Monthly Archives: December 2016

Kuiper plays well in defeat, nets career-high 15 points for Lobos

December 11, 2016

Wasilla’s Dane Kuiper was ready to go from the jump against New Mexico’s arch rival, even if all of his teammates weren’t. The 6-foot-7 sophomore pumped in a career-high 15 points and provided instant energy early before the team suffered an 84-71 loss to New Mexico State in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Kuiper, of Wasilla… Read more »

King-Dunbar assumes playmaker role for Notre Dame de Namur

December 10, 2016

When the Notre Dame de Namur University men’s basketball team needs a bucket, it puts the ball in the hands of Anchorage’s Tre’Shawn King-Dunbar. Good things usually happen. The 6-foot-1 senior guard is the top playmaker for the NCAA D2 Argonauts of Belmont, California. He leads the team in points [14.0] and assists [3.0] as… Read more »

Joseph provides Pacific backcourt with hustle and muscle

December 9, 2016

If playing time is any indication, Michael Joseph of Anchorage is the most valuable player for the Pacific University men’s basketball team. Or the most trustworthy. The durable senior guard has started all six games and leads the team with 30.0 minutes and 3.2 assists per game. Joseph, of West High fame, has reached double… Read more »

All-American Treder has won 17 of 20 matches for Jamestown

NAIA All-American Dajan Treder of Anchorage is up to her winning ways with the Jamestown University women’s wrestling team of North Dakota. The 116-pounder has posted a 17-3 record this season, including first-place showings in two tournaments. Treder, of West High fame, collected championships at the Winnipeg Open and Can/Am Open events earlier this season…. Read more »

Sims continues South setter legacy, named NAIA All-American

December 8, 2016

Kayla Sims of Anchorage was already the best setter in the Golden State Athletic Conference. Now she’s considered one of the best in the entire NAIA. The sophomore with The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California, has been named a NAIA All-American for the first time. Sims, of South High fame, recorded 1,024 assists, 238… Read more »

In limited action, DePriest hits the boards hard for Denver

December 7, 2016

Over the last four games, Palmer’s Leya DePriest ranks second on the University of Denver women’s basketball team in rebounds. Her 28 total rebounds in nine games is fourth best on the team, but 20 have come in the last few games. She is making the most out of her limited playing time. DePriest, of… Read more »

Hobbs has season high 18 points, 8 rebounds for Hartford

December 6, 2016

Jack Hobbs of Anchorage didn’t force his shot. He just let the offense come to him. The ball kept finding him in rhythm and as a result the 6-foot-7 junior scored a career-high 18 points. Hobbs also ripped down a career-high eight rebounds as the University of Hartford outlasted Sacred Heart in overtime, winning 87-79… Read more »

Hale goes into ‘attack mode’ on her way to career-high 37 points

December 5, 2016

The Central Methodist University women’s basketball team had already lost twice on the road and Nene Hale of Anchorage wanted things to change. By taking matters into her own hands, the NAIA All-American guard scored a career-high 37 points to carry the 15th-ranked Eagles to an 89-66 victory over Grand View University in Des Moines,… Read more »

Hickel lifts Boston to 8th straight victory with shootout winner

December 4, 2016

After the first seven skaters failed to score in the shootout, Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel proved to have the magic touch. She also proved to have a wicked wrister, too Hickel’s shootout goal proved to be the difference as the Boston Pride beat the New York Riveters 3-2 in Newark, New Jersey. The win extended Boston’s… Read more »

Lehnhart caps Amherst career having scored on final shot

Win or lose, Juneau’s Jackson Lehnhart always gave his best effort for the Amherst College men’s soccer team. When the prolific high school scorer was asked to play defense, he did. When the senior was asked to be a more offense-minded, he did that. And when his team needed a big goal in the NCAA… Read more »