Monthly Archives: March 2018

Bailey plays big in must-win, helps Pima qualify for Nationals

March 9, 2018

Pima College freshman Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks played big when his team needed it most. The 6-foot-6 forward played significant minutes off the bench and just missed a double-double as the No. 2 Aztecs beat No. 1 Phoenix College 73-70 in the Region I championship game in Arizona. The win qualified Pima [28-4] for the… Read more »

Miller named to All-Freshman Team in NWAC’s Southern Region

March 8, 2018

Southwestern Oregon freshman Moses Miller of Anchorage has been one of the team’s most reliable scorers this season and that production has been rewarded. The 6-foot-3 guard was named to the All-Freshman Team in the NWAC’s 9-team Southern Region. He ranked second on the team in points [385], assists [88] and made free throws [69]… Read more »

Burgess, Biggerstaff, Kidder named all-stars in the NWAC

March 7, 2018

Chugiak’s Ashlynn Burgess, Ketchikan’s Alexis Biggerstaff and Anchorage’s Sandin Kidder represented Alaska on the women’s basketball NWAC All-Region Team. The junior college league features 33 teams and hundreds of players from all over the country. Forty of them are named to the all-star team and three are from the 907. Burgess, of Chugiak High fame,… Read more »

Roelle earns third career NAIA All-American honors for EOU

March 6, 2018

Rachel Roelle of Anchorage joined the ranks of repeat NAIA All-Americans from Alaska at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Pittsburg, Kansas. The Eastern Oregon runner earned top-eight finishes in the 3,000 meters and the distance medley relay for her third career All-American finish. In 2016, she was eighth in the 1,000 meters…. Read more »

Ross homers in third straight game, extends hit streak to 7

March 5, 2018

Wasilla slugger Ben Ross crushed home runs in all three games for the Corban Warriors during NAIA college baseball action against Whitman in Walla Walla, Washington. The 6-foot-4 senior outfielder finished the series 5-for-12 with five RBIs and five runs scored. He extended his second hitting streak to seven games and has hit safely in… Read more »

Osborne plays role as No. 1 Whitman advances to D3 Sweet 16

March 4, 2018

Trevor Osborne of Anchorage played 29 minutes and scored nine points to help No. 1 Whitman escape with an 89-84 win in overtime over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the second round of the NCAA D3 Championships. Whitman [28-1] advanced to the Sweet 16 and will face Wisconsin-Stevens Point [21-8] on Friday. Osborne, of Grace Christian High fame,… Read more »

Swayman turns aside foe, Maine wins Hockey East playoff series

Maine goaltender Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage continued his mastery over New Hampshire when it mattered most, backstopping a pair of wins in the Hockey East first-round playoff series to highlight a Black Bears’ sweep. The freshman netminder turned aside 53-of-56 shots as Maine won the two games by a combined 7-3 score and advanced to… Read more »

Hale makes case for greatest basketball player in CMU history

March 3, 2018

Jeff Sherman has coached basketball at Central Methodist for 32 years, so it’s safe to assume he knows Eagles hoops history better than anyone. When it comes to the debate of who the greatest basketball player in Central Methodist history is, Sherman said the conversation starts and stops with women’s star Nene Hale of Anchorage…. Read more »

Homza opens season with double, stolen base, run for Brown

March 2, 2018

Anchorage’s Willy Homza got the baseball season started off on a strong note as he reached base twice in five at-bats in Brown’s 5-2 win over Florida A&M. The starting shortstop walked, stole a base, doubled and scored. Homza, of South High fame, owns a career .320 on-base percentage in 62 career games with the… Read more »

Dickerson sparks early lead that carries Eckerd into SSC semis

March 1, 2018

Back in the starting lineup for the first time in two months, Anchorage’s Dallas Dickerson rewarded Eckerd College coaches for the vote of confidence. The former Alaska 3A player of the year drained back-to-back 3-pointers to kickstart a 10-0 run in the first quarter that carried the Tritons to a 62-45 win over Florida Tech… Read more »