Gold Medal trivia

Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007

What: 61st annual Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament.

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When: continues through Saturday.

Where: Juneau-Douglas High School.

Tuesday's trivia question: In 1947, this team sailed through its season undefeated and won its first two games in the inaugural Gold Medal Tournament before falling to the Ketchikan All-Stars 39-38. Name the team and three of its five starters.

Tuesday's answer: Juneau High School began the '47 tourney undefeated. The five starters were Herb Mead, Harry Aase, Denny Merritt, Jack O'Connor and Jim Rude.

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Today's trivia question: In 1986, this team was initially passed over for an invitation into the "A" bracket. It jumped in when another team couldn't make it, and eventually beat Metlakatla 91-89 for the title. Name the squad and the team it replaced.

To answer, call the Empire's Gold Medal trivia hotline, 523-2268, before 5 p.m. today. Please leave your name and a telephone number.

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