The baseball and softball fields have sprouted bases.
JUNEAU (AP) — Veteran musher Lance Mackey has had his 21st place finish in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race vacated because of a failed drug test, race officials announced Thursday.
Leigh and Mark Woodward always thought they’d teach internationally again.
A couple of years ago, Katie Sivertsen was in the middle of a training cycle for a marathon, and asked then-head coach of the Ketchikan High School cross country Leigh Woodward if she could keep pace with the Kayhi squad.
The writing might have been on the wall, but the Northwest Maritime Center made it official on Friday.
Chris Lee certainly had his options.
The Ketchikan High School KHighlites dance team felt defeated.
Katie Sivertsen has always been an avid runner.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Totem to Totem half marathon has been postponed, according to a press release from the Ketchikan Running and Walking Club.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Chris Lee has one more accolade to highlight his lustrous high school basketball career.
A little more than two weeks ago, it was business as usual for the Ketchikan High School athletic teams. And the biggest worry was making the trek from Ketchikan to Juneau on time for the Region V basketball tournament earlier this month.
When it comes to foot races, many people would think the shorter, the better. Not so with PeaceHealth Prince of Wales Clinic’s Justin Lange, MD, who finished fifth in his first-ever, 100-mile ultra-marathon in February.
For the past five years, the Northwest Maritime Center, a non-profit organization based in Port Townsend, Washington, has overseen the Race to Alaska.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Gymnastics Club lept down to the Lower 48 earlier this year for the 22nd Annual Rose City Challenge in Beaverton, Oregon.
Win or lose, Ketchikan High School head coach Kelly Smith wanted to make sure his group of Lady Kings put forward their best effort.
For the majority of the Ketchikan High School Kings’ roster, this past week was the first real taste of the Region V tournament.
JUNEAU (KDN) — It took eight minutes for the Metlakatla High School Chiefs to get the ball rolling against the Wrangell High School Wolves during the Region V 2A consolation semifinal on Friday.
JUNEAU (KDN) — Craig High School sophomore Syvannah Bird carried the Lady Panthers for the first eight minutes of the Region V 2A consolation semifinal on Friday.
JUNEAU (KDN) — Offense seemed to be difficult to come by throughout the game — for both Metlakatla and Petersburg high schools.
With just a little more than two minutes left on the clock in the Region V 4A girls’ championship on Friday, Ketchikan High School Kelly Smith called for a full timeout.
JUNEAU (KDN) — It was a tale of two halves for both the Metlakatla High School Miss Chiefs and Craig High School Lady Panthers.
JUNEAU (KDN) — The Metlakatla High School Chiefs defeated the Craig High School Panthers 49-29 on Thursday. The two teams went head-to-head in the opening round of the consolation bracket in the Region V 2A tournament on Thursday at Juneau-Douglas High School.
As the Ketchikan High School Lady Kings entered the second half of Thursday’s Region V 4A semifinal against Thunder Mountain High School, Ketchikan head coach Kelly Smith was looking for his Lady Kings to catch fire offensively.
It almost seemed as if that “next man up” mentality was contagious — as if the Ketchikan High School Kings weren’t going to be denied.
Haines advances past Metlakatla
Craig defeats Haines
JUNEAU (KDN) — The Alaska Schools Athletic Association has put a hold on any state competitions scheduled to begin after Saturday. ASAA announced that all state basketball and cheer competitions, originally scheduled to start next week for 1A and 2A — as well as 3A and 4A later this month — …
JUNEAU (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School Lady Kings held the top-seeded Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears to just five points in the first quarter.
Perhaps the long layoff away from the basketball court attributed to Tuesday's outcome — but then again, maybe not.
Before the Ketchikan High School Lady Kings took the floor on Tuesday for their Region V tournament opening round matchup against the Thunder Mountain High School Lady Falcons, Ketchikan head coach Kelly Smith huddled his squad together on the bench for one final pep talk.
Fans always remember who made the winning shot, but few remember who set that screen or delivered the textbook pass to the shooter’s shooting pocket. Key players are expected to do their thing, but the real difference in a game often comes from the role players.
Warriors claim Region V 1A second-seed
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Schoenbar Middle School wrestling team sent four Knights to the Tanana Invitational at Tanana Middle School in Fairbanks on Feb. 28-29.
As far as basketball in Southeast is concerned, the past three months don’t matter.
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Postseason basketball will get a jump start this week at Ketchikan High School, as the Region V 1A tournament will run Wednesday to Saturday inside Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium.
In what has proven to be a precursor to the Region V 4A first-round matchup, the Ketchikan High School Kings and Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears closed out the regular season against each other on Saturday in the capital city.
Kelly Smith had said it once — and he said it again.
The Ketchikan High School Kings knew they’d have their work cut out for them at Juneau-Douglas High School this week.
Postseason basketball will get a jump start next week at Ketchikan High School, as the Region V 1A tournament will run from March 4 to March 7 inside Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium.
The Ketchikan High School Lady Kings didn’t go down without a fight. But it took three and a half quarters before they started battling.
There’s a lot to be said for peaking at the right time in a sports season that spans across four months.
It’s been almost a month since the Ketchikan High School Lady Kings last played inside the familiar confines of Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium.
It’s rare when a basketball game — at any level — isn’t being played on either the TV or streamed on a computer inside the Smith household.
This spring will be a First City first.
It had been more than a decade since Steve Ortiz had been inside Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium — back when Damen Bell-Holter wore a Ketchikan High School uniform in the late 2000s.
Just like the Ketchikan High School boys’ basketball team, the Lady Kings’ Friday night game against the Thunder Mountain High School Falcons in Juneau didn’t go as planned, either.