Sports

Crimson Bears stymied in semi-final

The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears ended their football season Saturday in a huge loss to the Service High School Cougars. The Cougars scored the first touchdown within the first 15-seconds of the game, on a 90-yard kick-off return. From then on, they dominated the Bears, winning 64 to 21 in the large schools semi-finals. They will…

Football season ends; playoffs next

The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears secured a home playoff game, but came in second as leaders of the Railbelt Football Conference in this weekend’s closing game of the regular season. The Bears beat the Lathrop Malemutes 53 to 8 Friday night in Fairbanks. It was the win they needed to clinch a quarterfinal contest in Juneau.…

Weekend wins for Falcons and Crimson Bears

Wins for both Juneau high school varsity football teams this weekend. The Thunder Mountain Falcons on Friday beat the Sitka Wolves on a score of 25 to 6, just the margin they needed for the drive to playoffs. A 27-yard field goal late in the game sealed it. If the Falcons beat Ketchikan next week, they…

JDHS runners top Capital City Invitational

Juneau runners took the top spots in the Capital City Invitational cross country meet this weekend (Saturday). Sidney Browning finished the 5 kilometer race in 21:16 to best the girls’ field, followed by Juneau-Douglas High School classmate Martina Miller at 22:10 – one second ahead of Ketchikan’s Courtney Galloway, who was third. Katie Jones was…

Crimson Bears trounce North Pole Patriots

The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears left another football team scoreless this weekend. In the first Railbelt Conference game of the season, the Crimson Bears varsity toppled the North Pole Patriots by a score of 57-0. The Juneau-Douglas junior varsity also beat the North Pole JV by 38-6. The games were played in North Pole and heard…

Thunder Mountain falls to Homer 84-20

There’s not much that’ll make you feel better when you lose by 64 points. But after suffering their second straight blowout – 84 to 20 at the hands of the Homer Mariners last night (Thursday) – Thunder Mountain High School Head Coach Bill Byouer told his team it’s not the end of the world. “I’m…

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