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KLAS STOLPE | JUNEAU EMPIRE
Juneau Post 25 batter RJ Markovich, shown in action this season at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park, received the "Big Stick" award on Saturday as the best hitter during the 2015 American Legion Alaska State baseball tournament.

RJ Markovich swings a big stick

Juneau's Midnight Suns Post 25 American Legion first baseman/outfielder/pitcher RJ Markovich won the 2015 American Legion Alaska State Tournament's Big Stick award after hitting an impressive .

by Klas Stolpe

Gastineau Gang are state champs

Olin Rawson pitched a complete six innings and struck out 12 batters to lead Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Major Division All-Stars to a 2-1 win over Anchorage's Dimond West for the state championship on Sunday in Sitka.
Klas Stolpe

Post 25 moves on to Utah

For one team it was the last game of the season. For the other, it was a chance to travel to one more tournament.
Klas Stolpe

Mushers sign up for 2016 Yukon Quest

FAIRBANKS - Champion mushers and rookies alike met in downtown Fairbanks Saturday during the first day of signups for the 2016 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

Local Sports Calendar for Monday, Aug. 3

Wednesday, August 5 RUNNING Home, 6 p.m., Wild for Conservation (Empire Cup Race) 5K at Airport Dike Trail. $15 pre-registration, $20 day of. Information at 586-3100. Friday, August 7 CYCLING TOUR OF JUNEAU Home, 6:30 p.m.
Klas Stolpe

Today In Sports History for Aug. 3

1852 - The first intercollegiate rowing race is held on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H., where Harvard beats Yale by four lengths on the 2-mile course.

Sports On TV for Monday, Aug. 3

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 3 p.m., ESPN2 - Toronto at Hamilton MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 a.m., MLB - Minnesota at Toronto 3 p.m.

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