Monthly Archives: September 2019

Miller picks up in college where she left off in high school

September 9, 2019

One of the most prolific high school soccer players from Alaska is off to a great start in college. Juneau’s Malia Miller ranks second on Bellevue College with five points on two goals and an assist in her first four games. The freshman forward is coming off her best game in the NWAC with a… Read more »

Homza hits first playoff home run – a grand slam, no less

He had been hitless in the postseason and was dropped in the batting order, yet Jonny Homza of Anchorage kept his head high. Then he went out and delivered the biggest hit of his professional career. The Tri-Valley Dust Devils catcher hit a grand slam in the first inning to highlight a 9-1 victory over… Read more »

Jessee on pace to become Pac West’s first to 400 career blocks

September 8, 2019

The top three career blocker leaders in Pac West Conference history are from Hawaii Pacific University. But look out for Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee of Hawaii Hilo. The 6-foot-3 junior is on pace to become the first Pac West player to record 400 total blocks. Hawaii Pacific currently holds the top three spots on the Pac… Read more »

Duffy throws for 171 yards, 32nd career TD pass for Dubuque

September 7, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Duffy threw for 171 yards and a touchdown as University of Dubuque suffered a 42-7 defeat to Wisconsin-Whitewater in NCAA D3 football. The junior pocket passer tossed a 40-yard scoring strike in the second quarter to pull the Spartans within 21-6. Duffy, of West High fame, surpassed 2,700 passing yards for his college… Read more »

Kizer orchestrates two fourth-quarter scoring drives for Luther

Luther College quarterback Parker Kizer of Palmer guided the Norse to a pair of second-half touchdowns in a 38-26 loss to Whittier College in NCAA D3 football. The run-first signal caller rushed for a career-high 103 yards and scored on a 24-yard keeper in the fourth quarter. Kizer, of Colony High fame, also led his… Read more »

Childers enjoys instant success moving from defense to offense

September 6, 2019

Shortly after Madison Childers of Anchorage joined the Southern Oregon University women’s soccer team her world was turned upside down. She was moved from defense to offense after the coach changed her position. “I usually play center back so striker has actually been a change,” she told me. “I definitely have to be more creative… Read more »

Dearborn praised for poise and precision in victorious CU debut

For the second time in five years, the Concordia University men’s soccer team won its season opener after an Alaskan scored the winning goal. In 2015 it was Anchorage’s Zak Naylor. Last night it was Kyle Dearborn of Wasilla. Dearborn, of Colony High fame, scored his first college goal on his first shot to power… Read more »

Centeno bags goal, assist to lead Spokane to 5-3 win in NWAC

September 5, 2019

Nelson Centeno of Anchorage provided the bookends for the Spokane Community College men’s soccer team’s 5-3 win over Bellevue after assisting on the first goal and scoring the final goal. The freshman midfielder set up the first goal of the game just two minutes after kickoff. Then in the 85th minute, he scored to seal… Read more »

Dye has big turnaround, Clark aids lowest score since 2016

Alaska doesn’t produce many college golfers, but we got two from the Kenai Peninsula playing this year at Marian University. Kenai’s Maxwell Dye is a junior for the men’s team and Soldotna’s Sydney Clark is a sophomore for the women’s team at Marian, a NCAA D3 school in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Both participated with… Read more »

Tulimasealii to play in first NAIA Senior Football Classic

September 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Lincoln Tulimasealii of Faulkner University has been picked for the inaugural NAIA Senior Football Classic. The 6-foot-3, 235-pounder is an all-conference linebacker but will line up at defensive end for the national showcase Dec. 14 in Savannah, Georgia. Tulimasealii, of West High fame, is a senior for the Faulkner Eagles and has registered 85… Read more »