Monthly Archives: August 2017

Alaskans Lewis, Wilson square off in D1 soccer game in Alabama

August 22, 2017

Graduates from the same high school, Anchorage’s Ariela Lewis and Mia Wilson faced off as college opponents for the first time. Lewis scored a goal for Alabama State, but Wilson’s Jacksonville State team won 3-1 to give her bragging rights during a NCAA D1 women’s soccer game in Oxford, Alabama. Last year’s game between the… Read more »

Rash wins PBA title, jumps to 5th in Storm Cup points race

August 21, 2017

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good, but professional bowler Sean Rash of Anchorage was both in the championship match of the Gene Carter’s Pro Shop Classic in Middletown, Delaware. He threw seven straight strikes – including one when he missed the pocket – to beat reigning Tour player of the year EJ Tackett… Read more »

Trammell wins 6-day, 120-mile TransRockies Run in Colorado

August 20, 2017

Chad Trammell of Anchorage was victorious at the TransRockies Run in Colorado, a grueling six-day, 120-mile race through the heart of the White River and San Isabel National Forests. He didn’t just win, he dominated the men’s open division that featured 47 finishers. Trammell won five of the six races with a series total time… Read more »

Pili impresses USC D-line coach with awesome athleticism

August 19, 2017

He is yet to play a football game at the University of Southern California, but Brandon Pili of Anchorage is already turning heads. With cartwheels. All joking aside, the 6-foot-4 defensive lineman is an awesome athlete, especially for a man his size. “He’s 340 pounds and he is pound for pound I think the best… Read more »

Perkins suits up for 13th pro season, this time in South Korea

August 18, 2017

Doron Perkins of Anchorage isn’t finished playing basketball. The 34-year-old signed up for his 13th professional season after agreeing to terms with the Goyang Orions of the Korean Basketball League. South Korea will be the 12th country where he has played pro ball, joining Iran, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Ukraine, China, Germany, Belgium, Japan, Israel and… Read more »

Kelter, Team USA rugby advance to semifinals of World Cup

August 17, 2017

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter helped the United States do something it hasn’t done since 1998. The Americans reached the semifinals of the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland after finishing second in Pool B play to snag the fourth and final berth to the medal round. They advanced despite a 47-26 loss to world champion… Read more »

Bailey goes with JC hoops power Pima, fresh off Elite 8 showing

August 16, 2017

Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks has big plans on the basketball court and so he picked a college coming off a big year. The 6-foot-6 all-state wing has committed to Arizona’s Pima Community College, which is coming off a 22-win season that saw them advance all the way to the Elite Eight in the NJCAA Division… Read more »

Lewis drops three-setter thriller at USTA Grass Court Nationals

August 15, 2017

Anchorage’s Eddie Lewis reached the Round of 32 at the USTA Grass Court Tennis Championships at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. Unfortunately, he dropped a three-set decision to Benjamin Maxwell of St. Pete Beach, Florida. Lewis, of South High fame, lost 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 for a chance to advance to… Read more »

Harris headed to Greece, ends 5-year run in NBA G League

August 14, 2017

After playing the past five seasons in the NBA G League, Ramon Harris of Anchorage is taking his game overseas. The 29-year-old agreed to terms with Greek power Kolossos, which plays in the country’s top league and finished in the middle of the pack last season. The 6-foot-7 forward played last season for the Grand… Read more »

Kelter ranks 5th at rugby World Cup in scoring conversions

August 13, 2017

Back in the starting lineup, Eagle River’s Alev Kelter found herself back in the end zone several times in Team USA’s second game at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Dublin, Ireland. She scored three 2-point conversions in a 43-0 victory over Spain in Pool B play, helping the Eagles improve to 2-0 in the… Read more »