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Historical Sports: 1988 Discus

This 1988 photo shows Liz Watson throwing the discus during a track meet. No other information was available. If readers have insights to any of our historical photos please contact
Unsung heroes bring pigskin plays to life

...Kodiak Bears and their Division I college linebacker prospect Kordell Pillans, the 4A Boys state champion in the shot put and discus."He is really big and he plays on the line," Naputi said. "He put a lot of pressure on me when I was snapping. They...
From an old runway to the track

...preparation for their first meet. The throwers practiced on a simple concrete slab near the high school, launching shot puts and discuses into an empty field. Meanwhile, the runners marked off distances on their one-lane track on the dirt runway with string...
Photos: State Bound

...Mountain High School's Brendan Pietz soars in the triple jump and Juneau-Douglas High School's Kaia Hamrick throws the discus during the Region V Track and Field Championships at TMHS Falcons Field on Saturday. Pietz and Hamrick qualified for the state...
Naomi Welling bests the field in Kodiak meet the men's shot put (50-5) and discus (147-10); Glennallen's Briahna...38-01.25. Johnson placed third in the discus with a 140-09, and Petersburg senior...and Dimond senior Jenna Mixson took the discus with 108-02. Wasilla sophomore Ceil...
Today In Sports History for June 28

...conviction for draft evasion in an 8-0 vote by the U.S. Supreme Court.1992 - Connie Price-Smith, who earlier won the discus, wins the shot put at 62 feet, 6 inches, to become the first woman to win both events at the U.S. Olympic trials since...
Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...the 200-meter backstroke at the Olympics in Montreal.1976 - Mac Wilkins of the United States sets an Olympic record in the discus with a toss of 224 feet in Montreal.1977 - Hollis Stacy wins the U.S. Women's Open golf championship by two strokes over...
Hot fun in the track sun

...the power of Thor behind his Little Norway throw to win the discus with a 134' 5" toss and ran the hurdles."It is definitely...9:55.88; 7) Jacob Walsh, Eagle River, 9:56.75.Discus - 1) Kordell Pillans, Kodiak, 156 feet, 5 inches; 2) Johnathon...
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Tupou survives DQ attempt to earn 2nd in shot, 3rd in discus

...School junior Loreen Tupou in the girls discus on Friday afternoon at Bartlett High School...the entire Juneau team, since the girls discus was the first event featuring any of the...put and a third-place finish in the discus. The Juneau girls finished ninth in the...
Raincountry Flyfishers meeting to cover Yukon fly fishing opportunities

The Raincountry Flyfishers will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7 to discus fly fishing opportunities in the Thunder Mountain High School library.Anyone with information, slides or stories is most cordially...


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