The Morning Interview

MEHS Volleyball takes Region V; SHS Swimming 2nd at state


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Mt. Edgecumbe Volleyball players Mariah Martin and Taryn White talk about their team’s performance in the regional tourney this past weekend. With head coach Rich Calkins. Sitka High swimmers RJ Miller, Carl Brenner, Spencer Combs, and Louis Belley (named AK male State Swimmer of the Year) reflect on their state-champion 200-medley relay, and the team’s 2nd place finish at state. With head coach Robby Jarvill.

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