the Alaska District 2 Minors Special Games Tournament at Miller Field on Monday night as Juneau Black eliminated Ketchikan 12-11 in two extra innings past the normal six and well after 9 p.m. for the rosters filled with eight-to-10 year olds.

    • City Official Urges Testing for Visiting Sports Teams

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With two Little League tournaments underway involving teams from outside Juneau and a third set to begin and teams arriving, Robert Barr, the planning and section chief for the City and Borough of Juneau’s Emergency Operations Center, said he hopes travelers take advantage of the city’s free COVID testing.

    • Updike Runs a Sub Four Minute Mile

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Former Ketchikan runner Isaac Updike, age 29, joined an elite crowd on Sunday when he ran under four minutes for the mile at an American Track League meet in Mission Viejo, California.

    • Nunaka Valley Takes Two Game Lead over Juneau Softball Majors

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Gastineau Channel Little League Majors (10-12 year olds) Softball All-Stars are down two games to zero in the best-of-five state tournament series against Anchorage’s Nunaka Valley Little League at Melvin Park Field.

    • Juneau Red Defeats Juneau Black in Minors Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Red All-stars advanced to the final of the Alaska District 2 Minors (ages 8-10) Special Games Tournament on Sunday with a 9-6 win over Juneau Black.

    • Juneau Post 25 is Third Seed for State Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team will be the third seed in the American Legion State Tournament on July 22-27 at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Minors All-Stars Baseball Special Games in Final Rounds

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska District 2 Minors, ages 8-10 years, Special Games Tournament completed the round robin portion of play with Juneau Black beating Ketchikan 5-2 on Wednesday, Juneau Red beating Ketchikan 12-0 on Thursday, and Juneau Red beating Juneau Black 11-9 on Friday.

    • Gastineau Channel, Nunaka Valley Little Leagues Begin State Series

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League and Anchorage’s Nunaka Valley Little League 10-12 year old softball all-stars began their Alaska Majors Division State Tournament best-of-five series on Saturday at Melvin Park Field with Nunaka Valley earning a 12-6 win.

    • GCLL Red Team Wins Opener in Minors Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In the second day of the District 2 Minors (8-10 year olds) Division Special Games Tournament Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Red team defeated Ketchikan 12-0 in five innings.

    • Juneau Post 25 Sweeps Wasilla, Earns State Berth

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 swept the Wasilla Post 35 Road Warriors 8-2 and 10-2 in a Thursday double header at Wasilla’s McManus Field.

    • Little League State Softball Championship Begins

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Little League Alaska State Majors Division Softball Tournament begins Saturday at 4 p.m. on Melvin Park Field in the first game of a five-game series between District 2 Gastineau Channel Little League facing District 1 Nunaka Valley.

    • 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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    • VET'S GET LAND!

      The Bureau of Land Management is now accepting applications from eligible Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans and heirs for up to 160-acre-allotments under the Dingell Act. The Bureau is missing contact information for nearly 750 potentially eligible vets. Call 907-271-5998 for more information.

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