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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 27, 2014

Klukwan keeps Masters title

For a third consecutive year, Klukwan battled Kake in the Masters division title game at the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, with Klukwan repeating...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 20, 2014

Bears thwarted at state tournament

Following a late-season surge, the Haines High School boys’ basketball team went 0-2 at the Class 2A state basketball tournament in Anchorage this...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 13, 2014

Dolphins frolic at community meet

Heavy snowfall didn’t drown out enthusiasm for the Haines Dolphins’ community swim meet on Saturday, as about 40 residents participated in a range...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 13, 2014

Bear boys capture berth at state

The Haines High School boys’ basketball team is returning to the state tournament for the first time since its 2010 championship season. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 13, 2014

Merchants ready for Gold Medal

The Haines Merchants figure to have a size advantage at this year’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. The competition begins Sunday. Team...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 27, 2014

Fossman sets UAA hoop records

Haines High School graduate Kyle Fossman burned up the University of Alaska Anchorage record books Saturday during a blistering shooting performance...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 27, 2014

Boys notch 6th straight victory

Haines High School sent off its basketball seniors in style, with a pair of varsity wins against conference rival Wrangell on Saturday. The victory...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 20, 2014

Glacier Bear boys' game rebounds

The Haines High School boys’ basketball team hit the reset button on the season last weekend, topping Craig twice in a varsity series at home. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 20, 2014

Dick Hotch: Klukwan wins, Sweet steps down as director

The Klukwan Chilkats repeated as Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament champions on Feb. 16, holding off the Southeast Warriors in the title...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 13, 2014

Glacier Bear girls prevail in Skagway

The Haines High School girls’ basketball team fell to conference rival Metlakatla last weekend, and then traveled to Skagway and pounded the Panther...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 23, 2014

Dolphins pack pool with fans

The Haines Dolphins swim team entertained a home crowd during the two-day Winter Games North meet last weekend. Dozens of residents served as timers a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 23, 2014

Girls top Craig, notch 1st win

The Haines High School girls’ basketball team split its varsity series with defending state champion Craig last weekend. The Glacier Bears, playing...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 16, 2014

Chiefs thwart Glacier Bears

Haines High School’s basketball squads opened conference play last weekend, and each had at least one game that wasn’t decided until the final...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 16, 2014

Dolphins host meet starting on Saturday

The Haines Dolphins swim team will host Juneau and Whitehorse squads at the annual Winter Games meet this weekend, Jan. 18-19. Dolphins board member...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 9, 2014

Bears' hoops squads gear up

Haines High School basketball squads are revving up their fast-break offenses in anticipation of conference play starting this weekend. The Glacier...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 9, 2014

Haines girls 2-1 at Petersburg tournament

The Haines High School girls’ basketball team posted two double-digit wins and fell to Class 3A Petersburg in a season-opening tournament Dec....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 9, 2014

Dolphins: 7 medals at SE Champs

Eight Haines Dolphins showed they rank among the best young swimmers in the region by posting impressive results at the Southeast Champs meet Dec. 6-8...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 19, 2013

Wrestlers win 2 at state tourney

Haines High School wrestlers picked up two wins at last weekend’s state tournament in Anchorage, and got a closer look at schools that have...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 12, 2013

Volleyball team 2-2 at regionals

The Haines High School volleyball team tallied a 2-2 record at the season-concluding regional competition in Klawock last weekend. Craig and Klawock...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 12, 2013

Three wrestlers qualify for state

Three Haines High School wrestlers qualified for this weekend’s state tournament at Anchorage Christian School, matching last year’s total. Freshm...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 28, 2013

Volleyball squad gets hometown welcome

The Haines High School volleyball team posted a 1-2 record at a downsized regional tournament the Glacier Bears hosted last weekend. “It was really...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 21, 2013

Spikers at home this weekend

After competing in away games all season, Haines High School’s volleyball team will welcome five regional opponents for a two-day tournament...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 21, 2013

Wrestlers capture three thirds in Ketchikan

Haines High School wrestlers held their own against large-school opponents at a Ketchikan tournament last weekend, with a trio of Glacier Bears...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 14, 2013

Haines Dolphins win big at Whitehorse competition

The Haines Dolphins aren’t exactly “amateurs,” as a few of them took home cash prizes following the season-opening meet in Whitehorse, Y.T.,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 14, 2013

Wrestlers top Skagway

An impromptu Haines-Skagway wrestling dual on Saturday drew a big crowd of Glacier Bear fans to the elementary school gym. Co-coach Dennis Durr...

 

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