Monthly Archives: November 2020

Reid fights through leg pain, wins second national footgolf title

November 24, 2020

Countless hours of training to be a two-footed soccer player paid major dividends for Anchorage’s Jo Reid at the American FootGolf League National Championships. The 45-year-old soccer coach overcame pulled quad injuries to both legs to win the women’s competition by five shots at Brazell’s Creek Golf Course in Georgia. Reid pulled her right quad… Read more »

Seward swimmer Jacoby named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 23, 2020

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby was named our Alaska Athlete of the Week after an eye-popping performance at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships. Jacoby turned in a blistering time of 1:07.57 in the 100-meter breaststroke, which now ranks her No. 2 all-time among American girls 15-16 years old, only .52 seconds behind Megan Jendrick’s national record of 1:07.05 set… Read more »

Griffin gobbles up double-double to power Caps win in Australia

November 22, 2020

Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River is still feasting on opponents down under. In the mist of her ninth season in Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League – and her 11th overall as a pro player – recorded her first double-double of the new season. This was just her third game after missing the first two because… Read more »

Furlong has first TD of 2020, eclipses 500 career rushing yards

November 21, 2020

Brenner Furlong of Soldotna scored his first touchdown of the season to help Dakota State University snap a two-game losing streak. The junior running back rumbled his way to a 15-yard score late in the second quarter of a 37-28 victory over Mayville State in North Dakota. Furlong, of Soldotna High fame, finished with eight… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Magner put up huge numbers in college, AFL

November 20, 2020

Arguably the greatest wide receiver from Alaska, Cole Magner of Palmer parlayed his time at Bowling Green State University into a professional career in the Arena Football League. He also signed with the Atlanta Falcons but never played in the NFL. Nevertheless, his impact was undeniable. Nicknamed ‘Sunshine’ because of his blonde, long locks, Magner… Read more »

Foraker scores winning goal for blue team in Utah St scrimmage

November 19, 2020

Anchorage’s Jordan Foraker came up clutch for the Utah State University women’s soccer team. Too bad it came during an exhibition match and not the real NCAA season. The junior forward buried a second-half goal for the blue team in a 2-1 victory over the white team in Logan, Utah. Foraker, of South High fame,… Read more »

Pili goes nationwide, selected to Naismith, McClain watch lists

November 18, 2020

The rest of the college basketball world has finally caught on to Anchorage’s Alissa Pili. After taking the Pac-12 by storm as a freshman, the University of Southern California forward begins her sophomore season on the preseason watch lists for the Naismith Trophy and Katrina McClain Award. The Naismith nod is a big deal. The… Read more »

MLS signee Sulte named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 16, 2020

Teenage soccer prodigy Hunter Sulte from Anchorage is our Alaska Athlete of the Week after agreeing to terms on a four-year deal with the Portland Timbers, making him only the 2nd Alaskan to sign a MLS contract. Sulte, 18, has been a part of the Timbers Academy since 2016 when he left Alaska as a Mears… Read more »

Ulofoshio unleashes defensive destruction on OSU in Pac-12 win

November 15, 2020

Anchorage’s Edefuan Ulofoshio was a one-man wrecking crew for the University of Washington defense against Oregon State. He recorded nine solo tackles, recovered a fumble and broke up four passes, including three in a row on OSU’s final drive in the final moments of the fourth quarter to ice a 27-21 win in Seattle, Washington…. Read more »

Jacoby posts USA’s 2nd-fastest 100 breaststroke time for her age

November 14, 2020

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby made a huge splash at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships in San Antonio, Texas, where she popped a blistering time of 1:07.57 in the 100-meter breaststroke. Jacoby now ranks No. 2 all-time among American girls 15-16 years old, only .52 seconds behind Megan Jendrick’s national record of 1:07.05 set in 2000. The… Read more »