Monthly Archives: March 2016

Never mind Way, just call him Win because that’s all he does

March 13, 2016

Never mind Brian Way, his name should be Brian Win because that’s all he does. The Sitka pitcher tossed six innings for Edmonds Community College in a 4-0 win over Pierce College over the weekend, improving to 2-0 in two starts this year and continuing a winning trend as a college pitcher. His teams have… Read more »

Klie’s 1,000th career point comes on buzzer-beater in NCAAs

March 12, 2016

Anchorage’s Adam Klie sure has a flair for timing. As if scoring your 1,000th career point wasn’t special enough, his came on a coast-to-coast layup to beat the buzzer and propel UC San Diego into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA D2 Tournament. Klie twice scored the go-ahead basket inside the final 27 seconds, including… Read more »

Karnos faces No. 5 LSU, picks up first win vs. South Dakota State

March 11, 2016

Sacramento State threw transfer Max Karnos of Anchorage to the wolves right off the bat, starting him on the road against Auburn and No. 5 LSU in his first two appearances. He wouldn’t want it any other way. Karnos came to Sac State for the chance to face NCAA D1 talent and he got his… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome continues to put Spanish team on his back

March 10, 2016

When Spanish basketball team Enrique Soler signed rookie free agent Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage they probably didn’t think he’d save the season. But that’s what he’s done. The 6-foot-4 guard leads the team in scoring and has sparked a four-game winning streak, highlighted by his game-winning jumper to produce a 72-70 win over Utrera. Sherman-Newsome,… Read more »

Dunbar ready to tackle field in his “most competitive race”

Trevor Dunbar of Kodiak is back in his old stomping grounds, back in the city of Portland where his college career began. He’s a long ways from that dude, though. Dunbar is now a Nike-sponsored professional, and Friday he will face the toughest challenge of his running life. The 24-year-old is part of tomorrow’s uber… Read more »

‘The Tank’ rolls into Nationals; Wicks making 3rd career trip

March 9, 2016

One of Alaska’s greatest swimmers is making her third and final appearance at the NCAA Championships. Anchorage’s Samantha Wicks looks to continue the most successful season of her Boise State University career when she travels to Atlanta, Georgia, for the national championships March 16-19. Wicks, of East High fame, qualified for three individual events and… Read more »

Kinworthy has noteworthy performance at conference meet

Palmer’s Sierra Kinworthy was the highlight for the Ouachita Baptist University women’s swimming and diving team at the conference meet. And she’s just a freshman. Kinworthy, of Colony High fame, racked up a team-best 68 points during the four-day NSISC Championships in Cleveland, Mississippi. “She had three podiums in the 500 free, the mile and… Read more »

Williams picks up career win No. 40 with Abilene Christian tennis

March 8, 2016

Anchorage’s Whitney Williams won her 40th career tennis match with Abilene Christian University in Texas. The sophomore picked up three wins in one day – two against Temple, one against McMurry – during NCAA D1 action over the weekend. She has won 40 of 65 career singles and doubles matches. Williams, of South High fame,… Read more »

Treder earns All-American, Scholar-Athlete honors at Jamestown

Anchorage’s Dajan Treder got the best of both worlds with the University of Jamestown women’s wrestling team. The junior 116-pounder earned WCWA All-American honors on the mat and earned Scholar-Athlete Award in the classrom. Treder, of West High fame, finished seventh in her weight class at the WCWA College Nationals in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She… Read more »

Hickel propels Boston Pride into inaugural Isobel Cup Finals

March 7, 2016

Zoe Hickel of Anchorage racked up a goal and two assists for the Boston Pride during their National Women’s Hockey League playoff series against the New York Riveters. Boston swept the best-of-3 series to advance to the inaugural Isobel Cup Finals. Hickel, of South High fame, assisted on goals in the first and second periods… Read more »