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Hoops hijinks take center court

...do."While the show highlights their talent in comedy and hoops the Ambassadors are also good citizens and positive role models.As are their competition.Fans can see Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority (THRHA) president and CEO Ricardo...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-14/hoops-hijinks-take-center-court
Sports
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year

...her father patrolling the halls, but other students realized he wasn't a "big bad cop," and now he's a favorite role model for her friends.One of his most important roles is acting as a mediator between children and their authority figures...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/juneaus-officer-hatch-named-municipal-e
Local | Neighbors
Slam dunk against bullying and drugs

...basketball star Lade Majic founded the touring basketball troupe in 1998 to promote cultural awareness and positive role models for school-age children worldwide.Simpson said the idea behind their movement was the Harlem Renaissance; a cultural...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-16/slam-dunk-against-bullying-and-drugs
Local
Glacier Swim Club honors Coach Griffith with championship win

...been a real blessing to have him here. Just the type of role model that he is. I look up to him as someone I would like...everything he knows about swimming and about being a good role model."Kelly began swimming at age eight with the GSC...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-09/glacier-swim-club-honors-coach-griffit
Sports
Christy Odum earns Black Belt

...Young said, "We are very proud of Christy's accomplishment through her hard work and dedication. Christy is a great role model for our youth and we are very pleased to have her on staff as an instructor."Odum and her husband live in Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-30/christy-odum-earns-black-belt
Sports
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...her smile reflecting the vast white snowy runs that carried her from a wide-eyed child at Eaglecrest Ski Area to a role model with Olympic and World Cup medals."Even more so now," Lindh said. "Mostly because I don't get to do it as much...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
Teacher feels ostracized for pot confession

...later in Empire report.Bryson and Lee both wavered in their acknowledgement of the impact on Berkey's position as a role model for their children. Although neither is a self-proclaimed marijuana user, each expressed their belief in individual...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/teacher-feels-ostracized-pot-confession
Local
My Turn: Coaching boys for life off-court

...Coaching boys and young men in sports takes patience, discipline and a whole lot of time. It takes a commitment to be a role model on and off the court. It takes a willingness to stand against violence and stand up for respect. Coaching boys into...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-05/my-turn-coaching-boys-life-court
Opinion
Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...and would recite it in Tlingit. His favorite lesson was a speech by Abraham Lincoln, one of his heroes.Other early role models were his father, who died when Walter was 12; and mother; Booker T. Washington; and Rudyard Kipling. Another influence...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-14/celebrating-walter-soboleff-day-remembr
Local
Kenai Kardinals fly over Juneau

...this year, it would be a different story. The guys play confident in front of him, and he is a good team leader and role model."Kenai's only other seniors are defensemen Riley Weber and Heidi Perkins, one of six girls on the roster.The...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-21/kenai-kardinals-fly-over-juneau
Sports

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