Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

...1912 - John McDermott wins the U.S. Open golf...Five American boxers win gold medals at the Olympics...first time the U.S. wins the unofficial team...straight American to win gymnastics' biggest prize when she wins the all-around Olympic...
Juneau Major All-Stars top Dimond West at state tourney of five state tournament in Sitka but still came away with wins over Anchorage's Dimond West Little League 6-2 on Friday...hits while Juneau managed four, but Gastineau got the 3-1 win as Bryson Echiverri singled in the bottom of the first inning...
Bursell wins Aukeman, York is top woman

John Bursell registered a time of one hour, six minutes and eight seconds to win the men's division of Saturday's seventh annual Aukeman Sprint Triathlon, and Susan York hit a 1:15:37 to top the females...

...underdog overcomes all odds and expectations to win the championship.They may not have even...watched as three runs by Ketchikan took their win away, but then again, this isn't that...Little Leagues.They were not supposed to win, but they did: 19-9 and 22-16. That...
Kenai nicks Juneau at American Legion state tournament

...flat."Tyler Couey started for Kenai (6.0 IN, 94 P, 54 S, 6 H, 2 R, 3 K, 4 BB) and Justice Miller relieved for the win (3.0 IN, 32 P, 21 S, 2 K).Kenai scored a run in the top of the first inning as Kenny Griffin walked, Tommy Bowe doubled...
Today In Sports History for July 31

...Sheehan by one stroke to win the U.S. Women's Open.1990 - Nolan Ryan wins his 300th game, reaching...1996 - Michael Johnson wins Olympic gold in the 200...first male Olympian to win the 200 and 400 in a single games. Dan O'Brien wins gold in the decathlon...
Mighty Yellow tuned in and on pitch of the Capital City Soccer League at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park soccer field.Mighy Yellow defeated Valley Paint 2-1 to win the title.Mighty Yellow goals came from Elanor Watts and Bekka Ord. Valley Paint got a goal from Sadie Wright. The Mighty...
Rawson the real deal in Juneau Majors win

Gastineau Channel Little League major division all-star Olin Rawson was wicked on the mound Monday during Juneau's 8-1 win in Game 1 of the best-of-three district championship series on Sitka's Moller Field."Olin was very efficient with his...
Post 25 falls to Chugiak in state semis

...Brueggerman, Sam Hanson and Alex Hess 1 each."We competed as hard as I have had a team compete," Macaulay said. "They wanted to win so bad and they were playing hard. The guys on the bench were in to every pitch. They knew Chugiak is a good team and they...
Klein pitches, hits Post 25 to victory

...hurler Nathan Klein toed the mound in a 5-2 win over No. 7 seed Fairbanks Post 11 to open...South 3-0 and was one out away from the win with a 3-2 lead in the ninth inning when...single with the bases loaded for the walk off win. Fairbanks Post 11 and Kenai play an elimination...


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