Monthly Archives: August 2013

Britt signs with Alcorn State [Basketball]

August 13, 2013

A fabulous freshman season in the NWAACC has catapulted Bobbi Britt of Anchorage to the top of the mountain in college basketball. The 20-year-old wing for Gray’s Harbor College has accepted a scholarship to NCAA D1 Alcorn State, where she will play for head coach Tonya Edwards, a disciple of Tennessee legend Pat Summitt. “They… Read more »

Baker picks up teammate, picks up win [Baseball]

August 11, 2013

It was his day to pitch, but Dylan Baker of Juneau had to take a backseat to a big leaguer on a rehab assignment. It didn’t throw him off his game. Baker came in relief of Josh Tomlin in the third inning and pitched well in 5.1 innings to earn his seventh win of the… Read more »

DeLoach-Soukup still in the mix at Worlds [Track]

August 10, 2013

A change in her takeoff technique didn’t seem to slow down Alaska long jumper Janay DeLoach-Soukup today in Moscow. The 27-year-old former state champion today qualified for the finals at the IAAF World Championships after jumping 21 feet, 5 inches in preliminaries. The finals are tomorrow. DeLoach-Soukup, of Eielson High fame, is the reigning national… Read more »

Way picks up 1st win in 6 weeks [Baseball]

August 7, 2013

Back from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for several weeks, Matt Way of Sitka looked like his old self during last night’s start in the Atlantic League. The Long Island Ducks starter pitched well over five innings, allowing just six hits and one run in an 11-5 victory. He also had five strikeouts en… Read more »

Alaskans there for PC since the start [Football]

August 6, 2013

When Presentation College in South Dakota started its football program in 2011, the NAIA team recruited players from all over the country. But something kept the Saints coming back to The Last Frontier. “That first year when we were starting the program, we were looking high and low for players and we found one in… Read more »

Baker top 10 in Ks, innings in Class A [Baseball]

August 2, 2013

Juneau right-hander Dylan Baker of the Lake County Captains in the Cleveland Indians organization has been one of the best pitchers in Class A this season. He ranks eighth in strikeouts [86] and ninth in innings pitched [109.1]. His 4.03 ERA is fifth among starters with at least 20 starts. Baker is 6-6 on the… Read more »