Posts Tagged: Baseball

Wall improves to 2-0 for So Cal Shepherds of Sunset League

June 9, 2019

Philip Wall of Juneau keeps pitching at a high level, regardless of the competition. Fresh off another successful college campaign, the right-hander landed a summer gig with the Southern California Shepherds of the Sunset League. Wall, of Thunder Mountain High fame, improved to 2-0 after winning his second straight start in a 6-1 victory over… Read more »

Steffensen helps Mesa continue march at NJCAA World Series

May 29, 2019

Kenai’s Paul Steffensen is playing a big role in helping Mesa Community College enjoy lots of success at the NJCAA World Series in Eid, Oklahoma. The starting center fielder has batted 6-for-19 and has a base hit in each of the four tournament games as the T-birds from Arizona have posted a 3-1 record and… Read more »

Steffensen extends hitting streak as Mesa advances at NJCAAs

May 27, 2019

Kenai’s Paul Steffensen and the No. 3 Mesa Community College T-birds beat No. 6 Lincoln Land 2-0 on the first day of the National Junior College Athletic Association D2 World Series in Enid, Oklahoma. The sophomore center fielder started and batted No. 2 in the lineup, finishing 1-for-4 with a single. He extended his hitting… Read more »

Baker makes debut with T-Bones in pro independent league

May 23, 2019

After two days of rainouts, Juneau’s Dylan Baker finally made his debut with the Kansas City T-Bones of the American Association. And although he did not have the best beginning, he did pull it together to give his new team a chance to win, which is what happened after a 9-8 victory over the Lincoln… Read more »

Wall earns second first steam All-UMAC nod for Northwestern

May 21, 2019

Juneau’s Philip Wall this season has been the best college pitchers from Alaska, but he’s also been one of the best hitters. The University of Northwestern-St. Paul sophomore dual-threat was recognized as a first-team all-league utility player in the NCAA D3 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference. Wall, of Thunder Mountain High fame, pitched in 13 games… Read more »

Petterson becomes lone Alaskan selected to All-NWAC Team

May 19, 2019

Gavin Petterson of Soldotna was named to the East Region All-NWAC Second Team, the lone Alaska player among the eight playing in the Pacific Northwest conference. He was a reliable relief pitcher for Columbia Basin College of Pasco, Washington. Petterson, of Kenai Central High fame, posted a 3-2 record with two saves and a 3.55… Read more »

Steffensen aids Mesa walk-off win that produces region title

May 13, 2019

Kenai’s Paul Steffensen played a key role in helping the Mesa Thunderbirds earn an 8-7 walk-off win over the GateWay Geckos in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. With the win, Mesa punched its ticket to the NJCAA National Championships for the first time since 2014. In the ninth inning, Steffensen singled to put the… Read more »

Wall wins to keep alive team’s season in UMAC Tournament

May 10, 2019

With its back against the wall, the University of Northwestern-St. Paul turned to Juneau’s Philip Wall. The sophomore starter pitched 7.1 strong innings and the Eagles scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to assure a 6-2 victory over the No. 1-seeded St. Scholastica Saints in an elimination game at the NCAA… Read more »

Petterson closes win that keeps Columbia Basin in playoff hunt

May 9, 2019

Soldotna’s Gavin Petterson closed out a 7-6 victory for Columbia Basin College that kept alive the team’s NWAC playoff chances. The sophomore relief pitcher recorded the final seven outs against Wenatchee Valley. First, he wiggled out a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning. Then he struck out the side in the eighth inning. Finally, he… Read more »

Curfman pitches playoff gem, but team loses heartbreaker in 10

Northern State University starter Cody Curfman of Chugiak carried a shutout into the sixth inning and allowed only two runs in seven innings of work, yet the super playoff performance was all for naught. The No. 7 Wolves lost a 4-2 heartbreaker in 10 innings to No. 2 Minnesota State in the first round of… Read more »