Monthly Archives: September 2014

Querin assists on game-winning header for Colorado Mesa

September 30, 2014

The defending RMAC tournament champion Colorado Mesa University men’s soccer team needed a boost. The Mavericks were stuck in a 1-1 tie with one-win Adams State University with only 15 minutes before the final whistle before Oliver Querin of Palmer came to the rescue. The senior defender set up the winning goal in the 75th… Read more »

Burghart makes consolation finals at EWU Fall Classic

September 29, 2014

Rendell Burghart of Anchorage trusted his booming baseline game at the Eastern Washington University Fall Classic, using big forehands and backhands to make a strong showing to the start of his tennis season. Playing on his home court, the EWU sophomore thrived in the three-day tournament by winning two singles matches, losing another in three… Read more »

Horn celebrates start of basketball season in Germany

September 28, 2014

It may not feel like basketball season quite yet, but the season started in Germany and Alysa Horn of Kodiak celebrated with a big game. The second-year pro bagged a career-high 27 points to lead her new German team Osnabruck to a 64-32 victory over Opladen in second division Bundesliga play. The 6-foot forward sank… Read more »

Pendleton sets up game winner for Northern State

September 27, 2014

Normally just a reliable defender, Anchorage’s Bobbye Pendleton showed off her offensive side for the Northern State women’s soccer team. The sophomore defender assisted on the game-wining goal in a 2-1 victory over Wayne State in NCAA D2 action in South Dakota. Pendleton, of Dimond High fame, started the winning play in the 50th minute…. Read more »

Talbot turns in another strong 8K at Battle in Beantown

Silas Talbot of Anchorage extended his streak of running an 8K in fewer than 25 minutes. But barely. The Dartmouth University cross-country runner pushed his streak to eight after he clocked a time of 24:59 to finish 27th out of 200 runners at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown in Boston. Talbot, of Service High fame,… Read more »

Arlow keys killer comeback for Sterling College spikers

September 26, 2014

Palmer’s Jenna Arlow handed out eight of her career-high 50 assists in the deciding fifth set to help Sterling College record a remarkable victory over Bethel College in Kansas. Down 2-0, Sterling stormed back to win the final three sets by a 65-51 scoring margin. Arlow’s sensational play at setter led the way, orchestrating an… Read more »

Naylor nets first goal for Concordia in wild scorefest

September 25, 2014

Zac Naylor of Anchorage scored his first goal with his new team, chipping in as Concordia University beat College of Idaho 7-4 victory in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. The junior transfer found the back of the net in the 41st minute to make it 4-2. Naylor, of South High fame, has started five of six… Read more »

Leigh’s 16 kills propel Quinnipiac volleyball to win

September 24, 2014

Palmer’s Allison killed it tonight. The Quinnipiac University volleyball star hammered 16 kills and crushed a .324 attack percentage in a five-set win over Fairleigh Dickinson in NCAA D1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action in New Jersey. She finished one kill shy of her career high of 17 set last season against Manhattan. Leigh, of… Read more »

Williams wins first college doubles title in Oklahoma

September 23, 2014

Alaska isn’t necessarily known for producing top-notch college tennis talent, but Whitney Williams of Anchorage is changing that perception. The freshman at Abilene Christian University won a women’s doubles title at the University of Oklahoma Fall Invitational. This was just her second college event. Williams teamed with Carli Knezevich to go 3-0 in the Switzer… Read more »

Toomey named MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week

September 22, 2014

He didn’t score a touchdown, make a tackle or rush the ball, but Griffin Toomey of Anchorage was arguably the player of the game for the Saint John’s football team. The sophomore punter routinely pinned Concordia deep in its own territory with booming kicks in a 23-14 loss in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener…. Read more »