Group honors Sitka teens who rescued residents from fire
March 16, 2017
SITKA (AP) – A national group has honored a group of Sitka High School basketball players who last year
helped pull residents from
a burning building in Anchorage.
The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Monday that the boys basketball team will receive the “National
High School Spirit of Sport Award” for the western
region, The Sitka Sentinel reported.
“The basketball team members employed the skills of teamwork and quick thinking that they had developed through many years of
participation and sprang into action,” the federation said in a release....