USA defends women's world hockey title

...Anne Schleper and Haley Skarupa also scored."We were tested and we knew how to respond," Decker said.U.S. veteran Jessie Vetter made nine saves and was relieved by Alex Rigsby after Canada's fourth goal. Rigsby stopped 13 shots.The U.S...
Capital city cannabis celebration to be pot-free

...their marijuana at home."Because of legislation, this event is actually currently an alcohol- and drug-free event," Jessie Herman-Haywood, one of the party planners, said. "It's kind of just like more of come out and support the cause...
Mushers begin second day of 1,000-mile Iditarod race

...into the race.He departed at 7:58 a.m. Tuesday, followed 40 minutes later by 2004 Iditarod winner Mitch Seavey. Musher Jessie Royer of Darby, Montana, pulled out of the checkpoint 17 minutes after Seavey.A field of 78 mushers began the trek Monday...
Defending champion retains Iditarod lead

...Seavey's father, 2004 Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey, is in second place, followed by Aaron Burmeister in third place.Jessie Royer was in fourth place late Tuesday morning, with Aily Zirkle in fifth place and Norwegian musher Joar Ulsom in sixth place...
Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

...they brave the hard-packed trail and chilling North Pacific winds of the Bering Sea coast.Aliy Zirkle was in third place, Jessie Royer in fourth and two-time champion Mitch Seavey moved into fifth place.Warm weather and poor trail conditions south of...
Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod marked by uncertainty

...finished in second place Wednesday. Veteran musher Aaron Burmeister was third, arriving in Nome at 9:47 a.m., followed by Jessie Royer in fourth place at 11:51 a.m.Before the race, some wondered if musher Pete Kaiser would have an advantage because...
Seavey expected to win Iditarod early today

...never seen before."Burmeister was scheduled to leave White Mountain just before 11 p.m.Rounding out the top five were Jessie Royer of Montana and fan favorite Aliy Zirkle of Two Rivers, near Fairbanks. Both women were vying to become the Iditarod's...
Seaveys top Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finishers

...Seavey's father, Mitch, finished in second place Wednesday, followed by Aaron Burmeister. Behind them en route to Nome were Jessie Royer and Aliy Zirkle.Before the race, some wondered if musher Pete Kaiser would have an advantage because of his experience...
Legacy of late Iditarod champion endures

...have significant ties to that past. Iditarod mainstay DeeDee Jonrowe got one of her first dogs from Butcher, and race veteran Jessie Royer used to work in their Trail Breaker Kennel. Fairbanks musher Laura Allaway is running dogs from Butcher's bloodline...
Americans earn cross-country medals at worlds

...woman had ever won a major championship medal in a long distance cross-country skiing race before Tuesday.Minnesota natives Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg made it two in one day.Diggins and Gregg stunned the established favorites by taking silver and...


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