Monthly Archives: December 2018

Oleson turns back the clock with best 3-point shooting in years

December 10, 2018

North Pole’s Brad Oleson is shooting the ball as well from 3-point range as he has over his 11 seasons in the Spanish League. The veteran guard with UCAM Murcia has made 57 percent of his 3s in the last four games, thanks to a 12-for-21 clip. Oleson, of North Pole High fame, has averaged… Read more »

Hickel extends 5-game points streak, named all-star in Canada

December 9, 2018

Days after being selected to the CWHL All-Star Game, Zoe Hickel of Anchorage earned points in both weekend games for the Calgary Inferno to match her season-high five-game points streak. The 26-year-old forward scored in Game 1 and added a pair of assists in Game 2 as the league-leading Inferno swept a series against the… Read more »

Shortridge moves to 6-0, extends scoreless streak to 125 minutes

December 8, 2018

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge posted his second consecutive shutout and extended his scoreless streak to 125 minutes for Quinnipiac University in a 4-0 win over No. 1 Massachusetts in college hockey. The junior goalie lowered his career-best 0.80 goals against average and raised his career-best .966 save percentage, handing UMass its first loss in 10… Read more »

Borst scores first two goals of college career for inaugural Argos

Anchorage’s Hunter Borst twice found the net for his first goals of the season to help the University of Providence make school history. The college added an NAIA men’s hockey this season and posted its first double-digit victory with an 11-0 win over Eastern Washington University. Borst, of Dimond High fame, is a freshman at… Read more »

Miller leads SWOCC back from down 16, but loses at the buzzer

December 7, 2018

Anchorage’s Moses Miller orchestrated one of the greatest rallies in Southwestern Oregon Community College hoops history as he led his team back from a 16-point halftime deficit. The sophomore guard scored 19 of his season-high 23 points in the second half and capped the comeback with a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left. Unfortunately, Miller’s… Read more »

Touray caps super season, named top men’s player in NWAC

December 6, 2018

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray turned in a historic soccer season in the NWAC and the NWAC turned him into its top player. The Tacoma Community College sophomore has been named NWAC men’s soccer player of the year after an awesome offensive season that saw him bag a school-record 25 goals – the fifth highest single-season total… Read more »

Sims caps historic The Master’s career with All-American honor

December 5, 2018

As one of the most balanced and well-rounded college volleyball players in the country, Kayla Sims of Anchorage didn’t dominate one category on the stat sheet. She kind of did it all. That versatility was rewarded by the NAIA as The Master’s University senior was recognized as an All-American honorable mention. “Usually for that they… Read more »

Terrific transfer Terry has Hardin-Simmons runnin’ and gunnin’

December 4, 2018

Seward’s Jalen Terry has provided a much-needed scoring punch in his first season with the Hardin-Simmons University men’s basketball team in Abilene, Texas. The 6-foot-7 senior has the NCAA D3 team averaging 86.3 points through seven games, which is the second highest season average in the last 10 years. Terry, of ACS fame, leads Hardin-Simmons… Read more »

Dalton and Young Achieve Milestones at California Marathon

December 3, 2018

By Matias Saari, Alaska Sports Blog Contributor Sunday was a banner day for Jeff Young and Anna Dalton, who achieved huge personal-best times at the California International Marathon. But their best days may yet be coming: Dalton will race the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta and Young will be gunning for an American… Read more »

Hebard earns 26th career double-double, joins 700-rebound club

December 2, 2018

University of Oregon basketball junior Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks recorded her second double-double in seven games this season and the 26th of her star-studded career in a 110-48 win over Long Beach State in Eugene, Oregon. The 6-foot-4 All-Pac-12 forward scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed 14 rebounds to go with three blocked… Read more »