Monthly Archives: April 2015

Horn advances to Bundesliga semifinals with Osnabruck

April 6, 2015

In just her second year as a professional basketball player, Alysa Horn of Kodiak will already play for a championship. The 6-foot forward reached double figures as No. 1 seeded Osnabruck beat No. 4 Opladen 67-51 in Game 2 of the best-of-3 North 2 Bundesliga semifinal series in Germany. Osnabruck swept the series and will… Read more »

Ridley, Caron hitting well for hard-hitting Dawson

The Dawson Community College baseball team has won just 7 of 20 games but it’s not because of the offense. The team has a .310 batting average and two of the top hitters are from Alaska. Anchorage’s Jake Ridley leads the team with a .420 average and Anchorage’s Ryan Caron is third at .359. Ridley,… Read more »

Join us for the Tough Slusher Tomorrow!

Alaskans of all ages are welcome to come out for the Tough Slusher this Saturday at Service High School in Anchorage Alaska and help raise money for ASHOF’s Healthy Futures program!  Registration closes at midnight AK time Friday, April 10th. Register HERE! The Tough Slusher is a non-competitive event for the whole family. The course… Read more »

Swinton’s college golf journey started with grandpa’s clubs

April 4, 2015

Tyler Swinton of Haines started golfing because it was something his dad did, and his dad before him. His first clubs were hand-me-downs from his grandpa after he died. He’s too big to use those clubs today, but he still carries that passion for the sport. The 21-year-old from Haines is Alaska’s only college golfer…. Read more »

Naylor to play in Evergreen Premier League with Vancouver

April 3, 2015

He has succeeded at every level of soccer, from high school to junior college to NAIA. Anchorage’s Zak Naylor wants to climb the ladder and will take another step by playing this summer with the Vancouver Victory of the Evergreen Premier League in Washington. The amateur men’s league is affiliated with the United States Adult… Read more »

Williams unbeatable on college tennis court these days

Abilene Christian University’s Whitney Williams of Anchorage has been unbeatable lately. Singles, doubles, it doesn’t matter. The freshman tennis player extended her winning streak in each event during a 4-3 loss to McNeese in NCAA D1 Southland Conference action in Louisiana. Williams, of South High fame, teamed with doubles partner Erin Walker for an 8-6… Read more »

Oleson has classic performance for Barca in Euroleague win

April 2, 2015

North Pole’s Brad Oleson was his sensational self for Barcelona in an 85-80 win over Madrid in the Euroleague in a battle between Spanish powers. The veteran playmaker knocked down 4-of-6 3-pointers and finished with 12 points and 3 assists as Barca pulled even with Madrid for first place at 10-3 in Top 16 Group… Read more »

Versatile Syrup signs with Southwestern College softball

April 1, 2015

Lauren Syrup of Anchorage didn’t think life could get any better when she pitched a complete game to help the Nunaka Valley girls win the Little League Junior Softball World Series in 2012. Then she received an athletic scholarship to Southwestern College in Kansas. “Every player dreams of playing at the next level,” she told… Read more »