Monthly Archives: January 2019

Manu notches goal in her 127th consecutive game for Merrimack

January 12, 2019

There are few certainties in life, but Anchorage’s Felila Manu being on the ice for the Merrimack College women’s hockey team is one of them. The senior defenseman has never missed a game in 127 appearances with the NCAA D1 team in North Andover, Massachusetts. Manu, of East High fame, is durable, reliable and skillful…. Read more »

Wuthrich nets go-ahead goal as Boston upsets No. 8 Providence

January 11, 2019

Anchorage’s Emma Wuthrich of Boston University netted the go-ahead goal in the second period in a 5-3 upset over No. 8 Providence in Rhode Island. The freshman forward scored an even-strength goal at the 10:37 mark to give Boston a 3-2 lead it would not relinquish. It was her second goal of the season and… Read more »

Caballa extends 20-match win streak, ranks No. 4 in NAIA

Eastern Oregon University wrestler Mhar Caballa of Kodiak is on a serious tear. The 125-pound senior has won 20 straight matches and 33 of 37 overall this season. He owns two tournament titles and is ranked No. 4 nationally in the NAIA. Caballa, of Kodiak High fame, picked up his second tournament championship and scored… Read more »

Novelli plays big in fourth quarter, carries Spokane to NWAC win

January 9, 2019

Alexia Novelli of Wasilla scored a half dozen points in her team’s game-ending 14-2 run that catapulted Spokane to a 67-59 victory over Yakima Valley in the NWAC. The 5-foot-11 freshman hit jump shots on three out of four possessions late in the fourth quarter, with the final one tying the game at 57-57 with… Read more »

Calloway corrals 10 boards, just misses double-double for SUU

Jacob Calloway of Juneau grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds to go with nine points as he helped Southern Utah University snap a four-game losing streak with a 90-82 OT win over Weber State in the Big Sky. The 6-foot-8 junior has reached double digits in rebounds only three times in 74 career games, highlighted by… Read more »

Terry’s 3-pointer sparks crazy comeback for Hardin-Simmons

January 8, 2019

A 3-pointer by Seward’s Jalen Terry kickstarted a 10-0 run inside the final minute of the game that propelled Hardin-Simmons University to a 98-95 win over LeTourneau in Longview, Texas. The 6-foot-7 senior scored all 13 of his points in the second half, capped by a 3-pointer with 42 seconds left that cut a seven-point… Read more »

Hopkins wins conso final at F&M Open, leads NCAA w/ 12 pins

Campbell University wrestler Caleb Hopkins of Palmer won the consolation final to place fifth at the Franklin & Marshall Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 174-pound freshman won his final match 8-4 to cap a 5-1 showing in the NCAA D1 tournament. Hopkins, of Colony High fame, leads Campbell in wins (18) and is tied for… Read more »

Hebard nets career-high 34 points, ranks No.2 in NCAA in FG%

January 7, 2019

Two days after having an off night, All-Pac-12 forward Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks went off. The University of Oregon junior recorded career highs in points, field goals and offensive rebounds in a 98-58 home win over Washington State. Hebard went 16-for-21 from the floor and scored 34 points. She also grabbed nine rebounds, including six… Read more »

Osborne extends 3-point streak to 18 games for Whitman College

Whitman College 3-point specialist Trevor Osborne of Anchorage is dialed in. The junior sharpshooter leads his NCAA D3 team and ranks second in the Northwest Conference with a career-high 3-point percentage of .542 on 32-for-59 shooting. Whitman (11-1) is ranked No. 4 in the country. The 6-foot-2 guard has made at least one 3 in… Read more »

Lindquist wins 500 freestyle, one of 3 Alaskans on Hawaii team

January 6, 2019

Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist earned his first victory for the University of Hawaii swim team during a dual meet with the Wisconsin Badgers. The freshman won the men’s 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 34.46 seconds, beating seven other NCAA D1 swimmers. Lindquist, of Kodiak High fame, has turned in top-3 performances in previous meets, placing second… Read more »