Monthly Archives: February 2020

Hall extends points streak to five games for No. 1 Norwich

February 22, 2020

Jordan Hall of Anchorage extended his points streak to five games after scoring early in the first period for Norwich University in a 9-0 win over Castleton in NCAA D3 men’s hockey. The senior forward lit the lamp for his 10th goal of the season four minutes into the game, opening the flood gates for… Read more »

Savo scores all 22 points in second half, leads Whatcom to win

Kenneth Savo of Dillingham scored all of his season-high 22 points in the final 22 minutes of the game to lead Whatcom College to an 86-82 come-from-behind overtime win over Shoreline in the NWAC. The 6-foot sophomore guard took the game over early in the second half when he scored 10 straight points to single-handedly… Read more »

Prayer scores career-high 39 points in 34 minutes for Imperial

February 21, 2020

Anchorage’s Lyndon Prayer had a career night for Imperial Valley and for one half had his team playing like a Pacific Coast contender. The 6-foot-1 sophomore guard pumped in 25 of his career-high 39 points in a competitive second half against Palomar in the California Community College Athletic Association. Palomar won the game 108-89 but… Read more »

Saville blanks Colorado College to earn first college shutout

Anchorage’s Isaiah Saville turned aside all 22 shots he faced to highlight the University of Nebraska Omaha hockey team’s 5-0 win over Colorado College in Nebraska. The score was 1-0 entering the third period before Omaha exploded for four goals. Saville made five saves in the final period. The freshman goaltender raised his save percentage… Read more »

Kurka strikes alpine gold in Russia, wins three World Cup races

February 20, 2020

Palmer’s Andrew Kurka was all or nothing at the Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Russia. He raced six times, winning three times and crashing three times. The sensational sit-skier crashed and did not finish the downhill race in each of the first two days of competition. He came back on Day 3 to win… Read more »

Sunny sinks seven 3-pointers en route to career-high 25 in NWAC

Catherine Sunny of Nightmute has been a nightmare lately for opposing defenses in the NWAC. The Highline Community College women’s basketball standout has averaged 18.3 points over the last four games, highlighted by her career-high 25-point effort in a 65-61 win over South Puget Sound College. The 5-foot-7 freshman guard made 9-of-18 field goals, including… Read more »

Updike, Dunbar run well at David Hemery Valentine Invitational

February 19, 2020

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike didn’t repeat as 3,000-meter run champion at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational in Boston. But he did run much faster, dusting his time from a year ago. The 27-year-old placed 10th out of 192 finishers in the men’s 3,000 in 7:47.93, blowing the doors off his 2019 time of 7:56.63. Last year,… Read more »

Dray among nine players selected for All-Tribal Volleyball Team

February 18, 2020

Dillingham’s Sydney Dray is an undersized outside hitter with a big game. The 5-foot-6 junior star stood tall for Haskell Indian College this season, earning all-conference second team honors and being awarded the Champion of Character Award. Dray was again recognized with her recent selection to the All-Tribal Volleyball Team by the Tribal Sports Network…. Read more »

Monumental moment: Hebard, Pili go head-to-head in Pac-12

February 17, 2020

As generational players from the same era, Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks and Alissa Pili of Anchorage will forever be linked. Together they have lifted Alaska women’s basketball to new heights. And even though they did not face each other in the only year they were in high school at the same time, they both wound… Read more »

Germain named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

February 16, 2020

Max Germain of Anchorage shocked the biathlon world with a bronze medal at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Switzerland. In the youth sprint at the IBU Championships the previous two years he had placed 74th and 66th. But at the 7.5-kilometer sprint the 18 year old won the bronze medal after skiing strong and… Read more »