Refine Search

Alaska Sports Briefs

...Steve Simmons - Chugiak, Soccer; Archie Young - Wrangell, Basketball. Coach: Donna Dooley - Dimond, Volleyball; Virgil Hooe - West/Service/South, Volleyball; Boyd D. Leman "Dan" - Ninilchik, Basketball; Dave Reeves - Dimond, Tennis...
School association honors Southeast's Archie Young

...and from 1995-2004 she worked as an assistant tennis coach and helped develop a district-wide JV tennis program.Virgil Hooe (West/Service/South, Volleyball). An Alaska volleyball pioneer. A record-setting Anchorage high school coach...
Crimson Bears beat Cougars for the first time

...particularly strong offense, but the Crimson Bears were able to mix things up and keep Service off balance. Service coach Virgil Hooe said Juneau's defense was also strong, and Juneau's experience this year was an advantage over the Cougars...
Juneau volleyball squad heads to Kayhi duel

...Service, which won state titles in 1997, 1999 and 2000. The victories and Juneau's unbeaten record had Service coach Virgil Hooe saying, "Juneau is the top team in the state right now." Hooe is one of the state's top coaches, having led Service...
Juneau spikers remain unbeaten

...which won the state titles in 1997, 1999 and 2000. Gorman said Juneau's victory over Service had Service coach Virgil Hooe anointing the Crimson Bears as the team to beat in the state. "It's kind of good news, bad news," Gorman said...
It's curtains for Ketchikan

...sapped Juneau's energy. ``We started off slow,'' McCallon said. ``It's like what Virgil (Service High coach Virgil Hooe) said up north, about us going back home. It's hard for us to stay mentally focused.'' On Saturday, Ketchikan...
Juneau volleyball second at state

...Cougar setter Kasey Kuelper dished out 35 assists and served three aces. ``It was ball control,'' Service coach Virgil Hooe said about what turned the tide for the Cougars. ``Our offense is all spread out and you can't key on one person...
Service sweeps Juneau

...defending Region IV champions, who were upset by Colony in last year's state championship match. ``(Service coach) Virgil Hooe always has them ready. They're going to be a team to reckon with.'' Wagner noted that Juneau's hitting efficiency...
Seeking the perfect fit three or four players back," Gorman said of the scouting report he recently received from longtime Service coach Virgil Hooe. "But the one to watch may be Palmer." Charles Bingham can be reached at .
Spirited Bears claim fifth place

...defeated Colony 25-12, 25-16, 21-25, 25-19 in the championship match on Saturday night, sending longtime coach Virgil Hooe into retirement with his ninth state title at Service and 10th overall - he won one at West Anchorage - in 25 years...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback