Monthly Archives: March 2019

16-year-old Kramer racing first World Cup

March 21, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Kendall Kramer of Fairbanks is set to make her World Cup debut this weekend in Quebec City and may be the youngest American Nordic skier ever at that level. “I think I’m definitely the youngest at this World Cup,” Kramer said by phone Wednesday from Quebec City, which is hosting the three-race World Cup… Read more »

Rosenzweig helps engineer doubleheader sweep by MIT softball

March 20, 2019

Anchorage’s Sierra Rosenzweig accumulated two hits and two runs in two games as the fifth-ranked MIT softball team opened the NCAA D3 season with a doubleheader sweep of Simpsons University in Brighton, Massachusetts. The junior started both games – once in left field, the other in center field – and finished 2-for-6 overall, adding a… Read more »

Burgess leads Wenatchee to NWAC title, named tournament MVP

March 19, 2019

Eagle River’s Ashlynn Burgess delivered a do-everything performance for Wenatchee Valley to lead the Knights past Umpqua 74-70 in the NWAC women’s basketball championship game in Everett, Washington. The 5-foot-10 sophomore amassed 16 points, five rebounds, four steals, two blocked shots and one assist. She was named tournament MVP. Burgess, of Chugiak High fame, finished… Read more »

Millen wins 3rd NCAA D3 national title with Plattsburgh

For the third time in four seasons, Mackenzie Millen of Anchorage is a national champion. The State University of New York Plattsburgh senior helped the No.2-ranked women’s hockey team beat fourth-ranked Hamline 4-0 in the NCAA D3 Women’s Hockey Championships in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. Millen, of South High fame, earned two assists in the national… Read more »

Hausinger closes strong, nets 60th career point for UMass-Lowell

March 18, 2019

Anchorage’s Kenny Hausinger closed the season with seven points in the final eight games to help the University of Massachusetts-Lowell junior forward bag his 60th career point. He is the state’s active career points leader among Alaskans at the NCAA D1 level. Hausinger, of Dimond High fame, bagged two goals and an assist in the… Read more »

Gray records 100th career base hit for St. Lawrence softball

Six games in three days was no sweat for Sitka’s Elle Gray, who soaked up the Florida sun and scorched opposing pitchers to help St. Lawrence start the NCAA D3 softball season with a 5-1 record. The senior shortstop batted 9-for-22 with three doubles and a home run. She also recorded her 100th career base… Read more »

Treder becomes first NAIA All-American in Providence history

March 17, 2019

Anchorage’s Dajan Treder made school history for the University of Providence as she became the first women’s wrestler to earn All-American honors at the NAIA Invitational in Jamestown, North Dakota. The senior transfer won the third-place match and finished 3-1 in the tournament, outscoring the opposition 26-11. She prevailed in the third-place 8-4 over Macy… Read more »

Homza has 3 hits, 3 RBIs and a homer in Brown doubleheader

March 16, 2019

Willy Homza of Anchorage delivered three hits and three RBIs in two games, including his first home run of the season, for Brown University in a doubleheader loss to Fairfield in Providence, Rhode Island. The senior third baseman crushed a two-run bomb in the first inning of a 13-8 loss in Game 2. He went… Read more »

Roetman first Alaska wrestler to qualify for NCAAs since 2012

Naval Academy junior wrestler Joshua Roetman of Kotzebue went 4-2 and finished in fourth place in the 197-pound division at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships in Vestal, New York. He was one of five Navy grapplers to earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships, making him the first Alaskan to qualify for the… Read more »

Chalmers helps Italian team reach Champions League quarters

March 15, 2019

Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers has been a winner at ever level of basketball, so it makes sense that he would enjoy instant success in Europe. The two-time NBA champion recently signed with Italy’s Segafredo Virtus Bologna and this week helped the team reach the Champions League quarterfinals. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, came off the bench… Read more »