Posts Tagged: Football

Holley matches last year’s TD total in CFL in quarter of the time

July 30, 2017

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley returned to the football field for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and made an immediate impact. The 26-year-old wide receiver had missed the previous three games with a left shoulder injury, the same side he injured during training camp. Holley, of East High fame, finished with two catches for 25 yards and a touchdown… Read more »

Holley catches first TD in Saskatchewan’s new stadium

July 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley hauled in the first touchdown catch in the new home for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The second-year wide receiver caught an 18-yard scoring strike in the first quarter of a 43-40 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Week 2 Canadian Football League game was played in front of a sellout crowd… Read more »

Do-everything Augafa signs with Hawaii football as safety

June 29, 2017

He played both sides of the football in high school and junior college, but Anchorage’s Justice Augafa will have to focus on defense when he gets to the University of Hawaii. The hard-hitting 5-foot-11, 205-pounder out of Los Angeles Harbor College in California signed with the NCAA D1 FBS school of the Mountain West Conference… Read more »

Hard work in class helps Fehoko land Kansas State scholarship

June 23, 2017

His football skills got the attention of coaches at Kansas State University, but it was how Tevita Fehoko of Anchorage performed in the classroom that landed him a scholarship offer. Committing to academic achievement made all the difference for the 6-foot-3, 320-pound defensive lineman out of City College of San Francisco. Fehoko, of West High… Read more »

Holley grabs five catches for 55 yards for Saskatchewan in CFL

June 22, 2017

Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Caleb Holley of Anchorage hauled in a catch on 5-of-6 pass attempts in the game of the of the season in the Canadian Football League. In the 17-16 loss to the Montreal Alouettes the 6-foot-4, 200-pounder finished with 55 yards, helping him eclipse the 700-yard receiving mark in 12 career games…. Read more »

After soaring at Mendocino, Perdue rewarded with leap to D1

June 2, 2017

Ryan Perdue of Fairbanks helped the Mendocino College football team enjoy one of its best seasons in the last decade, and his reward was an opportunity at a NCAA D1 school. The speedy wide receiver posted on Twitter that he is headed to Mississippi Valley State of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. “Right when I touched… Read more »

Green to join LTU football program that’s taken off last 70 years

May 4, 2017

Lawrence Technological University hasn’t fielded a football team since the 1940s, but the school is getting back on the gridiron. And Anchorage’s Ryan Green wants to be part of it. The all-state linebacker signed with the NAIA school in Southfield, Michigan, and is eager to be part of something brand new. “I loved the fact… Read more »

Toomey among Saint John’s players named to honor society

April 15, 2017

The college football season has been finished for months, but the accolades keep rolling in for Saint John’s University senior punter Griffin Toomey of Anchorage. He was one of 18 football players from his school recently named to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society. A total of 1,089… Read more »

Gooman-Ranion signs with University of Saint Mary football

March 5, 2017

Shayden Gooman-Ranion is from Anchorage with family roots in Hawaii, but he’ll always have love for Texas. That’s because although he represented Alaska at the National Underclassmen Combine & Showcase, he ended up playing for Texas in the Texas vs World Senior Football Classic. From there, he landed an offer from the University of Saint… Read more »

From East to Maryland, Dinkins now on his way to Howard

February 1, 2017

Even though Anchorage’s Saevon Dinkins moved to Maryland for his senior year of high school, he never stopped thinking of himself as an Alaskan. He kept his 907 cell number. He stayed in touch with his childhood buddies. He remembered the struggles of being so far away from the rest of the country. “I am… Read more »