Monthly Archives: May 2017

Way closes out conference championship game for Cumberland

May 8, 2017

Sitka’s Brian Way recorded the final two outs to preserve Cumberlands 16-7 victory over Campbellsville in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With the win, Cumberlands captured the Mid-South Conference Tournament and earned an automatic berth to the NAIA championships next week. Way, of Sitka High fame, induced consecutive flyballs to secure the title and set up a… Read more »

Abdul-Bassit pumps in career-high 34 points in Australia

May 7, 2017

His jumper was so wet, Jalil Abdul-Bassit made it rain in Australia. The 24-year-old guard from Anchorage drained eight 3-pointers and collected a career-high 34 points as Toowoomba beat Logan T. 88-71 in the QBL. Abdul-Bassit, of East High fame, finished 12-of-24 overall and added six rebounds in 38 minutes. This was his second game… Read more »

Osborne extends Dickinson’s season with 10th inning bomb

May 6, 2017

Sagan Osborne of Anchorage homered to lead off the top of the 10th inning to secure Dickinson State’s 5-4 win over Presentation College and keep the Blue Hawks alive in the North Star Athletic Association tournament in Jamestown, North Dakota. The senior slugger deposited the first pitch of extra innings over the right field fence,… Read more »

Updike bros finish 2nd, 3rd in steeplechase at Oregon Twilight

May 5, 2017

Ketchikan brothers Isaac and Lucas Updike ran together in high school, at Eastern Oregon University and now for Team Run Eugene in Oregon. Tonight, they finished second and third in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oregon Twilight at iconic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Isaac lost a photo finish and his brother won a… Read more »

Green to join LTU football program that’s taken off last 70 years

May 4, 2017

Lawrence Technological University hasn’t fielded a football team since the 1940s, but the school is getting back on the gridiron. And Anchorage’s Ryan Green wants to be part of it. The all-state linebacker signed with the NAIA school in Southfield, Michigan, and is eager to be part of something brand new. “I loved the fact… Read more »

Tufi on a terror, has LaTech peaking on eve of postseason

May 3, 2017

Pauline Tufi of Anchorage has her softball swing on point. The senior slugger for Louisiana Tech crushed her team-leading seven home run of the season in a 6-4 win over North Texas in Ruston, Louisiana. Tufi, of West High fame, launched a two-run shot as part of a five-run third inning. She has now 34… Read more »

Chapman continues to throw darts for first-place Everett

May 2, 2017

Everett Community College has the best record in the NWAC’s North Region and Anchorage’s Dalton Chapman is a big reason. The sophomore right-hander won all three decisions in the month of April to help Everett streak to the top of the league standings at 14-2. The team’s 28 wins is tied for the second most… Read more »

Leman inducted into LeTourneau University Hall of Fame

May 1, 2017

LeTourneau University in Texas hasn’t inducted a Hall of Fame class since 2005. But Anchorage’s Nicole Leman changed that. The greatest cross-country runner in school history was one of two athletes honored recently by the NCAA D3 in Longview, Texas. Leman, of Grace Christian fame, is one of only two athletes in LeTourneau history to… Read more »