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SHS Wrestling coach Aaron Routon says his team has the makings of a strong season, after returning from the first meet of the season in Petersburg. Swimmers are just back from Juneau. Coach Robby Jarvill says his athletes saw competitors from around the region for the first time this weekend.
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SHS Wrestling off to good start; Swimming strong in Juneau
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more