Monthly Archives: November 2020

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 »

Lester tosses career-high four TDs, leads Dakota Wesleyan to win

Zach Lester of Fairbanks beautifully orchestrated the offense en route to arguably his greatest day under center for the Dakota Wesleyan University football team. The junior quarterback completed 16-of-24 passes for 199 yards and a career-high four touchdowns in a 35-16 victory over Jamestown in Bismarck, North Dakota. Playing his best in the second half,… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Dreyer helps USA win Olympic bronze in 2006

November 13, 2020

The first Alaskan to play hockey in the Olympics, Eagle River’s Pam Dreyer won a bronze medal with Team USA as a goaltender at the 2006 Games in Torino, Italy. She also owns a silver medal from the 2004 World Championships, making her one of the most decorated Alaska athletes of all-time. Dreyer, of Chugiak… Read more »

Sulte signs contract with Major League Soccer team in Portland

November 12, 2020

The Portland Timbers have tapped into the state of Alaska to secure their goalkeeper of the future. Teenage prodigy Hunter Sulte of Anchorage has agreed to terms on a four-year deal to make him the first Alaskan to sign a Homegrown Player contract with a Major League Soccer team. Sulte, 18, has been a part… Read more »