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School association honors Wrangell's Archie Young


Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire

Archie Young attempts an outside shot while wearing Wrangell Thunderbird colors during the Gold Medal basketball tournament in Juneau in March.

Humble and competitive.

That alone should be enough to justify a selection into any hall of fame.

Mt. Edgecumbe High School basketball coach and teacher Archie Young carries those traits and passes them on to his students, players, coaches and opponents. He was acknowledged for these integrities by the Alaska School Activities Association recently and announced as one of the 11 members of the Class of 2014 to be inducted into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame.

"When I first heard about my nomination for the ASAA HOF I was shocked," Young said.

Wrangell principal Monty Buness called Youn...

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