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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
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...
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...
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...
Southeast Sports Roundup

...Traditional decathlon events include the 100 meters, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400 meters, 110-meter hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin, and 1500 meters. Older brother Zachary Bursell runs cross country and distance events for the Vikings...
Falcons tracksters top Haines Invitational

...senior Rick Johnson improved in the shot and discus events with personal bests of 41-feet the shot and 132-feet 11-inches in the discus. According to May, Johnson's discus throw is the fourth best across the state this...
Welling leads Falcons to track titles

...Senior teammate Rick Johnson won the discus with a toss of 137'1" and Falcons senior...jump and JDHS junior Kaia Hamrick won the discus.The Petersburg boys handled the small...put, and senior Ben Zarlengo took the discus (133'2") with Marsh second (119'11...
Juneau teams trek to state

...Kaia Hamrick is the region champ in the discus.The JDHS boys 4x800 region champ relay...Dorian Isaak will compete in the shot and discus and Duncan Smith in the triple jump and...shot, triple jump); Rick Johnson (discus); the 4x200 of Aidan Hildebrand, Sam...


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