Six teams with some strange names are the champions of Juneau’s 19th Holiday Cup soccer tournament, which ended Saturday.
The youngest players — the Reindeer Rampage – won the elementary school division, the Swaggalicious took the middle school spot, junior and senior winners are the Purple Cobras and Wolf Pack, while the Hot Cocoas and Crunch Enhancers won the adult divisions.
The coed indoor soccer tournament has become a tradition for soccer enthusiasts during Juneau’s holiday school break. KTOO intern Alice Ottoson-McKeen reports.
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