Monthly Archives: April 2017

Notre Dame de Namur sets up Kleven with volleyball future

April 22, 2017

Worried that she wouldn’t be seen by college volleyball coaches, Emma Kleven of Anchorage jumped on a plane and went clubbing. The 18-year-old spent many long weekends in Portland, Oregon, over the last two winters playing club volleyball for the Portland Waves. “Going out of state was what put me over the edge,” she told… Read more »

Osborne approaching venerable 50-RBI mark with Dickinson

April 21, 2017

Dickinson State slugger Sagan Osborne of Anchorage has produced back-to-back NAIA baseball seasons with at least 40 RBIs. The senior third baseman actually has driven in more runs this year [42] than last year [41] in 14 fewer games. Osborne, of Dimond High fame, is now chasing the venerable 50-RBI mark. The 6-foot-3 right-hander hitter… Read more »

Williams surpasses 100 career wins at Abilene Christian

April 20, 2017

Abilene Christian junior Whitney Williams of Anchorage remained undefeated in doubles in Southland Conference action with another victory against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. That win, coupled with her victory at No. 3 singles the same day, pushed the tennis star over the century mark in career victories for the NCAA D1 school in Texas. Williams, of… Read more »

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame to usher in Class of 2017 next week

April 19, 2017

All are invited to meet and honor the Class of 2017 Thursday, April 27, from 7-9pm at the Anchorage Museum atrium in downtown Anchorage. The ceremony and reception is free and open to the public and will feature the enshrinement of 2017 Inductees and presentation of the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Directors’ Awards. Iditarod… Read more »

Hancock rides off into sunset after decorated TCU career

April 18, 2017

After ending one of the most decorated equestrian careers in Texas Christian University history, Kari Hancock of Anchorage can ride off into the sunset. The senior rider managed to accomplish many awards and accolades in her final season, most notably team MVP honors, Big 12 Conference Female Scholar Athlete of the Year and the Dr…. Read more »

Alaskans excel at Boston Marathon

April 17, 2017

The strongest field of Alaskans to ever race the Boston Marathon represented the 49th state in fine fashion on Monday. Despite a temperature that climbed above 70, 18 Alaskans finished faster than three hours and the Alaska Endurance Project claimed a team trophy in the 121st edition of the prestigious event. Leading the way was… Read more »

Monaghan collects first college win for Feather River baseball

Wasilla’s Nolan Monaghan got a pitching promotion with the Feather River College baseball team and he knocked the opportunity out of the park. The freshman left-hander tossed a season-high 5.2 innings and earned his first win as Feather River beat Butte 6-4 in the California Community College Athletic Association. Monaghan, of Wasilla High fame, fought… Read more »

Registe shows he’s still got it with strong showing in California

April 16, 2017

At 28, David Registe of Palmer still loves training and competing in the long jump as much as he did in college. And the former University of Alaska Anchorage star is jumping like he did when he won a national championship. Registe finished second in the 64-man field at the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa,… Read more »

Todd clocks fastest 800 by Liberty University runner since 2010

April 15, 2017

Liberty University sophomore Michael Todd of Anchorage finished fourth in the 800 at the Gamecock Invitational at the brand new Sheila & Morris Cregger Track in Columbia, South Carolina. His time of 1:50.48 was a career best and the fastest by a Flame since 2010. Todd, of Anchorage Christian fame, now ranks No. 3 in… Read more »

Toomey among Saint John’s players named to honor society

The college football season has been finished for months, but the accolades keep rolling in for Saint John’s University senior punter Griffin Toomey of Anchorage. He was one of 18 football players from his school recently named to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society. A total of 1,089… Read more »