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KLAS STOLPE | JUNEAU EMPIRE
Annie Albrecht and Steve Parker finish the bike stage of Saturday's Aukeman Sprint Triathlon. Racers swam in Auke Lake, biked to Mendenhall Glacier and ran the Auke Lake Trail.

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 and finish 10th overall.

by Klas Stolpe

Pure Sole: Polarizing

They were just happy to be here. Standing in the rain in the outfield, reaching a base … any base … lifting a bat off a shoulder, swinging, and more than not, missing.
Klas Stolpe

Kenai nicks Juneau at American Legion state tournament

Juneau's Post 25 baseball team lost 3-2 to Kenai Post 20 on Friday and was eliminated from the American Legion Alaska State Tournament at Anchorage's Mulcahy Stadium.
Klas Stolpe

Juneau Major All-Stars top Dimond West at state tourney

Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Major Division All-Stars were out-hit in the first two games of the best of five state tournament in Sitka but still came away with wins over Anchorage's Dimond West Little League 6-2 on Friday and...
Klas Stolpe

Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, August 2

Today, August 2 AMERICAN LEGION Away, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Post 25 vs. Service Post 28, NWCART Qualifier in Anchorage LITTLE LEAGUE Away, 6 p.m., Major Baseball state tournament at Sitka, Game 3 in best of five series.
Klas Stolpe

Sports On TV for Sunday, August 2

AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Pennsylvania 400, at Long Pond 2 p.m., NBCSN - IndyCar, Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, at Lexington 5 p.m., ESPN2 - NHRA, Sonoma (Calif.) Nationals (same-day tape) GOLF 1:30 a.m.

Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

1864 - The first Travers Stakes at Saratoga is won by Kentucky, a horse that scores 20 consecutive victories. 1912 - John McDermott wins the U.S. Open golf championship for the second straight year with a 294 total.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Local Sports Calendar for Friday, July 31

Today, July 31 LITTLE LEAGUE Home, 6 p.m., Junior Baseball State Tournament, Ketchikan vs. Anchorage's Polar Little League at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park. Game 4 (if needed) in best-of-five series.
By Klas Stolpe

Sports On TV for Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1

AUTO RACING 7 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Pennsylvania 400, at Long Pond 10 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Pocono Mountains 150, at Long Pond, Pa. 12:30 p.m.

Today In Sports History for July 31

July 31 1932 - France beats the United States 3-2 for its sixth consecutive Davis Cup championship. 1934 - Britain, led by Fred Perry and Bunny Austin, beats the United States 4-1 at Wimbledon to ...

Post 25 falls to Chugiak in state semis

Juneau Post 25 ran out early against the No. 1 seed Chugiak Post 33 on Thursday, but walked too many batters late and fell 12-5 in the 2015 American Legion Alaska State Tournament semi-final.
By Klas Stolpe

Post 25 earns American Legion honors

The discipline and character of a team is the reflection of the head coach.
By Klas Stolpe

Mighty Yellow tuned in and on pitch

Team Mighty Yellow turned the hue of the green pitch in their favor on Wednesday night in the championship game of the Capital City Soccer League at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park soccer field. Mighy ...
By Klas Stolpe

Ketchikan sweeps Polar for state title

Southeast District 2 Junior League champion Ketchikan completed a three-game sweep of Anchorage District 1 champion Polar on Thursday night at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park, winning 13-8 for the ...
By Klas Stolpe

Finding inner peace through running

I like to think that I don't rely too much on running. I regularly take long breaks from it, as it generally feels mentally and psychologically good to do so. I don't feel like I need to do it ...
By GEOFF ROES

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Local sports calendar

Today, July 30 LITTLE LEAGUE Home, 6 p.m., Junior Baseball State Tournament, Ketchikan vs. Anchorage's Polar Little League at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park. Game 3 in best-of-five series.
By By KLAS STOLPE

Sports On TV for Thursday, July 30

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - British Columbia at Winnipeg GOLF 3:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Paul Lawrie Matchplay, round of 64, part I, at Aberdeen, Scotland 5 a.m.

Today In Sports History for July 30

1870 - Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet. 1930 - Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo. 1932 - The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.

Quick to the gold

Juneau's Christine Quick, 23, reached the pinnacle of athletic success on Wednesday at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, winning a gold medal and the title of Olympic ...
By Klas Stolpe

Ketchikan cools down Polar Little League

Southeast District 2 Junior League champion Ketchikan is one step closer to a state title after topping Anchorage's Polar Little League 17-2 in a game shortened to five innings via the 10-run ...
By Klas Stolpe

Haiku wins Funter Bay Rally

With the Southeast Alaska sailing season's Funter Bay Rally in the logbooks, local sailors will be upping their game as they cast off in the Skipper's Choice No. 3 on Saturday. Haiku could be the ...
By Klas Stolpe

Post 25 advances to state semifinals

Juneau Post 25 shut out Anchorage's South Post 4, 8-0, on Wednesday in a 2015 American Legion Alaska State Tournament quarterfinal game at Anchorage's Mulcahy Stadium.
By Klas Stolpe

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Quick, Umbs have another strong Olympic day

Juneau's CJ Umbs and Christine Quick continued to impress at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Umbs put in a heavy workload in the pool with three events, two ...
By Klas Stolpe

Gastineau Gang claim District title

Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Major Division All Stars topped Sitka 6-0 on Tuesday to claim the District 2 Championship on the road at Sitka's Moller Field, sweeping the two-of-three ...
By Klas Stolpe

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