Monthly Archives: April 2019

Dexter, Schick, Shaw, Rice represent new 907 crew at WWU

April 11, 2019

Alaska women have a habit of winning NCAA D2 championships in rowing at Western Washington University. The new 907 crew hopes to keep the tradition alive. Anchorage’s Angie Dexter and Rachael Schick, North Pole’s Kory Shaw and Bethel’s Brenna Rice are part of the No. 3-ranked Vikings rowing program. Dexter, of West High fame, is… Read more »

Duffield continues crazy good Conference USA season for UTEP

April 10, 2019

Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks smacked two doubles, scored two runs and drove in another as UTEP defeated New Mexico 7-1 in NCAA D1 action in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The senior No. 3 hitter finished 2-for-3 at the plate to raise her team-leading batting average to .394 in 37 games. Duffield, of Lathrop High fame, continues… Read more »

Hale averages double figures in German B finals, but team loses

April 9, 2019

DaJonee Hale of Anchorage made in rain in the German B League finals. The 5-foot-8 rookie guard averaged double figures in every game of the best-of-3 series and shot 63% from 3-point range. Bamberg lost 93-73 in Game 3 of the finals. Hale, of Houston High fame, averaged 13.3 points and made 10-of-16 3s in… Read more »

Bailey-Parsons wins game for Olympic with two-out walk-off RBI

April 8, 2019

Cooper Bailey-Parsons of Anchorage drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to provide an 8-7 walk-off win for Olympic over Skagit Valley in Bremerton, Washington. The freshman third baseman finished 1-for-4 for the game and 2-for-8 in the doubleheader. He doubled in Game 1. He’s hitting .260… Read more »

Trupp bros among top scorers for different German pro teams

April 7, 2019

Anchorage brothers Evan Trupp and Hayden Trupp have been terrific this season in Germany. They are in separate pro leagues but having the same success as each player ranks among the scoring leaders for their respective teams Evan Trupp, 31, skates for the Iserlohn Roosters in Germany’s top-tier league and is fourth on the team… Read more »

Page begins to find her rhythm against D1 batters for MVSU

April 6, 2019

No doubt Daisy Page’s introduction to NCAA D1 softball was a little harsh. But in life, much like with sports, the secret to success is standing tall in the face of adversity. In that case the 6-foot pitcher from Anchorage has been huge for Mississippi Valley State University. The freshman has carved out a three-game,… Read more »

From Kazakhstan to K-Wings, Sorenson shines in ECHL return

April 5, 2019

A return to the ECHL has done wonders for Tanner Sorenson’s game as the 26-year-old forward from Anchorage is thriving in his second stint with the Kalamazoo Wings. After spending all of last season in Kazakhstan and the start of this season in Switzerland, he has come back to where he has played 184 of… Read more »

Curfman carries shutout into 6th, racks up 8 Ks for Northern St.

Chugiak’s Cody Curfman carried a shutout into the sixth inning and struck out a season-high eight batters for Northern State University. He deserved a win, but settled for a hard-luck loss after two unearned runs doomed his super start in a 3-2 loss to Wayne State in NCAA D2 action in Nebraska. The 2016 Cook… Read more »

Chalmers helps Italian team reach Champions League final four

April 4, 2019

He’s been a winner his entire basketball career, so it makes sense that Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers would enjoy instant success in Europe. After all, that’s why Virtus Bologna brought him to Italy. The Alaska Sports Hall of Famer’s presence, poise and playmaker skills continue to make a difference on the court as he helped Bologna… Read more »

Schierhorn’s first win clinches Adirondack ECHL playoff berth

April 3, 2019

He signed only two weeks ago, but Anchorage’s Eric Schierhorn is already paying off for the Adirondack Thunder. The rookie goaltender’s first professional victory allowed the Thunder to clinch a Kelly Cup playoff berth with a 7-5 win over Maine. The former University of Minnesota netminder turned aside 32 shots in this his third start… Read more »