Posts Tagged: Soccer

Stanley strikes gold as Colorado Mines wins in 95th minute

September 21, 2018

Anchorage’s Talon Stanley scored the golden goal in overtime for the Colorado School of Mines men’s soccer team as the Orediggers took a 2-1, overtime thriller from Colorado State-Pueblo in Colorado. In the 95th minute, Stanley found the ball near midfield and took off on a breakaway. He let loose two steps inside the 18-yard… Read more »

With 20 goals and 10 assists, VanOrd reaches 50th career point

September 18, 2018

Anchorage’s Danielle VanOrd reached a trifecta of milestones for the Lane Community College women’s soccer team in Eugene, Oregon. The sophomore striker has joined the 20-goal, 10-assist and 50-point club in 26 career NWAC games. VanOrd, of Bartlett High fame, ranks seventh in the conference with seven goals and fourth with 15 points in seven… Read more »

Thompson first Washington State keeper to earn assist since ’15

September 12, 2018

Nikiski’s Rachel Thompson made her debut with the Washington State University women’s soccer team and became the first goalkeeper in three years to register a point. The junior transfer was subbed into the game in the 73rd minute and four minutes later punted the ball 60 yards in the air that led to a goal… Read more »

Hull’s career night lifts Concordia Wisconsin to first victory

September 11, 2018

Wasilla’s Ally Hull came to the soccer field with the mindset to be more aggressive and wound up having the greatest offensive night of her career. The Concordia University sophomore midfielder netted two goals and added an assist to fuel a 4-1 win over Lake Forest College in NCAA D3 action in Mequon, Wisconsin. “I… Read more »

Stanley picks up first 2 assists to help Mines beat East Bay

September 10, 2018

Anchorage’s Talon Stanley proved to be the ultimate table setter for the Colorado School of Mines men’s soccer team in a 5-0 win over Cal State East Bay in NCAA D2 action in Hayward, California. In just the ninth minute the sophomore midfielder turned the match on its head with back-to-back assists in an 81-second… Read more »

Curro nets game-winning goal for Pacific on breakaway special

September 7, 2018

Once James Curro of Anchorage gets ahead of the defense on the soccer field, the track star comes out. The Pacific University forward used his sprinter speed to help him score a breakaway goal in the 47th minute of a 3-0 win over Wisconsin Lutheran in Forest Grove, Oregon. The sophomore scored the first of… Read more »

Touray’s hot start sets up Tacoma for success now, himself later

September 6, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray is thriving in Tacoma. The sophomore striker with the Tacoma Community College soccer team ranks second in the NWAC in both goals (6) and points (14) through the first seven games. He recently had his career-high six-game points streak snapped. “I love scoring goals and am happy that I’m able to help… Read more »

Marks nets first college goal on first shot for Barry University

August 31, 2018

Freshman Grace Marks of Fairbanks made a fabulous first impression for the Barry University Buccaneers. The 5-foot-7 forward needed just four minutes to notch her first goal after coming into the game as a substitute. Marks, of West Valley High fame, entered in the 34th minute with her team ahead 2-0 and by the 38th… Read more »

Former West High stars Touray, Konjuhi reunite at Tacoma CC

August 24, 2018

Once teammates in high school, Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray and Gezim Konjuhi have reunited at Tacoma Community College. And the results are pretty much the same. Touray and Konjuhi, of West High fame, were one of the most prolific 1-2 punches in 2016 in the Cook Inlet Conference and now they are delivering big offensive numbers… Read more »

Wilson makes immediate impact as transfer to Sacramento State

August 13, 2018

If playing time is any indication of how much a coach trusts a player, then Anchorage’s Mia Wilson may never come off the field for her new team at Sacramento State. The junior transfer played all 90 minutes in her debut with the Hornets and was one of three players to stay on the field… Read more »