Monthly Archives: April 2018

Darrow’s .413 batting average leads Arizona collegiate league

April 12, 2018

He’s the league’s best hitter on the last-place team, so you know opponents try to pitch around Soldotna’s Jake Darrow of Eastern Arizona College. It doesn’t matter. Darrow still wins most one-on-one battles. The Alaskan leads the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference with a .413 batting average after 43 games. Eastern Arizona College sits 14th… Read more »

Wall dominates batters with runners on base, moves to 4-0

Juneau’s Philip Wall of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul scattered 13 hits over a career-high 8.1 innings in a 5-2 win over Northland College in Minnesota. The freshman right-hander improved his record to 4-0 on the NCAA D3 season. Wall, of Thunder Mountain High fame, pitched a 1-2-3 inning only once and threw from the… Read more »

Bonck’s progression at Seattle rewarded with first college win

April 11, 2018

Even though the pitching stats for Seattle University reliever Nathan Bonck of Ketchikan are night and day compared to last season, the transformation didn’t happen overnight. The progression of the sophomore southpaw took sweat, sacrifice and a season of college baseball under his belt. As a result, he looks like a different player. “The biggest… Read more »

Incredible shooting lifts Lasher to SBL honors in Australia

April 10, 2018

Out-of-this-world shooting propelled Anchorage’s Colter Lasher to a league honor all the way across the world. The 6-foot-7 forward used 77-percent shooting and a 30-point scoring average to lead the Geraldton Buccs to a 2-0 showing and snag player-of-the-week honors in the State Basketball League in Australia. The former Houston Baptist University star made 26-of-34… Read more »

Page becomes 10th LaTech slugger to reach 100-RBI plateau

April 9, 2018

Anchorage’s Taria Page proved once again why a prolific player of her significance doesn’t come around very often. The Louisiana Tech University junior slugger joined VIP status with her 100th career RBI after smashing a run-scoring single in the sixth inning of a 9-4 road win in NCAA D1 play over the University of North… Read more »

Rosenzweig kicks off month of April with big series for MIT

Sierra Rosenzweig of Anchorage did some major damage for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a two-day, four-game home series in NCAA D3 softball action. The sophomore switch-hitter went 6-for-12 at the plate with three doubles as MIT swept Emerson College and Clark University. The Engineers outscored the opposition 32-3 in the four games, with… Read more »

Harris notches second double-double in five games in Greece

April 8, 2018

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris notched his second double-double in the last five games for Kolossos in Greece’s first division. The 6-foot-7 former University of Kentucky standout pumped in 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a 79-77 loss to G. Larissa-Faros in a battle of middle-of-the-pack teams. Best of all for Harris, he knocked down 4-for-5… Read more »

Dabbs destroying opposing pitchers of late for Marshalltown

April 7, 2018

Anchorage’s Nicolette Dabbs is tearing the cover off the softball for Marshalltown Community College. The freshman outfielder is hitting .500 on 6-for-12 hitting over her last four games with the NJCAA team in Iowa. She also hit her first college home run in that span. Dabbs, of East High fame, is hitting .290 in 12… Read more »

Griffin victorious in return to court at Commonwealth Games

April 6, 2018

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin returned to the court in style, helping the Australia women’s national team steamroll the Republic of Mozambique 113-53 in the opening round of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games down under. The 6-foot-2 veteran forward had been sidelined for the last few months as she recovered from hip surgery, so her return… Read more »

White earns 4th win, remains undefeated for Corban University

April 5, 2018

Corban University pitcher Rachel White of Anchorage is back in the starting rotation for the country’s seventh-ranked NAIA softball team. The junior has started back-to-back games for the first time on the season, including a 7-0 win over No. 14 Southern Oregon University in the second game of a doubleheader to help Corban earn a… Read more »