Posts Tagged: Football

Falaniko nets most D1 rushing yards by Alaskan since 2006

October 16, 2017

Ethan Falaniko of Anchorage made the most out of his limited playing time with the University of South Dakota football team and in the process accomplished some state history. The freshman running back finished the final series of the fourth quarter and picked up two first downs to close out a 56-6 victory over Indiana… Read more »

Feckley throws 2 key TDs, sparks Dubuque to much-needed win

October 14, 2017

This season hasn’t exactly been a thing of beauty for Dubuque University quarterback Conor Feckley of Anchorage, but he looked good today against Nebraska Wesleyan. The senior signal caller threw two key touchdowns in the second quarter to help the Spartans pull away in a 42-27 win during NCAA D3 action in Lincoln, Nebraska. The… Read more »

Holley hauls in career-best 75-yard catch-and-run TD in CFL

October 8, 2017

Once he caught the ball in stride, Caleb Holley of Anchorage left the defense in his dust. The second-year wide receiver with the Saskatchewan Roughriders hauled in career-best 75-yard catch-and-run touchdown to highlight a 27-24 win over the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League. Holley, of East High fame, came off the line in… Read more »

Alaska player-of-the-year candidate Snell commits to Montana St

October 4, 2017

Derryk Snell uses his elusive moves to avoid getting tackled on the high school football field, but the Chugiak Mustangs senior scoring machine didn’t need to dance around his college decision. He picked the school that’s been with him since the start: Montana State University. The Alaska player-of-the-year candidate has verbally commitment to the Bobcats… Read more »

Fabulous Fenumiai scores 26th career TD for Western Oregon

October 1, 2017

When it comes to college football players from Alaska, Phillip Fenumiai of Juneau is one of the best. And most versatile. The Western Oregon University senior playmaker is one of the rare Alaskans to accomplish the trifecta on offense by scoring touchdowns as a passer, rusher and receiver. Fenumiai, of Juneau-Douglas High fame, scored his… Read more »

Fa’amasino racks up 12 tackles, forced fumble in SEC country

September 30, 2017

Anchorage’s Lui Fa’amasino played a college football game in front of a crowd big enough to be Alaska’s second-largest city. The New Mexico State starting linebacker traveled to SEC country to face Arkansas before of an announced crowd of 70,727 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fa’amasino, of West High fame, didn’t wilt under the bright lights as… Read more »

Hall makes big play in 2OT, helps Idaho beat South Alabama

September 23, 2017

Ed Hall of Chugiak didn’t have a big game for the Idaho defense, but he made the big play when it mattered most. The junior linebacker assisted on a terrific tackle that stuffed a stud running back in the second overtime, which led to a series of game-changing events that ultimately ended with Idaho beating… Read more »

Take away passing game, and Feckley finds other ways to win

September 16, 2017

Even though he finished third in the country last season with 37 touchdown passes, Conor Feckley of Anchorage isn’t solely a pocket passer. The Dubuque University senior ran in a pair of scores in a 27-24 win over Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. “I have been able to step up in the pocket and sneak… Read more »

McGregor picked defensive player of the week by D3 conference

September 13, 2017

Wasilla’s Cash McGregor was all over the football field for the Macalester College defense during a 23-14 victory over Hamline in St. Paul, Minnesota. He made five tackles, recovered two fumbles, broke up two passes and grabbed an interception in what was his greatest performance for the NCAA D3 school. Just all in the day’s… Read more »

Ilalio plays beautifully in defensive backfield for Sacred Heart

September 12, 2017

As a defensive back, Matt Ilalio of Anchorage is sometimes put on an island for the Sacred Heart University football team. Going one-on-one with receivers is a sink or swim situation, but the coaches trust the 5-foot-9 senior enough to put him in that position. Ilalio buoyed Sacred Heart’s defensive effort in a 38-24 victory… Read more »