Ferry Terminal, Eagle Beach & Auke Rec

16 riders compete over 32 miles
Overall winner John Bursell leads a group of riders in Saturday's 32-mile cycling road race from the Ferry Terminal to Eagle Beach and back to Auke Rec.

Saturday mornings 32-mile Freewheelers cycling race featured 16 top riders vying for drafting space in the Ferry Terminal to Eagle Beach to Auke Rec road race.

John Bursell won the men’s portion of the race in one hour 18.20 seconds and Brandee Gerkee topped the women with a ninth-place overall time of 1:20.00.

1. John Bursell 1:18.20

2. Casey Colton 1:18.28

3. Robert Sowers 1:18.31

4. Rob Swanson 1:19.10

5. Robert Welton 1:19.10

6. Doug Woodby 1:20.00

7. Justin Dorn 1:20.00

8. Jim Ustasiewski 1:20.00

9. Brandee Gerkee 1:20.00

10. Reed Stoops 1:24:37

11. Tara Jeans 1:36.50

12. KC Kent 1:37.05

13. Nancy Peel 1:37.05

14. Cathy Tide 1:38.19

15. Sam Kito 1:39.08

16. Kim Rivera 1:52.01


JDHS girls sweep 3A Sitka

Early in the third quarter and leading by seven points, Kendyl Carson and Caitlin Pusich traded 3-point attempts, each missing two in a row on an extended Crimson Bears possession. It was that kind of night for the Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team. Fortunately, visiting Sitka also shot poorly, and JDHS escaped Friday with a 41-31 win.

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