Monthly Archives: November 2018

Copley posts 4th NHL win of the season for Washington Capitals

November 16, 2018

North Pole native Pheonix Copley turned aside 24 shots and earned the win in goal as the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime in Denver, Colorado. Making his third consecutive start for the defending Stanley Cup champions, the 26-year-old held the NHL’s top offensive team to just one goal for more than… Read more »

Hebard nets 20 points keyed by 10-for-10 free-throw shooting

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks went 10-for-10 from the free-throw line and scored a season-high 20 points as the University of Oregon beat Utah State 88-58 victory in Logan, Utah. The 10 made foul shots were a career high for the junior forward. This was the sixth time she reached double figures in attempts. Hebard, of… Read more »

Touray bags 25th goal to ice Tacoma’s 2-0 win in NWAC final

November 15, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray had the best weekend. Not only did he help the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team win the NWAC championship, he solidified his place in the history book among the conference’s greatest goal scorers. The former Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year put the finishing touches on Tacoma’s 2-0 win over Whatcom… Read more »

Heil’s goal in 82nd minute lifts Embry-Riddle to Cal Pac title

November 14, 2018

A two-time state champion in Alaska, Erica Heil of Anchorage summoned her big-game background to bail out the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s soccer team in the California Pacific Conference title game. The junior playmaker scored a breakaway goal in the 82nd minute to provide the Eagles with a 1-0 win over the University of California-Merced… Read more »

Papasodora helps Kentucky post fourth-best score in NCAA

Northway’s Cat Papasodora finished fourth out of 22 shooters and helped the University of Kentucky win an NCAA riflery tri-meet with Army and North Georgia in Lexington, Kentucky. She was third in smallbore (581) and eighth in air rifle (586). Kentucky won the meet with a season-high 4,691 points – the No. 4 highest score… Read more »

Johnson makes World Cup national team, will kick it in Morocco

November 13, 2018

Jeremy Johnson of Palmer has always dreamed of representing his country on the world stage. He will finally get his chance at age 44, although it wasn’t in the sport he planned. The longtime Alaska soccer specialist has been named to the U.S. National Footgolf Team that will participate in the World Cup next month… Read more »

Duffy bounces back with effective effort in Dubuque finale

November 12, 2018

Coming off his worst game in a Spartans uniform, University of Dubuque transfer quarterback Sean Duffy of Anchorage bounced back to deliver his second-highest completion percentage and touchdown total of the football season. The sophomore southpaw completed 16-of-22 passes and threw for four scores in a 47-28 loss to Wartburg College in NCAA D3 action… Read more »

Williams scores 26 to push Portugal team to 21st straight win

November 11, 2018

After a slow start to the season, Travante Williams of Anchorage has heated up in Portugal. The 6-foot-4 guard pumped in a season-high 26 points on a night when Oliveirense needed his offense in a 96-82 win over FC Porto. The team improved to 6-0 and has won 21 straight games in the Portuguese League… Read more »

Ostrander claims West Regional for 7th career cross country win

November 10, 2018

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander of Boise State University ran away with her second NCAA West Regional championship after claiming the women’s title by 13 seconds in Sacramento, California. It was the All-American’s seventh career victory and third All-Region selection in three years of cross country. Her dominant victory helped the Boise State women’s team earn an… Read more »

Touray, VanOrd, Straub repeat as NWAC All-Star selections

November 9, 2018

After he netted the most goals in the Northwest Athletic Conference since 2013, Bubacar Touray of Anchorage scored West Region MVP honors. The Tacoma Community College sophomore striker leads the league with 23 goals and 51 points in 21 games heading into the NWAC playoffs. Touray was joined on the NWAC All-Star Teams by fellow… Read more »