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!


      The Glacier Swim Club is hosting tryouts on Thursday at both the Dimond Park Aquatic Center and the Augustus Brown Pool. Times begin at 3:30 p.m. If interested, parents can bring their swimmers to the pools ready to swim. At a recent friendly inter-squad meet these swimmers won three-out-of-three of their swims: AZ Cristobal (age 10), Brook Taintor (age 10) and Andrew Sanders (age 11).


      The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé tennis team, a mix of JDHS and Thunder Mountain players that compete under the Crimson Bears sports umbrella, will compete at the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) Tennis State Championships in Anchorage, beginning Thursday at the Anchorage Alaska Club East.

      Senior Will Rehfeldt (JD) will compete in boys singles; seniors Liam Penn (JD) and Callan Smith (JD) will compete in boys doubles; junior Katie Pikul (JD) will compete in girls singles; junior Anna Dale (JD) and senior Jaymie Collman (TM) will compete in girls doubles; and senior Brendan West (JD) and junior Gloria Bixby (JD) will compete in mixed doubles.

      The state tennis championships run through Saturday.


      The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain volleyball teams will play a series this weekend.

      The Crimson Bears will host the Falcons at the JDHS gym on Friday at 6:15 p.m. JV will play  following action between JDHS C and Sitka C teams at 4:30 p.m.

      The Falcons will host the Crimson Bears at the TMHS gym at noon on Saturday. JV will play at 10 a.m.


      The Glacier Swim Club will be competing at the October Splash in Sitka through Sunday.


      The Juneau Huskies football team will host the Dimond High School Lynx in the opening quarterfinal of the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) First National Bowl Series Football State Championships, Saturday, at 3 p.m. on Adair Kennedy Field.


      The Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) Cross-Country Running State Championships will be Saturday at Anchorage’s Bartlett high School Trails.

      Heading to state from the Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears are the Region V Champion girls and boys teams.

      The girls team are seniors Annika Schwartz, McKenna McNutt, Ella Goldstein, and Trinity Jackson, sophomores Etta Ellers and Rayna Tuckwood, and freshman Ida Meyer.

      The Crimson Bears boys are seniors Aubrey Hekkers, Sam Holst and Tias Carney, juniors Will Robinson and Eli Crupi, and sophomores Martin Holst and Edgar Vera Alvarado.

      The Thunder Mountain Falcons girls cross country team will send Region V Champion Kiah Dihla, and classmates Grace Sikes, and Abigail Booton.

      The Falcons boys will send seniors Matthew Johns and Darin Tingey.

      Race times are:

      10 a.m. Division III Boys; 10:45 a.m. Division III Girls; 12 p.m. Division II Boys; 12:45 p.m. Division I Boys; 1:30 p.m. Division II Girls; 2:15 Division I Girls.

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