Monthly Archives: April 2019

Ostrander runs to personal record in 1,500 at Clay Invitational

April 19, 2019

Boise State University track and field star Allie Ostrander of Kenai was one of several runners to secure personal records at the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, California. She placed ninth out of 143 finishers in the women’s 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:14.76. She put herself in contention to receive a bid to… Read more »

Rosenzweig rips three triples in one game for 16th-ranked MIT

April 18, 2019

Anchorage’s Sierra Rosenzweig had two triples in 92 career games with the MIT softball team. Then she had three in one game. The junior left fielder broke the single-game school record with three triples in a 10-6 victory over Emerson in NCAA D3 softball in Boston, Massachusetts. Rosenzweig, of East High fame, tripled and scored… Read more »

Injuries slow but can’t stop Abdul-Bassit’s success in Mexico

April 17, 2019

Nagging injuries can’t keep Anchorage’s Jalil Abdul-Bassit off the basketball court. The 26-year-old with the Tijuana Zonkeys of Mexico is currently playing through lingering wrist and hamstring pain. It’ll take more than that to keep him out. Abdul-Bassit, of West High fame, is averaging 7.3 points in 22.3 minutes per game in 10 appearances. The… Read more »

Anchorage’s Williams and Dudley bros are high rollers in college

April 16, 2019

Anchorage’s Logan Williams of Robert Morris University of Illinois qualified and then won his first bracket match at the U.S. Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championship in Dayton, Ohio. The senior right-hander finished 12th in a 24-man qualifying round after he posted a six-game total of 1,200 pins (200 average). The 24 men and 24 women… Read more »

Alaskans shine at 123rd running of Boston Marathon

April 15, 2019

Marko Cheseto outdid himself at the 123rd Boston Marathon on April 15 and was rewarded with a world record. Keri McEntee made a similar improvement but came away heartbroken. Cheseto, previously a national champion runner at the University of Alaska Anchorage who now lives in Orlando, Fla., set a world record for double amputees in… Read more »

Messing fourth in free skate at ISU World Team Trophy in Japan

Keegan Messing of Girdwood finished fourth in the men’s free skate long program at the ISU World Team Trophy event in Fukuoka, Japan. The 27-year-old figure skater is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. He typically represents Canada for international events, including the 2018 Olympics. But he still calls Alaska home and… Read more »

Ross has more home runs than rest of Corban team combined

April 14, 2019

When it comes to who hits home runs for Corban University, there’s Ben Ross of Wasilla. And then there’s everybody else. The graduate student slugger went yard in three straight games recently to give him five homers for the season – more than the rest of his team combined. Ross, of Colony High fame, leads… Read more »

Dabbs hits home run, drives in 3 runs to key Marshalltown rally

April 13, 2019

Anchorage’s Nicolette Dabbs went 3-for-4 with a home run and 3 RBIs to lead Marshalltown Community College to a 6-5 come-from-behind win over Southwestern. The Tigers rallied from a five-run deficit to win the game in extra innings. Dabbs, of East High fame, ranks third on Marshalltown with three home runs in 22 games this… Read more »

Monaghan’s marvelous start leads to 1st D1 win for Austin Peay

Wasilla’s Nolan Monaghan didn’t allow a run and picked up his first career NCAA D1 winning decision for Austin Peay State University in a 10-2 win over Evansville in Clarksville, Tennessee. The junior pitcher started the game and carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning before departing because of a pitch count. He struck out… Read more »

Cesar has more home runs than errors at Pacific Lutheran

April 12, 2019

Juneau’s Michael Cesar was a great catcher in high school, but he’s turning out to be even better in college. The freshman has converted 132 of 133 defensive chances and thrown out a team-high five base runners for Pacific Lutheran University, a NCAA D3 program in Tacoma, Washington. He’s emerged as the team’s No. 1… Read more »