Monthly Archives: January 2018

Papasodora fires career-high score for No. 3 Kentucky rifle team

January 16, 2018

Northway’s Cathryn Papasodora was on target for the third-ranked Kentucky rifle team in the first meet of 2018. The junior shooter fired a career-high score in air rifle and her second-best smallbore score in a victory over Army and the Coast Guard in West Point, New York. Papasodora, of Eagle River High fame, finished with… Read more »

Hausinger bags 2 goals, leads all Alaskans in points at D1 level

January 15, 2018

UMass Lowell forward Kenny Hausinger of Anchorage buried two goals in the third period to put the finishing touches on a 4-0 win over Arizona State in Tempe, Arizona. His first goal was unassisted and his second goal came on his fifth shot of the game. He also hit the pipe. Hausinger, of Dimond High… Read more »

Calloway surpasses 500 career points for Walla Walla Wolves

January 14, 2018

Three-point specialist Alec Calloway of Juneau joined the 500-point club in just his second season at Walla Walla University. The senior guard is averaging 8.9 points in 20 games for the NAIA school in Washington. He enjoyed a big weekend against Evergreen State College when he pumped in 29 points in the two-game series, including… Read more »

Hale nets 30, including buzzer beater to key upset win for CMU

January 13, 2018

Nene Hale of Anchorage scored five points in the final seven seconds, including a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer, to give Central Methodist an 82-81 win over NAIA nationally ranked MidAmerican Nazarene. With 7.1 seconds left and her team down one point, the All-American guard took the inbounds pass and drove the length of the… Read more »

Curran, Gustafson team up to help Aquinas prevail on ice

January 12, 2018

Just days after joining the Aquinas College hockey team, Mike Curran of Anchorage scored the winning goal in his first game with the NAIA squad. The freshman forward delivered the go-ahead score on a power-play goal in the third period to highlight a 3-1 victory over arch rival Calvin in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Curran, of… Read more »

Wyche appreciates hoops more than ever after missing 3 months

January 11, 2018

Anchorage’s Da’Zhon Wyche had no idea how much he loved basketball until it was taken away. Ruled ineligible for the first semester at Laramie County Community College, the sophomore starter missed the first half of the season and his presence was missed by the Golden Eagles. The team went 8-8 without last season’s leading scorer…. Read more »

Basinger rides to fastest known time in 1,570-mile Baja Divide

January 10, 2018

The Fastest Known Time for the 1,570-mile Baja Divide mountain biking route has passed from one Anchorage native to another. After 11 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes, Pete Basinger completed his epic ride on Jan. 4 in San Jose del Cabo on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. He started near the… Read more »

Third-ranked JC hoops team unbeaten with Bailey as a starter

January 9, 2018

The Pima Community College men’s basketball team was pretty good when Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks was coming off the bench. But the JC team has been unbeatable with him as a starter. The third-ranked Pima Aztecs are 9-0 since the freshman from Alaska was added to the starting lineup. It’s no accident, either. The 6-foot-6… Read more »

Merrimack’s M&Ms from Alaska assist in 2-1 win over UConn

January 8, 2018

They are from different places in Alaska, but Madison Morey of Fairbanks and Felila Manu of Anchorage came together at Merrimack College. They recently registered points in the same game for the first time this season in a 2-1 victory over Hockey East rival Connecticut in North Andover, Massachusetts. Morey assisted on the first goal… Read more »

Alaska’s top scorer in NWAC, Miller nets 36 points and 8 triples

January 7, 2018

Moses Miller of Anchorage has shot the 3-pointer well this season and has enjoyed some high scoring games this season in the NWAC. But the Southwestern Oregon freshman had never had the kind of success he did against Clackamas. Miller buried 12-of-18 field goals, including 8-of-13 triples, en route to a season-high 36-point effort in… Read more »