Monthly Archives: October 2018

Jessee playing like the PacWest’s biggest weapon at net for Hilo

October 15, 2018

University of Hawaii Hilo sophomore Ashton Jessee of Anchorage leads the NCAA D2 PacWest Conference with an average of 1.14 blocks per set. The 6-foot-3 middle blocker has a total of 73 blocks in 64 sets on the season to match last year’s total – except in nearly 30 fewer sets. Jessee, of South High… Read more »

Foshee part of awesome offensive line at Oklahoma Baptist

Oklahoma Baptist University tackle Jake Foshee of Fairbanks is part of one of the best offensive lines in NCAA D2 football. The Bison rank fifth nationally for fewest sacks allowed. Foshee, of West Valley High fame, is a 6-foot-3, 289-pound sophomore who has started all six games. The Oklahoma Baptist O-line has allowed just three… Read more »

Furlong blocks punt, recovers in end zone for first college TD

October 14, 2018

Never mind the game, Brenner Furlong saved his college football team’s season. Marred by a six-game losing streak, Dakota State University needed a spark and the former Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year provided one to propel the Trojans to a 44-28 win over Presentation College in South Dakota. The freshman from Soldotna blocked a… Read more »

Hausinger bags two goals, joins 40-point club for Lowell career

October 13, 2018

Anchorage’s Kenny Hausinger opened the first and third periods with goals, but it wasn’t enough to save the University of Massachusetts-Lowell men’s hockey team from a 5-4 overtime loss to Rochester Institute of Technology. The junior forward took four shots, won a faceoff and finished +1 in the nonleague game between Hockey East and Athletic… Read more »

MacNaughtton helps Ithaca 8-man crew take second in New York

October 12, 2018

Juneau’s Reuben MacNaughtton was part of an Ithaca College men’s crew that finished second at the 30th Annual Head of the Genesee in Rochester, New York. The sophomore helped the Bombers have a strong showing in the second varsity 8 race on opening day. The rowing competition featured teams from Clarkson, St. Lawrence, Canisius, Binghamton,… Read more »

NWAC soccer game features seven Alaska women on same field

October 11, 2018

The Lane Community College women’s soccer team earned a 5-0 victory over Southwestern Oregon Community College in the NWAC, but the real winner was the state of Alaska. That’s because the game featured seven players from the 907. Leading the way was Anchorage’s Danielle VanOrd, who scored a pair of goals and was one of… Read more »

Prolific in Portugal, Williams leads team to 16th straight win

October 10, 2018

Ever since Oliveirense Cacarola of the Portuguese League added small forward Travante Williams of Anchorage, the team has been nearly unstoppable. Oliveirense posted its 16th straight win dating to last season and improved to 37-5 overall since the former UAF men’s basketball star joined the squad. Williams, of Mt. Edgecumbe High fame, helped his team… Read more »

Dye leads team, tied for 10th after 36 holes of NACC tournament

October 9, 2018

Kenai’s Maxwell Dye fired the lowest round for the Marian University men’s golf team after the first two days of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Championship in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The 5-foot-8 sophomore carded a 5-over 77 at the 6,800-yard Whistling Straits Irish Course, a five-stroke improvement from his Day 1 score. He shot an 82… Read more »

Dinkins earns first sack, first safety on same play for Howard

October 8, 2018

In a college football game that featured more than 1,000 yards, the seemingly lone defensive play came from Saevon Dinkins of Anchorage. The Howard University sophomore defensive end sacked the North Carolina Central quarterback in the end zone for a safety in the first quarter in a 40-35 loss in Durham, North Carolina. Dinkins, East… Read more »

Kramer posts 2nd-fastest 5K for Alaska prep girl in Washington

Kendall Kramer of Fairbanks turned in a big performance on the big stage at the 35th annual Nike Hole in the Wall XC Invitational in Arlington, Washington. The high school junior placed second out of 285 runners in the girls elite division with a personal-record time of 17 minutes, 18 seconds over the mostly flat… Read more »