Today in sports history for Monday, Feb. 23

...heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York.1960 - Figure skater Carol Heiss captures the first gold medal for the U.S. in...putt at the Accenture Match Play Championship.2010 - Dutch skater Sven Kramer loses the gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics when...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 22

1919 - The first dog race track to use an imitation rabbit opens in Emeryville, Calif.1936 - Figure skater Sonja Henie wins her 10th straight world championship.1959 - Lee Petty, driving an Oldsmobile, wins the first Daytona 500...
Changes coming to West Glacier area, Skater's Cabin

...construct a separate 0.4 mile bike, cross country ski and hiker trail extension, expand parking at Tolch Rock Trail and at Skater's Cabin, install a six-unit vault outhouse connected to the lake via paths, put up informational signs, install a gate...
Juneau Skating Club tests skills on ice

...skaters to be able to sit down with the judges and get feedback on their skating programs."Laurie Balstad became the first JSC skater to ever complete all levels of her moves in the field tests."She passed the Senior Moves in the Field test on Saturday...
Juneau's iceman speed skates to state

...half. The wind and temperatures kept a lot of people away. It was a fairly small field this year."Schuler was the lone skater to complete the 50-kilometer race and posted a time of 2:17.72 despite temperatures in the single digits and a persistent...
Roller skates, figure skates and ring dates

...dividing into a travel team and a home team for the bout titled "LegiSkative Session." The home team roster will feature a guest skater from Petersburg's Ragnarok Rollers. There will be two guest referees from Anchorage's Rage City Rollergirls.The Juneau...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 13

...Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Moe won by .04 seconds, the closest Alpine race in Olympic history. Norwegian speed skater Johann Olav Koss has a world record-setting gold medal performance in the 5,000 meters in 6 minutes, 34.96 seconds...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...dealing with presidential disability and succession, was ratified as Minnesota and Nevada adopted it.In 1968, U.S. figure skater Peggy Fleming won America's only gold medal of the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France.In 1981, eight people were...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...27, 1955, by Milwaukee in a 62-57 loss to Boston during the first season of the 24-second clock.2002 - U.S. figure skater Sarah Hughes jumps from fourth to first to win the Olympic gold after a near-flawless performance, leaving teammate Michelle...
Figure skater places at NW Pacific Regional

...practice four ? six hours a day, Juneau Skating Club figure skater Laurie Balstad, like her teammates, is lucky to find "open...double-loop."Two years ago Rosie Jones was the first JSC figure skater competing at the NPRFSC. Jones is at the Intermediate level...


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