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...
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...
Soldotna sweeps skating competition

...resourcefulness.Abbott filled her daughter's hat by hand with 1,600 sequins for one of her performances.Mary Ward, mother of skater Lindsay Ward, said sometimes team members have more than 15 different performances, and have to have unique costumes for most...
Local USFS camp sites no longer accepting cash, check

...charge a $9 fee per on-line reservation, or a $10 fee for phone reservations.Auke Village Recreation Area main shelter and Skater's Cabin day use sites will also soon be converted to the system. When the conversion is complete, there...
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 Capitals polished for play

...the puck. Dale is a very explosive forward. Liebelt is a solid defenseman and is a strong skater and distributes the puck well. Hort is a strong skater and has been chosen to attend a girls select hockey camp this summer. Bosse, Liebelt, Corrigan...
Juneau Rollergirls to host double skater

...put them out of the tournament and get themselves back into the championship game. According to JRB public relations guru and skater Kaili "Woyote" Jackson, after an hour of play, slim margins and several lead changes, the Juneau Rollergirls were able...
Balstad reaches finals of national competition

...Balstad became the first Juneau figure skater to reach the finals of a national tournament...skated a solid performance and is the first skater from Juneau to make it to the final round...This is a fantastic accomplishment for a skater from Juneau." Balstad skated a clean...


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