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The truth about Juneau teens and sex: It's not what you (or they) think

...teens are practicing healthy behaviors ... but the misperception is most of their peers aren't doing that," Melissa Johnson, the interim prevention programs director for AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies), said in an interview...
JDHS girls overcome tough Kings

...played neck-and-neck with the defending regional champs for three quarters. Ketchikan, led by first-year coach Melissa Johnson, ended the first half on a 9-0 run to take a 31-30 halftime lead. Knight said she tried to build her team up...
Castleton, Hull wed

...taking classes at the University of Utah. The maid of honor was Debbie Castleton. Bridesmaids were Bailey McWhorter, Melissa Johnson and Heather Heathcote, and the flower girl was Katelyn Ashton. The best man was Matthew Hull. Groomsmen were Andrew...
Crimson Bears stay perfect in conference play

...of 39 free throws, good for 74.4 percent. "Free throws - they make theirs and we don't," Ketchikan coach Melissa Johnson said. "They get to shoot more because they were more aggressive to the basket." Another key to Juneau's Saturday...
Kayhi presents stiff challenge for the Bears

...measures wins and strength of schedule. JDHS is ranked fourth in the sportswriters poll. Led by first-year coach Melissa Johnson, Ketchikan defeated West Valley, Lathrop and North Pole last weekend in Fairbanks. Forward Crystal Reno scored...
Bears battle Kings in final home series

...the state. Despite being a young team, the Kings have played fearless ball. Ketchikan, led by first-year coach Melissa Johnson and freshman point guard Laci Effenberger, is 5-2 against Alaska Class 4A competition. Those two losses both came...
Slow starts doom Vikings

...Jenni Regis 3-5 2-2 8, Krista Boulden 3-4 0-0 6, Lara Loomis 2-6 0-0 5, Siri Gillespie 1-2 2-2 4, Melissa Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Emma Seigel 4-11 0-0 8, Kylee Adelmann 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 24-51 12-12 63. MOUNT EDGECUMBE...
JDHS girls split with Kayhi

...upended Kayhi 58-54 on Friday. "What's exciting is we're growing up as a team," Ketchikan second-year coach Melissa Johnson said. "A lot of times we get ahead and then we'll lose our cool at the end. We didn't lose our cool. We focused...
JDHS boys, girls prepare for Ketchikan

...Ketchikan also boasts plenty of youth with eight sophomores, one junior and one senior on its roster. Last year, coach Melissa Johnson's team played JDHS tight last year by employing a consistently aggressive defense. Sophomore point guard Laci Effenberger...
Bears must get physical against Lady Kings

...tougher defense and not being afraid to finish on offense," Tingley said. Ketchikan, under second-year coach Melissa Johnson, showed its tough, physical side by winning on the road in February. The Lady Kings can trap, press and are unafraid...


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