Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

...John McDermott wins the U.S. Open golf championship for the second straight year with a 294 total.1952 - Five American boxers win gold medals at the Olympics, marking the first time the U.S. wins the unofficial team title. The five medalists are...
Boxers have a friend in the corner

Albert "Mean Machine" Valentine is arguably one of Juneau's most notable Roughhouse boxers. He also is one of the best cornermen, a fact that often goes unnoticed unless you happen to be strapped into a pair of gloves...
Nani Ostrom earns college hoops honor

...alumna (2011) Nani Ostrom, a senior on the Pacific University Boxers basketball team in Forest Grove, Oregon, has been recognized...scoring in 10 games and in rebounding on 19 occasions.The Boxers' finished the season with a 9-16 record overall and 5-11...
Ostrom and Boxers battle in Alaska

...Pacific University (Ore.) Boxers women's basketball team against...three, before a turnover on the Boxers' offensive end allowed victory.The Boxers shot 41.7 percent from the...rebounding performance as a Boxer.Ostrom played 35 minutes...
Today In Sports History for June 19-20

...J.H. Taylor at Prestwick Club.1936 - German heavyweight boxer Max Schmeling knocks out previously unbeaten Joe Louis in the...Johansson in the fifth round in New York to become the first boxer to regain the world heavyweight title.1964 - Ken Venturi beats...
Boxers head to Anchorage for new series

...Juneau. This Saturday five young local boxers will compete in a statewide amateur showdown...varying degrees of experience who will face boxers from Anchorage and Fairbanks. Josh Feb. 25 at the ANB Hall. All boxers, experienced or not, male or female...
Boxers earn gold

Three Juneau boxers, three gold medals. That was the score...said. The tournament brought together boxers from the British Columbia towns of Prince...Chetwynd and Terrace, plus there were boxers from Juneau and Palmer, Alaska...
Doctors say Puerto Rico boxer Camacho is brain dead

...JUAN, Puerto Rico - Famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho is clinically...Camacho's father indicated he wanted the boxer taken off life support and his organs donated...had the combination of the skills of a boxer along with a great sense for entertainment...
Southeast boxers show who's 'King of the Ring'

...PENN / THE JUNEAU EMPIRE The task proved easier said then done. The boxers entered the ring and met at center for instructions from the referee. The tension built as the boxers stood face to face and stared each other down -- a look of antipathy...
Warriors rally past Rockets in Game 1 of West finals

...ritual handshake in the playoffs.DUELING BOXERSUndefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., who was booed by fans during Game 5...watched from a courtside seat. Also sitting among the crowd was boxer and Bay Area native Andre Ward, who was cheered loudly when...
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