Monthly Archives: September 2011

Alaskans on No. 1-ranked team lose (Football)

September 12, 2011

Defending NAIA national champion Carroll College suffered its first loss of the season, falling to unranked and visiting Eastern Oregon 44-31 in Helena, Mont. The team features three Alaskans with championship rings, including starting defensive end Noah McWilliams of Homer. McWilliams, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound junior, registered six tackles in the loss. Half of his tackles… Read more »

Manumaleuna, BYU shine on defense (Football)

September 11, 2011

Few college football teams travel to Austin, Texas and beat the Longhorns. BYU and Anchorage’s Ethan Manumaleuna nearly did. The junior starting lineman was part of a terrific defensive effort by the Cougars in a 17-16 loss that came down to the fourth quarter. Manumaleuna, of East High fame, made four solo tackles. The 6-foot-2,… Read more »

Campbell shuts out Colorado (Soccer)

After missing the first four games of the season with an injury, Lara Campbell of Anchorage appears to be back to her good ‘ol self for the University of Denver women’s soccer team. The junior goalkeeper notched her 19th career shutout after Denver blanked archrival Colorado 1-0 in the championship game of the Colorado Cup… Read more »

Miles scores on first touch (Football)

September 10, 2011

Kenai’s Brandon Miles helped Bemidji State University win a wild OT thriller today to give its coach his 100th career win. Miles scored the first time he touched the ball on a 9-yard TD run in the fourth quarter on a day when Bemidji State needed every point in a 30-27 upset of No. 16… Read more »

Cobb’s 2 Gs, 3 As sets Duke record (Soccer)

September 9, 2011

Alaska’s Kelly Cobb did something tonight it takes some players an entire season to do. Actually she did something no other Duke University freshman has ever done. She posted a record seven-point night – that’s right, the fabulous forward bagged 2 goals and 3 assists to help No. 6 Duke stomp Texas A&M 7-2 in… Read more »

Kelter scores, keeps Wisconsin rolling (Soccer)

September 8, 2011

One week she’s training with the national women’s hockey team, the next week she’s scoring goals for the University of Wisconsin soccer team. So is the life of Eagle River’s Alev Kelter. Kelter today found the net for the first time this season – and the sixth time in her college career – to help… Read more »

Kuper named Broncos captain (Football)

Sixth-year NFL veteran Chris Kuper of Anchorage has been named a team captain for the Denver Broncos. The 6-foot-4, 303-pounder is one of the best offensive linemen in the league, having allowed just 10 sacks over his last 57 starts. Kuper, of Dimond High fame, is entering his fifth season as the team’s starting right… Read more »

Stonebraker nets fourth career goal (Soccer)

September 7, 2011

Anchorage’s Tricia Stonebraker had taken more shots than any other player on the Loyola Chicago women’s soccer team so you knew it was only a matter of time before she found the net. The sophomore midfielder scored her first goal of the season in the 78th minute to cap a 4-0 victory over Northern Iowa… Read more »

Butcher gets USC back on track (Soccer)

September 6, 2011

After opening the season with three straight losses, the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has caught fire. The Women of Troy have won three straight, keyed by the play of senior midfielder Carly Butcher of Anchorage. Butcher, of South High fame, helped USC beat Purdue and No. 17 Illinois during the Illini/Boilermaker Cup… Read more »