Monthly Archives: November 2017

Roelle just misses NAIA All-American finish in EOU swansong

November 21, 2017

Eastern Oregon senior Rachel Roelle of Anchorage just missed All-American honors at the NAIA Cross Country Championship at Fort Vancouver, Washington. Racing in her final college cross country race, she finished the women’s 5K course in 18:08 and placed 32nd out of 338 runners to narrowly miss All-American recognition by two spots. “Rachel ran an… Read more »

Valley’s McGregor, Koeneman named All-Midwest Conference

November 20, 2017

They are from the same Mat-Su Valley town but went to different high schools and found different paths to college. In the end, though, Wasilla’s Cash McGregor and John Koeneman found themselves on the same all-star football team in the All-Midwest Conference. Both players were selected to the second team all-league team for the NCAA… Read more »

Auble posts career-high 20 points in back-to-back games w/ Biola

November 19, 2017

Levi Auble of Valdez is like a new player for the Biola basketball team. The junior swingman came out this season and produced a career-high 20 points in back-to-back games for the NCAA D2 team in Los Angeles, California. Auble, of Anchorage Christian fame, is averaging 14 points in 25 minutes through the first five… Read more »

Shortridge earns back-to-back shutouts in goal for Quinnipiac

November 18, 2017

For two different nights, two different college hockey teams threw everything at Quinnipiac goaltender Andrew Shortridge of Anchorage. He turned it all aside. Shortridge made 52 combined saves in posting back-to-back shutouts over Brown and Yale – the first Quinnipiac goalie to do that since 2015. The sophomore netminder made 22 saves in a 5-0… Read more »

Hebard pours in 24 points in 25 minutes on 10-for-10 shooting

November 17, 2017

After rocking the Pac-12 last season as a freshman, Oregon’s Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks is rolling as a sophomore. The 6-foot-4 forward went a perfect 10-for-10 from the floor as the 10th-ranked Ducks beat No. 19 Texas A&M 83-68 in College Station, Texas. Hebard, of West Valley High fame, finished with a season-high 24 points… Read more »

Kill machine Matuatia named to NWAC volleyball all-star team

November 16, 2017

One of the biggest hitters in the NWAC earned one of the biggest individual honors. Columbia Basin outside hitter Meli Matuatia of Kodiak received an all-star nod with her All-Eastern Region Second Team selection. The 5-foot-9 spiker was one of three Columbia Basin players picked among the 10 all-stars. Matuatia, of Kodiak High fame, finished… Read more »

Hickel tied for 2nd in Canadian Women’s Hockey League assists

November 15, 2017

As a new franchise in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, the Kunlun Red Stars are looking for leadership on and off the ice. Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel has provided both. The 25-year-old veteran forward has provided the new franchise with points and penalty-free minutes to fuel a competitive start. Hickel has racked up five assists in… Read more »

Trammell on winning relay team at World’s Toughest Mudder

November 14, 2017

Anchorage dentist Chad Trammell is again a champion at the World’s Toughest Mudder. On Sunday in Las Vegas, Nev., Trammell combined with Brian Gowiski, Glenn Racz and Ryan Woods to complete 24 laps of the five-mile course and win the International Team Relay Division in 23 hours and 56 minutes. The quartet wore USA shorts… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome has career-high 26, 3rd career double-double

Now that he’s a senior, Anchorage’s Iziah Sherman-Newsome has brought a sense of urgency to the Simon Fraser University men’s basketball team. In the first game of the year he pumped in a career-high 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting in an 87-75 win over Hawaii Hilo during the GNAC/Pac West Challenge in Bellingham, Washington. The… Read more »

Embry-Riddle, Heil haven’t allowed a goal in last 12 games

November 13, 2017

Anchorage’s Erica Heil and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s soccer team capped a perfect showing in the California Pacific Conference with a league title. The team didn’t just win all 10 games – eight during the regular season and two more in the postseason tournament. The Eagles didn’t surrender a goal. Heil, of Dimond High… Read more »