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Today In Sports History for July 8

...in the ninth inning to give the American League a 7-5 victory in the All-Star Game at Detroit's Briggs Stadium.1967 - Billie Jean King sweeps three titles at Wimbledon. King beats Ann Hayden Jones 6-3, 6-4 for the singles title; teams with Rosie...

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Sports
Connie Layne Tonsgard McFadden

...followed by Glorianna, William the III, and Billie June Marie. Her children were her golden...Tonsgard, William Tonsgard III, and Billie June Tonsgard. As well as 14 grandchildren and sisters, Billie McFadden of California, Barbara Summers...

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Juneau Empire Online Community: Billie-June Tonsgard is pageant `Jeans Queen' 9/9/98

Wednesday, September 9, 1998 Billie-June Tonsgard, 9, returned from the Grand National Miss American...been a student at the Janice Holst School of Dance for four years. Billie-June Tonsgard is pageant `Jeans Queen'

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090998/tonsgard.html
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...Purcell is 45. Olympic gold and silver medal skier Tommy Moe is 45. Actress Denise Richards is 44. Rock singer-musician Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) is 43. Actor Jerry O'Connell is 41. Country singer Bryan White is 41. Actress Kelly Carlson...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-17/today-history-febuary-17
Local
King speaks on Olympics, gay rights

NEW YORK - Billie Jean King's taxi ride home after the Sochi Olympics included a revelation.She learned Jason Collins joined the Brooklyn Nets...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-02/king-speaks-olympics-gay-rights
Sports
Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi Olympic delegation

...treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is - and isn't - sending to represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics.Billie Jean King will be one of two openly gay athletes in the U.S. delegation for the opening and closing ceremonies, Obama announced...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-18/obama-selects-gay-athletes-sochi-olymp
Sports
Billie Jo Triplette

Juneau resident Billie Jo Secrist Triplette, 63, died Jan. 27, 2006, in Juneau. She was...parents, Bud and Florence Phelps in 1944. Family members said, "Billie Jo was a lifelong resident of Juneau who loved Alaska and its abundant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020306/obi_20060203011.shtml
Obituaries
Wilna 'Billie' Scott

Juneau resident Wilna "Billie" Scott, 91, died Dec. 16, 2006, in Juneau. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Sound off on the important issues at

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121906/obi_20061219007.shtml
Obituaries
Recognitions

Capt. Todd R. Perkins, son of Tom Perkins and Billie Wilson, of Juneau, is retiring after serving 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. Born in Juneau, he graduated from Juneau-Douglas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062109/nei_452995567.shtml
Today in Sports History

...Open.1968 - Virginia Wade wins the U.S. Open, upsetting Billie Jean King, 6-4, 6-4.1969 - Australia Rod Laver wins...7-6, 5-7, 6-2 victory over Evonne Goolagong.1974 - Billie Jean King wins her fourth U.S. Open with a three-set triumph...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-08
Sports

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