Monthly Archives: September 2018

Heil, Currier score goals for nationally ranked Embry-Riddle

September 30, 2018

They’ve been on the field for plenty of goals scored by the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s soccer team this season. Alaskans Erica Heil and Megan Currier finally got in on the act. Both juniors from Anchorage found the net for the first time this year as No. 11 Embry-Riddle beat Soka University 6-2 in NAIA… Read more »

Augafa returns punts, kickoffs for Hawaii, helps team win in OT

September 29, 2018

Anchorage’s Justice Augafa has one of the most dangerous jobs on the football field. He returns punts and kickoffs for the University of Hawaii. The junior transfer has enjoyed his best results the last two weeks, including today’s 44-41 OT victory over San Jose State in California. Augafa, of South High fame, had a season-high… Read more »

Ostrander finishes 5th in elite field at Nuttycombe Invitational

September 28, 2018

Boise State University junior Allie Ostrander of Kenai turned in another excellent effort against a loaded field, finishing fifth among 227 women at the Nuttycombe Invitational in Madison, Wisconsin. Seven of the nation’s top-10 cross-country running teams competed in the meet that had a championship setting. Ostrander and the Broncos were up for the challenge…. Read more »

After leaving to chase his dream, Walker returns with St. Cloud

September 27, 2018

At 19, Nolan Walker of Anchorage will already see his hockey life come full circle. After leaving his hometown at age 14 to attend prep school in Indiana and chase his dream in junior hockey, he returns to Alaska next month with St. Cloud State University to face the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the… Read more »

In college debut, Nichols bags goal and assist for Highline

September 26, 2018

Anchorage’s Savannah Nichols bagged a goal and assist in her first game with the Highline Community College women’s soccer team. Making her debut after missing the first half of the season with a concussion, the freshman forward got into the scoring act in the team’s 11-0 victory over Centralia College in NWAC action in Washington…. Read more »

Jessee named Hawaii Hilo volleyball Pepsi Athlete of the Week

September 25, 2018

Already one of the most accurate hitters in the PacWest Conference, Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee zeroed in her arm swing even more to help deliver three road wins for the University of Hawaii Hilo volleyball team. She was rewarded by being named Vulcans Pepsi Athlete of the Week. The 6-foot-3 middle blocker crushed a .629 hitting… Read more »

Thompson earns first Pac-12 shutout in third start for Wazzu

September 24, 2018

Nikiski’s Rachel Thompson made a career-high nine saves and earned her first Pac-12 shutout to help the Washington State University women’s soccer team upset nationally ranked UCLA 1-0 in Los Angeles, California. The 5-foot-9 junior goalkeeper extended her personal scoreless streak to 162 minutes, 27 seconds, stretching her last three appearances. Overall, she’s allowed only… Read more »

Van Allen nets game-winner for Northern Arizona in 83rd minute

September 23, 2018

Anchorage’s Haleigh Van Allen helped the Northern Arizona University women’s soccer team erase another early mistake with some late-game magic. The senior forward converted a crossing pass in the 83rd minute to provide a 3-2 victory over Idaho State in Big Sky Conference action in Flagstaff, Arizona. The offense was a huge part of the… Read more »

Hall plays hard until the end, records game-high 12 tackles

September 22, 2018

His team was down 30 points, but that didn’t stop University of Idaho football player Ed Hall of Eagle River from treating the closing moments like the game was on the line. There he was late in the fourth quarter, making a stop on fourth down to get the ball back to the Vandals, who… Read more »

Touray continues torrid scoring spree for undefeated Tacoma CC

September 21, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray found the net again. The Tacoma Community College men’s soccer star scored the first goal in a 2-1 win over Highline to give the sophomore striker 10 goals in 10 games this season. He sits second in the NWAC in goals and points (23). Dating to last season, Touray has 13 goals… Read more »