Monthly Archives: October 2011

All Miles does is score touchdowns (Football)

October 23, 2011

Kenai’s Brandon Miles scored his sixth touchdown in eight games, but it couldn’t save No. 20 Bemidji State University from a 49-21 loss to the University of Mary in NCAA D2 football action.

Cavanaugh wins twice in opener (Swimming)

October 22, 2011

Anchorage’s Meghan Cavanaugh of the Northwestern University swim team kicked off her senior season in victorious fashion, picking up a relay and individual win. She swam the third leg in the 200-yard medley relay as Northwestern finished with a half-second victory. Later she won the 100 butterfly in 56.48. Cavanaugh, of East High fame, helped… Read more »

Kelter uses her head in victory (Soccer)

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter of the University of Wisconsin women’s soccer team is a bruising midfielder known for her physical style on the pitch. But in the air she is as graceful as they come. The all-conference midfielder continues to be a force with her noggin, scoring her fourth career goal on a header in… Read more »

Butcher to be honored Sunday (Soccer)

October 21, 2011

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been four years, but Anchorage’s Carly Butcher is about to play her final home game for the University of Southern California women’s soccer team Sunday. Butcher, of South High fame, will be among a group of players honored on Senior Day in the team’s home finale against Pac-12… Read more »

Carver collects first assist of season (Soccer)

Normally a finisher, Soldotna striker Blaine Carver of the Seattle Pacific University men’s soccer team showed that he can share the ball too. The sophomore collected his first assist of the season yesterday in a 5-0 win over the University of Mary in NCAA D2 action in Seattle. Carver earned a helper on the fourth… Read more »

Alaskans key Peninsula’s 15-0 start (Soccer)

October 19, 2011

The Peninsula College men’s soccer team tonight won its 15th consecutive NWAACC game of the season and goalkeeper Jared Wilson of Anchorage earned another clean sheet. The 6-foot-2 sophomore earned his league-leading ninth shutout in a 4-0 win over Bellevue in Port Angeles, Wash. Peninsula College is outscoring opponents 59-6 this year. Wilson, of East… Read more »

Ferrin, Chapman U. make history (Volleyball)

It was 1994 and the Chapman University volleyball team was coming off one of its best seasons in school history, winning 23 matches at the NCAA D3 level. That year the Orange, Calif., school moved up to D2 and fans probably figured another 20-win season was around the corner. But it didn’t happen for 17… Read more »

Dunbar 8th in Pre-National race (Running)

October 18, 2011

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar of the University of Portland led the 12th-ranked Pilots at the 2011 NCAA Pre-National meet over the weekend in Terra Haute, Ind. The junior finished eighth out of 296 of the top D1 runners in the country, covering the 8K race in 24:15. The winning time was 23:55.

Campbell, DU control destiny (Soccer)

The University of Denver women’s soccer team – anchored by all-conference goalkeeper Lara Campbell of Anchorage – surrendered its first goal in 553 minutes after Florida International scored a stunning 1-0 victory over the weekend. The streak was snapped in the 87th minute on a beautiful cross to the back post. Campbell, of South High… Read more »

Public voting begins Nov. 1 (Hall of Fame)

October 17, 2011

Got an opinion who should be the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Vote on it. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will begin public voting Nov. 1 for the Class of 2012. Ballots will be available on our homepage. The deadline is Nov. 30 at midnight. The accumulative public vote is the equivalent to the… Read more »