Monthly Archives: October 2018

Cogdell-Unrein medals for sixth time after hitting final target

October 7, 2018

With a medal on the line, Eagle River trapshooter Corey Cogdell-Unrein did what she does best. She came up clutch. Fearless in the big moment, Cogdell-Unrein used a strong Day 2 showing to lead her trap mixed team to a bronze medal at the USA Shooting national championships in Fort Carson, Colorado. Cogdell-Unrein broke 71… Read more »

DeGeorge nets her first goal of new season for Bemidji State

October 6, 2018

Clair DeGeorge of Anchorage scored the first goal of her sophomore season for the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team in a 4-3 loss to Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. The reigning All-WCHA Third Team forward bagged the game’s first goal early in the second period. It was her eighth career goal in 41… Read more »

Swayman lone Alaska goaltender nominated for Richter Award

October 5, 2018

University of Maine sophomore Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage is one of 20 NCAA D1 goaltenders named to the preseason watch list for the annual Mike Richter Award. He is the only Alaskan nominated and one of just four sophomores on the list. The Richter Award is in its sixth year and is named after former… Read more »

Hale collects game-high 20 points, 6 dimes in first pro game

Picking up where she left off in college, Anchorage’s DaJonee Hale delivered a strong scoring effort to lead Bamberg to a 69-56 victory over Speyer in her first professional women’s basketball game in Germany’s second division. Last season’s NAIA National Player of the Year out of Central Methodist University scored 20 points, grabbed six rebounds… Read more »

Touray leads NWAC in goals, points; joins 50-point career club

October 4, 2018

Entering the final sprint of the soccer season, Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray is in the running for NWAC Player of the Year. The Tacoma Community College sophomore leads the league with 15 goals and is tied for the league lead with 33 points. Touray, of West High fame, has accounted for 31 percent of his team’s… Read more »

VanOrd tallies 4-goal to extend 5-game point streak for Lane CC

Danielle VanOrd of Anchorage recorded her second hat trick in the last five games to lead the Lane Community College women’s soccer team to its fifth straight win with a 6-0 victory over Rogue Community College in Grants Pass, Oregon. The sophomore striker bagged a career-high four goals and also earned an assist for a… Read more »

Klie delivers all-around game, win in his German pro debut

October 3, 2018

Anchorage’s Adam Klie made a victorious debut with his German professional men’s basketball team as the Giessen 46ers thumped the Dragons Rhondorf 102-56. The former University of California San Diego star played 27 minutes and amassed eight points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals. It was a typically sound all-around game for the 6-foot-4… Read more »

Davies commits to Hawaii, but not only because of sun and surf

October 2, 2018

It’s easy to assume high school basketball star Olivia Davies of Wasilla committed to the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team because of sun, surf and sand. That played a part, no doubt, but the senior’s decision actually came down to where she felt the most comfortable. On her official visit to Honolulu, Hawaii, she… Read more »

Sims moves to No. 3 on The Master’s all-time assist list

October 1, 2018

As Kayla Sims of Anchorage closes in on 2,500 career assists at The Master’s University, she’s also moving up the school’s all-time list. The senior setter now ranks No. 3 with 2,470 assists and is within striking distance of the No. 2 total of 2,642 set in 2007 with more than a month left in… Read more »

Duffy, Faamatuainu combine for 6 touchdowns in shootout win

Anchorage’s Sean Duffy and Eagle River’s Karletty Faamatuainu had a hand in helping the University of Dubuque football team score the most points since 2016. Duffy passed for four touchdowns and Faamatuainu hauled in two touchdown receptions from different quarterbacks as the Spartans beat Loras College 49-42 in NCAA D3 gridiron action in Dubuque, Iowa…. Read more »