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Ken Steck and Collin Wigfield-Gorka work a short climb between the lower and upper Treadwell Mines Trails during the Cyclocross race on Saturday.

Steck, Froehlich cycle to wins

Ken Steck topped the men's field and Hanna Froehlich the women's in Saturday's Treadwell Mine Cycloscross Bike Race at Sandy Beach. Steck covered the beachfront ride and 10 loops along the Treadwell Mines Trails circuit in 39 minutes and 23 seconds.

by Klas Stolpe

Photos: Young Guns

The Juneau Youth Football League finished their post season play on Saturday. See photos online at juneauempire.

Crimson Bears swimmers place in Anchorage

The Juneau-Douglas High School swim team competed in two meets over the weekend in Anchorage, finishing second on the girls side in a duel meet against West Anchorage on Friday and third among 17 girl’s teams from around the state in...
Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Oct. 13

Friday, October 16 HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Away, JDHS/TMHS at Ketchikan. HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Away, JDHS/TMHS at Wrangell.
Klas Stolpe

Today in Sports History for Oct. 13

1893 - The U.S. yacht Vigilant wins the America's Cup with a three-race sweep over the British challenger Valkyrie II. 1903 - The Boston Pilgrims win the first World Series, 5 games to 3, with a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Sports on TV for Oct. 13

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 4 p.m., ESPN2 - Arkansas State at South Alabama NHL HOCKEY 3:30 p.m., NBCSN - Tampa Bay at Detroit MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m., TBS - National League Division Series Game 4, St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 4 p.m.

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Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Week 5 NFL action

ATLANTA - Robert Alford returned an interception 59 yards for a touchdown, keeping the Falcons unbeaten. Washington had the first possession of OT, and Kirk Cousins moved the team to midfield.

Sports on TV for Oct. 12

NFL FOOTBALL 4:15 p.m., ESPN - Pittsburgh at San Diego MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 a.m., FS1 - American League Division Series Game 4, Kansas City at Houston Noon, FS1 - American League Division ...

Today in Sports History for Oct. 12

1920 - In the final race of his career, 3-year-old Man o War defeats 1919 Triple Crown winner Sir Barton in a match race, the Kenilworth Park Gold Cup. Sent off at odds of 1-20, Man o War wins by ...

Local sports calendar for Oct. 12

Friday, October 16 HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Away, JDHS/TMHS at Ketchikan. HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Away, JDHS/TMHS at Wrangell.
By Klas Stolpe

Seahawks match biggest meltdown yet

CINCINNATI - A Seahawks team known for closing 'em out is having trouble in the final moments.

Arrieta, Cubs ready for Cards

CHICAGO - Wearing a sleeveless T-shirt with "WE ARE GOOD" in big block lettering across the front, Jake Arrieta looked at ease while he made himself a sandwich and mingled with the rest of his ...

Astros take 2-1 series lead

HOUSTON - Dallas Keuchel's perfect performance in Houston this year has the upstart Astros one win away from the American League Championship Series.

Extra toughness

Runners put on their best boots and running shoes to compete in Saturday's Extra Tough 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run at the Riverbend Elementary covered playground. The second annual race was a ...
By Klas Stolpe

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Sports on TV for Oct. 11

AUTO RACING 2:30 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One: Russian Grand Prix, at Sochi, Russia GOLF 8 a.m., GOLF - LPGA Tour: Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (tape delay) 9 a.m.

Today in Sports History for Oct. 11

1890 - The first 100-yard dash under 10 seconds is run by John Owens at 9.8 in an AAU track and field meet in Washington. 1902 - Laurie Auchterlonie beats Stewart Gardner with a 307-total to win ...

Boom babies rattle JIVE

"Boom-chick-a-reload!" "Ahhhhhh boom baby!" Those were just two of the most common chants flowing through the Juneau-Douglas High School gymnasium this weekend during the Juneau Invitational ...
By Klas Stolpe

Good, Hurtte team up for tennis title

Juneau-Douglas High School junior Sami Good and freshman Erica Hurtte stunned Alaska's top-seeded high school girls doubles team Saturday to win the Alaska School Activities Association First ...
By Klas Stolpe

Soldotna eyes another title

The Soldotna Stars football team does not endure many uneasy moments, but when they do, their ability to shake off the nerves is uncanny.

Juneau, Ketchikan square off in gymnastics

Juneau's Southeast Alaska Gymnastics Academy hosted the Ketchikan Gymnastics Club for the "Spring Into Fall Invitational" last weekend.
By Klas Stolpe

Spiking season underway for adult volleyball teams

Two teams have shaken up the top spots in the seven divisions of the Juneau Parks and Recreation 2015 Men's and Women's Volleyball League. The latest standings, as of Oct.
By Klas Stolpe

Local sports calendar for Sunday, Oct. 11

Friday, October 16 HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Away, JDHS/TMHS at Ketchikan. HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Away, JDHS/TMHS at Wrangell.
By Klas Stolpe

Photos: Long May You Run

Juneau middle school cross country runners participated in an invitational meet at Sandy Beach on Thursday. A slideshow of photos is online at juneauempire.
By Klas Stolpe

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Sports on TV for Oct. 9

AUTO RACING 3 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One: Russian Grand Prix, Practice, at Sochi, Russia 11:30 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Practice, at Concord, N.C. 12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NASCAR XFINITY ...

Today in Sports History for Oct. 9

1943 - Bob Hoernschemeyer throws six touchdown passes, an NCAA record for a freshman, leading Indiana past Nebraska 54-13. 1982 - Al Del Greco kicks six field goals for all of Auburn's points in ...

Local goalies learn from the best

When Zach Sikich was just 3 years old, he was lost in a whiteout blizzard in Elveleth, Minnesota. To be more precise, he fell off a sled while being pulled to an outdoor skate rink by his mother ...
By Klas Stolpe


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