Monthly Archives: October 2019

Ross places 23rd at XTerra World Championship in Hawaii

October 31, 2019

Will Ross of Anchorage placed 23rd among 390 men at the XTerra World Championship in Kapalua, Hawaii. Competing in the pro division, Ross finished the race billed as the world’s premier off-road triathlon in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 55 seconds. He recorded splits of 25:15 for the 1-mile swim, 1:35:45 for the 19.2-mile bike… Read more »

VanOrd’s first goal for Western Oregon proves to be game winner

Anchorage’s Danielle VanOrd led the Western Oregon University women’s soccer team to a historic victory. The junior forward bagged her first goal of the season to provide a 1-0 win over Concordia, snapping the team’s four-game winless streak at Tuominen Yard in Portland, Oregon. VanOrd, of Bartlett High fame, buried a shot in the top… Read more »

Osborne among league leaders in assists, aces in Arizona league

October 30, 2019

Anchorage’s Jalyn Osborne might share the setter position for the Eastern Arizona College volleyball team. But she’s also playing a starring role. Osborne, of Dimond High fame, is among the league leaders in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference in assists and aces. Sharing the setter position in a 5-2 offense, the freshman playmaker ranks… Read more »

Bailey sets ECHL ablaze, leads league in scoring with six goals

Casey Bailey of Anchorage has set the ECHL ablaze with six goals in his first six games to lead the league in scoring. The 28-year-old forward with the South Carolina Stingrays ranks second in the league with seven points. The Alaskan’s hot start has helped the Stingrays post a 5-1 record for 10 points, good… Read more »

Syrup scores second try of the season for Army-West Point rugby

October 29, 2019

Anchorage’s Rebecca Syrup put the finishing touches on a dominating performance by the Army-West Point women’s 15s rugby team in a 55-14 win over Quinnipiac in Hamden, Connecticut. The sophomore scored a five-point try in the 68th minute for her second career “touchdown” of the season in her relatively new rugby career. Syrup, of West… Read more »

Pilcher tosses two TDs to give him six scores in last six games

Anchorage’s Qyntyn Pilcher for the first time in his Sierra College career threw multiple touchdown passes in the same game. The freshman quarterback tossed scoring strikes of 32 and 24 yards in a 45-14 loss to American River in the California Community College Athletic Association. Pilcher, of West High fame, finished 8-for-16 with 118 yards… Read more »

Pick 6: Aukusitino returns interception 72 yards for CSU-Pueblo

October 28, 2019

At 24, Amu Aukusitino of Anchorage is older than most college football players and so he savors every moment on the field. That desire and dedication was rewarded in a big way as the Colorado State University-Pueblo senior defensive back returned an interception for a touchdown in a 52-12 victory over Adams State Aukusitino’s pick-six… Read more »

Joyner catches touchdown, finishes with season-high 65 yards

October 27, 2019

Brandon Joyner of Fairbanks caught four passes for a season-high 65 yards and a touchdown for the Elizabeth City State University football team in a 49-41 loss to Chowan in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. The 6-foot-4 junior wide receiver hauled in a 25-yard score in the first quarter to tie the game at 7-7. Joyner, of… Read more »

In a game packed with Alaskans, Duffy steals show in big way

October 26, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Duffy had a huge day in the pocket for the University of Dubuque football team. The junior quarterback threw for a season-high 349 yards as the Spartans piled up a school-record 740 yards in a 69-14 win over Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Duffy, of West High fame, tossed three touchdown passes and… Read more »

Hausinger posts 15th career multi-point game for UMass-Lowell

October 25, 2019

As Alaska’s active career points leader in college hockey, Kenny Hausinger of Anchorage is used to lighting the lamp. But nothing quite like this year. The University of Massachusetts-Lowell senior forward has amassed nine points in the first seven games, his best scoring start of his career. Hausinger, of Dimond High fame, bagged a goal… Read more »