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Log-rolling Championships
by Dick Kauffman


August 17, 2002
Saturday - 12:10 am


Log-rolling championships

Log-rolling Championships
Photo by Dick Kauffman - 08/16/02

Forest Shreeve and B.J. Deatherage compete in the preliminary Fingerling Division log-rolling competition held Friday. The Fingerling Division is made up of 8-9 year-olds and the Small Fry Division is made of 5-7 year-olds. The Keepers Division also participated in the competition and is made up of 10-14 year-olds.

The Ketchikan Cohos, comprised of both divisions, competed for places in the world championships which will be held in Haywood, Wisconsin in July of 2003. Friday's event was held at the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. The log-rolling event was part of the festivities celebrating the Tongass National Forest Centennial.

Winners in the Fingerling Division
Champion: Forest Shreeve
----2nd Place: B.J. Deatherage
3rd Place: Boone Scheer
(Click on this link to view of photo of Scheer & Deatherage)

Winners in the Keepers Division
Returning Champion: Nichole Shreeve
-----2nd Place: Cameron Brockett
3rd Place: Sterling Shreeve

Winners in the Small Fry Division

Champion: Amy Meck -----2nd Place: Libby Palazzetti
3rd Place: Stasha Lee


Related Information:

Tongass Centennial Events Calendar

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