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JOEY KLECKA | MORRIS NEWS SERVICE ALASKA
Kenai Central freshman Hayley Maw (center) chases the ball against Juneau-Douglas Friday afternoon at Eagle River High School. JDHS won 3-1.

JDHS girls, boys soccer finish fourth

Juneau-Douglas High School’s boys and girls soccer teams both finished fourth in the state tournament on Saturday, coming away with two consolation bracket wins after being bumped from state title contention on Thursday.

by KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Welling wins three events at state meet

The Thunder Mountain High School track and field team took home four golds, two silvers and a bronze medal at the ASAA state track and field meet at Dimond High School in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday.
KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Photos: Falcons softball clinches Region V top seed

Thunder Mountain High School clinched the Region V top seed with back-to-back wins over Juneau-Douglas High School during the weekend. 
LANCE NESBITT

Juneau teams get 'Bonck'ed at regionals

Ketchikan's Nathan Bonck ended the season for both Juneau teams participating in the Southeast Region V high school baseball tournament in Petersburg last weekend.
LARRY JOHANSEN

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Monday, May 30, 2016

Offseason moves send Sharks to final after missing playoffs

SAN JOSE, Calif. - After watching the San Jose Sharks miss the playoffs for the first time in more than a decade, general manager Doug Wilson set out to remake the team last ...
By JOSH DUBOW

8 Russian athletes test positive in 2012 retests

MOSCOW - Russia's Olympic Committee said Saturday that eight of the country's athletes have registered positive in doping retests for the 2012 London Games.
By JIM HEINTZ

Penguins need to win right here, right now

The Penguins have advanced to the Stanley Cup final and if we have learned anything from sports - especially the NHL - they need to go win it.
By PAUL ZEISE

LeBron, Cavs confident, healthy as they return to NBA Finals

TORONTO - LeBron James isn't just going back to the NBA Finals. He's returning with a team that's healthy and whole, which makes this trip unlike last year. Maybe it will lead to a different result.
By IAN HARRISON

Sunday, May 29, 2016

JDHS boys soccer bounces back after first round loss

Juneau-Douglas High School’s boys soccer team surprised Soldotna High School on Friday by bouncing right back and playing with energy and verve in a 4-2 win.
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

JDHS girls earn revenge over Kenai

Avenging a penalty-kick loss in the state tournament last year, the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team took down Kenai in the consolation bracket of the state tournament on Friday, ...
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

In Region V tourney, Falcons fall and Crimson Bears roar

The Thunder Mountain High School fell to host Petersburg during the opening game of the Southeast Region V high school baseball tournament held in Petersburg this week. The Vikings beat the ...
By LARRY JOHANSEN

Friday, May 27, 2016

JDHS girls fall to West at state tourney

Juneau-Douglas High School’s girls soccer squad fell to West Anchorage High School in the quarterfinals of the state tournament Thursday in Anchorage, sending the Crimson Bears to the consolation ...
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Crimson Bears boys play to exhaustion in dramatic state tourney nail-biter

Through two 40-minute halves, two 10-minute overtimes and two five-minute sudden death periods in 70-degree Anchorage heat, Juneau-Douglas High School held state soccer powerhouse South High ...
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Mariners go from sluggish to sluggin'

SEATTLE - Adam Lind felt he was building toward something after a sluggish start to his first season in Seattle. Even he didn't expect two home runs, four hits and six RBIs.
By TIM BOOTH

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing remains an American icon

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall.
By JENNA FRYER

Down 3-1, Warriors facing long odds

MIAMI - Here's good news for Golden State: It's not over. Close, but not over.
By TIM REYNOLDS

Tyson on proposal to allow pros in Olympics

BEIJING - A proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is "ridiculous" and "foolish," former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said Wednesday.

'Lost my way': Murray pushed to five sets again at French Open

PARIS - As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for ...
By HOWARD FENDRICH

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Engineering, physics professors weigh in on Brady appeal

NEW YORK - Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors weighed in Tuesday with a federal appeals court being asked to review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game ...

Rory McIlroy concerned about Zika ahead of Rio Olympics

LONDON - Rory McIlroy has concerns about the Zika virus as he prepares to play at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The four-time major winner said he is monitoring the outbreak of the mosquito-borne ...

Underdog JDHS track sends eleven to state meet

With a team half the size of Thunder Mountain High School's, Juneau-Douglas High School track and field might feel a little lost in all their counterpart's success.
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Get out the vote for JDHS athletics

Voters at USA Today's website have ranked Juneau-Douglas High School as the 19th best athletic program in the country as part of their America's Best Athletic Program contest.
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Derby winner Nyquist is sick and won't run in Belmont

NEW YORK - So much for a rematch in the Belmont Stakes. Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist won't run in the final leg of the Triple Crown after developing a fever and having an elevated white blood ...
By RICHARD ROSENBLATT

Even before easy win, good day for Serena at French

PARIS - Even before Serena Williams quickly and easily seized control of her first-round match Tuesday, things were shaping up rather well for her at the French Open.
By HOWARD FENDRICH

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