Author: Elise Giordano

Skagway student combines love of writing and dogs in magazine story

By ZOE WASSMAN Skagway School freshman Denver Evans was published in “Mushing” magazine’s July/August 2013 for her article “Junior Mushers” about training her Alaskan Husky “Nala” to be a sled dog. Her article focuses on the trials and tribulations of adopting a sled dog and the progress she made during her own training process. “I have always had an interest in dogs but when I found a book on mushing, I pursued the interest even further,” Evans said. This article has opened many windows for her, Evans said, and her involvement with the training process will only increase as...

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Panthers on the Move

Skagway senior guard Zack Wassman skies for a layup against Hoonah in the Panthers’ season opener earlier this month. The boys are off and running to a 7-0 start to the season and girls’ basketball is back. See story and photos in Sports & Recreation and keep up with the Panthers on our SHS Basketball...

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Skagway High School Basketball

2013-14 season Photo by Jeff Brady Photo by Jeff Brady SCROLL DOWN FOR 1A TOURNEY RESULTS! 2013-14 Season • Skagway News coverage SN Photo Pages: Skagway v. Hoonah & Kake , Don Hather Tourney, Skagway girls v. Haines,Skagway v. Angoon , (sorry, no 1A regionals photos this year). Scroll down for Results and Schedule •••••• SHS PANTHER GIRLS FINAL SEASON RECORD (as of 03/7/14): 12-10 overall, (8-6 conference, 1-2 post season) REGULAR SEASON Jan. 7 – at Skagway 40, Hoonah 25: SGY- O’Daniel 15, Cook 9, Wassman 6, Jensen 6, Whitehead 4; HNH- Sawers 6, Skaflestad 6, Williams 4, Stevenson 3, Contreras 2, Roberts 2, Glover 2. SGY 9-9-13-9=40, HNH 8-6-7-4=25. Jan. 8- Hoonah 28, Skagway 25: HNH- Sawers 16, Stevenson 6, Skaflestad 2, Williams 2, Glover 2; SGY- O’Daniel 10, Cook 9, Jensen 4, Wassman 2. HNH 13-2-4-9=28, SGY 9-8-2-6=25. Jan. 10-11 – Don Hather Tournament at home: Skagway 30, FH Collins 27: SGY- O’Daniel 23, Whitehead 4, Wassman 3; FHC- Nguyen 9, Sam 9, Burgis 6, Kinvig 2, Roots 1. SGY 4-8-11-7=30, FHC 6-7-6-9=27. Skagway 39, Porter Creek 10: SGY- O’Daniel 22, Wassman 13, Cook 2, Whitehead 2; PC- Mervyn 6, Baxter 2, Leamon 2. SGY 14-7-8-10=39, PC 2-6-2-0=10. Skagway 27, Vanier 21: SGY- O’Daniel 16, Cook 4, Wassman 4, Whitehead 3; VAN- Eley 13, Lopez 4, Pater 2, Mahoney 2. SGY 6-2-12-2=27, VAN 13-2-2-4=21. Other DHT...

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Klothes Rush