Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rumley playing the best tennis of her career for Grinnell

September 21, 2014

Julia Rumley of Anchorage has been unbeatable lately for the Grinnell College tennis team. The junior has won her last four doubles matches to go with a 4-0 record in singles for the NCAA D3 team in Iowa. In doubles, a new partner has made all the difference. After she lost her first four matches,… Read more »

Lujan, South Dakota State win Beef Bowl

September 20, 2014

The good times continue to roll for South Dakota State quarterback Zach Lujan of Anchorage. The sophomore transfer threw a pair of touchdown passes in a 41-3 victory over Wisconsin-Oshkosh before a home crowd of 13,731 fans at the annual Beef Bowl. Lujan completed 13-of-19 passes, including scoring strikes of 38 yards [first quarter] and… Read more »

Cobb sets up two goals in four minutes for Duke

Kelly Cobb of Chugiak is usually the one scoring goals for the Duke University women’s soccer team. This time, though, she was the one setting up her teammates. The senior striker collected two helpers in a 3-0 victory at Pittsburgh in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener. Cobb, of Chugiak High fame, set up her first… Read more »

Bulawa scores fourth career goal for Colorado Mines

September 19, 2014

With a record conference winning streak on the line, the Colorado School of Mines women’s soccer team needed a fast start against Colorado State-Pueblo. And Chugiak’s Kendra Bulawa provided the spark. The senior defender converted a rebound off a corner kick in the 24th minute for the game’s first goal as Mines won 4-1 in… Read more »

Just a freshman, Topf already top setter for SUNY Potsdam

September 18, 2014

When State University of New York at Potsdam needed a new setter, the Bears turned to Rachel Topf of Eagle River. Just a freshman, she has responded like a veteran. Topf leads the team in assists and is only one of two players to play in all 44 sets this year for the 5-6 Bears… Read more »

Talbot just misses victory at Dartmouth Invitational

September 17, 2014

Two-sport star Silas Talbot of Anchorage continues to deliver remarkable results for Dartmouth University. After a stellar ski season, the senior standout has carried over that success to cross-country running and he nearly won the Dartmouth Invitational in New Hampshire. Talbot finished second out of 81 runners, just missing a victory in the 8-K race… Read more »

Toomey pinning opponents inside the 20 for Saint John’s

September 15, 2014

Teams that score a lot of points don’t keep their punters busy, yet when Griffith Toomey’s name is called he usually delivers for the Saint John’s University football team. The Anchorage punter was named to the all-conference team as a freshman last year and he has had a punt downed inside the opponent’s 20-yard line… Read more »

McLaren climbs all-time TD passing list at NCAA D3 school

September 14, 2014

University of Minnesota Morris quarterback Caleb McLaren of Delta Junction inched closer to etching his name in the record book once again. Already the NCAA D3 school’s single-game record holder with 412 yards, the second-year starter tossed his 20th career touchdown pass over the weekend and now needs only two more to move into the… Read more »

Pasquale breaks 8K barrier at Border Battle

Chris Pasquale of Anchorage led the Viterbo University men’s cross country squad to a third-place finish at the inaugural Border Battle Invitational in Wisconsin. The junior placed seventh out of 80 runners and broke the 28-minute barrier in an 8-K for the first time in his college career. Pasquale, of Bartlett High fame, clocked a… Read more »

BYU’s Fletcher right in the mix at Autumn Classic

September 13, 2014

Brigham Young University’s Aaron Fletcher of Anchorage finished seventh out of 50 runners at the BYU Autumn Classic in Utah. He covered the four miles in 20:27. Fletcher, of South High fame, was fourth among BYU runners. There was only a 10-second gap between the Cougars No. 1 runner and No. 5 runner.