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KLAS STOLPE | JUNEAU EMPIRE
A young skater learns how to slide during Saturday's Juneau Douglas Ice Association's Learn To Play Hockey day at Treadwell Ice Arena.

Photos: Learning To Play Hockey

First time hockey players learned how to put on gear and skate during the Juneau Douglas Ice Association's Learn To Play Hockey day at Treadwell Ice Arena on Saturday.

by Klas Stolpe

Local Sports Calendar for Monday, Aug. 31

Today, August 31 VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALS Home, Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for volleyball officials for the 2015 Men's and Women's Fall Season. League play begins today. Officials are paid.
Klas Stolpe

Today In Sports History for Aug. 31

1895 - The first professional football game is played at Latrobe, Pa., between Latrobe and Jeannette, Pa. Latrobe pays $10 to quarterback John Brallier for expenses.

Sports On TV for Monday, Aug. 31

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m., ESPN - N.Y. Yankees at Boston 6 p.m., MLB - Regional coverage, San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers of Texas at San Diego NFL FOOTBALL 4 p.m., NFL - Preseason, Philadelphia at Green Bay SOCCER 6 a.m., FS1 - MLS, D.C.

Articles from the Sports section archive

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

Mount Roberts Tram record survives another year

Juneau's Geoff Roes, Scott Watts and Bryan Hitchcock chased the Mount Roberts Tram 3.5-mile record on Saturday in a field of 41 runners, but the mark will live on for another year.
By Klas Stolpe

Photo: Learning the puck game

Two first time youth hockey players practice a face off while another learns to score in front of the net during Saturday's Juneau Douglas Ice Association Learn To Play Hockey Day at Treadwell Ice ...
By Klas Stolpe

Let's act like we have played the game before

I do not know how to write this column without someone who reads it taking offense. That is "offense," as in "the state of being offended.
By Klas Stolpe

Sports On TV for Sunday, August 30

AUTO RACING 4 a.m., FS1 - FIA World Endurance Championship, at Nürburg, Germany 9:30 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, The Chevrolet Silverado 250, at Bowmanville, Ontario 11 a.m., ...

Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, August 30

Today, August 30 WRESTLING Home, 2 p.m., Wrestling seminar with collegiate champion and UFC figher Abel "Killa" Trujillo at Floyd Dryden Middle School. Seminar is open to all ages. Registration ...
By Klas Stolpe

Today In Sports History for August 30

1926 - Guy McKinney, driven by Nat Ray, wins the first Hambletonian Stakes. 1927 - Helen Wills wins her fourth U.S. women's tennis singles title, defeating 16-year-old Betty Nuthall of Britain, ...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Local sports calendar for Friday, Aug. 28

Today, August 28 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Home, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas hosts Hugh Boyd (Canada) at Adair Kennedy Field. VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALS Home, Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for volleyball ...

Falcons soar over Canada

The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons football team defeated the combined football teams from Canada's Earl Marriott and Hugh Boyd secondary schools on Thursday night in conditions best ...
By Klas Stolpe

Falcons harriers ready for trails

The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons cross country team returns just one of its top five boy runners from last season, but all of its top seven girl runners return.
By Klas Stolpe

Time to hang up the running shoes? Not just yet

It's certainly beginning to feel like summer is coming to an end here in Juneau.
By GEOFF ROES

Crimson Bears harriers bigger than ever

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears cross country team has a recordbreaking squad of just under 60 runners this season. Fifteen are seniors and a solid group of leaders to mentor its ...
By Klas Stolpe

Sports On TV for Friday, Aug. 28 and Saturday, Aug. 29

AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m., NBCSN - Nascar, Xfinity Series, practice, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. 12:30 p.m., NBCSN - Nascar, Xfinity Series, practice, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. 3 p.m., NBCSN - Nascar, Whelen ...

Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

1908 - Fred McLeod wins the U.S. Open golf title with a one-stroke victory over Willie Smith in a playoff. 1922 - The oldest American international team golf match, the Walker Cup, is established ...

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Aging boxer, new promoter trade blows

On Saturday at Centennial Hall, a lot will look the same with AK Beatdown's 21st MMA and Boxing event.
By Klas Stolpe

Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland 8-2

SEATTLE - Realistically, the Seattle Mariners would need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP. But his numbers are becoming ...
By TIM BOOTH

Local sports calendar for Thursday, Aug. 27

Today, August 27 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Home, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain hosts Earl Marriott (Canada) at TMHS Field. Friday, August 28 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Home, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas hosts Hugh Boyd ...
By Klas Stolpe

Sports On TV for Thursday, Aug. 27

CFL FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m., ESPN2 - Montreal at Hamilton GOLF 1 a.m., GOLF - EUROPEAN TOUR, D & D Reak Czech Masters, first round, at Prague, Czech Republic. 5 a.m., GOLF - EUROPEAN TOUR, D & ...

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