Sports

    • Crimson Bears Girls Tame Malemutes

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team defeated the Lathrop Malemutes 51-31 in their opening game of the Denali State Bank Ice Jam tournament at West Valley High School on Thursday night behind 19 points from senior Trinity Jackson and a Player of the Game showing by Gabbi George-Frank.

    • Crimson Bears Boys Fall Behind Malemutes

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team couldn’t chase down the Lathrop Malemutes in their opening game of the Denali State Bank Ice Jam tournament at West Valley High School, falling 55-48, despite putting together one of their best games to date.

    • Crimson Bears Miss against Monroe in Fairbanks

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team hit a cold streak in Fairbanks on Wednesday. Not the weather. Just an off shooting night in a 47-34 loss to the Monroe Catholic High School Rams.

    • Cheerleaders Practice, Compete, Fundraise like Teams They Support

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé cheer squad has practice hours as intense at the teams they represent and deal with the same obstacles: COVID, holidays, regular cold and flu, and snow days.

    • Crimson Bears Fall on Ice to Moose Despite Strong Net Work

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé junior hockey goalie Brayden Baxter was a bright star on the Treadwell Arena ice for the Crimson Bears on Tuesday, stopping 33 shots and giving the home team a chance to win. Unfortunately the Crimson Bears could only put 22 shots against the Palmer net and a last minute score gave the Moose a 3-2 sweep.

    • Crimson Bears Butt Heads with Moose on Ice

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey team fell by the score of 4-2 to the Palmer Moose on Monday night at Treadwell Arena in a spirited and physical Railbelt Conference battle around the rink.

    • Falcons Girls Fall Under Knights Blows

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Night or day, the Colony Knights girls basketball team is tough to handle and the Thunder Mountain Falcons found that Saturday morning was just as tough as Friday night, falling 60-48 under a barrage of shots from outside from the visitors who also won 60-52 the night before.

    • TMHS Boys Fall to West Valley at Barrow

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons boys basketball team ended their Barrow road trip with an overtime loss to the West Valley Wolfpack 50-47, in the championship game of the Barrow Whaler Invitational on Saturday.

    • JDHS Boys Fall to Colony in Alaska Airlines Classic

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys basketball team finished eighth in the Alaska Airlines Classic, losing to the Colony High School Knights 64-43 at West Anchorage on Saturday in the seventh-place game.

    • Friday Hoops: Colony girls Top TMHS, TMHS Boys Top Nikiski, JDHS Boys Fall to Lathrop

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Friday night lights shone bright on the Thunder Mountain High School gym as the Falcons girls flirted with a victory against Colony but fell 60-52; the Falcons boys defeated Nikiski 68-42 at Barrow; and the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé boys fell to Lathrop 58-53 at the Alaska Airlines Classic in Anchorage.

    • Baxter Heats Up Barrow! Sets Falcons Scoring Record!

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School sophomore Thomas Baxter has never played as far north as he did on Thursday night in Barrow, nor as he scored as many points. Baxter put 40 points in the books to tie a Falcons single game record and help the Falcons top the Barrow Whalers 73-68.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Dig Deep Hole in Loss to Colony

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls basketball team fell behind early and fought back too late in their 51-42 home loss on Thursday to the visiting Colony Knights.

    • Crimson Bears Boys Fall to Thunderbirds Pressure

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys basketball team saw what the best hoops team in the state can bring to the court, falling 70-34 to the Bettye Davis East High School Thunderbirds in the opening day of the Alaska Airlines Classic at West Anchorage High School on Thursday.

    • Olympic Star Shiffrin: Loss of Father 'Still Pretty Painful'

      (Associated Press) - Mikaela Shiffrin glances over her right shoulder at the photo of her late father, Jeff, hanging on a wall in her Edwards, Colorado, home. She smiles. Then she bows her head, sighs and begins speaking, occasionally pausing between words, perhaps because it simply still just doesn’t seem real, nearly two years after the unfathomable loss

    • JDHS Boys Open Alaska Airlines Classic against State's Best

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys will be opening the Alaska Airlines Classic at West Anchorage High School against Alaska's most accomplished high school basketball program from Bettye Davis East Anchorage.

    • Crimson Bears Sweep Viking Warriors

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey team completed a Treadwell Arena sweep of the Tri-Valley High School Viking Warriors, winning by the score of 8-0 on Wednesday.

    • Juneau's High School Hoopsters and Skaters Can Unmask

      The Juneau School District is allowing their high school basketball and hockey players to play unmasked if certain testing requirements are met. Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss noted that the change only applies to players who are actively participating in one of the two sports and that coaches and athletes seated on the bench still have to wear face coverings.

    • Crimson Bears Skate Over Viking Warriors

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé hockey team got an unexpected first goal that picked up the Crimson Bears enthusiasm and highlighted a 6-2 win over the Tri-Valley Viking Warriors on Tuesday at Treadwell Arena.

    • Junior Varsity Warms Up Tri-Valley for Crimson Bears

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Railbelt Conference’s Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears junior varsity hockey team got a bite of the Aurora Conference Tri-Valley Warriors on Monday at Treadwell Arena, winning 3-1 in a warm up for the JDHS varsity clashes with the Warriors on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Too Much for Lady Braves

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls were too tall, too fast and shot too well for the Mt. Edgecumbe High School Lady Braves, winning on the rock in Sitka on Friday 57-40 and Saturday 62-35.

    • Falcons Boys Outshoot Nome

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team finished their stint in the Palmer Elks Showdown Tournament on Saturday outshooting the Nome Nanooks 81-75.

    • Falcons Girls Fall to Thunderbirds

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team wrapped up another hard-fought weekend on the road, finishing the Palmer Elks Showdown Tournament on Saturday in a 54-39 loss to the East Anchorage Thunderbirds.

    • Falcons Boys Fall to Wolfpack in Palmer Tournament Loss

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons boys basketball team fell 41-31 to the West Valley Wolfpack in their second game of the Elks Showdown Tournament at Palmer on Friday.

    • TMHS Girls Top West Valley in Elks Showdown Tourney

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons girls basketball team defeated the West Valley Wolfpack 55-45 in their second game of the Palmer Moose Elks Showdown Tournament on Friday at Palmer.

    • Pure Sole: No More Chin Straps!

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Finally! Let my "Kirk Douglas" shine! Juneau School District athletes can get rid of their chin-straps, errr, lip blankets, errr… masks! Yes, masks! 

    • Thunder Mountain Girls Fall to Palmer

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team fell to the host Palmer Moose 61-50 in the Palmer Elks Showdown on Thursday. “Sometimes young teams play young,” Thunder Mountain coach Andy Lee said. “We’re young and inexperienced. We’ve had some poor starts and this was one of them.”

    • Baxter, Lockhart Drill Palmer in Thunder Mountain Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School sophomore Thomas Baxter scored 20 points, classmate Sam Lockhart hit three shots from past the 3-point line in the fourth quarter, and classmate Lance Nierra hit the long distance game winner with seconds remaining to give the Falcons a 57-54 win over the host Palmer Moose in the Palmer Elks Showdown on Thursday.

    • Pure Sole: Whether Weather Wethered My Sheepish Youth

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Weather. Who would have thought weather and the problems associated with snow and rain would derail the athletes in Alaska?

    • Crimson Bears Hosting Moose on Treadwell Arena Ice

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey team is on a playoff push as the Railbelt Conference rival Palmer Moose come to the Treadwell Arena ice for games on Friday (V 7:30 p.m., JV 5:30) and Saturday (V 2:30, JV 12:30).

    • Hoops Teams Weathering Storms Without Practice

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears and Thunder Mountain High School Falcons basketball teams were unable to practice for this weekend’s coming games as local weather conditions forced school cancelations Monday through Wednesday and, per school district policy, prohibited practice sessions.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Staying Strong

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé hockey team is battling against their opponents in the Railbelt Conference but the puck has been unlucky for the Crimson Bears who fell on the Kenai Peninsula to Soldotna 4-2 on Thursday and 4-3 Friday, and to Kenai 3-1 on Saturday.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Fall Again in Home Den to Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - For the second night in a row the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team proved they could play with one of the top teams in the state, but for the second night in a row the Crimson Bears fell on their home court to that Ketchikan team, losing 42-35 in their Southeast Conference matchup against the Lady Kings.

    • JDHS Hockey Team Finishes Road Ice Trip

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé hockey team finished their road trip to the Kenai Peninsula with some valuable experience and strong competition but three losses to Railbelt Conference opponents, including falling to Soldotna 4-3 on Friday and 3-1 to Kenai on Saturday.

    • Falcons Boys Fall Again on Ketchikan Court

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain sophomore Thomas Baxter controlled the opening tip in Saturday’s road game at Ketchikan and classmate Sam Lockhart buried a deep shot for the first points in the first quarter and the Falcons looked to be on a path to their first Southeast Conference win after a 22-19 halftime lead, but the Kings flipped the switch in the second half for a 60-46 win, the second in two days over Thunder Mountain.

    • Crimson Bears Scare Lady Kings in Conference Opener

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team put a scare into the visiting Ketchikan Lady Kings on Friday night at the Crimson Bears den, taking the preseason favorite down to the wire before succumbing 41-32 in the first southeast conference game of the season for both teams.

    • Baxter, Lockhart Lead Falcons Down to the Wire at Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain sophomores Thomas Baxter and Samuel Lockhart were nearly unstoppable on the road Friday night, scoring game highs of 17 and 16 points, respectively, in a 50-43 loss to the Ketchikan Kings in the first southeast conference game for both teams.

    • JDHS Hockey Team Battles More Than Ice Opponent

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In the sports world it is a given that road trips will be hard as players face unfamiliar ice, hostile fans and uncomfortable accommodations. The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey team added a delayed flight, a long drive and a flat tire as they opened a three-game road swing with a 4-2 loss to Soldotna on Thursday.

    • Falcons Boys Hosting Petersburg, Traveling to Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Basketball fans may want to head to the Thunder Mountain High School gym on Thursday at 6 p.m. if they hope to catch a glimpse of the Falcons boys team in action as the next chance won’t be available until February.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Hosting Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One of the top basketball teams in Southeast Panhandle hoops, let alone the state, will be bringing their show into the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium this weekend as the JDHS Crimson Bears girls host conference foe Ketchikan on Friday and Saturday. Varsity action is at 8 p.m.

    • 2021 Sports Year in Review, Athletes Prevail Against COVID Dynasty

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The sports year of 2021 was a battle not only against familiar opponents but also against the uncertainty of a foe that in just two years has become a devious competitor that is as efficient on the road as it is at home. And yet, athletes have persevered in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, some with no hope to play for state titles and others with multiple opportunities.

    • Kriegmont Adjusting to Division I Basketball

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé 2021 graduate Cooper Kriegmont is not taking NCAA Division I basketball opponents by storm, but the college basketball forecast shows he is a huge weather system brewing on the horizon in Missoula, Montana, as he redshirts for the University of Montana Grizzlies program.

    • Capital City Classic Final Sights

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Princess Tours Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé came to an end on Thursday with the JDHS girls and the Eagle River boys earning tournament championships and players earning all-tournament and specialty awards.

    • JDHS Boys Top West in Cap City Classic, Eagle River Wins Title

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys saved their best game for last in the Princess Tours Capital City Classic on Thursday in the JDHS gym, beating the athletic and physical West Anchorage Eagles 68-48 in the tournament’s final game.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Top Eagle River for Cap City Classic Title

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team came out on fire and never cooled off in a 46-12 win over Eagle River for the Princess Tours Capital City Classic title on Thursday in the JDHS gym.

    • Eagle River Boys Topple Kotzebue in Cap City Classic

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Eagle River High School Wolves boys basketball team were deadly from the field in their 73-21 win over the Kotzebue Huskies in the final day of action at the Princess Tours Capital City Classic in the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gym on Thursday.

    • Falcons Girls Top Kotzebue in Final Day of Cap City Classic

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team proved to be too strong inside for the Kotzebue Huskies during the final day of the Princess Tours Capital City Classic, winning 44-27 at the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium on Thursday.

    • Capital City Classic Day Two Sights

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In the second day (Tuesday) of the Princess Tours Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé the action increased as teams got used to the court. The Eagle River Wolves girls defeated the Kotzebue Huskies 31-24, the West Anchorage Eagles boys topped Kotzebue 73-25, the JDHS Crimson Bears girls defeated the Thunder Mountain Falcons 46-36, and the Eagle River boys nipped the JDHS Crimson Bears 70-62.

    • Eagle River Wolves Nip Crimson Bears Boys

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Eagle River Wolves boys basketball team remains unbeaten in the Princess Tours Capital City Classic, earning a 70-62 win over the host Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears on Tuesday.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Tame Falcons

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It was a tale of two halves as the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears and the Thunder Mountain Falcons tangled for the first time this season in the Princess Tours Capital City Classic on Tuesday at JDHS Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium.

    • West Eagles Fly By Kotzebue Huskies

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The West Anchorage Eagles showed why they are a power in the Anchorage basketball circuit as they downed the Kotzebue Huskies 73-25 on Tuesday during the Princess Tours Capital City Classic on Tuesday at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium.

    • Eagle River Girls Top Kotzebue in Cap City Classic

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Eagle River Wolves girls outlasted the Kotzebue Huskies 31-24 in a Princess Tours Capital City Classic thriller on Tuesday at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium.

    • Monday Capital City Classic Sights

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The return of the Princess Tours Capital City Classic featured a first day of action that saw the TMHS girls defeat Eagle River 48-16, the Eagle River boys nip West Anchorage 62-57, the JDHS girls topple Kotzebue 59-17 and the JDHS boys run past Kotzebue 76-39.

    • Juneau-Douglas Boys Rein In Kotzebue Huskies

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team were running on all cylinders and in tune for the Kotzebue Huskies, posting a 76-39 win in the 2021 Princess Tours Capital City Classic on Monday at the JDHS gym.

    • Juneau-Douglas Girls Run Past Kotzebue Huskies

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team were too strong for the Kotzebue Huskies, posting a 59-17 win in the 2021 Princess Tours Capital City Classic on Monday at the JDHS gym.

    • Eagle River Boys Tip West Anchorage

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A new culture of basketball has started at Eagle River and the Wolves showed their meddle in an athletic and physical 62-57 win over the West Anchorage Eagles in the Princess Tours Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Monday.

    • Thunder Mountain Girls Run Past Eagle River Wolves

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons girls basketball team opened the 2021 Princess Tours Capital City Classic in strong fashion, posting a 48-16 win over the Eagle River Wolves on Monday at the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé gym.

    • Juneau Olympic Skier Lindh Now Coaching Montana Ski Team

      WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) — Forward, fast and strong. Those were the only three words Olympic downhill skiing silver medalist Hilary Lindh said to herself as she stood in the starting gate at the 1997 World Championships in Sestriere, Italy. This mantra evolved throughout her career to keep all distractions at bay as she mentally prepared for each race. By repeating those three words in the hours leading up to race time, she focused on positive thoughts while filtering out distractions and worries about winning.

    • Seward’s Jacoby Earns Golden Goggles Award

      MIAMI (AP) — Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as male and female athletes of the year at USA Swimming’s annual Golden Goggle awards earlier in December and Seward’s Lydia Jacoby earned two awards for breakout performer and female race of the year.

    • News Update: Capital City Classic

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Don't miss out on the hoops action! Tickets for the Princess Tours Capital City Classic Basketball Tournament, Dec. 27-30, can be purchased online for $7 or $10 at the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium door. Once tickets are bought online they will be scanned in and stamped at the gym door. Buy online at the link below:

    • Holiday Cup Schedule & Scores

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It is official… Santa is checking his list for who is playing and not playing, for who is watching and not watching, and he is checking it twice. If you want to be able to tell him who is on the turf check out the scores below. Maybe he will want to know whose design was selected for this year’s logo (it was Real Frosty player Kaia Mangaccat).

    • Sitka Teams Win Holiday Shootout

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Sitka Wolves boys and girls basketball teams swept their 2021 Holiday Shootout championships on Saturday.

    • Crimson Bears Finish Vegas Gamble with Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team ended their Las Vegas hoops trip with a 63-58 win over Moapa Valley of Overton, Nevada, in the Tarkanian Classic on Tuesday.

    • Crimson Bears Boys Close Again in Vegas

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team continued their run of bad luck, but good effort, in Las Vegas with a close loss to Coral Academy of Science from Henderson, Nevada, 72-61 on Monday in the Tarkanian Classic.

    • Falcons Wrestle to Top State Tournament Placings

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School wrestling team left their hearts on the state mats over the weekend with three grapplers placing on the podium and the Falcons taking ninth in team scoring.

    • Thunder Mountain Boys Fall to Nome in Tip Off Classic

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons boys basketball team battled Nome on Saturday in their final game at the 41st Annual Service Cougar Tip Off Tournament in Anchorage, falling 61-52 to the Nanooks.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Finish Undefeated on Road Trip

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - After opening their season at the Kenai Invitational Tournament with a 62-17 win over the Seward Seahawks on Thursday, the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team finished a sweep with wins over the Kenai Kardinals, 48-36, on Friday and the Redington Huskies, 50-23, on Saturday.

    • Falcons Girls Top Lady Braves, Fall to Trailblazers

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain girls basketball team finished what could be their toughest three-game stretch of any season on Saturday, let alone a season-opening series, falling to the nation’s top-ranked Sierra Canyon Trailblazers of California 80-36, one day after toppling 3A power Mt. Edgecumbe 56-46 and two days past their opening game 58-14 loss to host Wasilla in the Doc Larson Roundball Classic.

    • Juneau-Douglas Boys Gamble in Close Vegas Loss

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team continue to battle at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada, falling to local Vegas team Somerset 64-62 on Saturday.

    • Juneau-Douglas Boys Open Season with Loss in Vegas

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team opened their season in the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada with a 42-30 loss to home town Amplus Academy.

    • TMHS Boys Topple Cordova in Tip Off Tourney

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons boys basketball team defeated 3A Cordova 65-28 in an elimination game at the 41st Annual Service Cougar Tip Off Tournament at Service High School on Friday.

    • Foy Makes Waves for Glacier Swim Club in Texas

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School sophomore Patrick Foy is continuing his hot streak from November’s high school state swim championships by slicing through the water for Juneau’s Glacier Swim Club at the Winter Junior Nationals West in Austin, Texas.

    • Falcons Girls Fall to Wasilla in Season Opener

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain girls basketball team jumped into the high school road season against one of the state’s best on their home court and put up a valiant effort but came up on the losing end of a 58-14 score.

    • Falcons Boys Run with Mustangs in Season Opening Loss

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons boys basketball team went down to the wire against Chugiak in their season opening game at the 41st Annual Service Cougar Tip Off Tournament at Service High School on Thursday, falling 52-49 to the Mustangs.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Win Big in Season Opener

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The first out of region road trip in over a year, and first out of region road trip win in over two years, was a big one for the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé girls as they defeated the Seward Seahawks 62-17 on Thursday night in Kenai.

    • Juneau-Douglas Girls Return Experienced Team with Big Hopes

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The anticipation of a long season filled with many games needs a roster that can carry that load, and this year’s Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls basketball team can carry a lot.

    • Falcons Girls Will Play the Best to Be the Best

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team is young but they will play without hesitation against any opponent. The Falcons graduated nine seniors, including four starters, and their junior leading scorer moved to the Lower 48. Coach Andy Lee has just two returning players with extended varsity experience.

    • Thunder Mountain Boys Return to Court Action

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With just one win in conference last season, the Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team is looking to make a statement across the league this season with a roster that could prove to be challenging for opponents.

    • Defending Region V Champion Crimson Bears Prepare for Season

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Considered the top team in the state last season, the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team were one win away from a perfect season and a controversy away from the state tournament. The Crimson Bears graduated a roster that featured eight seniors, including one of the state’s best, Cooper Kriegmont, and a starting five that garnished nearly every team catagory award at the season’s end.

    • Ketchikan Girls Return Full Roster from State Semifinal Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Ketchikan Lady Kings were the class of Southeast last season, posting a 17-2 record overall, 7-1 in conference, and winning the Region V championship. They return the full roster that defeated East Anchorage in the first game of the state tournament and fell to Bartlett in the semifinal 51-45.

    • Ketchikan Boys Return State Experienced Hoops Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - They weren’t the Southeast Conference first choice for the state tournament last season but the Ketchikan Kings showed they belonged at the venue, dropping a tight opening round match against Chugiak and defeating West Anchorage in a consolation game, and most of their roster returns.

    • Four Falcons Win Region Wrestling Titles, Nine Earn State Berths

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Kadin Messmer, juniors Sage Richards and Carson Cummins and freshman Colton Cummins all won championships in their weight brackets at the Region V Championships in Wrangell on Saturday and qualified for the state tournament along with five other teammates.

    • Crimson Bears Put Kodiak Bears on Ice

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The biggest, baddest bears in Alaska are Crimson, not Kodiak. The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey team had a dominating home ice stand as they swept the visiting Kodiak Bears on Friday and Saturday at Treadwell Arena by scores of 6-2 Friday and 8-1 Saturday.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Hosting Kodiak

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Last weekend’s winless road trip doesn’t mean the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé hockey team was unsuccessful. The Crimson Bears put in some serious ice time in a 2-2 overtime tie with Homer, a 4-3 loss to Homer and a 5-4 overtime loss to Kenai and will use that experience when they host Kodiak this Friday and Saturday at Treadwell Arena.

    • Fellman Crushes Ice Mile Swim

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau resident Cheryl Fellman, 49, became one of just 44 people in the United States, and 424 worldwide, to complete the International Ice Swimming Association’s Ice Mile, finishing the swim along the shore of Auke Rec on Saturday in 34 minutes and 49.21 seconds.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Battles on Kenai Road Trip

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One night after skating to a 2-2 tie in an overtime game against Homer, the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears dropped a 4-3 rematch against the Mariners on Friday and then dropped a 5-4 game in overtime at Kenai on Saturday.

    • Falcons Takedown Neighboring Grapplers in Pilot Invitational

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There are 1,440 minutes in a day. If you are a wrestler, only six of those matter and if you are a Thunder Mountain High School grappler sometimes you need less than that. The Falcons placed 12 wrestlers in the finals of the Pilot Invitational with six winning titles and three being runners up en route to a team title over six visiting squads.

    • Senior Wrestlers Honored at Pilot Invitational

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School wrestling team honored Falcons senior wrestlers Blaze Darbonne, Kadin Messmer, Kaleb Paddock and Thomas Jim before the championship rounds of Saturday’s Brandon Pilot Invitational at TMHS gym.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Ties at Homer

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey team tied defending state champion Homer on the Mariners home ice 2-2 on Thursday.

    • Falcons Grapplers Host Tournament This Weekend

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School wrestling team, a mix of TMHS and Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé athletes, is hosting the Brandon Pilot Invitational Wrestling Tournament this weekend at the TMHS gym, their last regular season competition before the Region V Championships.

    • Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament Canceled

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - For the third consecutive year the Annual Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Basketball Tournament has been canceled due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic difficulties it has caused for supporting communities and concerns for the safety of those attending.

    • Garcia Twins Helping Olympic College 

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) -  The Northwest Athletic Conference season is just starting but already 2021 Thunder Mountain High School graduates Mary Neal Garcia and Mary Khaye Garcia have helped the Olympic College Rangers in Bremerton, Washington, forget about last season’s 0-16 record as they have jumped to a 2-1 record and look to be a force in the league.

    • A Great Man Once Told Me

      Dr. Walter Soboleff is known to have stated that the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is “the grandpa of all tournaments.”

    • The Teammate He Never Met

      The letter to Metlakatla’s Tom Booth began: “I saw the article about you and it touched my heart.” The letter had been opened already, as all mail is when the recipient is incarcerated. However, this letter had a return address of Dr. Walter Soboleff.

    • Juneau Woman Wins Seattle Marathon Age Group

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - “Yay.” That’s what 61-year-old Juneau runner Adelaide Johnson said was her first thought when crossing the finish line of the Seattle Marathon on Sunday.

    • Brewer Adjusting to College Life

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - College life can be a big adjustment just being away from home. Throw in a job, studies and two sports and that experience can become overwhelming. 2021 Thunder Mountain High School graduate Iayanah Brewer is meeting those tasks for the Everett Community College Trojans the same way she competed for the Falcons track and field team - at full speed and in perfect form.

    • Juneau Bears Finish Season in Vegas

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Bears football team, an all-star roster from the Juneau Youth Football League senior division, had the biggest test of their young careers last week at the National Youth Football Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Slide Show

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé hockey team will be resuming holiday play on the road. The Crimson Bears (2-1) travel to Railbelt Conference rivals Homer on Thursday and Friday, and Kenai on Saturday. Their first home series is against Kodiak Dec. 10-11 (7:30 p.m.) at Treadwell Arena. A slideshow from last weeks inter-squad scrimmage is below.

    • Angoon Woman Walks Her Way to a Healthier Life

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Angoon’s Betty Samato likes to walk. A lot. She has traveled on foot more than 7,000 miles in just over a year and much more since the coronavirus pandemic first began spreading through her home community.

    • Tlingit Thumpers, MILK Win Annual Hoops Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Five team champions were crowned this past weekend in the 12th Annual Preseason 3v3 Tournament at Thunder Mountain High School.

    • Juneau Bears Heading to Vegas Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Bears, the Juneau Youth Football League senior division all-star team, will be competing in the National Youth Football Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada, playing against teams from California and Colorado, on Thursday and Saturday.

    • Juneau District Rifle Team Out Shoots Two More Squads

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau District Rifle Team outpointed two more opponents in the National Air Rifle League, defeating Illinois team Mattoon AJROTC 998.4 to 953.4 in a virtual match from Nov. 15-21 and Germany’s Ansbach AJROTC 958.9 to 892.3 from Nov. 8-14.

    • Wrestlers Pass Tournament Test at Lancer Smith

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons wrestling team, a mix of both TMHS and Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé athletes grappling under the Falcons sports umbrella, faced their most intense challenge of the season against 30 schools in the Lancer Smith Fall Invitational at Wasilla’s Menard Sports Arena over the weekend.

    • Girls State Swim Championship Slideshow

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Summer Olympic gold medalist added two more high school gold medals to her trophy case, a senior's last swim was a championship with his teammates, a sophomore broke a record older than he is, multiple athletes won two state titles, and 248 swimmers returned to the pool after a COVID hiatus to bring some sort of normalcy to the sporting world during last weekend's ASAA state swim and dive championship at Anchorage's Bartlett High School pool.

    • Boys State Swim Championship Slideshow

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Summer Olympic gold medalist added two more high school gold medals to her trophy case, a senior's last swim was a championship with his teammates, a sophomore broke a record older than he is, multiple athletes won two state titles, and 248 swimmers returned to the pool after a COVID hiatus to bring some sort of normalcy to the sporting world during last month’s ASAA state swim and dive championship at Anchorage's Bartlett High School pool.

    • JDHS Grad Shaylin Cesar Leads College Team to National Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 2019 Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé graduate Shaylin Cesar knows a thing or two about stopping goals, at any level of soccer. It is something she learned early and perfected over the years resulting in helping Pacific Lutheran University, in Tacoma, Washington, win the Northwest Conference crown and play in the NCAA Division III National Championships last week in San Antonio, Texas.

    • College Coach Says Miller is Best He has Coached

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 2019 Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé graduate Malia Miller helped the Peninsula Pirates win the Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championship last weekend over Clark College and Pennisula head coach Kanyon Anderson praised the Gatorade Alaska Soccer Player of the Year (2019).

    • Forget-Me-Not Skaters Place Third at California 

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Team Forget-Me-Not youth synchronized skating team placed third out of 10 teams in their pre-juvenile division at the Synchro Fall Classic in Irvine, California, on Saturday.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Plays Strong at Palmer Tournament

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé hockey team returned to competitive ice last week for the first time in nearly two years, putting in a solid showing in three games on the road against Wasilla, Homer and Colony at the Palmer Invitational, and traveling home with two wins, one loss and a start that last year's seniors missed out on.

    • Crimson Bears Casperson Finalist for National Coach of the Year

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball coach Robert Casperson believes youth involvement in athletics and activities can be life changing… and the 11-year head coach has changed roughly 500 athletes in the Crimson Bears' program alone, plus the ripple effect of the various people touched through the programs the JDHS athletes participate in under his charge.

    • JDHS Grad Malia Miller Nets College Soccer Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 2019 Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé graduate Malia Miller helped the Peninsula Pirates win the Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championship on Sunday, putting a team high four shots on goal to disrupt the Clark College defense and pave the way for teammate Maya Clarke to put in the games only score.

    • Richards, Cummins Win Championships at Ketchikan Invitational

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School Falcons wrestler Sage Richards is on a mission. The junior carved out three hours of workout time on Sunday, a day after winning the 189-pound weight bracket at the Bill Weiss Invitational in Ketchikan on Saturday and just hours after arriving at the airport via the infamous Alaska Airlines “Milk Run.”

    • Falcons Volleyball Places Fifth at State

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons volleyball team’s season ended with a fifth place finish Friday during the Alaska School Activities Association State Volleyball Championship at Anchorage’s Alaska Airlines Center.

    • Juneau District Rifle Team Out Shoots American Legion Post 290

      Juneau, Alaska - The Juneau District Rifle Team shot their highest score of the season last week in the National Air Rifle League, registering a 1002.5 to defeat Stafford, Virginia’s American Legion Post 290 who put up a total of 984.0.

    • Crimson Bears Hockey Team Blowing Open the Barn Doors

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) -  One thing is certain as the 2021-22 Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears hockey season begins, the Zamboni will be needed… a lot. The Crimson Bears are fast, and the rink seems small compared to the speed they possess.

    • Falcons Spike Palmer at State, Fall to Dimond

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons volleyball team showed they will be a force in the 2021 state 4A volleyball championships at Anchorage’s Alaska Airlines Center on Thursday, defeating the Palmer Moose 3-1 in their best-of-five opening match and hanging tough with the top-ranked Dimond Lynx before falling 3-0.

    • Falcons Dihle Fastest Girl in Sitka XC Field, Crimson Bears Girls Top Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain Falcons senior Kiah Dihle continued her quest for a Region V Cross-Country Championship by winning the Sitka Invitational Meet in a time of 19 minutes and 16 seconds on Saturday and the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears did the same in the team scoring.

    • Falcons Volleyball Team Earn Region V Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School volleyball team did not drop a set in their march through the Region V Championships at Ketchikan over the weekend that culminated with the Falcons defeating the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears for the title.

    • JDHS, TMHS Swim Teams Excel at State Championship

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain swim and dive teams had strong showings in the 2021 state swim and dive championship at Anchorage’s Bartlett High School over the weekend. The Crimson Bears and Falcons boys placed fourth and sixth, respectively, in the team scoring and the schools’ girls placed fifth and 10th, respectively. Kodiak won the boys’ title and Dimond the girls.

    • Frawley Finish Anchors Crimson Bears Relay Title

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - In the final leg of his final race as a high school senior, in the last event of the 2021 State Swimming & Diving Championship at Bartlett High School, Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé senior Tytan Frawley touched the pool wall to clinch the state championship for the Crimson Bears boys' 400 yard relay. A few lanes down, Kodiak’s Jackson Krug also stretched to the finish with the identical time.

    • Seward’s Jacoby, Thunder Mountain’s Foy Top Swimmers at State Meet

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Seward senior Lydia Jacoby and Thunder Mountain High School sophomore Patrick Foy were named the outstanding female and male swimmers at Saturday’s 2021 State Swimming & Diving Championship at Bartlett High School.

    • Juneau Skating Club Prepares for California Ice

      Video

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Team Forget-Me-Not youth synchronized skating team’s IDEA homeschool sophomore Melissa Maxwell, who has been skating 12 years, and her sister Rebecca, an IDEA ninth grader skating for 10 years, both “really love jumps." Which is appropriate because like other sports in this pandemic period, the Juneau Skating Club has had multiple hurdles to overcome before being able to head to the 2021 Synchro Fall Classic in Irvine, California, Nov. 12-14.

    • Huskies Earn All-State Football Honors

      Video

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies were well represented on the Division 1 All-State Football Team announced over the weekend in Anchorage, placing eight players on the first team and four on the second team, and Huskies head Rich Sjoroos and assistant Mitch Haldane garnered the state’s top coaching honors.

    • Middle School Hoops Underway

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Floyd Dryden Eagles and Dzantik’i Heeni Wolverines opened their middle school basketball rivalries last Thursday with both school’s boys and girls “A” teams playing at the Eagles home court. Floyd Dryden won both games.

    • Five Huskies Seniors Play in All-Star Game

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies had five players participate in the 44th Annual “Al Aska” Shriners Football Classic on Saturday at The Dome in Anchorage, going shoulder pad to shoulder pad against the top senior players across the state.

    • Scary Harriers Run Halloween Half

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Shawn Miller saw a ghost … and a goblin … Jason … probably a witch … most definitely a zombie, and a small gathering of folks who may not have felt like the undead at the beginning of Saturday’s Halloween Half Marathon but sure did at the end.

    • Crimson Bears Boys, Girls Win Region Swim Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The last time the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears won both the boys and girls Region V Swim & Dive Championships was in 2007 and Seth Cayce finished among the leaders for the boys, Amber Kelly was part of a top state girls team and Nathan Teal was medaling on the diving board. Fourteen years later, those three are coaches of the 2021 Region V Champion Crimson Bears boys and girls swim and dive teams. JDHS outpointed the competition on Saturday in the Region V Championships at Ketchikan.

    • Capital City Kids Crush Region V Championship Pool Times

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé senior Tytan Frawley, sophomore Samantha Schwarting and freshman Emma Fellman and Thunder Mountain sophomores PJ Foy and Olivia Mills all won two individual events at the Region V Swim & Dive Championships Saturday in Ketchikan and were part of relay winning teams, a testament to the hard work both programs put into their sport.

    • Sanford Slams Senior Night Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé senior Brooke Sanford charged a Ketchikan serve from the back row, put a perfect pass about mid-bleacher height to junior Carlynn Casperson, then launched herself, right arm cocked, into the air five feet from the net and terminated her final career high school home court point to give the Crimson Bears a Senior Night match win, three sets to one, over the visiting Lady Kings.

    • Crimson Bears Earn Saturday Afternoon Win over Ketchikan, Teams in Action Tonight

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé volleyball team defeated Ketchikan in four sets on Saturday afternoon in the Crimson Bears den by scores of 25-21, 17-25, 25-23 and 25-21. The two teams play again tonight at 5:30 p.m. The Crimson Bears will honor their senior players at 5 p.m.

    • Falcons Sweep Kayhi Lady Kings

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain volleyball junior Moana "Motown" Tuvaifale found a seam against the visiting Ketchikan Lady Kings, then found another, and another… recording a game-high 23 service attempts and five aces as the Falcons swept Kayhi 3-0 on Thursday, winning by set scores of  25-12, 25-7 and 25-11.

    • Falcons Defend Senior Night Home Nets Against Lady Kings

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With much pomp and circumstance, the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons senior volleyball players were feted at home on Friday with flowers, gifts and thanks and then proceeded to defeat a very game Ketchikan Lady Kings team at Falcons gym for the final time, winning 3-0 on set scores of 25-22, 25-16, and 25-20.

    • Column: Just Tired

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - My grandmother committed suicide.   My mother did not talk about this much at all, and I did not ask.

    • Swim Teams Head to Regions

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain swim and dive teams head to the Southeast Region V Championships in Ketchikan this weekend and banners could be returning with them to hang about the pools at Augustus Brown and Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

    • Crimson Bears Spikers to Host Ketchikan Saturday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears volleyball team will play their final two matches of the regular season Saturday against Ketchikan at JDHS with varsity game times at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., with special senior honors prior to the second match.

    • Wrestlers Take Down Petersburg Mats

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons wrestling team competed at Petersburg over the weekend against the host Vikings, Haines and Ketchikan. Weather prevented Wrangell, Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe from attending.

    • Falcons Spikers Host Ketchikan Tonight and Friday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons volleyball team will host the Ketchikan Kings tonight and Friday. Varsity games are at 6 p.m. (JV 4:30). The Falcons senior night will be at 6 p.m. Friday, with the game following. 

    • Crimson Bears Volleyball Battles Through Anchorage Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé volleyball team took their final road trip of the regular season into Anchorage last weekend, playing East Anchorage on Thursday and a variety of teams in the Dimond/Service Tournament on Friday and Saturday. They will host the Ketchikan Kings in their final regular season games on Saturday, including a senior night, as they prepare for the Region V Championships in Ketchikan Nov. 5-6.

    • Falcons Volleyball Works Through Anchorage Tournament 

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain volleyball team took one last tuneup on the road last weekend to Anchorage, playing Eagle River on Thursday and a host of teams in the Dimond/Service Tournament on Friday and Saturday. They will begin a final home stand against Ketchikan this week, including a senior night on Friday, and then prepare for the Region V Championships in Ketchikan Nov. 5-6.

    • Thank You Husky Cheer Team!

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - We all support our Juneau Huskies football team but no one puts in more work in that endeavor than their Husky cheer team, as was evident through this season, and it culminated with the cheer team braving the cold of Friday night’s state football championship game in Anchorage and then traveling to Palmer to win the Rally in the Valley Cheer Competition at Colony High School on Saturday. Look for a complete wrap-up on the Rally in the Valley soon. Thanks again Juneau Husky Cheer Team!

    • Husky Cheer Team are Grand Master Champs

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Husky Cheer Team went from being part of Friday night’s high school football state championship game in Anchorage to Saturday’s Rally in the Valley cheer competition in Palmer with a transition from freezing field to heated gym that was as flawless as their performances in both. 

    • Huskies Fall to Thunderbirds in State Title Game

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - It wasn’t the script the Juneau Huskies had hoped to follow in the ASAA First National Bowl Football State Championship game at Service High School against the Bettye Davis East Anchorage Thunderbirds, but the 30-17 loss was one they read with passion and heart until the final seconds ticked away the dream that had captivated their capital city community.

    • Huskies Prepare for East, Again

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In the fourth week of the Cook Inlet Conference season the then unbeaten top-ranked football powerhouse East Anchorage breezed into the capital city expecting another electrifying win only to be short-circuited 39-28 by the Juneau Huskies widely balanced offensive attack and their emerging gang-tackling defense.

    • Column: The Last Season

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - I saw the four high school football players sitting at the far edge of the field where their latest win was the last in a transition from youth to manhood. It wasn’t built just for them. This 100 yard stretch of green turf surrounded by a worn track, woods and aging bleachers set down before a mountain as if gods would sit above them and watch. But they made it their own. 

    • Falcons Swimmers Honor Seniors in Weekend Competition

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School swim and dive team paid respect to their senior teammates Saturday during their Southeast invitational meet at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

    • Wrestlers Fill the Thunder Mountain Mat Room

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School mat room is full. That is always a good sign. That means the program is robust or in the process of being stout and on the verge of bringing the capital city a Region V wrestling championship, possibly a state title.

    • Falcons, Knights Spikers Co-Champs at JIVE

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - After roughly 100 matches spread over two days through two gymnasiums, the end result of the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza was…a tie.

    • Crimson Bears Honor Seniors in Weekend Meet

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé swim and dive team honored their senior teammates Friday during an invitational meet hosting Southeast teams at Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

    • Huskies too Powerful for Golden Bears in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It was a beautiful Juneau Huskies football day under the sun at Adair Kennedy Field on Saturday, unfortunately for Bartlett High School it was a beautiful Juneau Huskies football day under the sun at Adair Kennedy Field. The Huskies crunched the Golden Bears 50-30 in the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) First National Bowl Football State Semifinal and will play in the state championship Friday in Anchorage.

    • JIVE Set to Land Inside JDHS Courts

      Juneau, Alaska (JIVE) - The Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza - the JIVE to all fanatics from the dig, set, and spike crowd - will begin play Friday with 10 teams competing through two days of pool and double-elimination bracket competition in the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasiums, culminating in championships Saturday night.

    • Falcons Fall to Colony in Volleyball Clash

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In a battle of thunder-fisted front lines the Thunder Mountain High School volleyball team and visiting Colony scorched the TMHS nets in a five-set match that saw the Falcons fall to the Knights 25-19, 23-25, 25-8, 19-25, and 15-6 on Thursday.

    • Football History About to Unfold as Huskies Host Bartlett in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - For the first time in Juneau football history an Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) First National Bowl Football State Championship semifinal game will be played in the capital city when the Juneau Huskies host Anchorage’s Bartlett Golden Bears at 3 p.m., Saturday, on Adair Kennedy Field.

    • GSC’s Jarvill, Mills, Peimann Lead Team to Sitka Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Glacier Swim Club took nine athletes to the October Splash Invitational hosted by Sitka’s Baranof Baracudas Swim Club and Olivia Jarvill (age 9), Dannan Mills (13) and Valerie Peimann (13) earned at least four 1st place finishes each.

    • Tennis Team Flirts with State Championship Wins

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Jaymie Collman and Juneau-Douglas junior Anna Dale put their girls doubles team into the finals of the Alaska School Activities Association First National Bank Alaska Tennis State Championships on Saturday at Anchorage’s Alaska Club East.

    • Falcons Kiah Dihle Third at State on Course Packed with Athletes and Mud

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Kiah Dihle is the third fastest girl in the state after racing the top runners in the Alaska high school ranks along arguably the most difficult 5K course - one made even more technical by overnight freeze softening and the muddy shoe-prints of 353 previous runners.

    • Huskies Chase Lynx off Adair, Away from Juneau, out of State Playoffs

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies have chased another predator away from their Adair Kennedy Field kennel, off the capital city boundaries and out of the Alaska School Activities Association First National Bowl Football State Championships with a 31-3 opening playoff win against the Dimond Lynx.

    • Falcons Spike Crimson Bears at JDHS Den

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons swept the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears 3-0 on the volleyball courts of JDHS on Friday, winning by set scores of 25-16, 25-20 and 25-14.

    • Huskies Dominate All-Conference Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Cook Inlet Conference coaches agree, the Juneau Huskies have a talented roster led by a talented coaching staff. The Huskies had 12 players selected to the Cook Inlet Conference First Team All-Conference, eight to the Second Team All-Conference and Eight Honorable Mention selections and senior Wallace Adams, junior Lucas White and coach Rich Sjoroos earned special honors.

    • Young Shooter ‘Out-Guns’ the Veterans

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There is a new sheriff in town, so to speak, a new top shooter in the state of Alaska for sure as 14-year-old Trygve Hermann joined an exclusive club with an outstanding trap shooting performance for the Juneau Gun Club, registering 100 straight targets hit.

    • Crimson Bears Tennis Team Heads to State Championships

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kale tennis team, a mix of Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain students that compete under the Crimson Bears sports umbrella, has selected their eight athletes to compete at the Alaska School Activities Association state championships beginning Thursday at the Anchorage Alaska Club East.

    • Juneau-Douglas Hosting Tennis Tourney Today Thru Sunday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé tennis team, a combination of Thunder Mountain and JDHS players, is hosting a tournament this weekend at the Alaska Club Juneau Valley location.

    • Region V Tennis Tourney Begins Today

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kale tennis team, a mix of Juneau and Thunder Mountain students, is hosting their Region V tournament at the Alaska Club Juneau Valley, beginning today at 5 p.m., continuing on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.

    • Region V Tennis Champions Crowned

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé tennis team, a mix of Juneau and Thunder Mountain students, crowned their Region V tournament champions during weekend play at the Juneau Valley Alaska Club.

    • Home and Away: Local Sports Schedule

      These are your local sports and activities for the week of Oct. 4-10. Get your pool, racquet, net and field fix on!

    • COVID Cancels Ketchikan Volleyball Trip to Juneau

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Ketchikan High School volleyball team has canceled their scheduled trip to Juneau this weekend due to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Lady Kings team.

    • Prussian, Demmert Lead Sitka to Division II Region V Cross-Country Titles

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka High School won the Division II Region V Cross-Country Championships on Monday, sweeping both the girls and boys team and individual crowns behind juniors Anna Prussian and Silas Demmert.

    • Huskies Top Ranked as Playoffs Begin

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies are the top ranked football team in the Cook Inlet Conference, the final Alaska Sports Broadcasters Poll, and in the hearts and minds of every pig-skin slinging, watching and cheering fan across the Last Frontier and beyond.

    • Dihle ‘Weathers’ Region V XC Championships as JDHS Girls Chase

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The weather that knocked out power in Juneau Friday night also caused havoc on the teams participating in the Region V Cross-Country Championships in Ketchikan on Saturday, delaying races and results through Monday, but not deterring the athletes who made the starting gun at the host’s Ward Lake 5K course.

    • Thunder Mountain’s Dihle Wins Region V Girls Championship, JDHS Girls Top Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School Falcons senior Kiah Dihle blitzed the Region V Championships on Ketchikan’s Ward Lake 5K course on Saturday, besting the top harriers in southeast Alaska with a time of 18 minutes 51 seconds to win her second consecutive Region V crown and qualify for her fourth straight state championship meet.

    • Ketchikan’s Lapinski Wins Region V Boys Championship, Robinson Leads JDHS to Team Title

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan High School Kings senior Mickey Lapinski adapted to his home course under stormy conditions to win the Region V Championships at Ketchikan’s Ward Lake on Saturday, sloshing through a wet-and-wild fast 5K time of 16 minutes 49 seconds.

    • Schwarting, Fellman Win Wet-N-Wild Middle School XC Race

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The weather came fast and hard at Thursday’s Treadwell/Sandy Beach Middle School Cross-Country meet but not as fast and hard as Dzantik’i Henni eighth-grader Kate Schwarting and seventh-grader Logan Fellman. Schwarting won the girls race in 12 minutes and nine seconds and Fellman topped the boys field in 11:06.

    • Volleyball Cancelled Due to Weather, XC Changes Start Times

      The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons home volleyball games scheduled for tonight and Saturday against the Ketchikan Lady Kings have been cancelled due to the high wind advisory and inclement weather and the Region V Cross-Country championships in Ketchikan have time changes.

    • Crimson Bears Chasing Kings at Region V Cross-Country Championships

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé cross-country team has chosen their top 14 harriers, seven girls and seven boys, to challenge for the Region V Championships at Ketchikan, Saturday, and extend their title streak to, respectively, eight in a row for girls - 41 of the past 44 region championships - and 32 in a row for boys - 45 of 48.

    • Falcons Ready for Region V Cross-Country Championships

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons cross-country team has selected their girls and boys teams to compete at the Region V Championships in Ketchikan on Saturday, with seniors Kiah Dihle and Matthew Johns leading the respective teams.

    • Crimson Bears Catch Kings in Ketchikan Nets, Petersburg Escapes

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé volleyball team is defeating conference rivals left and right and did so again over the weekend at Ketchikan with two five-set match wins, but their road plans will take a twist this weekend as Petersburg has canceled hosting their JDHS series due to a COVID-19 spike within the community and has reverted to remote schooling this week.

    • Huskies Ride Atop the Football Polls into Playoffs

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies know their place among the football gods in the Cook Inlet Conference and the latest Alaska Sports Broadcasters Poll, now the rest of the league will sift through the final seven placings to see just when they get the unfortunate task of playing the top ranked team in Alaska when the Alaska School Activities Association state football playoffs begin.

    • Thunder Mountain’s Dihle Top Runner, JDHS Girls Top Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Kiah Dihle won her fourth race in a row Saturday, topping the girls field in the Capital City Invitational 5K along the Treadwell Mine Trail at Sandy Beach in 19 minutes and seven seconds to help the Falcons place second with 24 points behind Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé with 24, but ahead of Haines 74, Ketchikan 89 and Mt. Edgecumbe 136.

    • Sitka’s Demmert Leads Wolves to Cross-Country Win at Juneau

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka High School junior Silas Demmert ran a 16 minute 51 second 5K to win the boys race in the Capital City High School Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday at Sandy Beach and help the Wolves defeat nine other schools for the team title.

    • Juneau Huskies Conference Champs! Down South 42-7!

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - How to win a conference title: The senior quarterback orchestrates the offense, the senior running back scores twice, the junior receiver scores three times, the junior back once, the senior linebacker intercepts a pass, and the senior Homecoming King intercepts two passes and kicks seven extra points - that was how the Juneau Huskies defeated the South Anchorage Wolverines 42-7 on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field to win the Cook Inlet Conference title.

    • Coronavirus Forces Ironman World Championship from Hawaii

      KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - The Ironman World Championship will be held outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades because of uncertainty over whether the Big Island will be able to host the triathlon as scheduled in February during the coronavirus pandemic. 

    • State High School Swim Championships Moved from Juneau to Anchorage

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) swim and dive state championships scheduled for Nov. 5-6 have been moved from Juneau to Anchorage after the City and Borough of Juneau and ASAA could not come to agreement on COVID-19 mitigation policies for teams attending.

    • Juneau-Douglas, Thunder Mountain are ‘Spiketacular’ at West Anchorage Tourney

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain volleyball teams received a healthy dose of competition among 22 teams from across the state at the West Anchorage ‘Spiketacular’ Tournament over the weekend.

    • Huskies Top Ranked Again with Conference Title Possible

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - For the third straight week the Juneau Huskies sit on top of the Alaska Sports Broadcasters Poll, leading the Division I Cook Inlet Conference with a 5-1 record after beating Bartlett (3-3) 27-14 last Saturday and hosting South Anchorage this weekend with the conference title on the line.

    • TMHS, JDHS Boys Swim at Petersburg

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons topped the team scoring on Friday and Saturday at the Petersburg Invitational behind another solid performance from Patrick Foy, but Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé stayed in the mix with strong swims from Tytan Frawley, Chris Degener and Chaz VanSlyke.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Swim Girls Win at Petersburg

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain girls swim teams took team titles at the Petersburg Invitational on Saturday behind strong relay wins and group placings. JDHS scored 525 points to TMHS’ 370 on Friday and TMHS scored 525 to JDHS’ 489 on Saturday and the rest of Southeast chased the two schools throughout.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Harriers Trailblaze Eagle Beach Course

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Athletes from the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears and TMHS Falcons cross-country teams ran in the Eagle Beach Dual Meet last Saturday.

    • Ketchikan’s Lapinski Top Boy at Sitka XC Meet, Sitka Wolves Top Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan’s Mickey Lapinski topped the field at the Sitka Invitational Cross-Country Meet on Saturday but the Sitka Wolves won the team title with Thunder Mountain and Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé running for second and third.

    • Juneau Huskies Improve to 5-1 with Dominate Showing at Bartlett

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies continue to find ways to impress the football world on high school Saturdays as they overcame another powerful rival on the road in a 27-14 display of pigskin dominance over the Bartlett Golden Bears in Anchorage.

    • Juneau Coach Breaks Down Win over Service

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies had their most balanced football game of the season on Saturday and coach Rich Sjoroos said it was caused by the Service Cougars coaching staff's own great game plan.

    • Thunder Mountain Spikers Topple Wasilla

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons volleyball team stopped the tall timber at the Wasilla Warriors gym on Thursday, winning in four sets 25-22, 25-16, 18-25 and 25-23.

    • Juneau Huskies Play Bartlett Saturday in Anchoage and on the Air Waves

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The state's top ranked Juneau Huskies football team will play against the Bartlett Golden Bears on Saturday in Anchorage and the game will be broadcast live at 2 p.m. on KINY 800 AM and 94.9 FM radio, and Juneau's local sports station the Hawk 107.9 FM.

    • Midnight Suns Winter Baseball Registration Open

      Juneau, Alaska - The Midnight Suns Baseball Club will be opening registration for the 2021-22 Winter Baseball Program on Saturday in the Mendenhall Mall.

    • Huskies Earn Second Week on Top of Football Polls

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies earned their second week on top of the Cook Inlet Conference Division I football polls after their 49-12 dismantling of the Service Cougars in Anchorage, one of the first road wins by a traveling team this season.

    • Crimson Bears Harriers Win at Palmer

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé girls cross-country team topped 18 schools to win the George Plumley Invite at Palmer on Saturday with sophomore Rayna Tuckwood leading the Crimson Bears runners by placing seventh in 20 minutes 1.41 seconds.

    • Thunder Mountain Volleyball Team Sweeps Kings at Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Sydney Strong totaled 22 kills and 45 digs, junior Mallory Welling 16 kills, and junior Talita Toutaiolepo 43 passing attempts as the Falcons swept the Ketchikan Kings on the road by match scores of 3-0 Friday and 3-1 Saturday.

    • Southeast Harriers Run at Wrangell

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka High School junior Anna Prussian and freshman Clare Mullen edged Thunder Mountain senior Grace Sikes for first and second place at the Wrangell Invitational Cross-Country meet on Saturday.

    • Juneau-Douglas, Thunder Mountain Duel in Sandy Beach Dual Meet

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain cross-country teams put their runners not attending the Palmer and Wrangell invitational meets into the Sandy Beach Dual Meet along the Treadwell Mines Trail in Douglas. Falcons seniors Kiah Dihle and Matthew Johns had the fastest girls and boys times, respectively.

    • Juneau Huskies Chase Down Service Cougars

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska’s top-ranked high school football team hung another mauling on their victory wall Saturday as the Juneau Huskies used every position but a taxidermist in a 49-12 win over the Service Cougars, scoring on offense and defense.

    • Falcons' Foy Breaks Pool Records at Ketchikan Swim Meet

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School sophomore swimmer Patrick Foy set Ketchikan’s Gateway Aquatic Center on fire last week with three of the fastest times the Kings GAC water has seen between the lane lines.

    • Falcons' Strong Gets MaxPreps Player of the Week Nod

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain Falcons volleyball senior outside hitter Sydney Strong was chosen by MaxPreps, an online high school sports website, as their Alaska Volleyball Player of the Week for her performance on the court from Aug. 30 - Sept. 5.

    • 2 PM Saturday Kickoff for Huskies Football at Service

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies, the top ranked team in the state of Alaska, will play at 2 p.m. Saturday in Anchorage against the Service Cougars and 107.9 The Hawk will be broadcasting the game live.

    • Thunder Mountain Spikes Sitka on the Rock

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School volleyball team won two matches on the road at Sitka over the weekend, defeating the Wolves 3-1 on Friday by set scores of 20-25, 25-12, 25-11 and 25-19 and winning 3-1 on Saturday by set scores of 15-25, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-10.

    • Glacier Bear' Davis Nips Crimson Bears' Crupi on Skagway XC Turf

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Haines Glacier Bears junior Luke Davis won the Skagway Invitational Cross-Country meet on Saturday edging out Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé junior Eli Crupi by five seconds. Davis won in 17 minutes 4.71 seconds and Crupi hit 17:09.23.

    • Falcons’ Dihle Tops Girls XC Field at Skagway

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain Falcons senior Kiah Dihle bested a field of 45 runners at the Skagway Invitational Cross-Country meet on Saturday, winning in a time of 19 minutes 5.50 seconds over the five-kilometer course and continuing her pursuit of another state tournament representation.

    • Juneau Coach Breaks Down East Win, Service Next

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies did what many were thinking was improbable, at least early in the season, defeating powerhouse and then unbeaten East Anchorage. Now coach Rich Sjoroos has the team believing what he and his coaching staff have known for years, that it is not the size of the dog but, rather, the size of the fight in that very same dog and on any given Saturday there are a lot of dogs across the Cook Inlet Conference.

    • Challenging Terrain of Eaglecrest Ready for Runners

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Trail and Road Runners Club in association with the Juneau Ski Club is hosting a multi-run event on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Eaglecrest Ski Area and according to race director Tom Meyer the Eaglecrest Races are an opportunity to tackle Eaglecrest's challenging, and beautiful, terrain.

    • Huskies Sitting as Top Dogs of Football Polls

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies are sitting as the top dogs of the Cook Inlet Conference Division I football polls after their 39-28 home win over then top ranked East Anchorage last Saturday.

    • Juneau Huskies Ground High Flying East Thunderbirds

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s high school football team grounded top-ranked East Anchorage on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field, with the Huskies staking a 39-28 claim on the Thunderbirds No. 1 Alaska ranking.

    • Falcons Swim Team Diving into Action

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain swim and dive team returns to action this weekend at Ketchikan after COVID-19 cancelled last season’s state championships and Southeast travel was minimal.

    • Crimson Bears Return to Southeast Swim Action

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé swim and dive team returns to Southeast swim competition and travel this weekend when the Crimson Bears swim at Ketchikan.

    • Thunderbirds Bringing Large Pigskin Contingent to Crimson Bears Gridiron

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The undefeated East Anchorage Thunderbirds will be the biggest test for the Juneau Huskies football team this season as the two Cook Inlet Conference powerhouses square off at 3 p.m. Saturday on the Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Crimson Bears Sweep Falcons Nest in Three Sets

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One night after surrendering their home court in a loss the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears volleyball team turned the end lines at the nest of that same Thunder Mountain Falcons opponent in a three-set sweep 25-22, 25-19, 27-25.

    • Falcons Spike Crimson Bears in JDHS Den

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - High intensity, big swings, diving digs and loud fans flowed through the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium on Tuesday night as the host Crimson Bears welcomed their cross-town rival Thunder Mountain Falcons in their first conference volleyball match in nearly two years.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Shake up Runs in Dual Course Duel

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons and Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears harriers looked for a different way to continue celebrating the return to cross-country running and integrate their large rosters of runners.

    • Volleyball Jamboree Coaches Comment on Action

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The volleyballs were finally passed around the nets again in official games, sets and matches at Thunder Mountain and Juneau-Douglas: Yadaa.at Kalé over the weekend as the Falcons, Crimson Bears hosted the visiting Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves played in a jamboree.

    • East, West Top Football Polls, Juneau Third

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The sun continues to rise in the East and set in the West and in the high school pigskin landscape that means Anchorage’s East and West football teams top the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network polls.

    • Huskies Coach Breaks Down West Loss as East Approaches

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau coach Rich Sjoroos and the Huskies fell from the ranks of the unbeaten 49-23 to West last weekend and will host top ranked East on Saturday at 3 p.m. on Adair Kennedy Field. The Huskies have beaten Colony 53-12 and Dimond 35-6 on their home AKF.

    • Juneau Huskies Take Road Loss at West Anchorage

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Something had to give as two undefeated gridiron powers clashed on the “Nest on Hillcrest” in Anchorage, and it was the visiting Juneau Huskies that were fenced in by the West Eagles 49-23 for their first loss of the young season.

    • Juneau Huskies Playing West Eagles Live on The Hawk

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sports fans can tune into 107.9 The Hawk on Saturday at 2 p.m. and listen in as the Juneau Huskies football team take on their toughest opponent to date this season on the road at the West Anchorage Eagles. The game will be broadcast live.

    • Falcons Spikers Return for Service

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A group of alumni volleyball players learned earlier this month what Southeast fans will discover this weekend - Thunder Mountain plays above the net.

    • Crimson Bears Set to Spike the Season

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The last season of high school volleyball action saw the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears getting a taste of the South Wolverines in the first round of the 2019 Alaska School Activities Association state championships.

    • Thunderbirds, Huskies, Eagles Remain Atop Football Polls

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The big three in high school football remain on top of the latest pig-skin rankings, according to the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network.

    • Huskies Coach Breaks Down Win over Dimond; West Next

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Huskies coach Rich Sjoroos went from a week one no penalty 53-12 win over Colony to a more flagged 35-6 pounding on Dimond in week two, both at Adair Kennedy Field and both showing how well his team can adjust to game-time situations.

    • Huskies Bury Dimond in the Rough Adair Kennedy Field

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Huskies junior Brandon Campbell protected his quarterback on offense and chased the opponents quarterback on defense in a two-way show of guts and determination that the entire Juneau roster followed as they steam-rolled Dimond 36-6 on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Crimson Bears Sweep First Cross-Country Meet with Falcons

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It was a three-peat of cross-country race winners for Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé in the first meet of the season on Saturday on the Historic Treadwell Mine Trail at Douglas’ Sandy Beach (A Kax Yaa Andagan Ye).

    • Put Your Thumb Out, Your Split Thumb

      Juneau, Alaska - From Egan Drive, one’s eyes are drawn to the Lemon Glacier, whether any cloud cover is present and if "hitchhiking" is doable that day.

    • Weiss Cautious about Sports Events amid City COVID Cases

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center raising the COVID-19 community risk to a Level 3 High, the Juneau School District is working to keep the weekend high school sports events scheduled, according to JSD Superintendent Bridget Weiss.

    • Falcons Cross Country Shines with New Coaches, Returning Stars

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - They may look a little different on the trails but the core philosophy of the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons cross-country team still features a love for running and a talented upper class to preach that love.

    • Crimson Bears Runners Strive for Excellence Through Humility

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There is a quote spoken often during the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé cross-country team practices: “I love it when I’m having a great race and a teammate passes me.”

    • Husky Cheerleaders Hit All the Right Notes

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The first game of the 2021 Juneau Husky Cheer Team’s football season went off without a hitch, without skipping a beat and without missing a note, literally, as junior Giana Vigil sang the national anthem following the squad’s march onto the Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Huskies Coach Breaks Down Win over Colony; Dimond Next

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Huskies coach Rich Sjoroos had a team full of momentum in Saturday’s 53-12 win over Colony at Adair Kennedy Field and is hoping his team stays focused as Dimond visits this Saturday.

    • Stevens Golden at Senior Games

      Juneau’s Russ Stevens set an age group record in the annual Alaska International Senior Games in Fairbanks recently.

    • Huskies Jump Up in Football Polls

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies high school football team has moved up in the polls thanks to their dominant performance over the Colony Knights last weekend.

    • Huskies Mush past Knights in Season Opener

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Someone let sleeping dogs lie for too long, almost 700 days to be exact, and the Juneau Huskies came out of their pandemic hibernation of nearly two years with no high school football play to bite the Colony Knights, the preseason’s second ranked team in Alaska division one behind East and third in the state behind East and Soldotna, by a howling 53-12.

    • COVID Cancels Soldotna vs. West Valley Football Game

      COVID-19 has proven to be a worthy opponent once again, despite the best efforts by Alaska’s football programs. Another cancellation attributed to COVID-19 will affect the Kenai Peninsula and Interior Alaska's opening week of the high school football season.

    • Nifty Fifty Trail Race Cancelled due to Unsafe Conditions

      The Nifty Fifty Trail Race in Juneau has been cancelled due to unsafe conditions caused by the recent rainfall.

    • Juneau Huskies Kick off Long-Awaited Season Saturday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One of the longest training camps in high school football history is about to end as the Juneau Huskies host the Colony Knights at 3 p.m. Saturday on Adair Kennedy Turf Field, almost two years since they last took to the gridiron in Alaska School Activities Association play.

    • Covid-19 Knocks Alaska State Champs out of Regional Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - While the Gastineau Channel Little League Major All-Star state runner-ups were quarantining in Anchorage as a result of positive COVID-19 tests, the Alaska state champion Knik Little League was knocked out of the Northwest Regional Little League tournament before it played a game when a member of the team tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.

    • Juneau Selected for G̱ayéisʼ Ḵáa (IRON MAN) Alaska

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The beauty and strength of the native people of Alaska and the exhilarating wilderness surrounding Juneau were highlighted in an announcement on Monday by the IRONMAN Group of the capital city’s selection as the next full IRONMAN Triathlon - a 2.4-mile open water swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.2-mile marathon run.

    • Post 25 Eliminated from NWCART Play

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team lost an elimination game to Marsh Valley, Idaho, 18-5 in five innings in the third round of the Northwest Class A Regional Tournament (NWCART) at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium on Monday.

    • Tlingit Artist Designs IRONMAN Alaska Logo

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The rich and beautiful history of the Tlingit people in Alaska and specifically in Juneau will be shared with the world as local artist Crystal Worl was commissioned to create the IRONMAN Alaska logo.

    • Post 25 Falls to Wyoming Legion Baseball Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team lost to Cody, Wyoming, 13-1 in four innings in the second round of action at the Northwest Class A Regional Tournament (NWCART) at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium on Saturday.

    • Aukewoman Swims Faster than Aukeman 

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau triathlete Jodie Totten nearly caused the annual Aukeman sprint triathlon community to consider changing its name, taking an early lead in the 750-meter swim, maintaining a strong 19K bike and 5K run portion and crossing the finishing line first in the 11th annual event on Saturday with a time of one hour 12 minutes and three seconds. 

    • Everybody Hits as Post 25 Wins Tourney Opener

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It is time to name an aluminum bat the “Post 25,” or at least the Juneau American Legion team deserves one after its opening game in the Northwest Class A Regional (NWCART) Tournament at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium on Friday.

    • Ironman Posts Photo of Juneau on Facebook, Invites Viewers to Next Event Announcement

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The IRONMAN Group posted a photo of Juneau on its Facebook page at noon today with the verbiage "Join IRONMAN live at 8pm ET for the announcement of our newest IRONMAN location." The announcement day is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday.

    • Local Runner Flies Through Crow Pass Crossing

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Zack Bursell, age 28, is making a dent in the ultrarunning world, one 20-mile-plus race at a time.

    • Americans Win Beach Gold Medal, and Ross Completes the Set

      TOKYO (AP) — April Ross won the Olympic gold medal that completes her set, and when she stood on the top step of the podium at the Shiokaze Park beach volleyball venue on Friday she had with her the perfect person to hang it around her neck: teammate Alix Klineman.

    • Post 25 Readies to Play Among the Northwest’s Best

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team plays in the Northwest Class A Regional Tournament (NWCART) at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium beginning Friday. The tournament features the second place teams from American Legion state tournaments across the pacific northwest.

    • Track Records Keep Falling in Fast Tokyo Games

      TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games keep producing some of the fastest moments the world has ever seen on the track.

    • Belarus Olympic Runner Who Feared Going Home Lands in Poland

      VIENNA, Austria (AP) — Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who feared for her safety at home after criticizing her coaches on social media, flew into Warsaw on Wednesday night on a humanitarian visa after leaving the Tokyo Olympics, a Polish diplomat confirmed.

    • Glacier Swim Club News and Tryouts

      Juneau, Alaska - Just one meet remains in the Glacier Swim Club summer season, the Western Zone Age Group Championships in Lewisville, Texas which began today and runs through Saturday.

    • Aukeman Sprint Distance Triathlon on Course for Saturday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Aukeman Triathlon is set to splash off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with the 750-meter swim on Auke Lake, transitioning to a 19K bike ride to the glacier and back, and finishing with an out-and-back 5K run from the University of Alaska Southeast campus to complete the sprint distance course.

    • Belarus Sprinter Says Punishment Awaited Her Back Home

      MOSCOW (AP) — A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who had a public feud with officials from her team at the Tokyo Games said Tuesday that they “made it clear” she would face punishment if she returned home to an autocratic government that has relentlessly stifled any criticism.

    • Norway's Warholm Runs Best Race Ever

      TOKYO (AP) — When brash Norwegian hurdler Karsten Warholm led the field to the starting line on a steamy afternoon at Olympic Stadium, he and his seven opponents had every reason to expect they’d be part of something special. It turned out to be more than that.

    • Gastineau Major All-Stars Lose State Championship Series to Knik

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars were eliminated 11-3 on Monday in game four of their best-of-five Alaska 12-Under state championship series against Eagle River’s Knik Little League at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields. Juneau lost 4-2 on Friday and 6-3 on Saturday and won 6-3 on Sunday.

    • Heat Can’t Slow Juneau Marathon, Half Marathon Runners

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Brooklyn and Grand Rapids are in the house - the running house - as New York’s Dan Lemelman and Michigan’s Abby McIntyre won the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively, of the Juneau Marathon in temperatures reaching 80 degrees.

    • Gastineau Major All-Stars Stay Alive with Win over Knik on Sunday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars avoided elimination from the Alaska 12-Under state championship series against Eagle River’s Knik Little League with a 6-3 win Sunday at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields, drawing to within a game of tying the series. The next game is Monday.

    • Gastineau Major All-Stars Lose Game Two in State Series

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars lost for the second day in a row in the Alaska 12-Under state championship series against Eagle River’s Knik Little League, falling 6-3 on Saturday at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields.

    • Juneau Major All-Stars Fall to Knik in First Game of State Series

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars fell 4-2 to Eagle River’s Knik Little League in game one of their best-of-five state championship series on Friday at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields.

    • Gastineau Channel Little League All-Stars Ready for State

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Major division, 10-12 year old All-Stars, the Alaska District 2 champions after sweeping Ketchikan in three straight games on Miller Field, will be facing District 1 champion Knik Little League, from Eagle River, in a best-of-five series for the State Championship at Anchorage’s O’Malley Fields beginning Friday.

    • Time Running Out to Participate in Juneau Marathon

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Marathon and Half-Marathon, the capital city’s most sought after road race, is slated to start at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., respectively, on Saturday at Douglas’ Savikko Park, rain or shine, and the time is ticking for entrants to get their running kits organized, get entered, and join in what has become a sought after attraction world-wide for runners, joggers and walkers.

    • Doing It For The A: Alaska’s First Olympic Swimmer is Golden

      TOKYO (AP) — When you’re a swimmer from Alaska, there are some misguided stereotypes that must be laughed off.

    • Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

      TOKYO (AP) — No, women are not required to wear bikinis to play beach volleyball at the Olympics. Yes, TV cameras do tend to linger on their glutes when they hold their hands behind their backs to pass signals to each other. And no, that’s not a problem for the players who believe that those who see the sport will remain fans.

    • Biles Withdraws from Gymnastics Final to Protect Team, Self

      TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready for the spotlight.

    • Seward’s Lydia Jacoby Wins Olympic Gold Medal

      Tokyo, Japan (AP) - Alaska’s first Olympic swimmer, Seward High School Seahawk class of ’22 - and Seaward Tsunami Swim Club member - Lydia Jacoby, age 17, won Alaska’s first Olympic swimming gold medal on Tuesday morning in Japan, touching the wall in the 100 meter breaststroke in one minute 04.95 seconds.

    • Juneau Post 25 Falls to South in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion Baseball team put four runs across the plate in the top of the first inning but South Post 4 did that and more in a state semifinal 11-5 win over the capital city boys.

    • Post 25 Drops Game to Service at State Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team fell 3-2 to Service in their second game at the Alaska state championships at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium on Saturday. Juneau had beaten Chugiak 3-0 on Thursday.

    • Juneau Major All-Stars are District Champions, Sweep Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A pitching gem, a fielding show, spectacular steals and a team performance gave the Juneau Gastineau Channel Little League Major Baseball 10-12 year olds the District 2 Championship in a 6-1 win over Ketchikan on Saturday at Miller Field. The team completed a three-game sweep in its best-of-five series and earned a berth in the state championship at Anchorage next week.

    • Juneau Majors Take Two Game Lead over Ketchikan in District Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Gastineau Channel Little League Major Baseball 10-12 year olds All-Stars defeated Ketchikan 7-4 on Friday in the District 2 tournament at Miller Field and have a two game to zero lead in their best-of-five series which continues Saturday at 2 p.m.

    • Meet Your Majors All-Stars

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 2021 Majors, 10-12 year old, All-Stars from Juneau and Ketchikan are playing a best-of-five game series at Miller Field to determine the Southeast district winner to travel to Anchorage for the state tournament (July 31 - August 5) and possibly a trip to regionals in San Bernardino, California (Aug. 8-14) and on to the World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania (Aug. 19-29).

    • Juneau Majors All-Stars Win First Game of District Tournament over Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Gastineau Channel Little League Majors Division All-Star first baseman Keaton Belcourt has a simple rule for good defensive baseball.

    • Post 25 Opens State Tournament with Win over Chugiak

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team opened the Alaska state championships at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium with a 3-0 win over Chugiak.

    • Juneau Red Wins Minors Championship Over Juneau Black

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The tailgaters were showing up a half-hour before batting practice at Miller Field on Tuesday night to get the best position on the outfield fence for the 8-10-year-olds Minors Special Games Championship game between Juneau Red and Juneau black and the top seeded Red team did not disappoint, earning a 13-2 win in a run shortened four innings.

    • Minors Memories

      Photos from the 2021 Gastineau Channel Little League's District 2 Minors Special Games Tournament.

    • American Legion State Tournament Begins Thursday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 69th Annual Alaska American Legion Baseball League State Tournament beings Thursday at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium with Juneau Post 25 looking to defeat Chugiak Post 33 in their first round robin action of the post season.

    • Post 25 All-Stars Show Out in American Legion Highlight Game

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 players Christian Ludeman, Brock McCormick and Olin Rawson had strong showings in Tuesday’s American Legion All-Star Game at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Little League Majors Baseball Tournament Begins Thursday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Southeast Alaska Little League Majors Division Baseball District Tournament, the original gathering of 10-12 year olds that resulted in the establishment of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, begins on Thursday at Miller Field.

    • Juneau Black Defeats Ketchikan, Faces Juneau Red in Minors Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Curfews were broken in the Alaska District 2 Minors Special Games Tournament at Miller Field on Monday night as Juneau Black eliminated Ketchikan 12-11 in two extra innings past the normal six and well after 9 p.m. for the rosters filled with eight-to-10 year olds.

    • Post 25 Places Three Greats on All-Star Team

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 players Christian Ludeman, Brock McCormick and Olin Rawson have been selected to Tuesday's American Legion All-Star Game at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Nunaka Valley Sweeps Juneau Majors for State Softball Championship

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Anchorage’s Nunaka Valley are the 2021 Majors Softball State Champions. defeating Juneau 8-2 on Monday night at Melvin Park Field. and winning the best of five series in three straight games.

    • Juneau Red Defeats Juneau Black in Minors Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Red All-stars advanced to the final of the Alaska District 2 Minors (ages 8-10) Special Games Tournament on Sunday with a 9-6 win over Juneau Black.

    • City Official Urges Testing for Visiting Sports Teams

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With two Little League tournaments underway involving teams from outside Juneau and a third set to begin and teams arriving, Robert Barr, the planning and section chief for the City and Borough of Juneau’s Emergency Operations Center, said he hopes travelers take advantage of the city’s free COVID testing.

    • Juneau Post 25 is Third Seed for State Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team will be the third seed in the American Legion State Tournament on July 22-27 at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Updike Runs a Sub Four Minute Mile

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Former Ketchikan runner Isaac Updike, age 29, joined an elite crowd on Sunday when he ran under four minutes for the mile at an American Track League meet in Mission Viejo, California.

    • Nunaka Valley Takes Two Game Lead over Juneau Softball Majors

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Gastineau Channel Little League Majors (10-12 year olds) Softball All-Stars are down two games to zero in the best-of-five state tournament series against Anchorage’s Nunaka Valley Little League at Melvin Park Field.

    • Minors All-Stars Baseball Special Games in Final Rounds

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska District 2 Minors, ages 8-10 years, Special Games Tournament completed the round robin portion of play with Juneau Black beating Ketchikan 5-2 on Wednesday, Juneau Red beating Ketchikan 12-0 on Thursday, and Juneau Red beating Juneau Black 11-9 on Friday.

    • Gastineau Channel, Nunaka Valley Little Leagues Begin State Series

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League and Anchorage’s Nunaka Valley Little League 10-12 year old softball all-stars began their Alaska Majors Division State Tournament best-of-five series on Saturday at Melvin Park Field with Nunaka Valley earning a 12-6 win.

    • GCLL Red Team Wins Opener in Minors Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In the second day of the District 2 Minors (8-10 year olds) Division Special Games Tournament Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Red team defeated Ketchikan 12-0 in five innings.

    • Juneau Post 25 Sweeps Wasilla, Earns State Berth

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 swept the Wasilla Post 35 Road Warriors 8-2 and 10-2 in a Thursday double header at Wasilla’s McManus Field.

    • Little League State Softball Championship Begins

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Little League Alaska State Majors Division Softball Tournament begins Saturday at 4 p.m. on Melvin Park Field in the first game of a five-game series between District 2 Gastineau Channel Little League facing District 1 Nunaka Valley.

    • IRONMAN Group Seeks Juneau Triathlon

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - “This is the Hawaii IRONMAN,” Dave Christen, IRONMAN regional director said, fully extending his arm above his head. He was looking out at the water from the Auke Rec picnic area.  He lowered his arm an inch and said, “This is the Alaska IRONMAN in Juneau.”    Then he lowered it well below his waist.    “And this is all the rest,” he said. 

    • Gastineau Channel Black Tops Ketchikan to Open Little League Minors Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Gastineau Channel Little League Black team defeated Ketchikan 5-2 in the opening game of the Alaska Little League District 2 Minors (8-10 year olds) Division Special Games Tournament at Miller Field on Wednesday.

    • First Lady Jill Biden Headed to Tokyo, Stopping in Alaska

      Washington, D.C. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden will attend the opening ceremony of the summer Olympics in Tokyo, the White House announced Tuesday, even as the city has entered a new state of emergency over a rise in coronavirus cases.

    • Gastineau Channel Little League Minors All-Stars Begin Tourney

      The Gastineau Channel Little League Minors Division All-Stars, ages 8-10, begin their Special Games tournament play Wednesday against Ketchikan.

    • Juneau Post 25 Splits League Series With Dimond

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Post 25 split their Alaska Legion Baseball series with division rival Dimond Post 21 at Adair Kennedy Field over the weekend as they chase a state tournament berth. Dimond won 6-3 on Friday and Juneau won 4-2 in nine innings on Saturday.

    • Juneau Post 25 Tops Dimond Thursday, Action Again Tonight and Saturday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team topped Dimond Post 21 in a non-league game, 10-3 on Thursday at Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Mount Marathon Crowns Norris, Lafleur as King, Queen of the Mountain

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Anchorage’s David Norris, 30, topped the field in the 93rd annual Mount Marathon race in Seward on Wednesday, winning the “hardest 5K in the world” in 43 minutes 27 seconds and Seward’s Hannah Lafleur, 32, defended her title in 51:24. Both were also the top in their respective 30-39 age divisions.

    • Japan Declares Virus Emergency for Olympic Games

      TOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to place Tokyo under a state of emergency that would last through the Olympics, fearing an ongoing COVID-19 surge will multiply during the Games.

    • Gastineau Channel Little League All-Star Teams Announced

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Gastineau Channel Little League announced their All-Stars for upcoming district and state tournaments. The GCLL will host the District Tournaments for Minors and Majors baseball, and the State Tournament for Majors softball.

    • Juneau Post 25 Topples Palmer, Dimond Next

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team will host Dimond Post 21 on Thursday at Adair Kennedy Field. Game time is 6:30 p.m. The teams will also play Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m.

    • Now There Really is No Mountain Left Unclimbed

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There is a mountain, if you believe in mountains, that rises so high it kisses the heavens.

    • No Man Left Behind

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - “On a geezer’s run,” Glenn Frick said. “No man is left behind.” This was said with roughly two hours left in a planned run in the mountains. I had just looked at one last climb up toward the end of the Juneau Ridge.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Alumni Game Full of Class

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears softball team will dig into the past for tonight’s 6 p.m. alumni game at Melvin Park.

    • Juneau Post 25 Hosts Palmer

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion Baseball team will host the Palmer Post 15 Pioneers tonight at 6:30 p.m., Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m.

    • South Anchorage Catcher Dylan Maltby Named Gatorade Alaska Baseball Player of the Year

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - South Anchorage High School 2021 graduate Dylan Maltby was enjoying a nice vacation flight to Arizona on Tuesday when he decided to peruse the Gatorade Player of the Year website.

    • GCLL Red Sox Top Orioles for Title

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Red Sox defeated the Orioles 11-4 for the Gastineau Channel Little League’s Major Division Championship on Saturday at Miller Field #1.

    • Juneau Post 25 Completes Anchorage Road Trip

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team won two games and lost three on an Anchorage road trip, Friday through Sunday.

    • Juneau Ridge Race Record Falls to Dakota Jones

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - High temperatures and high vertical didn’t slow down Bozeman, Montana’s Dakota Jones, 30, in the Juneau Ridge Race 15-miler on Sunday in Juneau.

    • Isaac Updike Signs with Nike

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - What do Russell Wilson, Chris Paul, Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal have in common with 2010 Ketchikan High School graduate Isaac Updike?

    • Updike Places Just Outside Olympic Games Berth

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan High School graduate Isaac Updike, 29, just missed an Olympic berth at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field in Eugene, Oregon on Friday, placing fifth in the 3000 meter steeplechase.

    • Kenai’s Ostrander Misses Olympic Steeplechase Bid

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Kenai High School graduate Allie Ostrander, 24, placed eighth in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday.

    • Before The Finals, Updike at Olympic Trials

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the 3000 meter steeplechase preliminary heats completed just days earlier, and the fastest time of 8 minutes 22.01 seconds recorded by the wearer of the racing bib with UPDIKE emblazoned above the Eugene, Oregon moniker of TRACKTOWN, 2010 Ketchikan High School graduate Isaac Updike is relaxing on Thursday, just a day before the Friday finals that could put him in the Tokyo Summer Olympic games.

    • Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike Runs to Olympic Steeplechase Final

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan High School graduate (2010) Isaac Updike won his heat in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for track and field so easily on Monday at Eugene, Oregon’s Hayward Field that he fist-bumped the second place finisher before crossing the line.

    • Alaska’s Ostrander in Olympic Trials Steeplechase Finals

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Kenai Central High School graduate Allie Ostrander finished sixth in her heat of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for track and field in Eugene, Oregon and qualified for Thursday's finals.

    • Solstice Cup Soccer Tournament Crowns Two Champions

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Soccer Club hosted the Solstice Cup Soccer Tournament over the weekend, crowning two champions in a wet and wild Sunday afternoon at Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Post 25 Youth Triumphs over Alumni Experience

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Youth prevailed over experience as Juneau Post 25’s Alaska American Legion baseball team defeated the program’s Alumni team 16-3 Friday at Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Just How Fast is Seward’s Lydia Jacoby

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - When Lydia Jacoby, the 17-year-old Seward Tsunami Swim Club sensation, touched the wall at Tuesday’s U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, in the finals of the 100-meter breaststroke and the her lane clock stopped at one minute 05.28 seconds, a crowd of Juneau’s Glacier Swim Club athletes, clad in swim gear at practice, erupted in cheer.

    • Ostrander Champions Struggle with Eating Disorder to Aid Others

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One of the Alaska’s best distance runners, and most unselfish running camp volunteers, Allie Ostrander, recently revealed through personal media accounts in YouTube and Instagram that she has been struggling with an eating disorder.

    • Seward 17-Year-Old Lydia Jacoby Clinches Summer Olympic Games Swim Berth

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Lydia Jacoby, the 17-year-old Seward Tsunami Swim Club sensation, swam the second-fastest time in the world this season at Tuesday’s U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to earn a berth in the Summer Olympic Games.

    • Juneau Post 25 Starts Season With Sweep of Chugiak

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team is undefeated in the young season, opening their conference play with a twin-bill sweep of Chugiak Post 33 on Saturday, at Adair Kennedy Field, in between a pair of non-league games against Chugiak on Friday and Sunday.

    • From Diamonds to Links, Swings Needed

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s High Heat Club has started their Hole In One registration for a chance at putting in a million dollar golf shot on the Mendenhall Golf Course.

    • Juneau Ridge Race for Beauty and Brawn

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The second Juneau Ridge Race, a 15-mile outing that features breathtaking scenery and some initial vertical ascents, is set for Sunday, June 27, and approaching its registration capacity of 100 participants.

    • Juneau-Douglas Baseball Team Finishes Third at State Tournament

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears diamond boys defeated the Eagle River Wolves 6-4 in the third place game of the ASAA/First National Bank of Alaska State Baseball Tournament on Saturday at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium Field.

    • Crimson Bears Walk Off With State Softball Championship

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Senior JoJo Griggs hit a double with the bases loaded, scoring senior Mackenzie Jackson and freshman Chloe Casperson, to give the Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team an inning shortened, 16-4, walk-off win over the North Pole Patriots for the 2021 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska State Softball Championship, Saturday, at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields.

    • Juneau-Douglas Falls in State Baseball Semifinals

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - This was not the way the Juneau-Douglas baseball team’s script was intended to be written, losing in the semifinals to one of the state’s best, but knowing they had the opportunities to wear the spoils of victory.

    • Crimson Bears Head to Championship Softball Bracket

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - As easy as 1-2-3 Juneau-Douglas senior Mackenzie Jackson broke out of her hitting slump and ignited the Crimson Bears to a 15-4 win over Kodiak on Friday in the state softball championships at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Girls Open State With Wins

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé softball team opened the 2021 Alaska School Activities Association Softball State Championships on Thursday at Anchorage’s Cartee Fields with a pair of wins, defeating North Pole 19-6 and Homer 19-11.

    • Crimson Bears Shine Against Dimond to Open State Baseball Tourney

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé baseball team opened their state baseball championship quest with a 3-0 win over Dimond High School on Thursday at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Girls Heading to State

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé girls softball team will be heading to the state tournament in Anchorage for the first time in five years.

    • Crimson Bears Take Region Title, Look to State

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé boys baseball team won the Region V championship on Saturday with a 12-2 win over Sitka on the road, and will represent Southeast in the state tournament beginning Thursday at Anchorage’s Mulcahy Stadium.

    • Brewer Whips Up State Track with Hurdle Championship

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain senior Iayanah Brewer proved she is weather proof.

    • Bruised and Battered Falcons Perch Alone Atop State Championship Trophy

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - It took a pandemic to slow the Thunder Mountain boys soccer team’s title hopes a year ago.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Win Third Straight State Soccer Championship

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Welcome to the Taylor Bentley School of Soccer State Championships.

    • Falcons Soccer Girls Open State Tourney With Win

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School girls soccer team started slow but finished with a flurry as they defeated Redington 4-0 in their opening game at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Soccer State Tournament on Thursday at West High School.

    • Juneau-Douglas Boys Topple North Pole to Open State Soccer Play

      Eagle River, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys soccer team opened their 2021 state soccer tournament play with a win over the North Pole Patriots on Thursday at Eagle River.

    • Falcons Boys Soar Over Rams in State Soccer Opener

      Eagle River, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons boys soccer team put up nine goals on the Monroe Catholic Rams during the opening day of the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Soccer State Championships at Eagle River on Thursday.

    • Crimson Bears Soccer Girls Open State With Win

      Eagle River, Alaska (KINY) - The Southeast Conference Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls soccer team swarmed over the Northern Lights Conference Palmer Moose 3-0 in the opening game of the 2021 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Soccer State Championships Thursday morning at Eagle River.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Track Athletes Heading to State Oval

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas will send 24 athletes and Thunder Mountain 13 to the 2021 Alaska School Activities Association/First National Bank Alaska Track & Field Championships, Friday-Saturday, at Anchorage’s Dimond High School.

    • Region V Track Champions Run With Heart, Spirit

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The spirit and sportsmanship from the 2021 Region V Track and Field Championships at Thunder Mountain High School’s oval was perhaps best encapsulated by the most loved athlete on the Sitka Wolves team.

    • Crimson Bears Baseball Boys Win Two, Drop One at Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears won two conference games on the road at Sitka over the weekend on Moller Field and dropped one to the Wolves.

    • Thunder Mountain Baseball Team Floods Petersburg on Senior Night

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It took two days, but the Thunder Mountain Falcons baseball team earned a senior night win, 16-5, over the visiting Petersburg Vikings at Adair Kennedy Field on Sunday.

    • Falcons, Crimson Bears Softball Girls Exchange Thunder Sticks in Conference Split

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One night after getting crunched 19-7 in conference play, the Thunder Mountain softball team returned the favor, beating the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears 13-1 on Saturday’s Falcons senior appreciation day.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Play Even on Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A senior night standoff ensued Saturday at Adair Kennedy Pitch as the Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain boys soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie. The Crimson Bears honored senior players Forrest Davis, Tim Degener, Zac Stagg and Leo Sims before the match.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Nip Falcons in Seniors Final Conference Soccer Match

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain played their final conference game on Thursday with the Crimson Bears taking a 2-1 match from the Falcons on senior night at Falcons Field.

    • Crimson Bears Soccer Boys Ready to Play Final Home Match

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé boys soccer team will defend their Adair Kennedy pitch for the final time this season at 7 p.m. on Saturday against Thunder Mountain.

    • Thunder Mountain Diamond Boys to Celebrate Senior Night

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons baseball team will honor its seniors at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Adair Kennedy Field before its game against Petersburg. The seniors commented on what they learned during the coronavirus pandemic seasons.

    • Thunder Mountain Softball to Honor Seniors

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons softball team will celebrate its senior players at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dimond Park Fields before their 2 p.m. game against Juneau-Douglas. It will be the Falcons final home game until they host the Region V softball tournament May 27-29.

    • Juneau Wrestlers Heading to State Championships

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - When the coronavirus was accidentally passed through a wrestling tournament in Ketchikan a little over a month ago Thunder Mountain High School’s Juneau wrestling team was on the brink of becoming a top Southeast team and a contender for a region title and a state championship.

    • Falcons Girls Soccer Team to Play Final Home Match

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons girls soccer team will host its final home game of the season tonight, with a send-off for its seniors before play starts. The team will honor its senior players at roughly 5 p.m. on Falcons Field, before playing Juneau-Douglas.

    • Falcons Soccer Boys Earn Final Home Pitch Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Thunder Mountain sophomore turned the soccer tide on senior night at the Falcons home pitch in a 3-1 win over the visiting Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears. The Falcons’ Preston Lam let loose a shot from 35 yards out at 32 minutes of the first half and the ball arched just enough to sail over the Crimson Bears goalie for a 1-0 advantage.

    • McCormick Signs, Seals, Delivers in Crimson Bears Senior Night Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé senior Brock McCormick signed a college letter of intent, sealed senior night honors with hugs for his parents and grandparents, and delivered six innings of work from the bump to give the Crimson Bears a 5-2 win over Thunder Mountain on Tuesday at Adair Kennedy Field.

    • Falcons Soccer Boys Ready to Defend Final Home Match

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School boys soccer team will defend their Falcons Field home pitch for the final time this season at 7 p.m. tonight and for the Falcons seniors it will be their last match on the field where they earned their wings. A special senior appreciation ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m., prior to the team taking their side against visiting Juneau-Douglas.

    • Thunder Mountain Baseball Splits Conference Games with Visiting Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Falcons baseball team won one and lost two in a conference series with the visiting Sitka Wolves on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field, winning the opener 9-8 and falling in the night cap 14-1. The Falcons also lost 6-4 on Friday to the Wolves.

    • Juneau-Douglas Baseball Seniors Playing Final Home Game

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears baseball team will play its final home game at 7 p.m. tonight on Adair Kennedy Field against the Thunder Mountain Falcons. The Crimson Bears will honor their seniors at 6:45 p.m. on the field.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Sweeps Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The first home run of the season for the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears came with a bonus on Saturday _ three of them. Junior Anna Dale’s first career home run blast into the left field corner in the bottom of the third inning off Sitka pitcher Harlee Nelson bounced just fair inside the foul line pole above the fence for a grand slam that brought home sophomores Peyton Carson from third base, Saelyr Hunt from second and Mariah Schauwecker from first and put the Crimson Bears up 12-1.

    • Thunder Mountain Softball Tops Sitka in Second Run-Shortened Game

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team won its second run-shortened game in three days against Sitka on Saturday at Dimond Park Fields, completing a two-game sweep of the visiting Wolves. The Falcons earned a 9-1 five-inning win Saturday after beating the Wolves 10-0 on Thursday.

    • Local Athlete Running at KLAS Field

      Juneau, Alaska - Juneau-Douglas 2019 graduate Arne Ellefson-Carnes, now running at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, will be competing in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships today and Saturday.

    • Falcons Softball Girls Feed on Wolves

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team shut out the visiting Sitka Wolves 10-0 in a run-shortened five inning win on Thursday at Dimond Park Field.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Girls Take Last At Bats

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Crimson Bears softball seniors will take the last swings from their home plate tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Melvin Park Field, a year too late for those who lost last season to the coronavirus shutdown, and way too early for the current crop of players that still have to deal with the pandemics lingering effects.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Soccer Seniors Score Last Goals in Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A magical night for two seniors in their final home match propelled the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears girls soccer team to a 3-0 win over the Thunder Mountain Falcons on Thursday at the Adair Kennedy pitch.

    • Crimson Bears Senior Soccer Girls Bid Pitch Goodbye

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - In a normal year, a senior’s final home game would be the culmination of years of progression and growth as a student and an athlete.

    • Crimson Bears’ Pitcher Bryant Shuts Out Falcons’ Hitters

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Crimson Bears senior Garrett Bryant pitched the Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé to a 14-0 win over the Thunder Mountain Falcons at Adair Kennedy Field on Tuesday.

    • Falcons Soccer Boys Rain on Crimson Bears Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School boys soccer team broke through the rain on the Juneau-Douglas pitch Tuesday night, for a 5-1 Falcons win over the Crimson Bears.

    • Juneau Runner On Time, Record Recognition Late

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School junior sprinter James Connally is so fast he ran past the school’s timers and into the record books before they could calculate the achievement.

    • Falcons Baseball Win Two over Crimson Bears at Adair Kennedy Field

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Crimson Bears senior Brock McCormick pitched four strong innings for the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons in their win over Juneau-Douglas on Saturday… wait, what?

    • Thunder Mountain Rocks Sitka Softball Field

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team found its footing in the batters box at Sitka’s Moller Field over the weekend, earning a three game sweep over the host Wolves.

    • Crimson Bears Soccer Girls Go Undefeated on Road Trip

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé girls soccer team finished their Kenai Peninsula road trip with a pair of wins, nipping Kenai 1-0 on Friday and running past Nikiski on Saturday.

    • Capital City Invitational Athletes Post Top State Marks

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high school track and field teams hosted the Capital City Invitational over the weekend, the first in-person meet they have competed in this season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    • A Remembrance of my Mother

      The aroma of lupine lingered in the air at my mother’s deathbed. It was the day of my last conversation with Patricia Anne (Cox) Stolpe.

    • Ketchikan Working to Find Answers for Wrestling Tournament Mishap

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Now with more than 20 coronavirus cases in five Southeast communities, all possibly related to the Ketchikan High School Bill Weiss Wrestling Tournament and a small schools Region V Tournament at the same venue, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District is still working diligently with the city’s Emergency Operations Center to discover exactly what happened.

    • Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer Begins

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Spring is here and so is the “Early Bird” registration for the City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation’s youth outdoor soccer (ages 5 to 14) play.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Soccer Team Bests Soldotna Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas girls soccer team returned to normal on Thursday: an early morning wake-up call for the airport, a two-hour plane trip, a four-hour bus trip, a win on the road and a bus trip to a hotel.

    • Local Sports Athletes Earn State Hall of Fame Nominations

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé boys basketball team and Crimson Bears All-State senior forward Cooper Kriegmont were finalists for youth Directors’ Awards presented by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame this week.

    • Crimson Bears, Falcons Light Up Adair Kennedy Diamond

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School baseball teams played long into the night under the Adair Kennedy stadium lights on Wednesday, with the Crimson Bears earning a 14-5 win over the Falcons.

    • Ketchikan School District Responds to ASAA Warning Letter

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The acting superintendent of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District released a statement responding to the warning letter from the Region V Executive Committee of the Alaska Schools Activities Association concerning Ketchikan High School not following the COVID-19 mitigation plans for wrestling events last month.

    • NYO Traditional Games Stream Live from Juneau, Embrace Culture Statewide

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 2021 Native Youth Olympics Traditional Games will stream live from the Thunder Mountain High School gymnasium this Saturday and Sunday.

    • Crimson Bears’ Bats Sink Vikings

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé baseball team put up 36 runs in two games on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field, topping the visiting Petersburg Vikings 13-2 and 23-1 in non-conference action.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Corner Falcons on Home Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé girls soccer team defended their home pitch against Thunder Mountain on Monday night at Adair Kennedy, winning on a last minute kick from the corner flag that was redirected in the box.

    • Track Teams Get Feet Wet in Season Opening Meet

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School track teams got their feet wet on Friday and competed through the sunshine on Saturday in their first dual meet of the season at Falcons Field.

    • Crimson Bears Softball Girls Top Falcons at Melvin Park

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain girls softball teams met in a cross-town conference clash on Saturday at Melvin Park and the Crimson Bears swept the Falcons, winning 9-1 in the opener and 13-6 in the non-conference night cap.

    • Crimson Bears Softball, Baseball Teams Get Friday Wins

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball and baseball teams earned wins in the rain on Friday night. The softball girls toppled Thunder Mountain and the baseball boys stopped Petersburg.

    • ASAA Watching COVID Protocols as State Tourneys Approach

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - After the Region V Executive Committee of the Alaska School Activities Association warned Ketchikan High School on Thursday of possible sanctions due to not following Region V policies concerning COVID-19 mitigations at the recent Kayhi wrestling tournament, ASAA Executive Director Billy Strickland said things will change.

    • High School Track Teams Facing off in Cross-Town Meet

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School track and fields teams will host a cross-town track meet on Friday and Saturday at Falcons Field.

    • Ketchikan High School Warned by Region, State Governing Body

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Region V Executive Committee of the Alaska School Activities Association has warned Ketchikan High School of possible sanctions due to not following Region V policies concerning  COVID-19 mitigations at the recent Kayhi wrestling tournament.

    • Thunder Mountain Boys Nip Crimson Bears with Stoppage Time Goal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It is ironic Thunder Mountain’s winning goal over Juneau-Douglas Tuesday night came in stoppage time when, in fact, neither the Falcons or Crimson Bears sides ever slowed down, let alone stopped, in the 3-2 boys soccer match.

    • Crimson Bears Boys Soccer Open Season Tonight at Thunder Mountain

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys soccer team will play their first games of the season at Thunder Mountain tonight at 7 p.m. (JV action is at 5:15).

    • Former Crimson Bears Player Talisa Rhea Now Seattle Storm General Manager

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School 2007 graduate Talisa Rhea was promoted within the WNBA Seattle Storm organization on April 13 to General Manager, roughly 24 hours before the league’s draft.

    • Ketchikan Man Runs Through, Over, Around World’s Best Time

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Former Ketchikan Kings cross country runner Isaac Updike set his quickest, the United States’ fastest this season and world’s best time of this year for the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oregon Relays in Eugene on Saturday.

    • Crimson Bears Girls Tame Wolves on Sitka Fields

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls softball team picked up right where they left off two years ago - but for many that was middle school.

    • Thunder Mountain Softball Swings for The Fences at Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain girls' sunny softball season began, after weather canceled their opening Jamboree tournament at Sitka last week and COVID canceled last season, with a storm at Ketchikan on Friday and Saturday.

    • Cross-Town Girls Soccer Match Pits Top High School Players on Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One of the state’s top high school offensive players faced one of the state’s top defenders in a cross-town girls soccer match where only team colors separated rosters featuring players who grew up on the same pitch.

    • Crimson Bears Soccer Girls Break Records, Sweep Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One player had a goal to score a goal, another has a goal to to set up others to score, together they made history.

    • Girls Soccer Season More Than Score in Crimson Bears Win Over Ketchikan

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Crimson Bears senior Rachel Erben was in tears when asked about her team’s victory over the Ketchikan Lady Kings on Wednesday on the Thunder Mountain High School pitch.

    • Crimson Bears Soccer Girls Host Ketchikan in Season Opener

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The two-time defending Division II Alaska state champion Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team returns to pitch action Wednesday and Thursday.

    • Juneau-Douglas, Thunder Mountain Baseball Boys Find Field in Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears and Thunder Mountain High School Falcons finally got their chance to play baseball on a snow-free field at Sitka’s Invitational Round Robin Tournament over the weekend.

    • Thunder Mountain Soccer Girls Unleash Road Scoring Frenzy

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School girls soccer team put their road game in high gear at Ketchikan over the weekend.

    • Soccer’s Beautiful Game Returns to Thunder Mountain Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The beautiful game returned to the Thunder Mountain high school soccer pitch over the weekend as the Falcons downed Ketchikan.

    • Williams Throws First No-Hitter in TMHS History

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It has been over a year since Thunder Mountain baseball fans have seen the Falcons on the field, but the wait was worth it.

    • Have Mask, Will Travel, Will Play, Maybe

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Local high school sports teams are hosting and traveling to other school districts in which their opponents may not have the same school mask policy for their athletes.

    • Falcons Boys Soccer Begins Season on Home Pitch

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School boys soccer team opens its season this weekend, hosting the Ketchikan Kings varsity at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with junior varsity teams playing at 5:15 p.m.

    • Thunder Mountain Soccer Girls Hold Coach to Promise

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School girls soccer coach John Newell has promised his team one more season on the pitch.   After 20-plus years coaching various Juneau teams, Newell said he is retiring.

    • Falcons Diamond Boys Ready for Sitka

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons baseball team will open season play at the Sitka Invitational this weekend.

    • Crimson Bears Diamond Boys Start Season

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears baseball team begin their season this weekend at Sitka.

    • Cheer Champion Loves the Sport

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé senior Matthew Naputi has been an offensive lineman, defensive tackle, and linebacker on the Juneau Huskies high school football team the past four seasons.

    • Eaglecrest Entertains Skiers One More Weekend

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Eaglecrest Ski Area has reached its second-highest level of snow accumulation and has extended their operation into Saturday and Sunday.

    • Juneau Wrestlers Tie Up Wolves Mats

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School wrestling team, representing Juneau, put five grapplers in the finals and seven total on the medal stand in Wrangell over the weekend.

    • High School Softball Teams Ready But Tournament Cancelled

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School softball teams are ready for action, but their season opening tournament in Sitka was cancelled Thursday due to weather.

    • Potter Signs to Play at Whitman College

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears senior guard Kiana Potter has had her dream come true.

    • Juneau-Douglas Cheer Team Wins State Title

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The state now knows what the Region V Southeast Conference has known this season, the Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.At Kalé Crimson Bears cheerleaders are champions.

    • Ketchikan Kings Honored Juneau-Douglas Star

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Seattle Seahawks fan base has the ’12th’ man… the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers have their 101-year-old team chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt…

    • Softball Girls Egg Houses to Bring Joy

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - They throw hard and hit hard, but they also have a softer side. The Juneau-Douglas High School softball team spent the Saturday before Easter working on their delivery, not from the mound, but from the Easter basket.

    • Griggs, Lowell Rule Eaglecrest Slopes in Town Downhill

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The name may have changed but the athleticism, skill and good old-fashioned fun and sportsmanship still exist in the annual town downhill race at Eaglecrest.

    • Juneau Wrestlers Open High School Season with Brandon Pilot Invitational

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s high school wrestling team, a mix of Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain grapplers, hosted the Brandon Pilot Invitational at Thunder Mountain High School over the weekend.

    • Klawock Girls Fall in State Semifinal, Boys End Season with Win

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Klawock High School girls basketball team fell in the semifinals of the 2021 March Madness Alaska Basketball State Championships on Friday in Wasilla, while the Klawock boys finished their season with a consolation bracket win.

    • Klawock Girls Advance in State Tourney, Chieftains Boys Fall

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Klawock High School girls basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the 2021 March Madness Alaska Basketball State Championships in the Matanuska-Susitna area on Thursday, while the Klawock boys team lost a tight game to fall into the consolation round.

    • Eaglecrest Pioneer Craig Lindh Memorialized with Town Downhill

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The first date for any couple can be exciting, but for Craig and Barbara Lindh their ski outing on the Juneau Icefield in 1968 paled next to their flight off the ice.

    • Alaska Basketball Coaches Release All-State Selections

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Petersburg coach Rick Brock was selected 2A Coach of the Year by his peers this week and four Juneau area basketball players were among 21 Southeast hoopsters given all-state honors by the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches.

    • Lady Kings Season Ends in State Semifinal Loss to Bartlett

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Ketchikan Lady Kings played their final game of the season Friday, falling in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Girls Basketball State Championship semifinals to the tournament top-seed Bartlett Golden Bears.

    • Lady Wolves Fall to Lions in State Title Game

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Sitka Lady Wolves ran out of court and out of time against the Anchorage Christian School Lions in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Girls Basketball State Championship game on Saturday at Wasilla High School.

    • Sitka Girls Top Monroe to Reach State Finals

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Sitka Lady Wolves defeated the Monroe Catholic Rams on Friday in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Girls Basketball State Championship semifinals at Wasilla High School.

    • Mt. Edgecumbe Falls to ACS in State Semifinal

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Mt. Edgecumbe Braves lost to an energized Anchorage Christian School Lions team in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Boys Basketball State Championship semifinals Friday at Wasilla High School.

    • Kings Ground Eagles in State Tourney Win

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Ketchikan Kings played their final game of the season Friday in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Boys Basketball State Championships at Wasilla High School.

    • Ketchikan Kings Lose to Chugiak in State Tourney Opener

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Ketchikan Kings ran into a hard-nosed Chugiak Mustangs team in their opening game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Boys Basketball State Championships on Thursday at Palmer High School.

    • Ketchikan Lady Kings Fly Past East Anchorage T-Birds at State Tourney

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Ketchikan Lady Kings defeated the East Anchorage Thunderbirds in their first game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Girls Basketball State Championships on Thursday at Wasilla High School.

    • Mt. Edgecumbe Boys Run Past Huskies

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Southeast Conference Champion Mt. Edgecumbe Braves outran the Western Conference runner-up Kotzebue Huskies in their opening game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Boys Basketball State Championships on Thursday at Colony High School.

    • Sitka Girls Cage Kenai Kardinals at State Tourney

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Sitka High School Lady Wolves unleashed their offensive arsenal against the Kenai Central Kardinals in the opening game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Girls Basketball State Championship on Thursday at Palmer Middle School.

    • COVID Affected Team Withdraws From State Tourney

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - One of the historically top 3A basketball powerhouses in the state of Alaska has pulled out of the Alaska School Activities Association’s March Madness Alaska State Basketball Championships.

    • Juneau Capitals Hockey Clubs Take State Championships

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Three of the Juneau Capitals club hockey teams took to the traveling ice over the past weeks, with two of the three squads capturing state championships.

    • Ketchikan Girls Top Thunder Mountain for Southeast Crown

        JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Ketchikan Lady Kings defeated the Thunder Mountain Lady Falcons for the Region V 4A Girls Basketball Tournament Championship on Saturday in Kayhi’s Clarke Cochran Gymnasium.

    • Region Champion’s State Title Hopes Cancelled by COVID

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys basketball team was unstoppable in the Region V 4A basketball tournament, but their state title hopes have been thwarted by COVID-19 concerns.

    • Crimson Bears are Kings in Region V Championship Game

        JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears toppled the Ketchikan Kings for the Region V 4A Boys Basketball Tournament Championship on Saturday in host Kayhi’s Clarke Cochran Gymnasium.

    • Border to Border Ski Event Lifts Spirits

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A popular Finnish skiing event coaxed nearly 70 Juneau outdoor enthusiasts onto the cross-country ski trails of Juneau on Saturday.

    • Boys Championship Coaches Discuss Region Tournament

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - Region V 4A boys championship coaches Eric Stockhausen, of tourney host Ketchikan, and opposing coach Robert Casperson, from Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé, commented on preparing for Saturday’s final game during a season in which the odd bounces a basketball can take at times was limited to more familiar courts and opponents due to COVID.

    • Girls Championship Coaches Discuss Region Tournament

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - In any other season, Region V basketball coaches would have had their players in more than 20 games, in at least 10 different gyms, against opponents both familiar and dissimilar. COVID-19 proved to be a tough referee, cancelling games and travel across the state. Region V 4A championship coaches Kelly Smith, of tourney host Ketchikan, and opposing coach Andy Lee of Thunder Mountain commented on preparing for Saturday’s final games. 

    • Sitka Girls Top Mt. Edgecumbe in Region V Championship Game

      The Sitka High School Lady Wolves are the 2021 Region V 3A girls basketball champions. The Lady Wolves defeated the Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves in the final game of their best two-out-of three championship series on Thursday night on the Lady Wolves home court.

    • Lady Falcons Earn Championship Bid in Double Overtime over Crimson Bears

      JUNEAU, ALASKA (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain Lady Falcons eliminated the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls from the Southeast Region V 4A Tournament in a double-overtime thriller on Tuesday in the JDHS gymnasium.

    • Kings Douse Falcons Season at Region Tourney

      The Ketchikan Kings opened the Region V 4A Boys Basketball Tournament with a 61-52 win over the Thunder Mountain Falcons last Saturday in Ketchikan's Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium. The Kings now await the top-seeded Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears for the Region V Championship game this Saturday, also at Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium.

    • Lady Falcons Region Win a First for Seniors

      The Thunder Mountain Lady Falcons 46-41 win over their cross-town rival Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé on Tuesday was the first Region V tournament win for their seniors since entering the program as freshmen.