Monthly Archives: February 2017

DeLoach just misses medal in hurdles at 109th Millrose Games

February 11, 2017

In a sport decided by hundredths of a second, the 60-meter hurdles can be cruel. Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks felt the sting of missing a medal by a blink of an eye at the Millrose Games in New York, where she finished fourth in the women’s 60-meter hurdles. She crossed in 8.03 seconds — just… Read more »

Ketterman registers 100th career point for Franklin Pierce

February 10, 2017

Palmer’s Marisa Ketterman continues to write her name all over the record book for the Franklin Pierce women’s hockey team. The senior forward ranks in the top three in virtually every offensive category and recently became the second player in school history to score 100 career points. With three games left in the regular season,… Read more »

Kuiper scores 12 points in return from broken nose, concussion

February 9, 2017

Wasilla’s Dane Kuiper returned from a broken nose and concussion just in time for the University of New Mexico men’s basketball team. The sophomore guard came off the bench to score 12 points as the Lobos beat Air Force 74-67 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the first time since 2012. Kuiper, of Wasilla High fame,… Read more »

Williams playing like cash money for team in country of Georgia

February 8, 2017

When you get paid to move clear across the world to play professional basketball in a foreign country, as a rookie no less, you’d better deliver on the court. Since arriving in the country of Georgia, Anchorage’s Travante Williams has been money. Just call him cash on delivery. Williams, of Mt. Edgecumbe fame, has been… Read more »

Alaskans cruise at Surf City Half Marathon

Eight Anchorage runners sped to stellar performances on Feb. 4 at the Surf City Half Marathon in Huntington Beach, California. Chad Trammell, who has made a name for himself in obstacle course racing, led the way by placing 7th in 1 hour, 12 minutes and 47 seconds, a pace of 5:34 per mile. He was… Read more »

2017 PLAAY Summit set for Feb. 24-25

  A conference for leaders of youth The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s second annual PLAAY (Positive Leadership for Active Alaska Youth) Summit kicks off Thursday, February 24 at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. Looking to build on the success of last year’s  inaugural conference, the 2017 PLAAY Summit features Alaskan experts… Read more »

Dunbar wins spot on U.S. cross country team headed to Africa

February 6, 2017

Trevor Dunbar of Kodiak ran to a sixth-place finish at the USA Cross Country Championships in Bend, Oregon, to earn a free trip to Africa. He secured the sixth and final berth on the U.S. team that will compete at the world championships March 26 in Kampala, Uganda. Dunbar, of Kodiak High fame, overcame the… Read more »

Thompson to play at Washington St., major in child education

February 5, 2017

When most athletes sign with a NCAA D1 program, they make the decision based on the sport. But goalkeeper Rachel Thompson of Nikiski picked Washington State University for academics. Playing soccer is a bonus. “WSU was the right school because it has a fantastic education program and that was the first thing that attracted me… Read more »

Klie breaks UC San Diego career rebounding record in rout

February 4, 2017

Adam Klie of Anchorage broke a school record, but he’ll care more about helping UC San Diego get the win. The Tritons ran away from Cal State East Bay in an 84-45 win in La Jolla, California, on a night when the 6-foot-4 senior guard moved into first on the school’s all-time list with 569… Read more »

Fenumiai nets 20 points in 19 minutes, ices win with free throws

Juneau’s Gabi Fenumiai scored 20 points in 19 minutes and hit a pair of free throws late to clinch Evergreen State College’s 64-61 win over Corban University in Olympia, Washington. The 6-foot senior center finished 4-for-4 from the foul line and 8-of-10 from the floor. She also grabbed 11 rebounds to complete her ninth double-double… Read more »