Monthly Archives: March 2017

Bynum finds his groove, batting stroke at Northern Illinois

March 4, 2017

Back-to-back two-hit games helped Scooter Bynum of Fairbanks raise his batting average 56 points in one day for the Northern Illinois University baseball team. The junior transfer went a combined 4-for-9 at the plate in a doubleheader loss to Southern Illinois during NCAA D1 play in Edwardsville, Illinois. Three of his four hits went for… Read more »

‘Slam Sisters’ Page, Tufi homer in same game for third time

March 3, 2017

Louisiana Tech softball players Taria Page and Pauline Tufi of Anchorage each hit home runs in a 10-0 win over Tennessee State in Memphis, Tennessee. It marked the third time they each went yard in the same game. Page clubbed a two-run shot to left center in the first inning. In the third inning Tufi… Read more »

A self-described nerd, Klie is Academic All-America of the Year

When UC San Diego all-conference guard Adam Klie of Anchorage was named CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team last year, he followed in the footsteps of his father, who did it at Missouri University of Science and Technology. This year, though, he’s forged his own trail. Klie, of Service High fame, won CoSIDA Academic All-America of… Read more »

Lasher nets career-high 28, surpasses 1,200 for college career

March 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Colter Lasher matched his career-high of 28 points to lead Houston Baptist to a 94-80 victory over Southland Conference No. 2 Texas A&M Corpus Christi in Houston, Texas. With the win, Houston Baptist extended its eight-game win streak and assured itself of a first-round bye in the Southland Conference tournament while keeping alive the… Read more »

Familiarity, full ride lead South spiker Jessee to Hawaii Hilo

March 1, 2017

One of Ashton Jessee’s favorite things about a close game is the feeling of suspense. But when it came to picking a college, she didn’t leave anything to chance. The 18-year-old volleyball star chose the University of Hawaii Hilo. “There were some other schools that I was talking to, for both softball and volleyball, but… Read more »