Before the Ketchikan High School swim and dive team jumped in the pool at the Gateway Aquatic Center on Saturday, head coach Gary Crowe had a message for his squad — to swim as fast they could.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School swim and dive team is in the midst of participating in its second virtual meet this season.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Alex McKay won the fourth week of the Ketchikan Daily News football contest, after correctly predicting 15 out of a possible 20 NFL and college football games this past weekend.

Shortly after Mickey Lapinski set a new personal record of 16:45 — his first 5K race finishing below 17 minutes — the Ketchikan High School junior paused to catch his breath.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Joel Azure won the third week of the Ketchikan Daily News football contest, after correctly predicting 16 out of a possible 19 NFL and college football games this past weekend. Azure will receive the weekly prize of a three-month subscription to the Daily News.

The Ketchikan High School swim and dive team won’t know officially how they finished this weekend until all the results are tallied throughout Southeast.

Ketchikan High School’s first athletic trip outside the First City amid the novel coronavirus pandemic is officially in the books.

A couple of weeks ago, Ketchikan High School swimming coach Gary Crowe asked Kayhi’s Jakob Gonzalez and Lauren Olson to step up on the starting blocks, and swim as fast as they could, using whichever stroke they wanted to.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — For the second time this season, the Ketchikan High School volleyball team will go head-to-head against former players.

Running the same cross country course can get tedious — and more and more mundane with each passing weekend.

For the second time this year, the Ketchikan Running and Walking Club hosted its Totem to Totem Half Marathon.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School cross country team is back at it again this weekend. But this time, Kayhi will play virtual host.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — A trio of 12-pound salmon topped the charts in the Silver Salmon Derby over Labor Day Weekend. But Trey Acteson’s 12-pound, 13-ounce coho caught on Day 2 was the “reel” winner.

During the Lady Kings’ practice on Friday, Ketchikan High School head coach Kevin Johnson gathered his team together to let them know the news.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Daily News will attempt to conduct its annual football contest this year, beginning with Sept. 12-13 games.

All summer long, the Ketchikan Running and Walking Club has hosted its events virtually — the new normal in the novel coronavirus era.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School cross country team will be running its first meet of the season at Ward Lake on Saturday. And just like the Ketchikan Running and Walking Club has conducted its races this summer, Kayhi will be participating virtually.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — On what would’ve been the 45th Anniversary of the Blueberry Arts Festival on Saturday, several running enthusiasts got a jump start on the Virtual Blueberry Race.

A high school athlete who flies to a competition and tests positive for the new coronavirus during the road trip won’t go home when the game is over, Alaska health authorities said Monday.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Junior Shotgun League team certainly kept its eyes on the prize during the Alaska Youth Education in Shooting Sports state competition last week.

Some of Ketchikan Little Leagues’ baseball and softball seasons are on hold after an unidentified individual failed to abide by state health mandates.

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The Ketchikan Running and Walking Club is keeping pace with virtual races.

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.