Monthly Archives: March 2019

A mix of power and patience, Duffield among top C-USA sluggers

March 6, 2019

University of Texas at El Paso first baseman Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks showed why she’s one of the best hitters in Conference USA by flexing her muscles against No. 14 Texas Tech. The senior slugger crushed her fifth home run with a two-run shot in the second inning of a 16-8 loss in Lubbock, Texas…. Read more »

Theisen earns prestigious postgraduate scholarship from NCAA

Black Hills State University senior cross-country and track and field runner Jonah Theisen of Kenai has earned a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. “I’m extremely grateful to be able to receive this amazing scholarship to continue my education towards a PhD in Chemistry,” he said. “It is very rewarding knowing my hard work in both athletics… Read more »

Lewis on signing with Swedish pro team: “I achieved my dreams”

March 5, 2019

The game of soccer has taken Ariela Lewis of Anchorage all over the country and now the prolific playmaker is headed to Sweden. The former Alabama State University star has signed a professional contract with Skövde KIK of the country’s premier Norra Götaland League. “I finally get to say I made it, to say I… Read more »

Hill secures upset win for Missouri-St. Louis with decisive double

March 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Morgan Hill hammered her first extra-base hit of the season to power the University of Missouri-St. Louis to a 2-1 upset victory over No. 14 Grand Valley State in Clermont, Florida. The junior slugger doubled in two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to help her team erase a 1-0 deficit. Hill,… Read more »

Hausinger scores career-high 11th goal for UMass-Lowell

Anchorage’s Kenny Hausinger continued his hot streak for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell hockey team. The junior forward has six points in the last 10 games, including his career-high 11th goal over the weekend in a 2-2 tie with New Hampshire. Hausinger, of Dimond High fame, has 30 goals in 101 career games with the NCAA… Read more »

Burgess exceeds 1,000 points at JC, signs with D2 Seattle Pacific

March 3, 2019

Ashlynn Burgess of Eagle River has been a pillar of consistency for Wenatchee Valley College for the last two seasons, scoring 538 points as a sophomore and 528 points as a freshman. Seattle Pacific University took notice of her reliability and signed the 5-foot-10 sophomore for the next two seasons. Before she joins the NCAA… Read more »

Miller finishes NWAC season ranked top 10 in scoring, assists

Moses Miller of Anchorage finished the NWAC regular season with his fourth 30-point scoring performance for Southern Oregon Community College. The sophomore guard pumped in 32 points on 10 field goals and eight free throws in an 82-81 loss to Clark. All four 30-point games came in the last 13 games. Miller, of East High… Read more »

Caballa caps incredible senior season at NAIA Championships

March 2, 2019

Kodiak’s Mhar Caballa wrapped up his sensational senior season with the Eastern Oregon University wrestling team at the NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The 125-pounder won his first match by a 4-2 decision before losing the next two as he ended the season with a 34-5 record. Caballa, of Kodiak High fame, won four… Read more »

White pitches her greatest game of Corban career in 2-1 victory

Rachel White of Anchorage pitched the best game of her college softball career to help Corban University beat Carroll College 2-1 in Salem, Oregon. The senior right-hander threw a career-best 6.2 innings and earned her first winning decision of the season and the 10th since 2017. White, of South High fame, allowed just four hits… Read more »

Furlong part of 4×400 relay that breaks 20-year school record

March 1, 2019

Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong was part of a school record at his first appearance at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Brookings, South Dakota. The Dakota State University freshman ran on the men’s 4×400-meter relay team that placed 10th in the semifinals with a time of 3:16.87, which broke the school’s previous record… Read more »