Monthly Archives: January 2021

RIT hockey has won 16 of 20 games when Moretz records a point

January 31, 2021

Just call Caleb Moretz of Fairbanks the X factor for the Rochester Institute of Technology hockey team. As he goes, so go the Tigers. RIT improved to 16-4 since 2019 when the forward records a point after he racked up a goal and assist in a 3-2 win over Canisius in Atlantic Hockey Association action… Read more »

Todd pours in career-high 21 points in Southern Idaho victory

Jordan Todd of Anchorage scored a career-high 21 points as Southern Idaho won 81-77 to hand No. 14-ranked Western Nebraska its first home loss in four years. The 6-foot-1 sophomore post player connected on a career-best 8-of-9 field goals and grabbed a half dozen rebounds in a dominating performance inside the paint. Todd, of ACS… Read more »

Haider assists on game winner to extend points streak to three

January 30, 2021

Anchorage’s Daniel Haider set up the game-winning goal to help the Army Black Knights beat Sacred Heart 2-1 in NCAA D1 hockey. It was the third straight win for Army and the third straight game the Alaskan has registered a point, which is a personal record. Haider, of South High fame, now has 3-4-7 scoring… Read more »

Panoam plays starring role in North Dakota’s storied comeback

It was only a month ago when Anchorage’s Bentiu Panoam was a forgotten man for the University of North Dakota basketball team. But things have changed. Now he’s playing a starring role in storied second-half comebacks to help produce signature wins. Panoam scored 11 points in a 10-minute span at crunch time as North Dakota… Read more »

Bidit blocks spikes, blasts kills as Southern Miss earns sweep

January 29, 2021

Nyanuer Bidit of Anchorage slammed home the first kill of the night to get the party started for the University of Southern Mississippi in a three-set sweep of New Orleans in NCAA D1 volleyball. The 5-foot-10 junior transfer started at right-side hitter and hammered three kills in the opening set on her way to a… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Pearce dominated the net for Notre Dame

Anchorage’s Jordan Pearce was a catalyst for Notre Dame hockey’s success in the late 2000s and a big reason why the Irish advanced to the 2008 NCAA championship game. That year as a junior he won CCHA Goaltender of the Year honors and outdueled two Hobey Baker candidates in the playoffs before knocking off No…. Read more »

Harmon’s hard work in classroom paves way to D1 football field

January 28, 2021

Class of 2021 football star Jackson Harmon of Anchorage didn’t leave anything to chance when it came to accomplishing his goal of playing at the NCAA D1 level. That’s why he hit the books as hard as he hit the field. His work in the classroom paid off as Montana State University awarded him with… Read more »

Frisk, Rohde among NSIC athletes to earn revered academic nod

January 27, 2021

Anchorage’s Kamryn Frisk and Aleah Rohde don’t go to the same college, but they both compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and both were recognized as winners of the 12th annual NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award. Frisk is a senior softball player at the University of Minnesota Crookston and Rohde is a… Read more »

Palmer’s Hopkins brothers Alaska Athlete of the Week co-winners

January 26, 2021

Levi and Caleb Hopkins were named Alaska Athlete of the week co-winners after an impressive showing in college wrestling. The Palmer brothers had their own whatever-you-can-do, I-can-do-better competition going on for the Campbell University wrestling team. Both Alaskans are featured in the starting lineup for the NCAA D1 Camels and both of them went 2-0… Read more »

Weigle bowls to third-place effort at NAIA tournament in Iowa

January 25, 2021

Anchorage’s Harry Weigle grabbed a third-place finish out of 71 college bowlers at the season-opening Mustang Invitational in Sioux City, Iowa. The Waldorf University sophomore racked up a four-game series total of 850, just two pins off second place and 10 away from the win. Weigle, of West High fame, rolled games of 233, 169,… Read more »