Monthly Archives: November 2019

White’s double-double keys comeback win for Treasure Valley

November 30, 2019

Big man Austin White of Ninilchik had a big second half to lead the Treasure Valley Community College men’s basketball team to a 75-74 comeback win over Blue Mountain CC in the NWAC. The 6-foot-8 transfer collected nine points and nine rebounds in the second half on his way to a 13-point, 14-rebound double-double. White,… Read more »

Swayman has more saves than all NCAA D1 goalies nationwide

Anchorage’s Jeremy Swayman has more saves than any NCAA D1 goalie in the country. And it’s not even close. The University of Maine netminder has turned aside 489 shots – 70 more than the second-highest total. Swayman also ranks No. 2 in minutes (903) and No. 8 in save percentage (.937). The junior has posted… Read more »

Fabulous in Finland, Maubet Bjornsen wins bronze in classic

November 29, 2019

Anchorage’s Sadie Maubet Bjornsen of the U.S. Ski Team picked up a bronze medal in the women field at the Ruda Classic Sprint in Finland. Her remarkable route to the finals included a second-place showing in her semifinal heat, which is even more impressive when you consider she was forced to overcome lingering tendinitis in… Read more »

Hebard gobbles up Oklahoma State with 30 points, 18 rebounds

November 28, 2019

While most of us feasted on a Thanksgiving meal, Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks ate up the Oklahoma State defense. The University of Oregon women’s basketball star pumped in a game-high 30 points to go with a career-high 18 rebounds to propel the No. 1 Ducks to an 89-72 win at the Paradise Jam in St…. Read more »

Bailey logs 44 minutes in triple-OT game, grabs 10 rebounds

November 27, 2019

Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks logged a career-high 44 minutes for the University of the Pacific men’s basketball team in an 82-76 triple-overtime loss to Boise State. The 6-foot-6 junior scored eight points and grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds off the bench. Bailey, of Monroe Catholic High fame, is averaging 4.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in… Read more »

Homza raps out first base hit for Auckland in Australian League

Baseball season is over in the States, but things are just getting started in the Australian Baseball League. Anchorage’s Jonny Homza signed with the Auckland Tuatara, the only team from New Zealand in the league. He has played defensively at catcher and third base and also saw time at designated hitter. Homza, of South High… Read more »

Aukusitino has 6 tackles, pick, fumble recovery in shutout win

November 26, 2019

Led by Anchorage’s Amu Aukusitino, the Colorado State University-Pueblo defense dominated Augustana in a 17-0 victory that moved the team to 11-1 on the year. The senior defensive back was all over the field in accumulating six tackles, interception, tackle for loss and fumble recovery. Aukusitino, of Service High fame, has picked off a pass… Read more »

Todd posts third double-double in five games for Southern Idaho

November 25, 2019

Anchorage’s Jordan Todd is putting in strong post work for the College of Southern Idaho women’s basketball team. The 6-foot-1 freshman has posted three double-doubles in the last five games and leads her team with 8.8 rebounds per game and a .683 field-goal percentage. Todd, of ACS fame, ranks third with a scoring average of… Read more »

Osborne matches career-high with 20 points, six 3s for Whitman

Senior Trevor Osborne of Anchorage matched his best offensive effort in Whitman College’s 94-78 win over Sul Ross State in Forest Grove, Oregon. The 6-foot-2 guard tied his career high with 20 points and six 3-pointers. Osborne, of Grace Christian High fame, is the school’s all-time leading 3-point shooter at .445 percent. He also ranks… Read more »