Monthly Archives: August 2019

Saville makes second start in World Junior Summer Showcase

August 2, 2019

Isaiah Saville of Anchorage earned plenty of ice time for Team USA at the World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Michigan. The 18-year-old started games against Sweden and Finland during the week-long camp in preparation for the 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. Saville, of West High fame, turned aside 19 shots in… Read more »

Connelly wins bronze at Skyrunning Championships in Italy

Michael Connelly of Chugiak is a world championship bronze medalist. Representing Team USA, Connelly, 17, placed third in the Vertical Kilometer event at the International Skyrunning Federation Youth World Championships in Fonte Cerreto, Italy. Connelly posted a time of 42 minutes, 22 seconds, trailing only runners from Andorra and Spain in the Youth A Division… Read more »

Bonck fans career-high 8, picks up 1st win in West Coast League

August 1, 2019

Nathan Bonck of Ketchikan struck out a career-high eight batters on his way to securing his first win of the summer for the Port Angeles Lefties of the West Coast League. The 6-foot-5 starting pitcher threw six innings to earn the winning decision in a 6-4 victory over the Bellingham Bells in Washington. The left-hander… Read more »

DeGeorge lone Alaskan among 107 invited to USA Hockey Fest

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge will be the only Alaskan among the 107 players invited to the Team USA Women’s National Festival that will take place this month at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York. The festival will be used to select players for the annual U18 and U22 three-game series against Canada. Both Team… Read more »