Posts Tagged: Soccer

Lewis on signing with Swedish pro team: “I achieved my dreams”

March 5, 2019

The game of soccer has taken Ariela Lewis of Anchorage all over the country and now the prolific playmaker is headed to Sweden. The former Alabama State University star has signed a professional contract with Skövde KIK of the country’s premier Norra Götaland League. “I finally get to say I made it, to say I… Read more »

Like father, like son: Froehle headed to United Soccer League

February 27, 2019

Twenty years after his dad played in the United Soccer League, Anchorage’s Lorenzo Froehle is headed down the same path. The 21-year-old midfielder currently playing at NCAA D1 Manhattan College in New York has signed with the Albuquerque Sol of USL League Two. Froehle, of Bartlett High fame, is coming off a redshirt season last… Read more »

Touray caps super season, named top men’s player in NWAC

December 6, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray turned in a historic soccer season in the NWAC and the NWAC turned him into its top player. The Tacoma Community College sophomore has been named NWAC men’s soccer player of the year after an awesome offensive season that saw him bag a school-record 25 goals – the fifth highest single-season total… Read more »

Touray bags 25th goal to ice Tacoma’s 2-0 win in NWAC final

November 15, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray had the best weekend. Not only did he help the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team win the NWAC championship, he solidified his place in the history book among the conference’s greatest goal scorers. The former Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year put the finishing touches on Tacoma’s 2-0 win over Whatcom… Read more »

Heil’s goal in 82nd minute lifts Embry-Riddle to Cal Pac title

November 14, 2018

A two-time state champion in Alaska, Erica Heil of Anchorage summoned her big-game background to bail out the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s soccer team in the California Pacific Conference title game. The junior playmaker scored a breakaway goal in the 82nd minute to provide the Eagles with a 1-0 win over the University of California-Merced… Read more »

Touray, VanOrd, Straub repeat as NWAC All-Star selections

November 9, 2018

After he netted the most goals in the Northwest Athletic Conference since 2013, Bubacar Touray of Anchorage scored West Region MVP honors. The Tacoma Community College sophomore striker leads the league with 23 goals and 51 points in 21 games heading into the NWAC playoffs. Touray was joined on the NWAC All-Star Teams by fellow… Read more »

Thompson named Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week for WSU

October 31, 2018

Fresh off helping the Washington State University women’s soccer team earn a draw against the defending NCAA champions, junior goalkeeper Rachel Thompson of Nikiski was rewarded by the conference. She was named Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week for the second time this season. Thompson matched a career high with nine saves in a 1-1 tie… Read more »

After a career of setting up others, Sims finally getting hers

October 19, 2018

Anchorage’s Kayla Sims has made a career out of setting up others for success, but this year she’s calling her own number a little more often. The senior setter has hammered home a career-high kill total for the season while continuing to lead The Master’s University volleyball team in assists. The All-American is also on… Read more »

Touray just 18th NWAC men’s player since 2003 to net 20 goals

October 17, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray made NWAC history for the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team as he became just the 18th player since 2003 to score 20 goals in a season. It’s only happened three times since 2014. The former Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year extended his five-game scoring streak after netting an unassisted goal… Read more »

NWAC soccer game features seven Alaska women on same field

October 11, 2018

The Lane Community College women’s soccer team earned a 5-0 victory over Southwestern Oregon Community College in the NWAC, but the real winner was the state of Alaska. That’s because the game featured seven players from the 907. Leading the way was Anchorage’s Danielle VanOrd, who scored a pair of goals and was one of… Read more »