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My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...and became a 33rd degree Mason. He joined the Juneau Lions Club in 1946 and was a founding member of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in 1947.In 1970, at age 62, he accepted a teaching position at the University of Alaska Fairbanks...
Lions bring back awards

...The Juneau Lions Club received Club of the Year by Multiple District 49A for its dedication and spirit to the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament."It is very rewarding to help fulfill community needs, and it is a great honor to be presented with...
Kake's offense puts the icing on 85-84 win

One of the most athletic games of the Gold Medal basketball tournament so far this year came down to the last 5.5 seconds of play and left Wrangell a moment short and Kake with 19 and a half hours...
Sports | Gold Medal
A Great Man Once Told Me

Walter Soboleff stated that the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is "The grandpa of all tournaments."Recently, Joe Floyd, a member of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame, intimated to me that...
FASD strategies: A needs and strength-based Focus

...bananas, candies and cookies. This grew from Julian's natural, caring tendency to give elders water at the Gold Medal Basketball tournament. Now they pass out lunches or gift bags at Gold Medal.Mary recently presented at the FASD Family Voice...
Craig women top defending Gold Medal champ Yakutat 60-50

The Craig women made their return to the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament worth the travel difficulties, earning a 60-50 win over defending Womens Bracket champion Yakutat in a late game on Tuesday...
Sports | Gold Medal
There be Dragons! And Kings to be Crowned!

...shadows and spring up without warning to snatch the life from unsuspecting travelers.Such is the land of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.And this year there be dragons that await the lads and lasses venturing there.Each year our Tlingit...
The Teammate He Never Met

...The article mentioned Booth's fire to get his life in order, rejoin his Native culture and play in the Gold Medal basketball tournament.In the piece, Booth mentioned reading about Soboleff, the tournament and dreaming to one day play there...
Family of cut-ups

...warmth - but there are plenty of busy times. Some of the busiest include Permanent Fund Dividend season, the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, back-to-school time and before reunions - Eva's pretty certain they cut almost all of Angoon's...
Pure Sole: A great man once told me

Dr. Walter Soboleff is known to have said that the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is "The grandpa of all tournaments."It was a fact among the many great messages he shared when talking with residents of various...


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