Refine Search

US college sports system a rarity across the globe

...students can compete in front of full stadiums and have their jerseys sold, but don't receive a salary. Even in England, where rowing and rugby college events can draw thousands of fans, the competition is more of a friendly match, not an engine for revenue...
Rowing draws Alaskans of all ages

ANCHORAGE - In Alaska rowing, the legendary six degrees of separation...incredible leader of that 1984 team." Rowing is the odd Alaska sport that measures...hill." There's little heritage of rowing in Alaska, no proving ground for high...
Juneau Rowing Club hosts open house at Aurora Harbor

JUNEAU - The Juneau Rowing Club will host an open house at 11 a.m. at the Juneau Rowing Club Floats at the north end of Aurora Harbor. Locals will have an opportunity to meet members of the club and learn how to row during the event which runs...
Joe Tompkins teammates

...Bascio (Evergreen, Colo., cycling/Nordic skiing) Jones (cycling/alpine skiing), Oksana Masters (Louisville, Ky., rowing/Nordic skiing), McFadden (track & field/ Nordic skiing), Nichols (wheelchair basketball/alpine skiing), Aaron Pike...
Killer bears and lemming suicide: Busting myths about Alaska animals

...for them to get a hold of a fish that's too heavy to fly with ... they can't take off, but they can tow it to shore, rowing with their wings. They're pretty good swimmers. They have thick down so they float pretty well."Another misconception...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for kids

...for readers. There are ship plans, menus, and photos from all aspects of shipboard life, including passengers using the rowing machine and the camel machine, lifeboats being let down, and survivors resting aboard the rescuing ship, Carpathia, Hopkinson...
Rediscovering rowing

...rowed in last year's inaugural Juneau Rowing Club Regatta, he'd been away from the...Maas 24 that's considered the fastest rowing scull in town - and began rediscovering...Bibb held a small lead over Juneau Rowing Club president Matt Kirchhoff, a former...
Donohoe puts her back into college rowing

...somewhere in that time she found a liking for rowing a boat. Or rather a shell."My mom...and responsible for starting a women's rowing program there. "I thought it would the college level, so they pick up rowing. Rowing fosters new athletes. It is...
Rowing club to host first regatta

For more than two years, the Juneau Rowing Club has worked to connect local scullers...the Juneau Yacht Club. All entrants are rowing in single sculls. The final - featuring...same course starting at 5 p.m. Juneau Rowing Club president Matt Kirchhoff said the...
For rowing club leader, sport more than competition

Rowing shells flew across the surface of the Gastineau...Challenge regatta, the main event of the Juneau Rowing Club. Led by President Matt Kirchhoff...We have a shared, common interest in rowing," Kirchhoff said. "Some want a workout...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback