Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...for Juneau-Douglas High School all four years, graduating in 2013, and is a member of the Glacier Swim Club.High school coaches said Umbs was always the first swimmer in the pool for practice and always had a smile on his face.Quick, 23...
Learning to run the Southeast way

...across the state attending the fifth annual Lynn Canal Running Camp.The weeklong camp, founded by Juneau-Douglas High School coaches Merry Ellefson and Tristan Knutson-Lombardo and co-directed by Hilary Young, has increased in popularity from...
Yakutat tests defending champion Angoon, falls 87-83

...hard right away. We worked really well together. We will be coming back strong next year."Legendary Yakutat High School coach Larry Ecklund, who guided the Eagles to a Southeast Class B title in 1983, helped coach the team with Greg Indreland...
Sports | Gold Medal
Ms. Gaters' girls: Coach drives for wins, on court and off

...the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recognized Gaters with one of its lifetime achievement awards for high school coaches.The 68-year-old coach says she thinks about retiring, some day, and handing off her team to the former players...
School district spends nearly $11K to handle the press

...School District is schooling its staff on how to play nice with reporters and respond professionally to local media.High school coaches and principals were recently required to attend a two-day media-training seminar in Juneau - an endeavor that...
Glacier Bowl pits Crimson Bears at Falcons

...their Senior Appreciation Night when the Crimson Bears come calling."We have to win this game," Thunder Mountain High School coach Jeep Rice said. "That has been our goal for the week."JDHS can clinch the second and final medium school state...
Pure Sole: Feed Me

...after venomous FB commenting, that sign up is allowed if your Falcons' girl has a waiver from the Thunder Mountain High School coach.Sigh.From day one here, I have always thought of Juneau as one community.Yes, both high schools have had...
Crimson Bears girls drop two at Ketchikan

Little things.That is what Juneau-Douglas High School coach Lesslie Knight said the Crimson Bears are improving on, and that was what they did well on their road trip to Ketchikan.The...
Pure Sole: Review This!

...level or school-sponsored activity. I wrote:"This is not a story.At least that is what I was told by a local high school coach concerning alleged violent and disgusting assaults on local youth.Not a story.So Juneau I guess you just don't...
Alumnae clash as Falcons down Illineks 55-29

...Bears during the Capital City Classic, but on Saturday, Nizich, Juneau's Thunder Mountain High School coach, and Rhea, the University High School coach from Urbana, Illinois, put their charges on the court.The Falcons were not the most hospitable...


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