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Empire Editorial: New school PE rules deserve a workout

...Prevention), we see this as an opportunity for struggling students to take an extra course, to allow student-athletes, like ski racers who travel often, to squeeze in an additional few credits. Not only do parents support the change; it would follow a statewide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-21/empire-editorial-new-school-pe-rules-
Opinion
Nordic ski club is ready for winter snow

...Series (races are posted in the Local Sports Calendar of the Juneau Empire)."The races are not only for the fast youthful racers," Watson said. "But also for all the rest of us aging duffers, because, what the heck, it's all about having fun...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-14/nordic-ski-club-ready-winter-snow
Sports
Ketchikan great earns Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...squad at the 1960 Squaw Valley Games. As a cross country ski racer Mize was one of the nations best and he didn't seem to ever...downtown Anchorage for the first time. Safety concerns require racers compete in two-person teams. Every year sees top names pull...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-10/ketchikan-great-earns-alaska-sports-ha
Sports
Contingent of Juneau Nordic racers headed to Tour of Anchorage

...weekend will be eight young Nordic ski racers at the Tour of Anchorage, an annual long...The gun fires on Sunday, March 2, with racers choosing to compete in either a 25 kilometer...12-14) and Grace Newman (12-14). The racer's parents are also joining in the competitive...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-28/contingent-juneau-nordic-racers-headed
Sports
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...competitions against boys grew to include competing with college racers and adults in Anchorage.To continue her dream, she enrolled...won her first World Cup victory, the 100th win by an American racer.At the 1996 World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
Photo: Go Speed Racer

...Anne's Avenue in Douglas as she prepares for today's Fourth of July championship derby car races at 3 p.m. The derby racer is not from Pelican but named the speed machine after that community eatery Rosie's World Famous Bar & Grill.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-04/photo-go-speed-racer
Sports
From a racer's perspective

From a racer's perspective, it was a perfect example of how a person can be on top...wind-driven snow obscured the trail and filled in the footprints of the racers who came before me. I was gazing up at the last hints of red light on Mount...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031309/spo_408678888.shtml
Yukon River Quest registration opens tomorrow

...City in Canada's Yukon Territory. Last year, it was named one of the ten toughest races in the world by renowned adventure racer and "Boundless" TV star Simon Donato. Online entry forms are available via a link on the race website www.yukonriverquest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/yukon-river-quest-registration-opens
Outdoors
Crimson Bears beat black bear, win Region meet

...of her competitors and a black bear on the Ward Lake course.ASAA officials had to stop the race, shoo the bear away, calm racers and parents and continue on.The 3A girls, who had followed the 3A boys run, restarted their race after the 4A boys and 4A...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-28/crimson-bears-beat-black-bear-win-regi
Sports
Miller chooses athletics and education

...Division 1 team. For most of our meets, we compete against D-3 and D-2 schools in addition to other clubs and unattached racers."The team has a few meets per year that require qualifications; those include the cross country nationals (organized by...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-17/miller-chooses-athletics-and-education
Sports

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