Monthly Archives: February 2019

Doutrive records first career Pac-12 double-double for Arizona

February 11, 2019

Anchorage’s Devonaire Doutrive doesn’t always get a chance to play extended minutes for the University of Arizona, so when his number was called in a lopsided loss he stepped up. Cleanup duties might cause some guys to pout, but Doutrive pounced on the opportunity and delivered his first double-double in the Pac-12. The 6-foot-5 freshman… Read more »

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Duffield crushes 2 bombs in season-opening weekend for UTEP

February 10, 2019

University of Texas at El Paso cleanup hitter Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks had four hits in four games, including two home runs, during the season-opening tournament at the NM State Invitational in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She finished the tournament with a .444 batting average and .583 on-base percentage. She drove in three runs, scored… Read more »

Millar, Hull score goals in same game for 2nd time for Concordia

For the second time since Jan. 25, Alaskans Maddy Millar of Anchorage and Ally Hull of Wasilla scored goals in the same game for Concordia University of Wisconsin. This time it happened in a 7-0 win over Finlandia in Hancock, Michigan, that helped the NCAA D3 Falcons clinch a playoff berth in the Northern Collegiate… Read more »

Rash earns 3rd straight PBA top-10, converts dreadful 7-10 split

February 9, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Rash racked up another successful week on the PBA Tour with his third straight top-10 finish. The 36-year-old finished ninth in a field of 64 at the Tournament of Champions at AMF Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn, Ohio. He also converted one of bowling’s most difficult shots. Rash made the extremely rare 7-10 split… Read more »

Kurka wins 5th career World Cup medal in Super-G sitting race

Palmer’s Andrew Kurka claimed another medal in his specialty event at the World Cup in Veysonnaz, Switzerland. The 27-year-old won bronze with a third-place finish in the Super-G sitting race at the World Para Alpine Skiing event, pocketing his fifth career medal in the Super-G since 2016. Kurka, of Colony High fame, finished behind a… Read more »

Pili closes in on Hebard, Jacobson for AK 4A girls scoring record

February 8, 2019

Anchorage’s Alissa Pili has already achieved so much in her high school hoops career, but there is one major milestone she still covets. The Alaska Class 4A girls career scoring record. The Dimond High senior currently stands No. 3 on the all-time list with 2,220 points, needing just seven more to catch No. 2 Ruthy… Read more »

Sio stays home, still signs with Oregon State to play in Pac-12

February 7, 2019

Anchorage’s Thomas Sio took the old-fashioned way to the Pac-12 Conference. At a time when many Alaska high school standouts are leaving to pursue national exposure in the Lower 48, the state’s No. 1 college prospect stayed home. And a Power 5 school like Oregon State University still found him. Sio, of Bartlett High fame,… Read more »

Charlie cans career-high 23 points, five 3s for Skagit Valley

February 6, 2019

Kiah Charlie of Scammon Bay had the best game of her college career with a 23-point performance for Skagit Valley College in an 80-77 loss in the NWAC to Everett College near Seattle, Washington. The former Alaska Class 1A player of the year knocked down a career-best five 3-pointers and also enjoyed career highs in… Read more »

Johnson’s strong start on mound derailed by one bad inning

Anchorage’s Parker Johnson had a great start in his first college starting pitching appearance for Indiana Wesleyan University. The sophomore right-hander retired the first seven batters he faced and carried a shutout into the fifth inning. Unfortunately, he was chased after allowing two runs on a walk, single, sac bunt and triple to start the… Read more »