Monthly Archives: February 2019

Second-half surge helps Kelly produce 3rd double-double for PC

February 17, 2019

Juneau’s Erik Kelly put in work in the second half for Peninsula College in a 68-65 victory over Olympic in the NWAC. The freshman scored 12 of his 14 points and grabbed eight of his 12 rebounds down the stretch to add up to his third double-double in 23 games this season. Kelly, of Juneau-Douglas… Read more »

Griffin leads Canberra to WNBL title, wins 3rd finals MVP award

February 16, 2019

Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to power the Canberra Capitals to a 93-73 win over the Adelaide Lightning in Game 3 of the WNBL Grand Finals best-of-3 series in Australia. This is her third career championship in her first season with Canberra. She previously won titles with the… Read more »

Schierhorn stifles No. 2 OSU to earn 58th career win for Gophers

Eric Schierhorn of Anchorage collected his 58th career win between the pipes for the University of Minnesota. Making his first start since Dec. 29, the senior goaltender turned aside 21 shots in a 4-3 win over No. 2-ranked Ohio State in a Big Ten game in Columbus, Ohio. Schierhorn improved to 8-3 all-time against Ohio… Read more »

Holley inks new deal with Ottawa of Canadian Football League

February 14, 2019

Anchorage’s Caleb Holley is on the move in the Canadian Football League. The 28-year-old wide receiver has joined the Ottawa Redblacks after signing a one-year contract. The 2019 season will be his fourth year in the league. He spent the previous three seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. In 33 games, he racked up 109 receptions… Read more »

Updike beats 204 runners to win 3,000-meter footrace in Boston

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike won the men’s 3,000-meter run in a photo finish at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at Boston University. A professional runner with the New York New Jersey Track Club, Updike clocked a time of 7:56.63 to edge Canada’s Jack Sheffar by 0.13 seconds. The race featured 205 finishers in a field that… Read more »

Steffensen smacks grand slam, drives in career-high 6 for Mesa

February 13, 2019

Kenai’s Paul Steffensen smacked a grand slam, doubled and drove in a career-high six RBIs to help Mesa Community College beat Benedictine 13-5 in Arizona. It was the first home run of the season for the sophomore left fielder and third in 65 career games. Steffensen, of Kenai High fame, is hitting .364 with 11… Read more »

Griffin has 24 points, 23 rebounds in Game 2 of Aussie finals

Kelsey Griffin’s monster double-double was overshadowed by a buzzer-beater as the Adelaide Lightning shocked the Canberra Capitals 74-73 in Game 2 to stay alive in the best-of-3 WNBL grand finals. The Eagle River native was poised to give Canberra its first title since 2010 with a 24-point, 23-rebound performance. But Adelaide scored the winning basket… Read more »

Brown’s scoring spree continues, adds 50-point effort to ledger

February 12, 2019

Anchorage’s Kendal Brown is scoring at a ridiculous rate for Canada’s Crandall University. The 6-foot-5 junior forward is averaging 26.6 points per game in 18 appearances and has put up season high scoring performances of 39, 46 and 50. He has racked up a total of 478 points, with 60 percent of his output coming… Read more »

Treder places fifth at WCWA championships in Georgia

Dajan Treder of Anchorage was the top finisher for the University of Providence women’s wrestling team at the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association’s championships in Marietta, Georgia. She placed fifth out of 37 competitors in the 123-pound weight class to lead the NAIA Argos to a 15th-place finish out of 36 teams. Treder, of West High… Read more »