Monthly Archives: December 2020

Defensive playmakers Piliati, Faletoi named NSAA all-conference

December 8, 2020

Led by big-play specialists like Anchorage’s Presley Piliati and Soldotna’s Aaron Faletoi, the Dickinson State University defense was well represented on the North Star Athletic Association all-conference football team. Both defensive linemen were both named to the first team – the only Alaskans honored by the NAIA conference on offense, defense and special teams. Dickinson… Read more »

Hale records first double-double as pro player in Germany

December 7, 2020

DaJonee Hale of Anchorage is back in Germany for her second season of pro basketball and it didn’t take long for her to make personal history. The 5-foot-8 playmaker bagged her first double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Bamberg in a 55-52 loss to Jahn Muenchen. This was the second year… Read more »

Hoops standout Thor named Alaska Athlete of the Week

Anchorage hoops standout  JT Thor was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after scoring in double figures against the No. 1 team in college basketball. Playing in only his second college basketball game, the Auburn University freshman scored 11 points and added three rebounds, two assists and one steal in a loss to Gonzaga. The 6-foot-10 power… Read more »

Backhand beauty nets Walker game-winning goal for St. Cloud

December 6, 2020

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker buried a backhand beauty midway through the third period that proved to be the game-winning goal for St. Cloud State in a 4-3 win over No. 4 Denver in the WCHA. The junior forward took a perfect pass right on his stick in front of the net and lifted the puck past… Read more »

Ulofoshio has career-high 18 tackles, most for UW in 27 games

December 5, 2020

Anchorage’s Edefusan Ulofoshio racked up a career-high 18 tackles and recovered a fumble to lead the University of Washington defense in a 31-26 loss to Stanford in the Pac-12. The sophomore linebacker recorded 13 solo stops and scooped up a fumble in the fourth quarter and looked to score, racing 39 yards before getting cut… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Huffer Sr. is the godfather of Chugiak football

December 4, 2020

One of the true coaching icons of Alaska high school football, Tom Huffer Sr. built the Chugiak Mustangs into a perennial powerhouse during his 19 years as head coach. He was there in 1969 when the program got off the ground and he was there in 1984 and 1988 when two of his teams were… Read more »

Transfer transforms Huffman, who is off to strong start at JSU

December 3, 2020

A change of scenery has done wonders for Brandon Huffman of Anchorage. A transfer to a new school has transformed the 6-foot-10 center, who has almost done more in his first four games with Jacksonville State than he did in three seasons at North Carolina. Twice in the last week the senior has recorded career… Read more »

McDonald named to U.S. National Junior Team prelim roster

December 1, 2020

Eagle River defenseman Cam McDonald was one of 29 hockey players – and the only Alaskan – named to the U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster. The group of players will gather Dec. 6-10 for a training camp at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. McDonald, of Eagle River High fame, is a sophomore at… Read more »