Monthly Archives: September 2019

Currier nets first goal of season, ninth of Embry-Riddle career

September 30, 2019

Megan Currier of Anchorage scored her first goal of the season for the nationally ranked Embry-Riddle Aeronautic University women’s soccer team. The senior forward found the net in the 68th minute as the 24th-ranked Eagles breezed to a 12-0 win over Simpson during NAIA action in Redding, California. Currier, of South High fame, has nine… Read more »

Doutrive goes all Vince Carter to win Arizona dunk contest

Rather than leaping tall buildings in a single bound like ‘Superman,’ Anchorage’s Devonaire Doutrive went with the Vince Carter option. And dunked over a 7-footer. The 6-foot-5 sophomore guard with the University of Arizona pulled off the iconic dunk Carter made famous during the 2000 Sydney Olympics to win the dunk contest at the annual… Read more »

Cummings scores twice, giving him four TDs in three games

September 29, 2019

Bulldozer running back Josh Cummings of Fairbanks scored a pair of touchdowns from inside the 5-yard-line for Western Colorado University in a 38-31 loss to Adams State in Alamosa, Colorado. The 205-pound redshirt freshman scored on a 1-yard plunge in the third quarter and a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter. His second TD tied… Read more »

Taylor catches first touchdown pass for Fullerton College

Anchorage’s Turek Taylor found the end zone for the first time as a college football player. The Fullerton College sophomore wide receiver hauled in a 19-yard score in the fourth quarter of a 33-30 loss to Southwestern in the California Community College Athletic Association. It was the second catch of the season for Taylor, of… Read more »

Dalton reaches podium, beats Boston Marathon champ in Ohio

September 28, 2019

Anna Dalton of Anchorage did a little showing off at the Akron Half Marathon in Ohio. With her grandparents on hand to watch the race, Dalton crushed the 13.1-mile course by beating an Olympian and placing second out of 1,809 women with a time of 1:21:03. “I’ve been telling my grandparents for years that I… Read more »

Augafa returns blocked punt for first career TD with Hawaii

Justice Augafa of Anchorage found the end zone for the first time in his 15th career game with the University of Hawaii. The redshirt senior transfer returned a blocked punt 2 yards for a special-teams touchdown in the second quarter of a 54-3 road win over Nevada in the Mountain West Conference. Augafa, of South… Read more »

Luhrs-to-Anglin combo adds up to game winner for North Idaho

September 27, 2019

For the second time in a week, an Alaska-to-Alaska connection resulted in a goal for the North Idaho College men’s soccer team. Both scoring plays involved Jacob Luhrs of Fairbanks. Last time he scored the goal, but this time he set up former high school teammate Alwayne Anglin of Fairbanks for his first goal of… Read more »

Ostrander PRs in steeplechase at World Championships in Qatar

Just-turned-professional runner Allie Ostrander of Kenai posted a personal record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. The 22-year-old finished in 9:30.85 to slice a half-second off her previous PR and finish 17th out of 42. The top 15 made the finals. The former three-time NCAA champion was seventh… Read more »

Now starting, Graff promoted to more significant role w/ Pacific

September 26, 2019

When Anchorage’s Brady Graff arrived at the University of the Pacific, the Oregon State transfer underwent the obligatory getting-to-know-you stage. Now everybody knows his name because he’s always on the field. The senior defender has started the last four games and logged 338 out of a possible 380 minutes for the NCAA D1 Tigers. Graff,… Read more »

Centeno racks up state-best fourth goal, 10th point in NWAC

Anchorage’s Nelson Centeno isn’t just Alaska’s top playmaker in the NWAC, he’s among the league leaders in points. The Spokane Community College freshman midfielder has compiled 10 points on four goals and two assists in nine games. He is tied for 15th in the NWAC in points and 16th in goals. Centeno, of East High… Read more »