Monthly Archives: November 2019

Marvin wins 58-mile race in Arkansas

November 13, 2019

Christy Marvin’s return to the Ozarks Highland Trail in Arkansas was a resounding success. Marvin, of Palmer, hiked most of 218-mile trail in seven days with her mother, Beth Virgin, in 2017. When they heard about a new ultramarathon there called the Razorback Running Revival, they figured it would be a fun and different way… Read more »

Miller, Uhart, Luhrs represent Alaska as NWAC soccer all-stars

November 12, 2019

There are two dozen Alaskans playing soccer in the NWAC, but Malia Miller of Juneau, Abigail Uhart of Anchorage and Jacob Luhrs of Fairbanks proved to be top shelf. The three stars were selected to the NWAC all-star team. Miller is a freshman midfielder for Bellevue College and one of the prolific playmakers in the… Read more »

Saville makes 29 saves to key Omaha’s victory over Wisconsin

November 11, 2019

Anchorage’s Isaiah Saville made 29 saves and held the opposition scoreless in the third period to highlight the University of Nebraska-Omaha hockey team’s 5-2 win over Wisconsin. The freshman goaltender was especially busy in the second period, turning aside 16 of 17 shots. He improved to 4-2-1 in seven starts for No. 20 Omaha. Saville,… Read more »

Waite named to all-league team for SOU in Cascade Conference

Southern Oregon University senior Aislinn Waite of Anchorage was recognized as one of the top women’s soccer players in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. The midfielder was named second team all-league for the first individual accolades of her career. Waite, of Service High fame, controlled the middle of the field and collected two goals and three… Read more »

Mack nets five goals in weekend sweep for Providence Argos

November 10, 2019

Anchorage’s Kyler Mack nearly pulled off back-to-back hat tricks for the University of Providence hockey team during a weekend sweep of Utah Valley. The sophomore forward bagged three goals in Game 1 and two goals in Game 2. Providence outscored Utah Valley 24-3 on the weekend. Mack, of Dimond High fame, has scored six goals… Read more »

Pilcher has career day in pocket with 204 yards and three TDs

The progression of Sierra College quarterback Qyntyn Pilcher of Anchorage took another major step forward as the freshman enjoyed his best day in the pocket against Butte in the California Community College Athletic Association. He set season highs in yards (204), touchdowns (3), completions (14) and pass attempts (22) to provide Sierra with a bright… Read more »

Hebard helps hand Team USA first loss to NCAA team in 20 years

November 9, 2019

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks has worn a Team USA jersey in each of the last four summers, but she probably never thought about facing Team USA, let alone defeat Team USA. Yet that’s what happened when Hebard and No. 1-ranked Oregon handed the American senior national team its first loss to a college team in… Read more »

In first start, Nero rewards College of Idaho with 7 tackles, pick

Back in the starting lineup for the first time since last year, Wasilla’s Jordan Nero rewarded the College of Idaho with an excellent effort. The senior linebacker registered seven tackles and intercepted a pass as the No. 6 Coyotes beat No. 24 Montana Western 38-27 in Idaho to stay undefeated and clinch the NAIA Frontier… Read more »

Burgess collects double-double in first game with Seattle Pacific

Ashlynn Burgess of Eagle River made quite the first impression with the Seattle Pacific University women’s basketball team. The junior transfer debuted with an 18-point, 11-rebound double-double and was the only player on her team to reach double digits in a 70-54 loss to Humboldt State in Arcata, California. The 5-foot-10 forward made 8-of-12 field… Read more »

Two of Alaska’s best college hockey players face off at UMass

November 8, 2019

Two of the finest college hockey players from Anchorage faced off in Hockey East and even though the game ended in a tie, it was a big win for the state of Alaska. Jeremy Swayman made 31 saves. Kenny Hausinger earned an assist. And the final was 1-1 so neither player lost. Swayman, a goaltender… Read more »