Virginia Ginny, Ginna Sue Copland DVM

...horn player, bush pilot, author, animal lover and world traveler, traveling to Australia, New Zealand, China and South Africa. Beyond any shadow of a doubt Juneau was her home. She loved Alaska and delighted in looking out at Auke Bay every...
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.This is how 23-year-old Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa made a name for himself at the world championships Wednesday night, while also inserting that name on the "People...
Three-time surf champ fights off shark during South Africa competition

...Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.The Australian surfer was struck by the shark from behind and knocked into the water as he sat on his board...
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Day shows major mettle, wins title

...player in the world. I'm still motivated and still very hungry for that, even after this win."Branden Grace of South Africa had another mistake on the back nine in a major that cost him. Grace was tied for the lead at the U.S. Open when...
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Surfing champ, shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me'

...hands during a surfing competition in South Africa.It sounds like the plot of a movie...Surf League event at Jeffreys Bay on South Africa's east coast, when he was bumped...competition venue was in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa.
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American teen Ledecky wins 200 free

...event. He set the world record in the semifinals Tuesday and came back to win in 26.51. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa finished second in 26.66. Kevin Cordes of the United States was third in 26.86. Peaty and van der Burgh also finished...
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...Many more countries, including South Africa, Namibia and Tanzania, allow...lions that are bred in captivity in South Africa are fatally shot every year by...when they get older, he said.South Africa maintains that its legal hunting...
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Zuill Bailey returns to Juneau for Labor Day Concert Sept. 6

...performed with symphonies across the nation, toured Japan four times, performed throughout Europe, Israel, Colombia and South Africa, and played at the White House and on Sesame Street. Chair of the Piano Department at the University of Cincinnati...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 3

...The American, next to last at the turn, closes strong to finish in 51.21 seconds, just ahead of Chad le Clos of South Africa and Evgeny Korotyshkin of Russia. It's Phelps' third consecutive win in the event at the Olympics, and his 21st...
Today In Sports History for July 17 and July 18

...tournament, lost to Australia 1-0 in championship game of 1997 Superball, held in Ohio.2010 - Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa shoots a 1-under 71 for a seven-stroke victory at 16-under 272 in the British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews...


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