Monthly Archives: October 2016

Cogdell-Unrein caps super season with third major medal in trap

October 14, 2016

Eagle River’s Corey Cogdell-Unrein closed a productive trapshooting season with her third major medal. The world’s third-ranked shotgun shooter overcame a string of uncharacteristic misses to win the bronze at the ISSF World Cup today in Rome, Italy. Cogdell-Unrein beat Lebanon’s Ray Bassil by a 12-10 score to claim a spot on the podium. The… Read more »

College football scholarship offers are piling up for Pili

October 13, 2016

Brandon Pili of Anchorage has improved many aspects of his game on the football field, and major colleges are taking notice. The senior defensive lineman has received recent scholarship offers from Colorado, Southern Cal and Central Florida to go along with standing offers from Hawaii and Oregon State. “I do not have a leading contender,”… Read more »

Feckley among NCAA D3 national leaders for passing TDs, yards

October 12, 2016

Anchorage’s Conor Feckley is making a case for the Gagliardi Trophy – the NCAA D3 football version of the Heisman. The University of Dubuque quarterback has guided his team to a 6-0 start while putting up some of the best numbers in the country. The junior signal caller ranks third nationally with 23 touchdown passes… Read more »

Although she’s in Colorado, Clifford feels the love from Alaska

October 11, 2016

Six weeks after a vicious vehicle accident left her with major spinal cord injuries, Lorrie Clifford of Eagle River in working hard in physical training to get back to life. Once an athlete, always an athlete, and her drive, discipline and desire that made her special on the athletic field is showing up when she… Read more »

Bell-Holter shows off monster dunking skills in Italy

October 10, 2016

Get out of the way when Hydaburg’s Damen Bell-Holter is about to dunk the basketball. Or risk getting posterized. Some defenders in Italy have learned the hard way. Bell-Holter, of Ketchikan High fame, has made a big splash with his new team. The 6-foot-9 forward just missed a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds… Read more »

Smelker, Hickel collect assists in Boston’s 6-3 win over New York

October 9, 2016

Anchorage’s Jordan Smelker assisted on the would-be winning goal in the second period as the Boston Pride beat the New York Riveters 6-3 in NWHL play in Buffalo, New York. The 5-foot-8 forward set up Brianna Decker’s second goal to give Boston a 4-1 lead. It was Smelker’s 20th career point with the Pride. Smelker,… Read more »

Fenumiai has hand in 21st career touchdown for WOU

October 8, 2016

Juneau’s Phillip Fenumiai today accounted for his 21st career touchdown with the Western Oregon University football team in a 33-7 win over Simon Fraser in Monmouth, Oregon. The junior starting quarterback tossed a 27-yard scoring pass in the first quarter, his seventh of the season. He also surpassed the 1,000-yard mark. The converted tight end… Read more »

Griffin surpasses 1,400 points for Australian power Bendigo

Her shot was a little off, but Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River found other ways to help the Bendigo Sprit open the season with a win. The 29-year-old forward contributed 10 points, nine rebounds, five assists, a steal and a blocked shot in a 77-63 victory over the Adelaide Lightning in Australia’s WNBL. She made… Read more »

Morehouse one of most accurate spikers in Frontier Conference

October 7, 2016

One of the hottest stretches of her Carroll College volleyball career has Anchorage’s Holly Morehouse among the league leaders in attack percentage. The junior right-side hitter ranks fifth in the NAIA Frontier Conference with a .282 hitting percentage and 2.9 kills per set. Morehouse, of South High fame, hit .529, .412 and .407 in three… Read more »