Posts Tagged: Football

Idaho linebacker Hall snags 2nd interception, reaches 50 tackles

October 28, 2017

Chugiak’s Ed Hall reached the 50-tackle plateau for the second consecutive season with the University of Idaho football team. The junior starting linebacker had five tackles in a 31-23 victory over the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks in Sun Belt Conference action in Moscow, Idaho. Hall, of Eagle River High fame, also snagged his second interception of the… Read more »

Fenumiai runs for TD, throws for TD in same game for 4th time

October 24, 2017

Dual-threat Western Oregon University quarterback Philip Fenumiai of Juneau showed off his versatile skills once again. The senior signal caller accounted for 258 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to help the Wolves to challenge No. 22 Humboldt State before falling 42-32 in NCAA D2 play in Arcata, California. Fenumiai, of Juneau-Douglas fame, scored on a… Read more »

Pili forced into action for USC, to make 1st start at Notre Dame

October 20, 2017

Until recently the plan at the University of Southern California was to redshirt freshman defensive lineman Brandon Pili of Anchorage and give him a year to adjust to major college football. Not anymore. Forced into action after the Trojans suffered multiple injuries at his position, Pili is the last man standing and will start at… Read more »

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 »