Monthly Archives: September 2014

Lujan throws for 162 yards, TD in win over Southern Utah

September 13, 2014

It wasn’t his best performance, but Zach Lujan of Anchorage still managed to pick up his first road win and remain undefeated as a starter for the South Dakota State football team. Alaska’s lone NCAA D1 starting quarterback threw for 162 yards and a touchdown in a 26-6 victory over Southern Utah. The sophomore transfer… Read more »

Leigh goes off in five-setter vs. Fairleigh Dickinson

September 12, 2014

Taken out of the Quinnipiac starting lineup six days ago, Allison Leigh of Palmer returned and took out any frustration on Fairleigh Dickinson. The 6-foot-3 middle hitter responded with the best volleyball match of the season in a five-set loss in Rhode Island. She matched her season high with six kills and set season highs… Read more »

Lightning, Georgia Southern stop Lewis point streak

Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage saw her three-game point streak snapped as Alabama State lost to Georgia Southern 3-0 in a game stopped in the 71st minute because of lightning. The sophomore striker just ran out of time. Lewis, of Dimond High fame, has three goals and one assist on the season. She has scored or… Read more »

Clifford, Kelter help kick off Healthy Futures Challenge

September 11, 2014

Alaskans Lorrie Clifford and Alev Kelter are members of the U.S. Women’s Olympic Rugby Team with visions of the 2016 Games. But they won’t get there by sitting around. They will have to work for it by playing the sport they love, and they want Alaska schoolchildren to follow their lead. Clifford, Kelter and the… Read more »

Late goal spoils Faber’s clean sheet in goal for Northeastern

September 10, 2014

Anchorage’s Dylan Faber was having his best day in goal until a late goal messed up everything. The Northeastern University goalkeeper matched his career high with six saves in a 1-0 loss to Old Dominion during NCAA D1 men’s play in Virginia. It was his first start in four matches this season. Faber, of West… Read more »

Peterson victorious in debut at Linfield College

Chelsea Peterson of Juneau had to wait an extra year to experience what it was like to play college volleyball. Once on the court, she did what she does best. The freshman outside hitter slammed seven kills on 14 attempts for a .286 attack percentage as Linfield College beat New Hope in five sets in… Read more »

Roelle, Updike win cross country races at Whitman Invite

September 9, 2014

Alaskans Rachel Roelle and Lucas Updike of Eastern Oregon University each posted cross country victories at the season-opening competition at the Whitman Invitational in Washington. Anchorage’s Roelle won the women’s 6-K race in 23:36, 10 seconds ahead of the second-place runner. She was one of only two Eastern Oregon runners among the top 14 finishers,… Read more »

Growing pains for the Hall

Wisconsin’s Mary Connell is learning some Alaska sports history, including Mount Marathon.Connell is among the visitors to the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.“It’s interesting,” says Connell, who is in Alaska for a job. “But the fact that it’s just plaques makes it kind of underwhelming.”The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame is home to 27 of… Read more »

Lujan throws three TDs, wins first game as Jacks starter

September 6, 2014

Zach Lujan of Anchorage has played in just two college football games at South Dakota State and he’s already got a nickname. Just call him ‘Zach Attack.’ The sophomore quarterback made his first start today and led the Jackrabbits to a 44-18 victory over visiting Cal Poly in the inaugural Dairy Drive game. Lujan, of… Read more »

Maley boots field goal in losing effort for Wagner College

Bryan Maley of Eagle River was one of the few bright spots for the Wagner College football team today. The senior placekicker booted a 21-yard field goal in a 34-3 loss to Florida International in Miami. Maley, of Chugiak High fame, is now 4-for-5 on field goals for his career. He filled in as a… Read more »