Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bookert’s play late keys Florida State’s upset of Virginia

January 17, 2016

Senior Devon Bookert of Anchorage made several key plays down the stretch to help Florida State upset No. 11 Virginia. The 6-foot-3 guard came off the bench to score nine points in 24 minutes as the Seminoles won 69-62 in Tallahassee, Florida. Bookert, of West High fame, had a hand in 12 of the team’s… Read more »

Wicks swims to three wins against Pac-12 opponents

Anchorage’s Sam Wicks recorded three wins for the Boise State swimming team against Pac-12 opponents Utah and No. 18-ranked UCLA in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was part of the victorious 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay in addition to the 100 backstroke. Wicks, of East High fame, is looking good with the Mountain West… Read more »

Carlos grabs season-high 15 rebounds for Wenatchee

Wenatchee Valley sophomore Drew Carlos of Togiak pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds in a 71-62 loss to Walla Walla in NWAC action. The 5-foot-11 small forward ranks ninth in the NWAC with 10.4 rebounds per game. Carlos, of Dillingham High fame, has grabbed double digits in 10 of 18 games. She is averaging 12.1… Read more »

Effenberger scores 15, extends 3-point shooting streak to 32

January 16, 2016

Cal State East Bay guard Laci Effenberger of Ketchikan scored 15 points and hit four 3-pointers in tonight’s 64-63 loss to Cal State San Bernardino. The senior starter sank 5-of-13 field goals and added three rebounds, two assists and two steals. Effenberger has now drilled at least one 3-pointer in 32 straight games dating back… Read more »

Fenumiai grabs season-high 12 rebounds for Evergreen

January 15, 2016

Seven offensive rebounds paved the way for center Gabi Fenumiai of Juneau to finish the game with a season high 12 rebounds. The 6-foot junior starter also scored 15 points to produce her third double-double in 13 games this season for the NAIA Geoducks of Olympia, Washington. Fenumiai, of Juneau-Douglas High fame, ranks second in… Read more »

Smelker nets fifth goal of season for Boston Pride

January 14, 2016

Anchorage’s Jordan Smelker scored her fifth goal of the season for the Boston Pride of the National Women’s Hockey League. It came in the third period in an 8-1 win over the New York Riverters. It was the second time she has found the back of the net against New York. Smelker, of Service High… Read more »

Bookert finds rhythm, catching fire for Florida State

January 13, 2016

Anchorage’s Devon Bookert pumped in 18 points and continued his torrid shooting from 3-point range as Florida State picked up its first ACC win of the season. The senior guard went 4-for-4 from downtown to reach double figures for the third time in the last five games as the Semifinals beat North Carolina State 85-78… Read more »

Dickerson named FLC Student-Athlete of the Week for 3rd time

January 12, 2016

For the third time this season, Anchorage’s Dallas Dickerson has been named the Fort Lewis College Student-Athlete of the Week. The 5-foot-8 sophomore guard exceled for the women’s basketball team in two road losses to Colorado Christian University and Colorado School of Mines. She led the Skyhawks in scoring [25], rebounds [12] and assists [4]…. Read more »

Pegues making big waves on college football recruiting trail

January 11, 2016

The phone is ringing off the hook with college football coaches calling Kenny Pegues of Eagle River. The 19-year-old Chabot College defensive star is being recruited by big schools like Big Ten power Ohio State as well as other D1s like Central Florida, Utah State and Montana. “The worst part is not knowing where you… Read more »