Monthly Archives: October 2014

Querin torments Regis, named RMAC defender of the week

October 14, 2014

Something about playing Regis University brings out the best in Colorado Mesa University men’s soccer player Oliver Querin of Palmer. He has four goals in 44 career games – all four of them against Regis. Querin struck again, scoring the lone goal as Colorado Mesa beat NCAA D2 No. 8 Regis 1-0 in a matchup… Read more »

Bowman inches closer to Tongue’s interception record

October 13, 2014

The New York Giants didn’t do much well in last night’s 27-0 loss to Philadelphia, but the loss wasn’t a complete waste for Anchorage’s Zack Bowman. The seventh-year cornerback picked off Nick Foles in the second half, moving closer to Reggie Tongue’s Alaska record for interceptions in the NFL. Bowman, of Bartlett High fame, now… Read more »

Oleson, Barcelona beat Chinese teams on Euroleague Tour

October 12, 2014

Basketball has taken Brad Oleson of North Pole all over the world, but never China. He got the chance with Spanish power Barcelona on its Euroleague Asia Tour. The veteran shooting guard started both exhibition games, a 94-83 win over Zhejiang Lions and 123-57 win over the SBL All-Stars. He finished with a combined 17… Read more »

Lujan’s legacy grows with furious fourth-quarter comeback

October 11, 2014

The Zach Lujan legacy is gaining steam. He’s already an Alaska treasure as one of the few very players from here to start at quarterback for a NCAA D1 football team. And he’s already turned heads at South Dakota State University after playing well in relief in Week 1, on the road no less, and… Read more »

Jelinek nets winner for nationally ranked Carnegie Mellon

Just a freshman, Keely Jelinek of Anchorage is already logging big minutes and making big plays for Carnegie Mellon University, ranked fourth in NCAA D2 women’s soccer. The center defender scored the game winner in a 2-1 win over No. 12 University of Chicago, which pushed Carnegie Mellon’s record to 9-0. Jelinek’s first college goal… Read more »

Cousin inks first pro basketball contract in Montenegro

October 10, 2014

When Anthony Cousin of Anchorage ended his college basketball career at Illinois State University, he opted to settle down rather than chase down professional teams overseas. After making basketball his priority for a decade, he wanted to appreciate the finer things in life. “I’ve been catching up on the missed times with my family,” Cousin… Read more »

Naylor bags goal, assist in Concordia victory

October 8, 2014

Anchorage’s Zak Naylor converted his first three-point game in his young career with the Concordia University men’s soccer team. The junior transfer scored a goal and assisted on the game winner in a 3-1 victory over Northwest Christian University in Oregon. He scored in the 12th minute after corralling a deflection and beating the keeper… Read more »

Marquette men’s basketball team names Wilson captain

October 7, 2014

Anchorage’s Derrick Wilson has been named captain of the Marquette University men’s basketball team. Look for him at midcourt before games, shaking hands with the referees and opposing captains. Wilson, of East High fame, will share the responsibility with teammate Juan Anderson. Wilson earned the starting job last year for the first time and averaged… Read more »

McLaren breaks 40-year school record at Minnesota Morris

October 6, 2014

University of Minnesota Morris quarterback Caleb McLaren of Delta Junction broke a 40-year-old school record over the weekend in a 28-14 loss to Westminster. He completed a touchdown pass that went for a 95-yard touchdown, the longest scoring play in school history. McLaren, of Delta High fame, finished the game with a season-high 250 yards… Read more »

Lewis nets two goals, now has 23 in 32 career games

October 5, 2014

Where would the Alabama State University women’s soccer team be without Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage? The sophomore striker scored both her team’s goals in a 3-2 loss to Howard in NCAA D1 action in Alabama. Lewis has scored or assisted on all eight goals Alabama State has in 11 games this season. The former Alaska… Read more »