Monthly Archives: April 2018

Steffensen has second 5-hit game, batting .400 after 39 games

April 4, 2018

Most players only dream of collecting five hits in a game, but Kenai’s Paul Steffensen is making that reality a regular occurrence. The Mesa Community College freshman went 5-for-6 with 10 total bases in a 16-5 victory over Eastern Arizona College in the Arizona Community College Athletic Association. The left fielder collected two triples, a… Read more »

Winners for Inaugural Youth Awards Announced

April 3, 2018

The talent pool is deep for Alaska high school sports stars, but the cream of the crop always rises to the top. Three teens in particular have been recognized by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame for displaying winning characteristics in competition and demonstrating  championship character in life. Dimond basketball star Alissa Pili, Service cross-country Skimeister… Read more »

Bynum becomes rare 200-hit, 100-run, 100-RBI college player

April 2, 2018

Scooter Bynum of Fairbanks continues to carve out his place in history among the greatest college baseball players from Alaska. The Northern Illinois University senior standout surpassed the third major milestone of his career by adding his name to the 100-RBI club. In the last few weeks he’s also surpassed the 200-hit and 100-run plateau,… Read more »

In need of softball players, Wenatchee turns to hoops star Shapp

April 1, 2018

When the Wenatchee Valley College softball team suffered a rash of injuries that forced the NWAC school to search for replacement players, the coaches didn’t need to look far to find Whitney Shapp of Anchorage. The former high school all-conference standout was already on campus as a member of the Wenatchee Valley women’s basketball team…. Read more »