Monthly Archives: May 2020

JDHS captain Maloney a leader on and off the track

May 20, 2020

Jaydon Maloney has been a leader on the Juneau Douglas High School track & field team through his dedication and determination.  The team captain was a standout mid-distance runner and was regarded for his determination, his leadership, and his amazing dedication to all things track & field, even fundraising!  He’ll his education and possibly his… Read more »

Wolves’ Bodine to play soccer for UT Dallas

Hendrikje Bodine is a four year varsity starter for the Eagle River Wolves. She is known for being a lock down defender, anchoring the Wolves defense. She was named to the Railbelt All Conference team in 2019.  Hendrikje has committed to play soccer at University of Texas Dallas, where she plans to pursue a degree… Read more »

Eagle River standout to play baseball for Viterbo

Damien Frederick is a 2020 graduating senior from Eagle River High School and has played on the Wolves baseball team all four years of high school. He was given the Golden Glove Award from the American Legion his sophomore year and was Team Captain his freshman and sophomore year. He will be playing Baseball at… Read more »

North Pole’s Kazense a star at the plate and in the classroom

May 19, 2020

North Pole High School senior Alex Kazense flashed leather as an outstanding infielder for the Patriots baseball team and lead the team in on base percentage the past two years.  But as good as he was on the diamond, he was even better in the classroom. Alex was a member of the National Honor Society… Read more »

Attitude and effort leads to excellence for Su Valley’s Jolley

Su Valley High School’s Cy Jolley had a decorated career as a four-year varsity athlete in basketball, soccer, and track and field with the Rams. He was a dynamic talent in track and field. As a freshman he claimed the Region high jump title.  Cy would go on to win 8 regional championships in a… Read more »

West High flamethrower Wilson to pitch for Texas Tech

West Anchorage High School’s Leland Wilson has committed to play baseball for Division 1 powerhouse Texas Tech University next year. Leland was a Team of Excellence award winner his freshman, sophomore and junior years. In 140 innings of high school and American Legion mound work, the lanky lefty struck out a whopping 243 batters with… Read more »

Palmer volleyball standout Giese to play for Wenatchee Valley

Palmer High School’s Kelsey Giese was a standout volleyball player. She was Team Captain for the Moose squad and named first team All Region two years in a row.  Kelsey was respected for her drive and desire to be her best.  She plans to play volleyball at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington next fall.

Soldotna’s Truesdell to become a Nanook

Soldotna High School multi-sport star Jersey Truesdell will be continuing his basketball career with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks. Jersey had a decorated high school career in both football and basketball, earning numerous accolades along the way. In football, he was an All State performer as a junior and senior at both quarterback and… Read more »

Crimson Bear’s “Fearsome Threesome” shaped winning XC culture

Anna Iverson, Katie McKenna and Sadie Tuckwood form an outstanding senior running trio whose dedication to running and their team has shaped and inspired their Juneau Douglas Kalé teammates and coaches. Their cumulative years in cross country and track (22) have resulted in the girls winning the Alaska State Championship (2018), as well as… Read more »

Cougars lineman Bracken to play football at Valley City

May 18, 2020

Alex Bracken is a four-year varsity football player at Service High School. He was a two-year starter at the right guard position and integral part of the offensive line that anchored the Cougars 2019 State Championship. Alex will be playing football and studying at Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota this fall. … Read more »