Monthly Archives: October 2019

Balsan posts best college 6-K time en route to top-10 finish

October 19, 2019

Grand Canyon University senior Elizabeth Balsan of Anchorage turned in the fastest 6-K time of her career to continue her breakout season. She finished in 20:33.1 to place eighth out of 204 women at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale, California. Balsan, of ACS fame, this year has posted three of her six career… Read more »

Williams records career-high 12 kills as TMC moves up in GSAC

Anchorage’s Emilye Grace Williams has picked a fine time to pick up her play for The Master’s University volleyball team. The sophomore slammed double-digit kills for the second time in three matches to help fuel a late-season charge that has seen the Mustangs climb into a second-place tie in the Golden State Athletic Conference. Williams,… Read more »

Leslie runs to personal-record time for Principia in Illinois

October 18, 2019

Principia College cross-country runner Afton Leslie of Fairbanks posted her fastest 6-K time at the Illinois College XC Invitational. The junior crossed in 25:24.5 to beat her previous PR by one second. Leslie, of Monroe Catholic High fame, was her team’s No. 2 runner and placed 13th out of 57 finishers. Principia was fourth in… Read more »

Swayman makes 31 saves to help Maine upset No. 8 Quinnipiac

Anchorage’s Jeremy Swayman turned aside all 17 shots in the third period to help the University of Maine hockey team put No 8 Quinnipiac on ice. The junior goaltender finished with 31 saves in the 4-2 win in Hamden, Connecticut. Swayman improved to 3-1 on the season and racked up his 32nd career win in… Read more »

Wortham pushes points streak to 4, Clark’s division streak to 61

October 17, 2019

Whitney Wortham of Soldotna has drastically picked up her scoring over the last two weeks as the Clark Community College women’s soccer team continues to win. The sophomore forward has bagged at least one point in four straight games to help Clark remain unbeaten in the NWAC’s South Division. Clark has gone 9-0-1 in the… Read more »

Boutet runs to fourth-place finish in crowded field for Williams

Williams College senior Maddy Boutet of Anchorage turned in an impressive individual result to help the Ephs win the Keene State College XC Invitational in New Hampshire. She finished fourth out of 186 finishers in the crowded 5-K field, crossing in 18:19.2, just one second out of third place. Boutet, of West High fame, was… Read more »

Jennings helps Boise State extend 9-year home unbeaten streak

October 16, 2019

Eagle River’s Emmie Jennings is off to a great start for the Boise State University swimming team. The senior was part of three victories – one individual, two relays – as the Broncos beat Wyoming on one day and Idaho the next day to continue a long home winning streak. Boise State hasn’t lost a… Read more »

Wilson works it in Sweden with triple-double, 35-point game

October 15, 2019

Anchorage’s Derrick Wilson brought his jump shot to Sweden. The 6-foot-1 guard known for his defensive prowess has turned up the offense in his first season with Stockholm-based Djurgarden. He poured in a career-high 35 points in his first game. Then he had a triple-double in his fourth game. The former Marquette University standout collected… Read more »

Tale of two QBs: Kizer, Duffy get it done differently in D3 league

Two quarterbacks from Alaska are getting it done in different ways in the American Rivers Conference. Palmer’s Parker Kizer of Luther College ranks fourth in rushing yards. Anchorage’s Sean Duffy of University of Dubuque ranks third in passing yards. Either way, they make the state look good. Kizer, of Colony High fame, is a run-first… Read more »