Monthly Archives: September 2017

Just a freshman, Jessee already a two-way wonder for UH-Hilo

September 21, 2017

The only freshman to start all eight matches for the University of Hawaii-Hilo volleyball team, Ashton Jessee of Anchorage has been thrown into the fire. That’s OK, she’s a Vulcan – the mythical Roman god of flames. Jessee, of South High fame, has handled herself well under pressure and asserted herself as one of the… Read more »

Curro bags assist one day, goal the next for Pacific Boxers

September 20, 2017

It took him a few weeks to get his footing, but now freshman James Curro has kicked it into high gear for the Pacific University men’s soccer team. The freshman forward netted points in back-to-back games to help the Boxers post consecutive wins for the first time this season. Curro, of Dimond High fame, collected… Read more »

Former West High star guard Doutrive commits to Utah Utes

September 19, 2017

The college basketball season hasn’t even started yet, but the University of Utah already got a steal with landing Devante Doutrive of Anchorage. The 6-foot-5 guard committed to Utah over other offers from Gonzaga, UTEP, Arizona State and Oregon. He is one of the very last elite players from the Class of 2017 to decide… Read more »

Touray nets fourth goal of the season for Tacoma CC soccer

September 18, 2017

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray vowed to reward the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team for being the only NWAC school to recruit him. He has lived up to his word. Touray, of West High fame, leads the team with four goals and eight points in eight games after scoring in a 2-1 win over Bellevue College… Read more »

Jahn 4th-fastest American in age group at world triathlon meet

September 17, 2017

Wasilla’s Corbyn Jahn used a remarkable run on the final leg to spark a strong finish that helped him move in the top 30 in his age group at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The 26-year-old passed nearly two dozen runners and posted a personal-best 10K time en route placing 26th… Read more »

Take away passing game, and Feckley finds other ways to win

September 16, 2017

Even though he finished third in the country last season with 37 touchdown passes, Conor Feckley of Anchorage isn’t solely a pocket passer. The Dubuque University senior ran in a pair of scores in a 27-24 win over Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. “I have been able to step up in the pocket and sneak… Read more »

Paramo hits hard, defends well in Dallas volleyball sweep

September 15, 2017

Wasilla’s Merit Paramo was in rhythm on offense and played well on defense to help the University of Dallas volleyball team sweep Brooklyn College. Dallas prevailed 25-7, 25-15, 25-12 in Irving, Texas, in the team’s most dominating performance of the season. Paramo, of Wasilla High fame, hammered seven kills on 15 attempts for a sparkling… Read more »

Roelle the last in line of All-Americans from Alaska for EOU

Eastern Oregon University cross country and track coach Ben Welch has a problem. He’s running out of Alaskans. The longtime NAIA coach has had incredible success recruiting runners from his home state, particularly two families – the Roelles out of West Anchorage and the Updikes from Ketchikan. “I don’t specifically target certain families, but when… Read more »

Sanders continues stellar summer, ties for 3rd in Bend, Oregon

September 14, 2017

Greg Sanders of Anchorage used a brilliant back nine to overcome a slow start and salvage his final round at the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship in Bend, Oregon. He birdied hole Nos. 11, 16 and 17 en route to carding an 18-hole score of 74 that gave him a 54-hole total of… Read more »

McGregor picked defensive player of the week by D3 conference

September 13, 2017

Wasilla’s Cash McGregor was all over the football field for the Macalester College defense during a 23-14 victory over Hamline in St. Paul, Minnesota. He made five tackles, recovered two fumbles, broke up two passes and grabbed an interception in what was his greatest performance for the NCAA D3 school. Just all in the day’s… Read more »