Posts Tagged: Baseball

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 »

Chapman joins elite list of Alaska pitchers to earn NCAA D1 win

March 21, 2018

Persistence and patience have fueled quite the comeback story for Grand Canyon pitcher Dalton Chapman of Anchorage. After a brutal beginning to his season, the right-hander has bounced back beautifully to slice up his ERA and pick up his first win with the NCAA D1 Antelopes of Phoenix, Arizona. Chapman, of West High fame, joined… Read more »

NIU outfielder Bynum bangs out 200th base hit of college career

March 20, 2018

After winning Gatorade state player-of-the-year honors in basketball and baseball as a senior in high school, Scooter Bynum of Fairbanks had his choice of what sport to play in college. He picked baseball and never looked back. Bynum was drafted in the MLB in 2014 but instead went to school, where he has enjoyed historic… Read more »

Wall goes the distance in first start for Northwestern Eagles

March 13, 2018

University of Northwestern-St. Paul’s Philip Wall of Juneau threw everything he had at Bethany College and it proved to be more than enough. The freshman right-hander needed just 81 pitches to complete a 4-1 victory in seven innings in Florida, where the NCAA D3 school from Minnesota is currently taking part in a 10-game tour… Read more »

Steffensen runs remarkable hitting streak to 26 games for Mesa

March 12, 2018

Kenai’s Paul Steffensen is piecing together one of the finest hitting performances among college players from Alaska. Like. Ever. The freshman outfielder with Mesa Community College extended his hitting streak to 26 games with a solid 3-for-8 effort in a doubleheader split against Cochise College in Arizona. Official records are not kept for hitting streaks,… Read more »

Ross homers in third straight game, extends hit streak to 7

March 5, 2018

Wasilla slugger Ben Ross crushed home runs in all three games for the Corban Warriors during NAIA college baseball action against Whitman in Walla Walla, Washington. The 6-foot-4 senior outfielder finished the series 5-for-12 with five RBIs and five runs scored. He extended his second hitting streak to seven games and has hit safely in… Read more »

Homza opens season with double, stolen base, run for Brown

March 2, 2018

Anchorage’s Willy Homza got the baseball season started off on a strong note as he reached base twice in five at-bats in Brown’s 5-2 win over Florida A&M. The starting shortstop walked, stole a base, doubled and scored. Homza, of South High fame, owns a career .320 on-base percentage in 62 career games with the… Read more »

Bynum’s keen eye, walks and speed spark Northern Illinois

February 19, 2018

Northern Illinois senior Scooter Bynum of Fairbanks didn’t get a base hit in the first game of the series, but he did just about everything else. The center fielder drew three walks, scored two runs, had an RBI and stole a base as Northern Illinois beat Central Arkansas 6-3 in Conway, Arkansas. He walked and… Read more »

King breaks up no-hitter with first base hit, RBI for Northeast

February 8, 2018

Colin King of Fairbanks banged out his first base hit in style. The Northeast Community College freshman first baseman broke up a no-hitter with a two-out double in the fourth inning in the second game of a doubleheader against Hesston College in Kansas. King, of Lathrop High fame, is playing for a Northeast team if… Read more »