Local Sports News
Juneau Huskies Open Gridiron Season at Anchorage’s Dimond High
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The defending Cook Inlet Conference champion and state runner-up Juneau Huskies football team starts the gridiron prep season on the road at Dimond High School on Saturday.
Nifty Fifty Ultra Run Returns on Saturday
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sign up online if you are up to the task of completing Juneau’s Nifty Fifty ultra-distance 50K this Saturday. Cancelled by COVID-19 in 2020 and Mother Nature in 2021 the course is awaiting ultra-runners "jonesing" for an outdoors race.
Carson Featured at JDHS Girls Basketball Clinic
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball program will host a girls basketball clinic Friday through Sunday featuring guest instructor and former Crimson Bears player Kendyl Carson. Carson, a 2020 JDHS graduate, is now a starting guard and team captain at Pepperdine University.
Whetman Wins Inaugural IRONMAN Alaska, Coleman Top Alaskan
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 49th state’s rugged reputation was put to the test and passed by roughly 1,000 athletes on Sunday as the inaugural IRONMAN Alaska triathlon started on the shores of Auke Lake, traveled an adventurous Glacier Highway, toured scenic backroads and trails and deposited the perseverant into the welcoming embraces of the local population.
Alaska Athletes Will Push Their Limits in IRONMAN Alaska
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - On Sunday one of the hardest athletic events around the world will begin on the shores of Auke Lake in Juneau with a cannon blast that will signify the first official full IRONMAN race in Alaska.
GCLL Majors Fall in State Series to Abbott-O-Rabbitt
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With two runners on base in their last at bat and trailing 2-0 in the final game of their best-of-five series on Monday, the field of dreams for Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Star Baseball team came to an end as Abbott-O-Rabbitt held on for the state title on Sitka’s Moller Field.
Dorns Sweep Aukeman Sprint Triathlon
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Dorn household will be sporting extra bling - when medals dry out from a day of Southeast downpour - as husband and wife Justin and Eliza Dorn swept the top placings at the 2022 Aukeman Sprint Triathlon on Sunday.
Bowman, Hinderberger Distance Juneau Marathon Field
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Fairbanks’ Will Bowman, 31, won the men’s open division of the Juneau Marathon on Saturday in a time of two hours 40 minutes and 41 seconds and Juneau’s JJ Hinderberger, 31, placed first for women and seventh overall in 3:24:41. Both times are age-group qualifiers for the Boston Marathon but the field ran for much more.
Voice of IRONMAN Speaks of Race Heroes
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - As famous as IRONMAN triathlons have become, even more recognizable is the name Mike Reilly - "the voice" of IRONMAN.
Major All Stars Tie Series with AOR, Championship Monday
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Facing elimination Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Star Baseball team defeated Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbitt Little League 6-4 in game four of their best-of-five state championship series Sunday on Sitka’s Moller Field.