Students compete in Juneau's Traditional Games for first time


April 7, 2022

Ben Hohenstatt/Juneau Empire photo.

Eighth grader Maddox Rogers, 14, competes in the scissor broad jump on April 2 at the 2022 Traditional Games in Juneau. Rogers set a new record for his age group of 26 feet and 7 3/4 inches.

For the first time in Haines School history, seven middle school students, all eighth graders, competed last weekend in the Traditional Games in Juneau, a regional Native Youth Olympics competition.

But they didn't play like rookies.

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