Monthly Archives: February 2019

Hale’s scoring punch keeps Bamberg in playoff hunt in Germany

February 5, 2019

After losing two straight games, Bamberg couldn’t afford to drop another one and turned to rookie DaJonee Hale of Anchorage. The former NAIA player of the year pumped in a team-high 19 points and added six rebounds to help Bamberg beat Rhein-Main 79-57 and maintain its second-place status in the country’s second-league south division standings…. Read more »

Sorenson named ECHL’s Player of the Month for January

The most productive month of his professional career helped Tanner Sorenson of Anchorage get recognized as the ECHL Player of the Month for January. The 25-year-old forward with the Kalamazoo Wings racked up 9-11—20 totals in 11 games. Sorenson posted at least one point nine times and collected six multi-point games, highlighted by a six-point game… Read more »

Overbaugh kicks off inaugural AAF season with Atlanta Legends

February 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Jeff Overbaugh was the 11th Alaskan to play in the NFL, but he’s going to be the first to play in the Alliance of American Football. The 25-year-old long snapper with the Atlanta Legends will be on the field Saturday for opening night of the AAF’s inaugural season. The 8-team league kicks off this… Read more »

Miller is a first-rate player on a last-place team in the NWAC

February 3, 2019

Moses Miller of Anchorage is one of the most productive offensive players in the NWAC, but his team hasn’t produced many wins in the South Division. He’s a first-rate player on a last-place team. The sophomore guard is one of only three players in the NWAC to accumulate 400 points and 100 assists on the… Read more »

Maddry wins bronze at World Para Snowboard event in Canada

Racing in her first international competition, Kate Maddry of Wasilla captured a bronze medal in the women’s boardercross at the Para Snowboard World Cup in Canada. She joined fellow American Brittani Coury on the podium as Team USA went first-third. Maddry, Mat-Su Career & Tech High fame, earned 60 points toward qualifying for the 2022… Read more »

New Mexico JC has won 12 of 13 games with Fromm in lineup

February 2, 2019

Never mind good luck charm, Anchorage’s Nathan Fromm is more like an ace up the sleeve for the Junior Mexico Junior College. The Thunderbirds are 12-1 with him in the lineup and 17-6 overall. Fromm has scored double figures six times, including a recent 78-70 win over Howard College when he had 10 of his… Read more »

Terry pumps in 17 points for Hardin-Simmons on Senior Night

Seward’s Jalen Terry played one of his best all-around games of the season for Hardin-Simmons University on Senior Night. The 6-foot-7 senior forward produced 17 points, six rebounds and a season-high five assists in a 103-96 loss to Mary Hardin-Baylor in Abilene, Texas. He had a hand in seven of his team’s final 20 points…. Read more »

Shortridge leads NCAA in save percentage, goals-against average

February 1, 2019

Andrew Shortridge of Eagle River made 25 saves between the pipes as No. 5 Quinnipiac University beat No. 10 Clarkson 4-2 in Potsdam, New York. The junior netminder has posted an 11-2-1 record in 14 games and leads all NCAA goalies with a .953 save percentage and 1.21 goals-against average. Shortridge has matched last season’s… Read more »

Griffin reaches fourth WNBL Finals since 2013 in Australia

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin is going back to the WNBL Finals in Australia. The seventh-year forward will make her fourth career appearance in the best-of-three series, but her first with the Canberra Capitals. The Capitals clinched a finals trip with a 2-0 series win over No. 4 Perth in the league semifinals. Griffin, of Chugiak… Read more »