Monthly Archives: April 2011

Schoenborn hits second homer (Softball)

April 23, 2011

Members of the University of Minnesota-Crookston softball team will probably see Wayne State pitcher Katie Goetzinger in their nightmares. Everyone except Anchorage’s Rachel Schoenborn. Goetzinger dominated a doubleheader by fanning 13 in a 7-0 victory before coming in relief to earn the save in a 5-4 win, stretching Wayne State’s home winning streak to 24… Read more »

Edwards fourth at Big South (Track)

Just call Liberty University the decathlon capital of the Big South Conference. The school has won the individual title seven times in the last 11 years, and Anchorage’s Drew Edwards could be next. The 6-foot junior finished fourth at the conference championship for the second consecutive season, collecting 6,041 points. He was more than 800… Read more »

Stony Brook turns to Anderson (Volleyball)

April 22, 2011

The Stony Brook University volleyball team ranked last in blocking and second-to-last in opponent’s hitting percentage in the America East Conference last season. In need of a defensive stopper, the Seawolves turned to Anchorage’s Katie Anderson. The 6-foot-3 middle blocker will provide Stony Brook’s frontline with some added punch as the team looks to bounce… Read more »

Cobb to train with U20 Nationals (Soccer)

Chugiak’s Kelly Cobb was one of seven forwards invited to the U.S. Under-20 women’s national team training camp this weekend in Los Angeles. Cobb, of Cook Inlet Velocity fame, is one of 26 players called in by head coach April Heinrichs as the Americans continue to prepare for qualifying for the 2012 U-20 Women’s World… Read more »

Heun ready to rumble (Mixed Martial Arts)

April 21, 2011

Now that his college football career is finished, former University of Hawaii standout Jake Heun of Anchorage can focus on the next chapter of his life. Fighting. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound heavyweight with the reputation for being a wild man on and off the field is back in Alaska for the first time in two years… Read more »

Madden at home in Double-A (Baseball)

April 15, 2011

Anchorage’s Corey Madden pitched in a Double-A baseball game for the first time in his six-year professional career recently for the Jacksonville Suns, bringing him a step closer to the major leagues. And although it marks a promotion, Madden doesn’t look at it that way because he believes he’s where he should be. In fact… Read more »

Griffin’s 24 keys Game 2 win (Basketball)

April 14, 2011

After leaving Game 1 of the Hungarian League Finals with a reported injury, Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin returned for Game 2. And this time she put a hurtin’ on her opponent. Griffin pumped in 24 points to lead the way for MiZo Pecs in a 78-68 victory over MKB Euroleasing, allowing the regular-season champions to… Read more »

Carver gets off, gets injured (Soccer)

April 12, 2011

Soldotna striker Blaine Carver of Seattle Pacific University showed flashes of brilliance in a spring exhibition match against the University of Portland, a perennial national power. The reigning Great Northwest Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year tallied two assists to fuel a 2-1 upset victory on the road. It wasn’t all good, though. Carver left… Read more »

Winczura shows all-around talent (Gymnastics)

Lots of gymnasts are specialists, but only a few are skilled enough in all four events to compete in the all-around. So to finish among the all-around leaders at the 2011 USAG Collegiate Nationals is a remarkable accomplishment. Welcome to Amy Winczura‘s world. The Texas Woman’s University sophomore from Eagle River earned her first All-America… Read more »