Monthly Archives: July 2019

Davis named Scholar All-American for Oklahoma Christian

July 7, 2019

Juneau’s Bergen Davis of Oklahoma Christian University was recognition as a Scholar All-American by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America. The award recognizes athletes who have earned a GPA of at least 3.50 — either cumulatively or over a semester — and achieved at least a NCAA D2 B standard time in… Read more »

Johnson has pitched more for summer team than college team

July 6, 2019

Parker Johnson of Anchorage has seen his season as a pitcher come full circle. He started his sophomore season at Indiana Wesleyan University on the mound before being moved to infielder. Now he’s pitching this summer for the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders of the Northwoods League. Finding a rhythm can be tough for a… Read more »

Denver Broncos select Schlereth, Kuper among all-time Top 100

July 5, 2019

In celebration of the NFL’s 100th season, the Denver Broncos announced their all-time Top 100 Team. The list included Hall of Famers, Super Bowl MVPs and two guys from Alaska. Anchorage’s Mark Schlereth and Chris Kuper were among 15 offensive linemen and just six guards honored among the franchise’s greatest players. Schlereth, of Service High… Read more »

Sought-after in Portugal, Williams cashes in moving to Sporting

July 3, 2019

After winning two Portuguese League championships and twice being named Defensive Player of the Year, Travante Williams of Anchorage became a highly sought-after free agent in Portugal. He could have signed with any team, but he went with Sporting Lisbon. The club is better known for its soccer success, but Sporting basketball used to be… Read more »

Homza catches first no-no in Class A Northwest League since ’15

July 1, 2019

Anchorage’s Jonny Homza helped make history in the Class A Northwest League by catching the first no-hitter in four years. The third-year pro was the centerpiece in a combined no-hitter for San Diego Padres affiliate Tri-City as the Dust Devils beat Everett 5-0 in Pasco, Washington. Four pitchers threw 120 pitches and recorded all 27… Read more »