Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Hall seeking public input for annual awards

January 31, 2019

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame is seeking recommendations for the annual Directors’ Awards through the end of February.  The winners will be honored at the ceremony and banquet on April 25th at the Anchorage Museum.  These awards which recognize individuals or teams in Alaska for outstanding athletic achievement, leadership, and integrity, are selected by… Read more »

Osborne pushes 3-point streak to 26 games for No.3 Whitman

One of the best 3-point shooters in the country is from Anchorage. And his name is Trevor Osborne. The Whitman College junior guard has made a 3-pointer in 26 consecutive games and currently ranks No. 3 nationally in NCAA D3 with a .521 season percentage on 50-of-96 shooting. NCAA D3 Leaders .540 Calvin Songster, Marysville… Read more »

Kimber wins Bearcat Open, helps McKendree win NWAC Duals

January 30, 2019

Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber won three consecutive women’s wrestling matches to win her weight class at the Bearcat Open in Lebanon, Illinois. The McKendree University freshman posted a 10-6 decision in the championship match of the 170-pound division. She won the day before in a dual meet to give her 4-0 showing on the weekend. Kimber,… Read more »

Andrews goes 8-0, named KCAC women’s wrestler of the week

An 8-0 showing last weekend earned Agatha Andrews of Akiak women’s wrestler of the week honors in the NAIA Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. For the season, she is 19-3 with 16 pins. The University of Jamestown freshman went 3-0 to win the 191-pound weight class of the York College Open on Day 1. She pinned… Read more »

Stone advances to final round, earns top-10 spot at UCLA

January 29, 2019

Jami Stone of Chugiak ended the regular season for NCAA diving as the University of Hawaii junior advanced to the championship round of the of the women’s 1-meter springboard at the UCLA Bruin Diving Invitational in Los Angeles, California. She finished the preliminary dives eighth out of 57 divers with a score of 267.5 points…. Read more »

Hebard passes Jacobson for No. 5 among AK women D1 scorers

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks has moved into the top-5 among top NCAA D1 women’s basketball scorers from Alaska. The University of Oregon junior forward racked up 27 points in a weekend Pac-12 series to give her 1,535 career points. Hebard, of West Valley High fame, passed former Kansas State University and Chugiak High star Brit… Read more »

Record effort lands Ostrander BSU Athlete of the Week award

January 28, 2019

After a record-setting weekend on the track, Kenai’s Allie Ostrander was named Boise State University Athlete of the Week. The junior set school records in the indoor mile and indoor distance medley relay at the UW Invitational in Seattle, Washington. On Day 1, she anchored Boise State’s distance medley team to a runner-up finish with… Read more »

Robinson delivers fourth double-double for Northwest Christian

Former Alaska Class 4A player of the year Reece Robinson of Anchorage earned his fourth double-double of the season and surpassed the 500-point milestone for his career at Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Oregon. The 6-foot-4 senior forward tallied 41 points in a two-game home split with Northwest University and Evergreen State College. Robinson, of… Read more »

All-MWC swimmer Jennings gets 16th career win for Boise State

January 27, 2019

Boise State University swimmer Emmie Jennings of Eagle River won four races in two days against Northern Arizona in Idaho. The junior now has 16 career victories, including three relay wins at the Mountain West Conference championships last year. Jennings, of Chugiak High fame, owns five individual wins and 11 relay wins. She picked up… Read more »

Swayman stops career-high 53 shots in win over No. 2 UMass

University of Maine goalie Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage made a career-high 53 saves, including a penalty shot, to lead the unranked Black Bears to a 4-3 upset of No. 2 Massachusetts in Orono, Maine. The sophomore bettered his previous career high of 50 saves set in 2017 against Quinnipiac. Swayman made a total of 91… Read more »