Home | Ketchikan | Alaska | Sports | Waterfront | Business | Education | Religion | Scene
Classifieds | Place a class ad | PDF Edition | Home Delivery


Pointing to the apps, not much is private these days.

Read more...
Location, location, location. Gov.

Read more...
Samuel William Cook Sr., 69, died June 10, 2019, in Klawock. He was born on Feb. 6, 1950, in Celilo Falls, Oregon.
6/8/2019
Legion baseball starts season this weekend: Ketchikan Post 3 hosts West Anchorage Post 1 at noon on Saturday
Ketchikan Post 3’s Azariah Schultz sprints down the first base line after bunting for a base hit during its Alaska American Legion’s opening day against Service Post 28 at Walker Field on June 8, 2018. Schultz reached base safely. Ketchikan Post 3 opens its season on Saturday against West Anchorage Post 1. Staff photo by Dustin Safranek


KETCHIKAN (KDN) — As one baseball season ends, another one begins — or at least such is the case for the Ketchikan High School Kings and Ketchikan American Legion Post 3 ball clubs.

Barely one week removed after Kayhi placed second in the state tournament, Post 3 will take the field this weekend.

Ketchikan will host West Anchorage Post 1 on Saturday and Sunday at Walker Field. The two teams will play a pair of twin bills.

First pitch for Game 1 is set for 12 p.m. on Saturday. Game 2 will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday’s schedule is the same. Both noon games are considered league competition. Both of the 3 p.m. games are non-league.

West Anchorage has already started its Alaska American Legion season. Post 1 is 1-2 in the early going, and has played the Eagle River Wolves, Bartlett Post 29 and Wasilla Post 35. West Anchorage beat Bartlett 14-1 on Monday, but lost 2-1 to Wasilla on Wednesday.

Ketchikan is just one of three Alaska American Legion ball clubs that have yet to play a game. Fairbanks Post 11 and Kenai Post 20 also will get the ball rolling this weekend. Last year’s American Division winner, Dimond Post 21, is already 5-1 this season, and sits in first place.

Post 3 has finished 9-9 in league competition the past three seasons. Overall, Ketchikan was 16-15 last year. They were 15-14 in 2017.

Ketchikan begins the year with back-to-back weekends at Walker Field. After hosting West Anchorage this weekend, Chugiak Post 33 comes to town on June 13-15.

Post 3 will play all of its home games in June. All of their games in July will be in Anchorage.