Monthly Archives: November 2017

Dalton 4th, Strabel 19th to lead Alaskans at Utah trail marathon

November 4, 2017

Anchorage’s Anna Dalton turned in the highest finish among the Alaska contingent at the Moab Trail Marathon and Half-Marathon races in Utah. Billed as an unforgettable voyage, the 26.2-mile marathon challenged runners with gnarly terrain featuring slickrock, canyons and caves. There is also a fixed rope section. Dalton, of West High fame, finished the marathon… Read more »

Hook ’em Horns: Hepa commits to Texas, cites trust in coaches

November 3, 2017

When most people think of Texas they think of football, but a tall teen from the Arctic Slope hopes to change that perception. Four-star national recruit Kamaka Hepa of Barrow has committed to the University of Texas with hopes of getting the Big 12 team back to prominence under coach Shaka Smart. The 6-foot-9 forward… Read more »

Thompson becomes 3rd Alaskan to net 50 career NHL goals

November 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Nate Thompson recently became the third Alaska player to tally 50 career goals in the NHL. He reached the milestone in style – with a shorthanded goal. The 33-year-old center with the Ottawa Senators notched goal No. 50 last week in a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. He added No. 51 tonight… Read more »

Fan named Cascade Collegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week

November 1, 2017

An undefeated weekend propelled Eastern Oregon University senior Eric Fan of Wasilla to Cascade Collegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week. He was so good that no other wrestler was even nominated. Fan, of Colony High fame, went 3-0 at the Lassen CC Duals in Susanville, California, helping lead the Mountaineers to a 3-0 record as… Read more »