Posts Tagged: Football

Holley hauls in most receiving yards since 2017 in CFL

August 17, 2019

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley stepped into a time machine for the Ottawa Redblacks and delivered his most receiving yards since 2017 in the Canadian Football League. The fourth-year wide receiver made five receptions and racked up 83 yards in a 21-7 loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Week 9 of the season. His 83-yard effort tied… Read more »

Recent Idaho grad Hall receives Big Sky Scholar-Athlete Award

July 13, 2019

Former University of Idaho football star Ed Hall of Eagle River has received the 2018-19 Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award. The recent graduate wrapped up his career with the Vandals with a number of accolades. He earned Football Championships Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team honors in the fall and picked up his second… Read more »

Denver Broncos select Schlereth, Kuper among all-time Top 100

July 5, 2019

In celebration of the NFL’s 100th season, the Denver Broncos announced their all-time Top 100 Team. The list included Hall of Famers, Super Bowl MVPs and two guys from Alaska. Anchorage’s Mark Schlereth and Chris Kuper were among 15 offensive linemen and just six guards honored among the franchise’s greatest players. Schlereth, of Service High… Read more »

Holley passes 1,500 career yards in Canadian Football League

June 15, 2019

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley hauled in five receptions for 55 yards in his first game with the Ottawa Redblacks in a 32-28 victory over the Calgary Stampede on opening weekend in the Canadian Football League. The fourth-year wide receiver surpassed the 1,500-yard mark for his career. Holley, of East High fame, now has 114 catches for… Read more »

Makihele takes it upon himself to get in front of D1 coaches

June 13, 2019

In search of a NCAA D1 scholarship, Alani Makihele of Anchorage will spend much of his summer out of state. With no college football team in Alaska, he doesn’t have a choice. Exposure is tough to come by for high school players from 907. If college coaches don’t see you up close and personal, they… Read more »

Holley looks to rejuvenate career with Ottawa RedBlacks in CFL

June 1, 2019

It didn’t take long for Caleb Holley of Anchorage to establish himself with his new Canadian Football League team. He caught the first pass on the Ottawa RedBlacks’ first offensive play of the preseason, turning a 30-yard reception into a 62-yard gain in a 25-21 loss to Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Canadian Football League. Holley,… Read more »

Holley inks new deal with Ottawa of Canadian Football League

February 14, 2019

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley is on the move in the Canadian Football League. The 28-year-old wide receiver has joined the Ottawa Redblacks after signing a one-year contract. The 2019 season will be his fourth year in the league. He spent the previous three seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. In 33 games, he racked up 109 receptions… Read more »

Sio stays home, still signs with Oregon State to play in Pac-12

February 7, 2019

Anchorage’s Thomas Sio took the old-fashioned way to the Pac-12 Conference. At a time when many Alaska high school standouts are leaving to pursue national exposure in the Lower 48, the state’s No. 1 college prospect stayed home. And a Power 5 school like Oregon State University still found him. Sio, of Bartlett High fame,… Read more »

Overbaugh kicks off inaugural AAF season with Atlanta Legends

February 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Jeff Overbaugh was the 11th Alaskan to play in the NFL, but he’s going to be the first to play in the Alliance of American Football. The 25-year-old long snapper with the Atlanta Legends will be on the field Saturday for opening night of the AAF’s inaugural season. The 8-team league kicks off this… Read more »

With Poly Bowl nod, Fa’amasino steps out of big bro’s shadow

January 17, 2019

As flattered as Anchorage’s Niko Fa’amasino is to be compared to his older brother, he really wants to forge his own path. “I want to make a name for myself and not only be known as Lui’s little brother,” he told me. “Not that there is anything wrong with it, but some people expect me… Read more »