Today in sports history for Sept. 8

...Jack Kramer captures his first U.S. men's singles titles with a 9-7, 6-3, 6-0 win over Tom Brown.1957 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black to win the U.S. Open, beating Louise Brough 6-3, 6-2. Australia's Malcolm Anderson defeats...
Morales, Gibson lead Twins to rout of Mariners

...Morales knocked in three runs and Kyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings to lead the...earned - and seven hits with three walks.Gibson (8-7) allowed multiple baserunners...was the seventh time this season that Gibson did not permit a run.Caleb Thielbar...
Recent Births

...born to Glory and Carlos Pena of Juneau on Sept. 20, 2015 .? A daughter, Lyla Mae Gibson, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz., was born to Ariel and David Gibson of Juneau on Sept. 23, 2015 .? A daughter, Paisley Bristol Johnson, weighing 6 lbs...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...1949 - The United States wins the Davis Cup, beating Australia 4-1.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black player to compete in the U.S. Open. Gibson wins her first round match, defeating Barbara Knapp of Britain 6-2, 6-2, at...
Standing "O": A review of 'Othello' at Perseverance Theatre

...jokes" only the teachers laughed at and, for my generation at least, the screening of wacky film adaptations like Mel Gibson's "Hamlet" or "Romeo and Juliet" starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. My parents had to sign a permission slip...
Kenai apple agriculture at work

...mean, if something is OK, well we'll drop it."Robert Gibson, director for the Kenai Peninsula Chapter of the Alaska Farm...the garden's apple tasting events for the last three years. Gibson enjoys learning about different fruit varieties as well as the...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 7

...Cooper beats countryman Malcolm Anderson to win the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard for the women's title.1970 - Willie Shoemaker rides Dares J to a 1 1/2-length victory at Del Mar...
The race to the top

...girls statewideRegion III - Kenai's Riana Boonstra 19:04, Jaycie Calvert 19:27, Ithaca Bergholtz 19:32 and Addison Gibson 20:14; Colony's Jill Bowker 19:46; Kodiak's Zoe Bigley 20:18; Soldotna' Daisy Nelson 20:22. Region IV ? South's...
Bulls' Rose to have eye surgery after being elbowed

...not the only injured Bulls player.Mike Dunleavy Jr. had back surgery Friday and is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks. Taj Gibson is working his way back from left ankle surgery.As for Rose, it still remains to be seen if he can consistently play at the...
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Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...United States wins the first international yacht race. The schooner named "America" beats 14 British yachts.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black tennis player to be accepted in competition for the national championship.1957 - Floyd Patterson knocks...


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