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Today in sports history

Dec. 21907 - Tommy Burns defends his world heavyweight title by knocking out Gunner Moir in the 10th round at London.1944 - Ohio State quarterback Leslie Horvath wins the Heisman Trophy.1947 - Notre Dame quarterback...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-02/today-sports-history
Sports
Helicopter gunners part of wolf control plan

...game board wants to bring in helicopter gunners to kill more wolves in a culling program...have grounded many volunteer pilots and gunners in the state's aerial wolf control program...helicopters to do the shooting. Helicopter gunners would be more efficient for shooting wolves...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031107/sta_20070311021.shtml
News
Photo: Historical 1963 Gold Medal Action

...Herb Lawrence in the 1963 Gold Medal Tournament Class AA semi-finals. Hoonah won their opening game against Skinner's Gunners (Juneau) then lost to the Arctic Knights.Hoonah next faced Ketchikan (an opening game loser to Wrangell) in the losers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-26/photo-historical-1963-gold-medal-actio
Sports | Gold Medal
Trap shoot participants brave wild weather

...but wet conditions for a 300-bird event. Not all shot gunners participated in each event, as it did make for a long day...The breaking (hitting) of five birds separated four shot-gunners. Mike Gabel was the overall winner breaking 246/300 targets...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022511/out_790505509.shtml
Outdoors
Navy gives itself clearance to sink 2 ships a year in the Gulf of Alaska for training

...authority to blast and sink as many as two real ships a year in the Gulf of Alaska over the next five years to give pilots and gunners authentic targets for their sights. But ocean campaigners say that even decommissioned, stripped-out ships, like the ones...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-26/navy-gives-itself-clearance-sink-2-ship
State
Juneau Gun Club to host Waterfowl hunters league

For the next three Sundays, the Juneau Gun Club will be hosting a Waterfowl hunters and Trap shooters shot gunner league. The league event is one round (25 shots each) of handicap and wobbles trap shooting as a pre-waterfowl hand-eye-shooting...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/juneau-gun-club-host-waterfowl-hunte
Outdoors
Hickok, Maake earn Player of Year honors

...KetchikanInside Linebacker - junior Mason Kullander, Thunder MtDefensive Back - senior Noah Silva, KetchikanDefensive Back - senior Gunner Pliska, North PoleDefensive Back - sophomore Riley Olson, Thunder MtInterior Lineman - senior Kaelin Deitrick, Juneau-DouglasSECOND...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/hickok-maake-earn-player-year-honors
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Pro-gunners have their own 'feel good' bills

This editorial first ran in the Anchorage Daily News: Critics of gun-control advocates sometimes accuse them of advancing "feel-good" legislation that won't make us any safer but lets them believe they're doing something. Could well be.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-01-27/alaska-editorial-pro-gunners-have-the
Opinion
Our veterans deserve the very best

In 1971, Randy Clifford was a door gunner on a Huey helicopter with the First Cavalry in Vietnam whose mission was a dangerous one: flying low along the Cambodian border...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-30/our-veterans-deserve-very-best
Opinion
Today In Sports History

DECEMBER 21907 - Tommy Burns defends his world heavyweight title by knocking out Gunner Moir in the 10th round at London.1944 - Ohio State quarterback Leslie Horvath wins the Heisman Trophy.1947 - Notre Dame quarterback...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-02/today-sports-history
Sports

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