Monthly Archives: January 2020

Griffin returns from ankle injury after five-week absence

January 23, 2020

After missing the last five weeks with an ankle injury, Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin made a victorious return for the Canberra Capitals in Australia’s WNBL. The 6-foot-2 veteran produced a +24 plus/minus rating and filled the stat sheet in an 89-75 win over the Perth Lynx. Griffin came off the bench to deliver eight points,… Read more »

Harder collects fourth double-double of season for Olympic

January 22, 2020

Eagle River’s Grace Harder went to work in the post and walked away with her fourth double-double of the NWAC season. The Olympic College freshman powered her way to a 14-point, 10-rebound performance in a 66-63 loss to Edmonds. Harder, of Eagle River High fame, recorded a season high in points and reached double figures… Read more »

Osborne equals Whitman record with seven 3-pointers, nets 25

Bull’s-eye 3-point specialist Trevor Osborne of Anchorage made Whitman College men’s basketball history and enjoyed a career scoring night against George Fox in Newberg, Oregon. The senior sharpshooter equaled the school record with seven 3-pointers on his way to scoring a career-high 25 points in a 105-77 NCAA D3 win. Osborne, of Grace Christian fame,… Read more »

Fabricante avenges prior loss, takes third at Oregon Classic

January 21, 2020

Eastern Oregon University women’s wrestler Krystal Fabricante of Kodiak earned ultimate revenge at the Oregon Classic in Portland. After the 130-pound sophomore lost her first match to Dallas Gomez of Grays Harbor College, Fabricante worked her way through the loser’s bracket to earn a rematch in the third-place match. The Alaskan didn’t disappoint. Fabricante, of… Read more »

Andrews pounds out four wins, finals appearance for Jamestown

Akiak’s Agatha Andrews posted a 4-1 record with two forfeits for the Jamestown University women’s wrestling team at two different tournaments on back-to-back days in Nebraska. The sophomore 191-pounder finished second at the York College Open as an individual and helped Jamestown finish second at the York College Duals. Andrews, of Mt. Edgecumbe High fame,… Read more »

What a week for Pili; hits game winner & named Pac-12 top frosh

January 20, 2020

After securing a monster double-double and scoring the winning basket to help USC women’s basketball upset undefeated rival UCLA, Alissa Pili of Anchorage was named Pac-12 Conference Freshman of the Week. Pili piled up 19 points to go with a career-high 17 rebounds and converted an old-fashioned three-point play with 29 seconds left to push… Read more »

Bailey bags season-high 13 points, including huge 3-pointer late

Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks poured in a season-high 13 points and hit a late 3-pointer for the University of the Pacific that made things interesting at the end of an 84-80 loss to Santa Clara in the West Coast Conference. Bailey pulled Pacific within 82-80 with five seconds to go in the game after drilling… Read more »

Schmidt outscores NWAC opponent by herself in LCC blowout

January 19, 2020

Soldotna’s Danica Schmidt scored a season-high 17 points on a night when the Lower Columbia College women’s basketball team had everything working in a 92-16 win over Grays Harbor in the NWAC. The 5-foot-10 freshman sank 8-of-12 field goals and added nine rebounds, three steals, an assist and a blocked shot. Schmidt, of Soldotna High… Read more »

Williams comes up clutch for Spokane to spark OT win in NWAC

January 18, 2020

Anchorage’s Jaron Williams drilled back-to-back jumpers inside the final two minutes of overtime to lift the Spokane men’s basketball team to a 74-69 win over Wenatchee Valley in the NWAC. The freshman guard finished with 13 of his 19 points after halftime, including the go-ahead jumper with 1:58 left in the extra session to put… Read more »

Hausinger’s second hat trick extends points streak to four games

Christian Hausinger of Anchorage collected his second hat trick of the season to extend his points streak to four games for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls hockey team. The junior defenseman had three goals and an assist in a 6-2 victory over Wisconsin-Stout in NCAA D3. This was his first hat trick since the season… Read more »