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SHS Swimming, MEHS Volleyball dominate early season


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Sitka High swimmers Evan McArthur (so.) and Ava Parrish (fr.), and coach Robby Jarvill (with baby Olivia Rose), discuss the prospects for the swim season, after winning their first two meets in Juneau and Petersburg. Mt. Edgecumbe volleyball player Deenaalee Hodgdon (jr.-Fairbanks) and athletic director Andrew Friske discuss the Lady Braves’ home-and-home wins over Sitka last weekend, and matches this weekend against Eielson and Grace Christian.

Game times are at 4:45 PM/7 PM Thu and Fri (Sep 13 and 14) and 3 PM/6 PM Sat (Sep 15) at BOTH Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe.

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Dee Daniels (r.) works with Juliana Loughin on the phrasing in her song "The Glove." Daniels says there's a process of "breakdown and breakthrough" that enriches singers lives outside of music. (KCAW photo/Robert Woolsey)
The Dee Daniels Vocal Jazz Workshop is underway this week in Sitka (July 18-25). For the last two years, Daniels has interrupted her touring and teaching schedule to live at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, and coach a half-dozen students of widely-ranging ages and ability. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey recently stopped by her class and learned how much work it takes to make jazz seem effortless. more