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Chiefs sweep Bears

Haines High School’s varsity basketball teams went 0-4 on a trip to Metlakatla last weekend. The Glacier Bear boys fell by scores of 84-44 and...

 

Hoops squads 3-1 in Wrangell series

Haines varsity basketball teams tallied a 3-1 record against Wrangell last weekend, highlighted by a last-second three-pointer that propelled the...

 

Bear boys, girls each split series with Craig

Sophomore Hudson Sage and senior Trevor Cox combined for 45 points on Saturday night to lead the Haines High School boys to their first conference...

 

Bear boys to play Craig in season opener series

Conference play opens this weekend for Haines High School’s basketball teams, with the boys at home and the girls away against the Craig Panthers....

 

Volleyball season ends with losses at Region V

The Haines High School volleyball team wrapped up its season last weekend with two losses at the Region V tournament in Skagway. Coach Cassie Miller...

 

Haines wrestlers place in top half at Anchorage meet

Haines High School wrestlers finished in the top half of a 43-team field at an Anchorage tournament last weekend. The Glacier Bears placed 20th...

 

Durr runner-up at Ketchikan tourney

Senior Zane Durr plowed through his 152-pound bracket at a wrestling tournament in Ketchikan last weekend, but was denied in the championship match....

 

Bear Wrestlers rise in ranks

Haines High School placed sixth out of 13 teams at last weekend’s Brandon Pilot Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Juneau, topping Mount...

 

Glacier Bear wrestlers gear up

The 2015 Haines High School wrestling team features four athletes with state tournament experience. Three of those state grapplers are seniors:...

 

Glacier Bear spikers ready to launch season

An expanded Haines High School volleyball team opens play this weekend at the annual Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza (JIVE) competition....

 

Bradford narrowly misses qualifying for state meet

Four seconds separated Haines High School senior Casey Bradford from a berth at the state cross-country meet in Anchorage. The Glacier Bears ended up...

 

Without chaperone, team forced to sit out meet

The Haines High School cross-country team scrapped its trek to Ketchikan last month due to lack of a male chaperone to accompany the squad. The...

 

Glacier Bear runners finish 8th, 10th in Wrangell

Top runners for the Haines High School cross-country teams had some familiar company at their Wrangell meet last weekend. “We’ve been working on...

 

Cross-country squads off and running; home meet Sept. 5

The Haines High School cross-country team’s home meet on Saturday, Sept. 5, is expected to include a community run for all-comers. Event times and...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 28, 2015

Four track athletes qualify for state meet

Four Haines High School athletes will compete at the state track and field championship this weekend at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Glacier Bear...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 21, 2015

Haines Dolphins say goodbye to coaches at season finale

The Haines Dolphins held their own version of a graduation earlier this month, with departing coaches Robert Butker and Diana Mallory providing...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 14, 2015

Stuart, Sundberg win track events for 2nd week

Haines High School senior Keegan Sundberg and junior Bailey Stuart repeated as event champions at last weekend’s Capital City Invitational in...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 7, 2015

Seniors page Glacier Bears at home track meet

Seniors led the way at Haines High School’s season-opening track meet last weekend under sunny skies at Sharnbroich Field. The two-day meet pitted...

 

Swinton named to all-state hoops squad

Haines High School junior Kayley Swinton recently was named to the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches All-State Basketball Team. Swinton, who...

 

Klukwan Chilkats fall to Hydaburg in Gold Medal final

A slow second half doomed the Klukwan Chilkats on Saturday in the “C” bracket final of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. Hydaburg...

 

Bears fall at regionals; Klinger, Swinton all-conference

The Haines Glacier Bears bowed out of the Region V Basketball Tournament in Ketchikan last Friday morning with losses to Wrangell. The boys’ and gir...

 

Juneau-heavy Merchants break Klukwan's Hotch streak

A Juneau-imported Haines Merchants team won the Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament on Sunday, topping a physically imposing Whitehorse squad,...

 

'Mercy rule' triggered as Wolves rout Bears

For the second consecutive weekend, a Haines basketball opponent forced the “mercy rule” into effect by taking a 40-point lead on the Glacier...

 

Bear girls trounced in hoops action

Senior Night turned sour for the Glacier Bear girls’ basketball team Saturday, as visiting Metlakatla overwhelmed Haines with a 31-0 blitzkrieg...

 

Swimmers crowd pool for Games

By Krista Kielsmeier The annual Winter Games North swimming meet effectively continued for an extra day, with Juneau participants stranded in town...

 

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