Monthly Archives: April 2019

Page throws complete game, earns 3rd win for Mississippi Valley

April 30, 2019

Daisy Page of Anchorage dug deep to deliver her best performance in extra innings for the Mississippi Valley State University softball team. The 6-foot freshman pitcher posted season highs of 9 innings and 6 strikeouts in a 10-7 win over Jackson State in Southwestern Athletic Conference action. The former Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year… Read more »

Tomsich qualifies for U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

April 29, 2019

Tony Tomsich qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials on Sunday with 11 seconds to spare. “I feel pretty on top of the world. Everything I could have imagined came together yesterday,” Tomsich said by phone on Monday. “I threw my hands up like 20 meters from the line because I knew I was going… Read more »

Liberty sweeps 4×400 relay titles, thanks to Ealum and Todd

April 28, 2019

The 4×4 relay is like a 4×4 truck because it’s rugged and requires a strong motor. Good thing Liberty University features two rough-and-tough runners from Alaska. Anchorage’s Tanner Ealum and Michael Todd have etched their names in the record book among the fastest men’s and women’s 4×400-meter relay teams for the NCAA D1 school in… Read more »

Wall bounces back from tough stretch to toss complete-game gem

April 27, 2019

After uncharacteristically losing his previous two starts, Philip Wall of Juneau bounced back in a big way. He isn’t the active leader in wins among college pitchers from Alaska for nothing. The right-hander with the University of Northwestern-St. Paul spun a seven-hitter for his third career 9-inning complete game in a 3-2 victory over Crown… Read more »

Gray raps out season-high 4 hits, 3 RBIs in St. Lawrence victory

April 26, 2019

Sitka’s Elle Gray had her best day at the plate this season for the St. Lawrence University softball team. The senior shortstop went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs in a 9-1 Game 1 victory over State University of New York Canton in a NCAA D3 doubleheader. She went 1-for-3 with a double and… Read more »

Curfman’s ERA drops like a 12-to-6 curveball for Northern State

April 24, 2019

When it comes to the Northern State University player who has improved the most this season, it’s tough to beat Cody Curfman’s comeback. The junior right-hander has massively improved his mount presence since early March as his ERA has dropped like a 12-to-6 curveball, falling from double digits all the way to 3.15. Whether it’s… Read more »

Hill has 6 hits, 5 RBIs for Missouri-St. Louis in doubleheader

April 23, 2019

Anchorage softball slugger Morgan Hill of Anchorage single-handedly carried the University of Missouri-St. Louis to a doubleheader sweep of Rockhurst. The junior left fielder went 6-for-7 at the plate and drove in 5 runs, including the go-ahead base hit in each of the two games. Hill, of East High fame, raised her season batting average… Read more »

AKtive Spring 2019 Newsletter

April 22, 2019

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Kelter leads USA to bronze, named to Dream Team in Japan

April 21, 2019

Alev Kelter of Eagle River bulldozed her way to three conversions in the bronze-medal match on her way to leading the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series tournament in scoring and helping the U.S. women’s team secure a medal in Kitakyushu, Japan. Team USA rallied to beat France 36-12 in the third-place match to cap… Read more »

White pitches back-to-back shutouts to highlight Senior Weekend

April 20, 2019

Rachel White of Anchorage enjoyed the ultimate Senior Weekend experience with the No. 17-ranked Corban University softball team. The senior pitcher threw shutouts on back-to-back days as Corban University went 4-0 against Northwest Christian in the final home series of the season in Salem, Oregon. White tossed a 3-hitter in Game 1 and then spun… Read more »