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Retired Anchorage builder, 83, dreams of building tennis complex

...as nearby community councils continue to dismiss the idea.Les Sheppard, a retired builder and longtime Anchorage tennis player, is envisioning the 14 acres of city parkland near the University of Alaska Anchorage as perfect grounds for the tennis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/retired-anchorage-builder-83-dreams-bui
State
'Find your gift,' Pillars speaker says in talk of overcoming obstacles

...to think, the better result you get."Crawford is best known for his tennis career. He was a Division I college tennis player for Loyola Marymount University and is the first and so far only person with four impaired limbs to be a United States...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-23/find-your-gift-pillars-speaker-says-tal
Local
Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

...and Rotarians and adults and half students, and you have to try to appeal to both," she said.The next speaker, tennis player Roger Crawford, will be presenting at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, and NBA star Walter Bond, will present...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/pick-summit-gear-and-climb
Local
Rotary brings inspiring figures to speak

...speakers this year are adventurer and climber John Beede, tennis player Roger Crawford and NBA star Walter Bond. Each man has...Crawford said. His claim to fame is as a professional tennis player. His challenge was being born with Ectrodactyly - his...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-14/rotary-brings-inspiring-figures-speak
Local
Today In Sports History for April 10

...the sixth time in seven years a non-American has prevailed.1995 - Andre Agassi becomes the world's top-ranked tennis player, ending Pete Sampras' 101-week streak at No. 1.1996 - Detroit becomes the second team in NHL history to win...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-10/today-sports-history-april-10
Sports
Today in sports history

...pennant.1971 - Billie Jean King wins the Virginia Slims-Thunderbird tournament in Phoenix to become the first female tennis player to win $100,000 in one year.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-03/today-sports-history
Sports
Juneau tennis players take Capital Cup

Juneau tennis players claimed the Capital Cup trophy after competing in Whitehorse, Yukon on July 11-13. The team defeated Whitehorse 195-158 on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-27/juneau-tennis-players-take-capital-cup
Sports
Today in sports history

...yacht race. The schooner named "America" beats 14 British yachts.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black tennis player to be accepted in competition for the national championship.1957 - Floyd Patterson knocks out Pete Rademacher in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/today-sports-history
Sports
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

...could do it. It's really uncharted territory and no one knows exactly how it will play out.Q: Do swimmers or tennis players get the same money?A: No, this lawsuit was limited to football players in FBS schools and Division I basketball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-10/judge-rules-against-ncaa-obannon-case
Sports
Today in History

...Marsha Ambrosius is 37. Actress Lindsay Sloane is 37. Actress Countess Vaughn is 36. Actor Michael Urie is 34. Tennis player Roger Federer is 33. Actress Meagan Good is 33. Britain's Princess Beatrice of York is 26. Actor Ken Baumann is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08
Local

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