Monthly Archives: July 2018

Feckley to be Dubuque grad assistant while working on master’s

July 31, 2018

Former University of Dubuque record-breaking quarterback Conor Feckley of Anchorage finished his playing eligibility last season, but he’s sticking around the football field. The 23-year-old will serve as a graduate assistant coach this season for the NCAA D3 Spartans as he finishes his master’s degree in Sports Management. “Once our head coach asked me to… Read more »

Johnson wins in Illinois, now ranked 14th nationally in footgolf

July 29, 2018

Jeremy Johnson of Palmer picked up his second victory of the season in the American Footgolf League Tour to catapult in the national rankings. The 43-year-old won an AFGL 50 event over the weekend in Illinois in a playoff after tying for first place at 14-under par. “It was a great facility and the staff… Read more »

Boozer helps Ghost Ballers win first game this summer in BIG3

July 28, 2018

It wasn’t just the first victory of the season for the Ghost Ballers, it was the first time BIG3 rookie Carlos Boozer of Juneau tasted victory in the second-year league. The 36-year-old former NBA All-Star scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 50-41 victory over Trilogy in Toronto, Ontario. Boozer, of Juneau-Douglas High… Read more »

Homza hits first career triple as a pro, fortnight after first bomb

July 27, 2018

Two weeks after he crushed his first home run as a professional player, Anchorage’s Jonny Homza continued his power surge with his first triple. The 19-year-old with the San Diego Padres rookie-level team has a .350 slugging percentage – 51 points higher than last year. His on-base percentage is .365 in 23 games compared to… Read more »

As one door shuts, another opens in New Mexico for Fromm

July 26, 2018

Fresh off a fabulous freshman season at Western Wyoming Community College, Nathan Fromm of Anchorage was headed to the University of Albany. His dream of playing NCAA D1 basketball was going to become a reality. Then he was ruled ineligible to transfer. Then the coach at his old school quit. For a moment, his world… Read more »

Baker racks up 20th scoreless outing for Double-A Tulsa Drillers

July 25, 2018

Juneau’s Dylan Baker turned in another clean sheet for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers, an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 26-year-old right-hander cleaned up a 16-5 loss to the Springfield Cardinals in the Texas League with two scoreless innings of work. The team’s saves leader probably didn’t think he’d pitch in such a lopsided… Read more »

Homza proves to be one of most efficient players in NECBL

July 24, 2018

Anchorage’s Willy Homza has displayed a nice combination of patience and power for the Plymouth Pilgrims. The Brown University slugger is just one of six players in the New England Collegiate Baseball League to register at least five home runs, 20 RBIs and 20 walks this summer. Homza, of South High fame, has collected those… Read more »

Lewis scores in first minute of NWPL final as Seattle wins 3-1

July 22, 2018

Anchorage’s Ariela Lewis has scored a ton of goals in her career, but even she surprises herself every once in a while. The former Alabama State University star netted a goal on her first touch in the first minute of the match to get the Seattle Stars going in a 3-1 win over the Washington… Read more »

Lasher flirts with triple-double with 16-9-8 line in Australia

July 21, 2018

Geraldton Bucs rookie Colter Lasher of Anchorage played the closest thing to a perfect game for his pro team down under. The 6-foot-7 forward flirted with a triple-double and made almost all of his field goals in a 110-78 victory over the South West Slammers to help his first-place team inch closer to a regular-season… Read more »

Ostrander doubles up on Athlete of the Year to cap magical year

July 20, 2018

Boise State University runner Allie Ostrander of Kenai could build her own trophy case with all of medals, trophies and awards she collected during this season. She competed in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track and captured one NCAA championship, five First Team All-American honors and Female Athlete of the Year recognition for BSU… Read more »