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Pure Sole: A poet reflects on the run

On October 29, 2003, Juneau-Douglas High School boy's cross-country coach Guy Thibodeau and girls cross-country coach Merry Ellefson received a letter from former Poet Laureate of Alaska Richard Dauenhauer...
UAA runners place in top eight at national meet

...finished seventh in the men's national championship and fourth in the women's national meet.Friess' GNAC Cross Country Coach of the Year award is an unprecedented 16th, including eight in the men's division. He also was voted the men's...
Shilon, Phelps win Juneau's new Nifty Fifty course

...friendly group of people and are beyond welcoming to a ring in from Australia."Juneau-Douglas High School cross-country coach Merry Ellefson, 52, won the women's 25K in two hours and 12 seconds."My quads are killing me," Ellefson...
Juneau-Douglas' next gen

...the Crimson Bears will have a new look. This is the first season JDHS will be without the guidance of longtime cross-country coach Guy Thibodeau, who retired last season after 35 years. "We are both fortunate to have been mentored by Guy...
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Juneau Empire Online Sports: A cool running climate 8/19/98 is competitive - the team opens its season with a home meet vs. East Anchorage on Thursday Twelve-year cross country coach Nancy Thomas believes her sport is becoming a cool thing to do among Juneau-Douglas High School students. Maybe...
Pure Sole: Why girls run important in my life.To explain why I run I decided to ask girls and women why they run.Juneau-Douglas cross country coach Merry Ellefson-Carnes has dashed through, up and over a number of obstacles in her life and led many up-and-coming...
Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

...added something that the coaches already knew: "You're much more than a basketball coach, or track coach or cross country coach. You're a life coach."Barrow High School football coach Brian Houston heard about Coaching Boys Into Men through...
Klondike race draws teams from Alaska, Canada

...whole spiritual component for me has always been really important in terms of connectivity."Ellefson, a Juneau cross-country coach, is sitting the Klondike out this year out to travel with her team to a different race. She ran her first Klondike...
Hopi High in Ariz. becomes cross-country standout

...tables focuses more on ceremonies, going to the kiva and tending to the fields. When he was approached by the cross-country coach at NAU, Nuvayokva had no idea what Ron Mann meant when he said Nuvayokva was Division I material."I think it...
Northwest Digest

Cross country coach arrested, suspended Sound off on the important issues at FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks high school running coach has been suspended...


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