Saturday (9/28/13) was the 19th annual Running of Boots in Sitka — and as usual, it was a costumed affair, with a smattering of stripes, florals, and polka dots on the starting line alongside plenty of plain xtra tufs. It’s a celebration of the end of the tourist season – inspired by the Running of the Bulls. A fireman, a pirate, and even a school of fish competed for the ultimate honor of fastest boot.
These boots were made for running
The 3A girls championship was settled earlier this afternoon. The Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves defeated defending champions Sitka 49 to 42. The Lady Wolves stayed within striking distance the entire game -- closing to within 3 points with a minute to play -- but could not shut down the Mt. Edgecumbe offense, which has been strong all season. The boys' game got underway moments ago (5:15 PM Thu). View the live stream. more
Parents discuss SAFV's new resource for talking to their kids about healthy relationships. more