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 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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    April 30, 2015

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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 26, 2015

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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 12, 2015

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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 5, 2015

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,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 26, 2015

'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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 19, 2015

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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 5, 2015

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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 5, 2015

Panthers take hoops series against Bears

Senior Kyle Klinger exploded with 18 points Saturday in the second of two varsity games at Craig, but Haines came up short in both contests. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 22, 2015

Fossman's career enshrined at gym

Less than a decade after leading Haines High School to its first boys’ basketball state championship, Kyle Fossman became the first Glacier Bear to...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 22, 2015

Injuries sideline girls' starters

  The Glacier Bears girls varsity lost Friday’s game against Craig, 55-26, without the services of leading scorer Kayley Swinton and fellow...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 15, 2015

Hustle reaps rewards for Bears Hoops squad

Not long removed from two state championships in a three-year span, it might seem a stretch to claim moral victories after the Haines High School...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 18, 2014

Bears hoop season takes flight

The holidays won’t be much of a break for Haines High School’s basketball teams, with out-of-town tournaments leading into the Jan. 2 opening of...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 18, 2014

Dolphins make finals at 'Champs'

Eight members of the Haines Dolphins swim team competed at the Dec. 5-7 Southeast Champs meet in Juneau, an elite event that required athletes to...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 11, 2014

Volleyball marginalized; needs support, gym time

Last week’s Region V championship game between Craig and Klawock showed volleyball is a game of momentum, and Haines must somehow get back up to...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 4, 2014

Dolphins plunge into swim season

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team are about to take a two-week break from the pool, after packing three meets into a monthlong stretch. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 4, 2014

Volleyball tournament this weekend

When Haines High School hosts the Region V volleyball tournament this weekend, coach Gina Randles-Comstock expects her players will be better...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 27, 2014

Haines wrestlers notch dozens of pins

Haines High School wrestlers scored dozens of pins at their home tournament last weekend, the team’s final competition before the regional...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 20, 2014

Wrestling tournament in Haines this weekend

Wrestlers from more than 10 high schools are expected at this weekend’s tournament in Haines. Competition opens about 3 p.m. Friday at the Haines...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 22, 2014

Haines Dolphins cap season with team awards

The Haines Dolphins swim team wrapped up its season last month with a meet in Whitehorse and an awards banquet. Dylan Chapell, Naomi Green, Brennan Pa...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 22, 2014

Boys track team places third among Southeast small schools

As Devin Light tries to soar to new heights at the state track and field meet up north this weekend, many of his teammates will be on their way Down...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 15, 2014

Glacier Bears win 10 events at annual home meet

A year after late-season snowfall canceled Haines High School’s annual home track and field meet, the Glacier Bears had another opportunity to host...

 

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