Monthly Archives: May 2016

Seattle U. sweeps Bonck off his feet, signs Ketchikan ace pitcher

May 19, 2016

Nathan Bonck of Ketchikan was so sure he wanted to play baseball for Seattle University he commitment to the Western Athletic Conference school before his junior season of high school. He made it official this year by signing his letter of intent. “The coaches are super cool. They are really committed to their players,” the… Read more »

Some of his records are gone, but Clary’s legacy will live forever

May 18, 2016

Don Clary of Anchorage hasn’t been a competitive runner since the turn of the century, but people still recognize him. Going to the Olympics can make you a celebrity. Clary is arguably Alaska’s greatest runner and was the first Alaska runner to qualify for the Olympics when he competed at the 1984 Summer Games in… Read more »

Just like old times, Brown and Thompson shine on the diamond

May 17, 2016

As 12-year-olds Garrett Brown and Tyler Thompson of Anchorage were on an all-star team that was one win away from advancing to the Little League World Series. Ten years later the two friends are playing for Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. And the dream is still alive. Brown and Thompson have the NCAA D3… Read more »

Lewis earns assist in debut with WPSL’s Seacoast Mariners

May 15, 2016

Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage assisted on the first goal in her first game with the Maine Seacoast Mariners of the Women’s Premier Soccer League. No surprise there. Lewis has been a point machine during her prep and college career. But this was different. This was a sign of strength for a player slowed over the… Read more »

In just six games, Holley is already IFL’s most dangerous WR

May 14, 2016

He’s played in only six games, but already Anchorage’s Caleb Holley is the most dangerous wide receiver in the Indoor Football League. Holley hauled in four touchdowns passes, twice scoring the go-ahead points, as the Sioux Falls Storm beat the Spokane Empire 63-50 in South Dakota. Sioux Falls is 10-1 overall, 6-0 since Holley joined… Read more »

Allen places third in heptathlon to earn All-Big Sky accolades

May 13, 2016

A strong second-day showing catapulted Alisha Allen of Fairbanks to a personal-best score in the heptathlon at the Big Sky Championships in Colorado. The University of Northern Colorado senior accumulated 4,898 points in the seven-event competition. Allen finished second in the long jump and third in the 800-meter run on the final day. On the… Read more »

Frost stays ready for when Stanford softball calls her name

May 12, 2016

Eagle River’s Lauren Frost never knows when her name will be called off the bench with the Stanford University softball team. The freshman infielder has played sparingly but stays ready. She proved that earlier this week when she drove the ball up the middle for a pinch-hit single in the fifth inning of a 10-4… Read more »

Lewis picks up 50th career tennis win for Eckerd College

May 10, 2016

Eddie Lewis of Anchorage has been directly tied to the progression of the Eckerd College tennis team. The junior has increased his individual victory total in each of his three seasons in St. Petersburg, Florida. At the same time the NCAA D2 school has increased its win total. Lewis, of South High fame, finished tied… Read more »

Karnos first Alaskan since 2009 to pitch all 9 innings at D1 level

May 9, 2016

Sacramento State pitcher Max Karnos of Anchorage didn’t just throw his first 9-inning complete game over the weekend. It was the first time in seven years that an Alaskan went all nine innings in a NCAA D1 game. The junior right-hander pitched a 3-hit shutout in an 8-0 win over Utah Valley, facing just one… Read more »

DeLoach wins long jump at Jamaica International Invitational

May 8, 2016

Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks collected yet another major accomplishment of her illustrious track and field career. The 30-year-old won the women’s long jump at the Jamaica International Invitational in Kingston. DeLoach, of Eielson High fame, finished with a winning mark of 6.47 meters – hardly her best effort. Still, it was good enough to win…. Read more »