Monthly Archives: November 2011

Baxter forfeits title at Augsburg (Wrestling)

November 20, 2011

St. John’s University senior Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks finished second in the 197-pound weight class at the Augsburg Open in Minneapolis. Baxter, of West Valley fame, competed in the more premier gold bracket. The top-ranked wrestler in NCAA D3 at 184 pounds, Baxter bumped up a weight class and won his first three matches to… Read more »

Randall 8th in World Cup opener (Skiing)

November 19, 2011

Today in Norway, Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall turned in her career best non-sprint finish for a World Cup race with an eighth-place showing in the women’s 10K freestyle. “The plan was to just put a bib on and race, and not think too much about it,” Randall told the U.S. Ski Team’s website. Randall, of East… Read more »

Cobb bags record, Duke advances (Soccer)

November 18, 2011

Already arguably the best freshman in the history of the Duke University women’s soccer team, Kelly Cobb of Chugiak cemented her legacy today. The fabulous freshman netted an assist in a 3-1 win over the University of Georgia, helping lift the No. 3 Blue Devils into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Cobb, of… Read more »

Wilson pumps in 26 in blowout (Basketball)

Senior guard Deray Wilson of Anchorage scored a game-high 26 points tonight for the Adams State College men’s basketball team. It came in a 96-77 victory over Rocky Mountain College at the Carroll College Classic in Helena, Mont. The Grizzlies shot 62 percent on 40-of-65 shooting.

Hanson nabs fourth at Bison Open (Wrestling)

A year after sitting out as a redshirt, Randy Hanson of Bethel is making up for lost time with the University of Minnesota wresting team. The freshman won four of six matches to work his way through the consolation bracket en route to a fourth-place in the 133-pound weight class at the recent Bison Open… Read more »

Ferrin an All-American again (Volleyball)

What a year it was for Anchorage’s Kate Ferrin. The junior starter with the Chapman University volleyball team earned AVCA D3 All-American Team honors for the second time after a record-breaking season. Ferrin, of Grace Christian fame, drilled a school record 440 kills – just two better than the previous mark. “I barely got it,”… Read more »

Proctor named MVP of the DAC (Football)

November 16, 2011

Valley City State University football player Theo Proctor of Anchorage has been named Most Valuable Player of the Dakota Athletic Conference. The senior wide receiver accounted for 13 touchdowns in 10 games, leading Valley City State to a 9-1 record and a berth in the NAIA playoffs. It’s the first time in 10 years that… Read more »

Frey ‘the man’ vs. Air Force (Swimming)

After watching Alaska’s Jeff Frey win four events for the University of Wyoming men’s team, Cowboys coach Tom Johnson didn’t mince his words. “Jeff Frey was just a man today,” he told the school’s website. “He is really coming into himself in his sophomore year.” Frey, of Wasilla High fame, won two individual events [50… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome pumps in 17 (Basketball)

November 15, 2011

He set the tone early and by the end of the night Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome had his highest scoring night for Angelina College. The freshman guard scored his team’s first seven points en route to a 17-point performance in a 105-65 runaway win over Lonestar College-Tomball. Sherman-Newsome, of Bartlett High fame, keyed his breakout night… Read more »

Wilson, PC advance to NWAACC semis (Soccer)

Sophomore goalkeeper Jared Wilson of Anchorage keyed the top-ranked Peninsula College men’s soccer team’s 5-0 victory in the quarterfinals of the NWAAC Tournament, collecting his league-leading 12th shutout in 20 games this season.