Monthly Archives: May 2014

Alaskans hit NAIA standard times for Eastern Oregon

May 6, 2014

Alaskans Lucas Updike and Hans Roelle of the Eastern Oregon track and field team each hit NAIA ‘A’ national qualifying standard marks at the different meets in Oregon. That means both guys are headed to the national championships. Updike, of Ketchikan High fame, was the first to punch his ticket after his strong performance at… Read more »

Hobbs benefits from year at Impact, signs with D1 Hartford

May 5, 2014

Jack Hobbs of Anchorage admits he wasn’t ready for college basketball after graduating high school. So he went to the Impact Basketball Academy in Las Vegas and came back a man. The 19-year-old said he improved every aspect of his game. And now the 6-foot-7 forward is headed to the University of Hartford. Hobbs, of… Read more »

Just a freshman, Karnos emerges as Western Nevada workhorse

May 4, 2014

There were bumps and bruises, but in the end Max Karnos came out looking pretty at Western Nevada College. The freshman pitcher from Anchorage won his fifth game in his 12th start and now leads the JC power with 69.1 innings after beating Southern Idaho in the regular-season finale. Karnos, of South High fame, threw… Read more »

Talbot part of record-setting 4xmile relay team for Dartmouth

Silas Talbot of Anchorage ran the race of his life at the 120th annual Penn Relays in Philadelphia, helping his Dartmouth College 4x-mile relay team set a school record. Talbot ran the second leg and clocked a PR time of 4:03 as Dartmouth finished ninth in 16:27, the second-fastest time in New England history. It… Read more »

Miller’s home run helps Mayville win NAIA playoff game

May 3, 2014

Anchorage’s Aaron Miller gave the Mayville State University baseball team back-to-back home runs in a key sixth inning during a 7-6 win over Dickinson State in the opening round of the Frontier Conference Tournament in North Dakota. Mayville trailed 6-3 until the sixth inning when John Cahill and Miller crushed consecutive solo homers. The Comets… Read more »

Wood named all-conference for New Mexico Highlands

Jacki Wood of Anchorage was the lone bright spot for the New Mexico Highlands softball team. The team won only 11 of 50 games, but Wood still managed to make the all-star team for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The junior transfer earned third-team honors in a vote by league coaches in her first year… Read more »