Monthly Archives: September 2016

After hooking up others, Currier nets first goal for Embry-Riddle

September 29, 2016

She spent the first half dozen games of her freshman year at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University helping her teammates score goals. Then Megan Currier of Anchorage finally called her own number. The forward netted her first goal in a 4-1 victory over Providence Christian and now ranks among the team leaders with five points in nine… Read more »

Lacey hitting a very good percentage for Olympic volleyball team

Claire Lacey of Anchorage is a middle blocker, but she can also blast the ball. The 6-foot sophomore at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington, has slammed 50 kills in nine games, keyed by a sparkling .366 attack percentage. Lacey, of South High fame, has twice reached 10 kills in one match and ranks second on… Read more »

Osborne crushes 3 home runs in doubleheader for Dickinson St.

September 28, 2016

With this being his final year of college baseball, Sagan Osborne of Anchorage doesn’t want to hold back. That goes for his swing too. “I am trying to unleash my swing a little bit more in favorable situations,” he told me. “I worked a lot this summer on my power.” The 6-foot-3 senior shortstop at… Read more »

Pili latest Alaskan athlete gaining respect, exposure in Lower 48

September 27, 2016

With no college offers, Anchorage high school senior Brandon Pili left Dimond last month for Westview in Portland, Oregon, in attempt to make a name for himself. The move paid instant dividends as the 6-foot-4, 315-pound defensive lineman received two NCAA D1 scholarship offers after his first game. “The transition has gone good,” he told… Read more »

Fenumiai accounts for 343 all-purpose yards, 3 TDs for WOU

September 26, 2016

Juneau’s Phillip Fenumiai accumulated a career-high 343 all-purpose yards in Western Oregon University’s 48-42 victory over Humboldt State in Arcata, California. The junior quarterback completed 11-of-21 passes for a career-high 262 yards and three touchdowns. He threw scoring strikes 36, 46 and 27 yards in the first, second and third quarters. He also matched his… Read more »

Holley surpasses century mark for 2nd time with Roughriders

September 25, 2016

Caleb Holley of Anchorage continues to pump life into the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The 25-year-old wide receiver went over the century mark in yards to help the Roughriders beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20-18 in the Canadian Football League. He caught eight passes for 110 yards and now ranks among the top 30 in the league in… Read more »

Wright hauls in first career TD on career day for Rice University

September 24, 2016

Lance Wright of North Pole had his best game and found the end zone for the Rice University football team. The junior wide receiver accounted for a career-high 55 yards and hauled in a first career touchdown in a 42-35 loss to North Texas in double overtime in the Lone Star state. Wright, of North… Read more »

CWU’s Tufaga rushes for more yards than the other team in win

Anchorage’s Jordan Tufaga flirted with the century mark on the ground and keyed three scoring drives to help the Central Washington University football team win big. The freshman running back rushed for a career-high 90 yards on just nine carries in a 40-18 victory over Dixie State in Ellensburg, Washington. He totaled four more yards… Read more »

Theisen brothers both finish in the top 10 for Black Hills State

September 22, 2016

Jonah Theisen of Kenai got a leg up on his little brother as the two Black Hills State University runners both cracked the top 10 at the Gage McSpadden Invitational in Spearfish, South Dakota. The sophomore clocked a 6-kilometer time of 20 minutes, 38.9 seconds to finish fourth out of 35 finishers in the men’s… Read more »

Feckley ranked No. 1 nationally for NCAA D3 with 15 TD passes

September 21, 2016

Nobody in NCAA D3 football has thrown more touchdown passes this season than Conor Feckley of Anchorage. The first-year starting quarterback for the University of Dubuque in Iowa has tossed 15 TDs in just three games to lead the Spartans to a 3-0 start and 21st national ranking. Feckley, of West High fame, has completed… Read more »