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Photos: Fourth of July athletes

Some of the best athletes from across the City and Borough of Juneau, and some from just outside the boundaries, competed in a multitude of Fourth of July sporting events during Saturday's annual nation-wide celebration of independence.
They're Golden

...said. "We finished well. The first game was pretty easy and the second one was hard. Just do your best and be the best athlete. It was a kick in the butt. We celebrated like victory. I am going to showcase this medal."Olympic athlete Jake...
Crimson Bears girls storm Mariners

...ensuing Homer corner kick was defended in front by Crimson Bears freshman keeper Hailley Jones."We have a lot of good athletes," Todd said. "And they are learning the game of soccer. For us to be competitive we have to keep it close. I...
Pull! Trap shooters start Juneau Trap Team for youth

...Morris, competed in the Junior Olympics in Anchorage and will be heading to Colorado."I think we have some really good athletes," Kappler said. "Jake" John Yalung, 13, said he just started a month ago. "It's pretty great," he said...
Pure Sole: Feed Me

...been chosen to represent ...""We feel you can help Alaska represent ...""You have been selected from the best athletes around Alaska to represent ...""College scouts will be there ...""The most competitive tournament in the...
Pure Sole: Dear Mr. Corbus

...elements.The cost of sports and some recreations in Juneau are priced out of reach for many families. Sometimes, the best athletes are not included in many local clubs due to financial hardships and backgrounds, and sometimes interested athletes...
High School Football polls favor the 'little guys'

...teams they played last year with nothing but good things to say because of the competition they play. They have really good athletes, they are fast, and they are organized. They looked good on that film but they are going against some of the tougher...
Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too, she'll do that. She embraces the team concept."Bandura said Davis is not the greatest athlete, she's a good athlete but, "Her analytical skills are off the chart. She's always the same on the outside, but inside she burns to compete...
US college sports system a rarity across the globe

...players are scouted by college coaches. Players can attend all-star games and college camps in the offseason. The best athletes sign with colleges for four years, in exchange for a scholarship. The National Football League will not select players...
Lance Ibesate signs with NAIA school

...steal bases, manufacture runs and I think Lance really fits that mold. We try to make a habit of recruiting the best athlete available and we feel like he brings the athletic ability that will be a great fit to our team. We are really excited...


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