Posts Tagged: Football

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 »

Hall collects 13 tackles, first career pick for Idaho defense

September 10, 2017

UNLV brings out the best in Idaho football player Ed Hall of Chugiak. Last year, he registered a career-high 15 tackles against the Rebels. This year, he had 13 tackles and his first career interception. The junior linebacker’s pick came in the second quarter of a 44-16 loss at Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho. His… Read more »

Holley hauls in season-high 75 yards for CFL’s Saskatchewan

September 9, 2017

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley played his first game for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in a month and rust didn’t seem to play a factor in his performance on the field. The second-year receiver racked up a season-high 75 yards on four receptions in a 48-28 loss to Winnipeg in the Canadian Football League. Holley, of East High… Read more »