Today In Sports History for Sept. 1

1895 - The first professional football game is played at Latrobe, Pa., between Latrobe and Jeannette, Pa. Latrobe pays $10 to quarterback John Brallier for expenses...
Hoyers leads Texans over Saints 27-13

...went out there and executed our game plan and we moved the football and scored some points on them."Houston's third-string...illegal block by Jerry Franklin that Payton referred to as "dumb football."Observations from the game:RED ZONE FRUSTRATIONDrew Brees...
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Local Sports Calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 1

Saturday, September 5 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Away, TBD, Juneau-Douglas at Fairbanks' West Valley. Away, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain at Fairbanks' North Pole. HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY Away, JDHS & TMHS at Haines Invitational.
Falcons soar over Canada

The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons football team defeated the combined football teams from Canada's Earl Marriott and Hugh Boyd secondary schools on Thursday night in conditions best described as "Lambeau-esque."Falcons senior Q'on...
Rape conviction poses troubling questions for college football

Two weeks before the college football season opens, one of the Waco, Texas.Talk of Baylor football centered on its prospects as a national...It was another bad day for college football. The sport seems to deal with violence...
Juneau-Douglas football drops from polls

...Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears and the Thunder Mountain Falcons both fell from the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll released today. The ASBN is voted on by media members statewide.The Crimson Bears fell to Southeast Conference foe...
Let's act like we have played the game before while watching our two high school football teams host two Canadian teams in back-to-back...night was a disservice to the Juneau football community, their fans and their opponents...grew up together playing Juneau Youth Football League and are buds for life.The only...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...Borough are most roads, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. For a sign to be legal, it needs to be almost two football fields away from the pavement.In Fairbanks, there are a number of signs along state-maintained roads despite the law...
Today In Sports History for August 30

...ends Carl Lewis' 10-year, 65-meet winning streak.2001 - Ashley Martin becomes the first woman to play in a Division I football game, kicking three extra points without a miss to help I-AA Jacksonville State hand Cumberland its 18th straight loss...
Local sports calendar for Friday, Aug. 28

Today, August 28 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Home, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas hosts Hugh Boyd (Canada) at Adair Kennedy Field. VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALS Home, Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for volleyball officials for the 2015 Men's and Women's Fall Season.


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