Posts Tagged: Soccer

Nichols accepts scholarship to Highline College in Washington

January 28, 2018

Most high school athletes when they get to college struggled to cope with the speed, power and pace of the game at the next level. Anchorage’s Savannah Nichols doesn’t think that’ll be a problem. “I think one thing that’ll really help me excel in college is how physical I am. College soccer gets very aggressive… Read more »

Embry-Riddle, Heil haven’t allowed a goal in last 12 games

November 13, 2017

Anchorage’s Erica Heil and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s soccer team capped a perfect showing in the California Pacific Conference with a league title. The team didn’t just win all 10 games – eight during the regular season and two more in the postseason tournament. The Eagles didn’t surrender a goal. Heil, of Dimond High… Read more »

VanOrd ends phenom freshman season for Lane CC in Oregon

November 5, 2017

Anchorage’s Danielle VanOrd saw her seven-game point streak come to an end for the Lane Community College women’s soccer team in Eugene, Oregon. The freshman forward was held scoreless for first time in a month as Lane suffered a 3-0 season-ending loss to Peninsula in the quarterfinals of the NWAC Championships in Tukwila, Washington. VanOrd,… Read more »

Three Alaskans part of Southern Oregon soccer conference title

October 30, 2017

Anchorage’s Paul Matyas has been with the Southern Oregon University men’s soccer team since 2015 when the program was started from scratch. He wanted to be part of history and made it this weekend. The Raiders captured their first Cascade Conference regular-season championship and earned an automatic bid in the NAIA National Tournament with a… Read more »

Alaskans accounting for 47 percent of Lane soccer team’s offense

October 12, 2017

Whenever the Lane Community College women’s soccer team scores a goal, chances are an Alaskan played a role in making it happen. The Titans feature four freshmen starters from The Last Frontier, including leading scorer Danielle VanOrd from Anchorage. Overall, Alaskans have produced 47 percent of the team’s total offense with 33 of 71 points…. Read more »

NCAA’s active career goals, points leader is Anchorage’s Lewis

October 11, 2017

Ariela Lewis of Anchorage has scored more goals and racked up more assists than any other player in NCAA D1 women’s soccer. The Alabama State University senior striker is the country’s career leader with 53 goals and 134 points. She ranks fourth with 28 assists. Lewis, of Dimond High fame, has continued her scoring spree… Read more »

Touray continues to pepper keepers, bags 5th goal for Tacoma

October 5, 2017

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray isn’t afraid to take his shot for the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team. The freshman midfielder leads his team and ranks seventh in the NWAC with 30 shots. He’s also his team’s best offensive weapon. Touray, of West High fame, bagged his fifth goal in a 2-0 win over Belluvue College… Read more »

Southern Oregon remains undefeated when Waite scores a goal

September 30, 2017

Anchorage’s Aislinn Waite is a lucky charm for the Southern Oregon University women’s soccer team. The sophomore midfielder scored the game-winning goal in the 68th minute to secure a 1-0 win over Northwest Christian in Springfield, Oregon. Waite, of Service High fame, has two goals on five shots on net this year for the NAIA… Read more »

Lewis coping with life on ASU soccer team without twin sister

September 22, 2017

For the first time in her life, Anchorage’s Ariela Lewis is playing soccer without her twin sister. “I played with Aaliyah for 18 years and to not have her on the pitch is sad,” Ariela told me. “She was my better half – except when we went one-on-one.” Together, they made up the NCAA’s top… Read more »

Touray nets fourth goal of the season for Tacoma CC soccer

September 18, 2017

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray vowed to reward the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team for being the only NWAC school to recruit him. He has lived up to his word. Touray, of West High fame, leads the team with four goals and eight points in eight games after scoring in a 2-1 win over Bellevue College… Read more »