Monthly Archives: February 2021

Healthy and hungry, Pili eats up Washington with 17 points

February 5, 2021

Hampered by multiple ankle injuries, Anchorage’s Alissa Pili hasn’t been herself on the basketball court. The USC sophomore forward missed the first 10 games of the season and since returning has been limited, with injuries robbing her the ability to showcase a powerful post game that made her Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. Maybe it… Read more »

Kornstad stands out on crowded Northwestern-St. Paul squad

February 4, 2021

As one of 18 players this season to see the court for the University of Northwestern-St. Paul men’s basketball team, Jace Kornstad of Nikiski has to find a way to stand out among the crowd. Knocking down 3-point shots has separated him from the rest of the pack. Kornstad, of Nikiski High fame, leads the… Read more »

Huffman is first JSU player to win multiple OVC awards since ‘10

February 3, 2021

Anchorage’s Brandon Huffman just did something no Jacksonville State University men’s basketball player has done in a decade. The 6-foot-10 senior was voted Ohio Valley Conference’s Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week after a 36-point, 8-dunk, 12-rebound performance in a weekend sweep of Morgan State and Austin Peay. In the first game,… Read more »

Beans-Polk, Dykes each win silver medals at Adrian Invitational

February 2, 2021

Alaska wrestlers Lindsey Beans-Polk of Bethel and Janice Dykes of North Pole each advanced to the championship match in their respective weight classes at the Adrian Invitational. This was the first taste of college wrestling for both women from Gannon University, a NCAA D2 school in Erie, Pennsylvania. Beans-Polk went 3-2 at 136 pounds in… Read more »

Hockey standout Walker named Alaska Athlete of the Week

February 1, 2021

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker is the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Alaska Athlete of the Week after ripping off four goals on four shots to highlight an 8-2 win over Miami of Ohio in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. The St. Cloud State junior forward is the most accurate sniper in college hockey, leading all D1 skaters with… Read more »