Monthly Archives: November 2019

Griffin nets 19 in Australia, surpasses 4K points in pro career

November 24, 2019

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin reached a major milestone in spectacular fashion. The veteran 6-foot-2 forward scored 19 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and dished three assists to lead the UC Capitals to an 84-66 win over the Perth Lynx in Australia. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, has now amassed 4,017 career points since turning pro in… Read more »

Calloway collects season high rebounds, assists in Switzerland

Jacob Calloway of Juneau came to Switzerland as a sharpshooter, but he can do other things too. The 6-foot-8 rookie just missed his first double-double with 10 points to go with season highs in rebounds (9) and assists (3) in a 74-62 loss to the Geneve Lions. He has reached double figures in eight of… Read more »

Saccheus, Schuster, McWhite bring Alaska flavor to Southeastern

November 23, 2019

Good things happen when Anchorage’s Sasha Saccheus, D’Shanna Schuster and Kianna McWhite are on the court for the Southeastern Community College women’s basketball team. The shooting stars from The Last Frontier have accounted for 63% of the 3-pointers (32/51), 46% of the free throws (48/105) and 42% of the total points (256/614) in nine games… Read more »

Hanson, Tolan team up early to lead No. 3 Elmira to blowout win

Bella Hanson of Eagle River and Tristen Tolan of Anchorage each delivered points in the first period to power the No. 3-ranked Elmira College women’s hockey team to a 7-0 win over Utica College. Hanson set up the first goal and Tolan scored the second to get the party started for the Soaring Eagles, who… Read more »

DeGeorge assists on game winner in 1-0 victory by Bemidji State

November 22, 2019

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge set up the only goal of the game to help the Bemidji State women’s hockey team beat Minnesota State Mankato 1-0 on the road. The junior forward assisted on Lydia Passolt’s game-winning goal just 50 seconds into the second period in the WCHA contest. Bemidji State is 4-2 when DeGeorge registers a… Read more »

Ivanoff comes alive in the 1st half to help Cypress stay unbeaten

Gage Ivanoff of Unalakleet went off in the first half to help the Cypress College men’s basketball team stay undefeated in the California Community College Athletic Association. The 6-foot-4 sophomore pumped in 10 points in 12 minutes as Cypress carried a one-point lead into halftime en route to a 59-57 win over Santa Barbara. He… Read more »

NWAC names Togagae sisters to 1st team, Brown to 2nd team

November 21, 2019

The NWAC volleyball all-stars were announced and three Alaskans made the cut, with Anchorage’s Violett Togagae and Paia Togagae being named to the South Region first team and Danika Brown of Anchorage getting a spot on the second team in the North Region. Violett and Paia Togagae provided Rogue Community College with one of the… Read more »

Carle, Feather River earn No.1 seed in CCCAA region tournament

Anchorage’s Maya Carle and the Feather River College volleyball team captured the school’s 10th consecutive Golden Valley Conference championship. The Golden Eagles dominated conference play with three-set sweeps over every GVC opponent and finished the regular season ranked No. 2 in the California Community College Athletic Association. However, Feather River (30-2) is the No. 1… Read more »

Matson’s eight points in six games fuels perfect start by Aurora

November 20, 2019

Wasilla’s Olivia Matson is making an early season bid for Comeback Player of the Year in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. The Aurora University women’s hockey player has already surpassed last year’s point total in a third of the games, fueling a 6-0 start by the Spartans. The junior forward is tied for the league… Read more »

Foshee named second team all-conference for Oklahoma Baptist

The Oklahoma Baptist University football team has the best offense in the Great American Conference. Junior offensive lineman Jake Foshee of Fairbanks is a big reason. So much so the 6-foot-4, 277-pounder was named second team all-conference. Foshee, of West Valley High fame, was the lone Oklahoma Baptist offensive linemen selected to the first or… Read more »