Monthly Archives: October 2017

Feckley throws 2 key TDs, sparks Dubuque to much-needed win

October 14, 2017

This season hasn’t exactly been a thing of beauty for Dubuque University quarterback Conor Feckley of Anchorage, but he looked good today against Nebraska Wesleyan. The senior signal caller threw two key touchdowns in the second quarter to help the Spartans pull away in a 42-27 win during NCAA D3 action in Lincoln, Nebraska. The… Read more »

Williams wins doubles title, moves closer to state record for wins

October 13, 2017

Whitney Williams of Anchorage collect her sixth career doubles title with the Abilene Christian University women’s tennis team in Dallas, Texas. Maybe more importantly, though, she moved closer to a coveted record among Alaska players. With 116 career victories, Williams is now within single digits of matching the state record of 125 set by Anchorage’s… Read more »

Alaskans accounting for 47 percent of Lane soccer team’s offense

October 12, 2017

Whenever the Lane Community College women’s soccer team scores a goal, chances are an Alaskan played a role in making it happen. The Titans feature four freshmen starters from The Last Frontier, including leading scorer Danielle VanOrd from Anchorage. Overall, Alaskans have produced 47 percent of the team’s total offense with 33 of 71 points…. Read more »

NCAA’s active career goals, points leader is Anchorage’s Lewis

October 11, 2017

Ariela Lewis of Anchorage has scored more goals and racked up more assists than any other player in NCAA D1 women’s soccer. The Alabama State University senior striker is the country’s career leader with 53 goals and 134 points. She ranks fourth with 28 assists. Lewis, of Dimond High fame, has continued her scoring spree… Read more »

Fletcher runs 2nd-fastest marathon time by Alaskan in Utah

October 10, 2017

Anchorage runner Aaron Fletcher has taken unbeatable to a whole new level. The 25-year-old broke course records and won all four races he participated in this summer, capping his 2017 season at the St. George Marathon in Utah, where he posted the second-fastest 26.2-mile time by an Alaskan. Fletcher, of South High fame, clocked a… Read more »

Former East runner Gall coaches up Cal Baptist to beat No. 1

October 9, 2017

California Baptist University has boasted the best cross-country running program in the Pacific West Conference since 2011. In those six years, the men have won six conference titles while the women have won four. Runners come and go, but the consistent factor has been coach Ben Gall of Anchorage. Gall, of East High fame, is… Read more »

Holley hauls in career-best 75-yard catch-and-run TD in CFL

October 8, 2017

Once he caught the ball in stride, Caleb Holley of Anchorage left the defense in his dust. The second-year wide receiver with the Saskatchewan Roughriders hauled in career-best 75-yard catch-and-run touchdown to highlight a 27-24 win over the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League. Holley, of East High fame, came off the line in… Read more »

Shortridge has 25 saves, spearheads 1-1 tie vs. No. 13 BC

October 7, 2017

Andrew Shortridge of Eagle River gave underdog Quinnipiac University men’s hockey team every chance at knocking off 13th-ranked Boston College in the season opener. He kept a clean sheet for the first 55 minutes before surrendering a power-play goal late in regulation and settling for a 1-1 tie in Boston, Massachusetts. The sophomore goaltender finished… Read more »

Great goalie Schierhorn named to watch list for Richter Award

October 6, 2017

Already the best goaltender in the Big Ten, University of Minnesota’s Eric Schierhorn of Anchorage is also one of the finest in the country. The two-time Big Ten Conference Goaltender of the Year was among 20 goalies named to the watch list for the Mike Richter Award, which honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA… Read more »

Touray continues to pepper keepers, bags 5th goal for Tacoma

October 5, 2017

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray isn’t afraid to take his shot for the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team. The freshman midfielder leads his team and ranks seventh in the NWAC with 30 shots. He’s also his team’s best offensive weapon. Touray, of West High fame, bagged his fifth goal in a 2-0 win over Belluvue College… Read more »