Monthly Archives: May 2020

O’Farrell to play football at Eastern Washington

May 6, 2020

Service High School’s Conner O’Farrell played varsity football for four years, was a varsity wrestler  one year. and a starter on the Cougar’s varsity soccer team as a junior (his senior soccer season was canceled due to COVID-19.  Connor received a D1 football scholarship to play at Eastern Washington University, where he will be studying… Read more »

Thunder Mountain’s Echiverri off the Spokane CC

A standout guard for Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau, Bryson Echiverri lead his team to the Southeast  4A conference title with a 17-7 record.  Bryson was skilled and experienced  playmaker/captain for Falcons who was guided and mentored by his coach and uncle, John Blasco, for years. Showing leadership  on the court and in his… Read more »

Chugiak’s Proffitt to ski for Montana State

Adrianna Proffitt has decided to sign with the Montana State Nordic Ski Team.  This three-season athlete has competed at the varsity level at Chugiak High School in cross country running, nordic skiing, and track every year of high school. She graduates as one of the Mustangs best runners, but cross country skiing is her passion…. Read more »

Concepcion, Lieb, Williams win Pride of Alaska Youth Awards

A pair of 4-time state wrestling champions and Alaska’s fastest female today were selected as recipients of the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Awards. Anchorage’s Aedyn Concepcion and Bethel’s Hayden Lieb were named co-winners for the boys and Delta Junction track star Hailey Williams was the girls winner. In addition, the Houston High football team… Read more »

Multi talented Rygh off to Montana State

Marty Rygh was a standout athlete at Dimond in four sports.  He has earned a varsity letter for multiple years in Swim & Dive, Cross Country Running, Cross country Skiing and Track & Field.  He was a member of the state winning cross country running team this year.  He placed 5th at state for Diving,… Read more »

King Cove’s Mack to play basketball for UAA

Elaina Mack was the brightest star in Alaska small-schools basketball the past two seasons. She was named the 2019-20 1A Player of the Year for King Cove High School, which she led to a state-best 55-game winning streak prior to the COVID-19-shortened end of this season. As a senior, Elaina averaged 40.1 points per game… Read more »

Chugiak’s Nelson to run for BYU

May 5, 2020

Chugiak High School’s Hyrum Nelson graduates as one of the top high school runners in Alaska.  In cross country, he set a Mustang school record with a 15:19.00 5K time.  He also helped set a new school record in the 4×800 in 2018, with a team time of 8:05.46 at the Brian Young Invitational and… Read more »

Volleyball standout Johnson off to Colorado Mesa

Hahni Johnson has been awarded a scholarshipped opportunity to play beach volleyball at Colorado Mesa University, an NCAA Division 2 institution in Grand Junction, Colorado. She will be rostered on the indoor volleyball team, as well. Hahni was a member of Dimond High volleyball program for the past four years, where her teams finished in… Read more »

Colony hoops standout Spencer bound for Lewis-Clark

A first team All-Conference and first team All-State selection in basketball, Colton Spencer helped power the Colony Knights to a Northern Lights Conference championship  and  a 18-4 season mark. Colony had been one of the top picks to be in the state championship for 2020 until the season was cut short due to the global… Read more »