Monthly Archives: January 2018

Downs, Deprey win medals at World Masters races in Minnesota

January 21, 2018

Seth Downs of Anchorage earned a bronze medal in the men’s 45-49 age group at the Masters World Cup 30K in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He finished third among 30 men as was the top finishing American with a time of 1 hour, 08 minutes, 26 seconds. He was the lone U.S. skier among the top seven…. Read more »

Jennings scores 19 points in Boise State swimming win

January 20, 2018

Emmie Jennings of Eagle River scored 19 points and competed in four events as the Boise State swim team beat Wyoming 187-112 in NCAA D1 action in Idaho. The sophomore swimmer was part of the first event, helping the Broncos win the 200-yard medley relay. She swam the third leg as the team had a… Read more »

Hebard bags 24 points in Civil War loss to Oregon State

January 19, 2018

Oregon Ducks sophomore sensation Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks scored 24 points and played a career-high 40 minutes in an 85-79 loss to arch rival Oregon State in the annual Civil War series. She sank 10-of-16 field goals to improve her season shooting percentage to .680 – which ranks 3rd in the NCAA. The 6-foot-4 forward… Read more »

Jordan ranked nationally in mile for Boise State indoor track

January 18, 2018

Boise State sophomore Ty Jordan of Eagle River posted a personal record in the indoor mile on the final day of the Ed Jacoby Invitational in Nampa, Idaho. He finished fourth out of 17 men with a time of 4:10.34, beating fifth place by more than two full seconds. Jordan, of Chugiak High fame, now… Read more »

Brackett one of best in NAIA Chicagoland basketball conference

January 17, 2018

When it comes to efficiency on the basketball court, nobody in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference is better than Travon Brackett of Anchorage. The Holy Cross College senior is the only player in the NAIA league that ranks in the top 10 in total rebounds, assists and free-throw percentage. He ranks 11th in turnover-to-assist ratio…. Read more »

Papasodora fires career-high score for No. 3 Kentucky rifle team

January 16, 2018

Northway’s Cathryn Papasodora was on target for the third-ranked Kentucky rifle team in the first meet of 2018. The junior shooter fired a career-high score in air rifle and her second-best smallbore score in a victory over Army and the Coast Guard in West Point, New York. Papasodora, of Eagle River High fame, finished with… Read more »

Hausinger bags 2 goals, leads all Alaskans in points at D1 level

January 15, 2018

UMass Lowell forward Kenny Hausinger of Anchorage buried two goals in the third period to put the finishing touches on a 4-0 win over Arizona State in Tempe, Arizona. His first goal was unassisted and his second goal came on his fifth shot of the game. He also hit the pipe. Hausinger, of Dimond High… Read more »

Calloway surpasses 500 career points for Walla Walla Wolves

January 14, 2018

Three-point specialist Alec Calloway of Juneau joined the 500-point club in just his second season at Walla Walla University. The senior guard is averaging 8.9 points in 20 games for the NAIA school in Washington. He enjoyed a big weekend against Evergreen State College when he pumped in 29 points in the two-game series, including… Read more »

Hale nets 30, including buzzer beater to key upset win for CMU

January 13, 2018

Nene Hale of Anchorage scored five points in the final seven seconds, including a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer, to give Central Methodist an 82-81 win over NAIA nationally ranked MidAmerican Nazarene. With 7.1 seconds left and her team down one point, the All-American guard took the inbounds pass and drove the length of the… Read more »

Curran, Gustafson team up to help Aquinas prevail on ice

January 12, 2018

Just days after joining the Aquinas College hockey team, Mike Curran of Anchorage scored the winning goal in his first game with the NAIA squad. The freshman forward delivered the go-ahead score on a power-play goal in the third period to highlight a 3-1 victory over arch rival Calvin in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Curran, of… Read more »