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Pull! Trap shooters start Juneau Trap Team for youth

...a kid says. A voice-activated machine sends an orange clay pigeon spinning through the air. Seconds later, the kid - a member of the Juneau Trap Team - shoots, and the pigeon explodes.Mark Kappler and fellow coaches John Joyce, Hanna...
The knife of social media

...they were 20 years ago, they just have the technology now," Schobel told the Empire in January. "People hand their kid a loaded gun with these devices ... but when someone is given the opportunity to be a hero, their lives are enriched...
From lost to law school

...she proudly watched Hozid progress over the years."From the first time he came though those doors, a small, quiet, kid, a little unsure of himself to the day he left us educated, confident, and driven," she wrote.Volunteer work had always...
Falcons, Crimson Bears put on a hoops show

...Casperson said of Maka. "He is a really great kid, he works hard, and he has battled through injuries. I like that kid a lot. For him to have some success in a big game like that, I am happy for him; he's a really nice kid."The lead...
Entertainment value in most bowl games is questionable and overpriced

...rather than a few, the chance to feel good about themselves, to say they went to a bowl game. It?Äos the give-every-kid-a-trophy-in-first-grade theory so currently prevalent in our over-nurturing and under-disciplining society...
More than bows and tiaras

...the first time Tianna won because she was far less glamorized then the rest of the girls. You don't have to make your kid a fake Barbie to win." The girls' family is musical and artistic. Since the Little Miss Juneau Pageant was very-talent...
Pure Sole: The love of the game

...phenomenal, he was anticipating, he was stronger, he killed us from the outside ... but more than that he is just a great kid. A competitor but a class act. No matter what happened on the court he was one of the most respectful opponents I have faced...
Crimson Bears and Falcons will be chasing the Wolves

...championship at the American Legion Alaska State Tournament. His work ethic in the field and the weight room make this kid a college prospect.Withington (right field, pitcher) is an all-around player who can dominate on the mound and help...
A billion reasons why Tendulkar lives on

...India with Australia - some players acknowledged they wouldn't like to swap their lives for his.Tendulkar was just a kid, a 16-year-old with a shock of curly hair, when he made his debut against rival Pakistan in 1989, a tumultuous year...
'Karate Kid': A solid retelling of a great story

My initial reaction to the concept of remaking "The Karate Kid" with Jackie Chan and Will Smith's kid (Jaden Smith) was, "How dare they?!" How dare they take Daniel-san (Ralph Macchio) and turn him into Dre (Smith), a 12-year old kid from Detroit! How dare they turn Mr. Miyagi (the late Pat Morita) into Mr. Han (Chan)? How dare they take the "karate" out of the movie in every way but its presence in the title and make what is actually "The Kung Fu Kid"?


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