Monthly Archives: March 2018

Wall spins another gem, improves to 3-0 with Northwestern

March 31, 2018

Juneau’s Philip Wall scattered nine hits over his seven-inning complete-game effort as the University of Northwestern-St. Paul knock off the No. 24 NCAA D3 baseball team. The 5-foot-10 right-hander gave up no earned runs, struck out one batter and didn’t walk anybody to highlight a 5-1 win over Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Wall… Read more »

Fox claims 9th All-American honor, NCAA D3 title with Denison

March 30, 2018

One of the most decorated college swimmers in Alaska history did not disappoint at the NCAA D3 Championships. Juneau’s Kenny Fox racked up four All-American finishes and helped the Denison Big Red machine roll to national title in Indianapolis, Indiana. The junior standout now has nine All-American performances for his college career. Fox, of Thunder… Read more »

Rosenzweig crushes first home run of MIT softball career

March 29, 2018

Anchorage’s Sierra Rosenzweig brings brains and brawn to the softball field. The environmental engineering major at Massachusetts Institute of Technology crushed the first home run of her career against nationally ranked Rowan during a doubleheader in Glassboro, New Jersey. The sophomore switch hitter homered, doubled and drove in three RBIs in a 6-6 tie in… Read more »

Lamoreaux, McKee each finish fourth at Hawaii’s Lavaman

Anchorage’s Jason Lamoreaux and Rebecca McKee each finished fourth in the men’s and women’s divisions to highlight the Alaska contingent at the Lavaman Triathlon on the Big Island of Hawaii. More than 200 people from The Last Frontier made up the field of 2,000 total participants in the 1,500-meter swim, 40-K run, 10-K run event…. Read more »

Against all odds, Hale rebounds to author historic college career

March 28, 2018

From long shot to hot shot, Anchorage’s Nene Hale went from being a troubled teen that was kicked off her high school team to NAIA National Player of the Year, a three-time All-American and the all-time leading scorer at Central Methodist University in Missouri. Given a second chance in life, Hale has been nothing but… Read more »

Darrow among the best hitters in college league in Arizona

March 27, 2018

Soldotna slugger Jake Darrow is soaring as a sophomore with Eastern Arizona. He leads his team and ranks third in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference with a .426 batting average. Darrow has collected 46 hits in 31 games and been walked [10] more than he’s struck out [9]. The former Soldotna High star returned… Read more »

Montagna hits first college home run, has 4 RBIs in one game

Last summer in Alaska, Dylan Montagna of Anchorage was inarguably the state’s most prolific power hitter. He’s now turning into one at Hibbing Community College in Minnesota. The freshman first baseman hit his first home run, doubled and drove in four runs in a 15-12 victory over Dakota in NJCAA action. Montagna, of Dimond High… Read more »

Lasher records 23-13 double-double in pro debut in Australia

March 26, 2018

Colter Lasher of Anchorage wasn’t bashful in his pro debut with Geraldton as he took the most shots on his team. He also delivered a double-double with six assists as the Bucs beat East Perth 89-85 in Australia’s SBL. The 6-foot-7 rookie scored 23 points on 9-of-27 shooting and added 13 rebounds. He went 5-for-8… Read more »

Bookert orchestrates offense, produces half of team’s points

March 25, 2018

Anchorage’s Devon Bookert put the team on his back and carried USK Praha to an 85-73 victory in the Czech Republic. The 6-foot-3 guard played a huge role as he produced 31 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals in a do-it-all performance. The former Florida State star drilled 12-of-16 field goals and both… Read more »

Bailey earns NJCAA All-Tournament, Pima reaches D2 title game

Pima Community College freshman Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks earned a spot on the NJCAA All-Tournament Team after helping the Aztecs reach the D2 national title game. No. 1 Triton edged No. 2 Pima 89-85 in the championship game in Danville, Illinois. Bailey, of Monroe Catholic High fame, finished with eight points in the final, the… Read more »