Monthly Archives: March 2021

Five-time champ Seavey named Alaska Athlete of the Week

March 22, 2021

Dallas Seavey was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after capturing his fifth championship in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The Talkeetna musher now joins Rick Swenson as the race’s winningest musher. Seavey reached the Deshka Landing finish line at 5:08 a.m., completing the shortened race in 7 days, 14 hours, 8 minutes and… Read more »

Class of 2020 Hall of Fame ceremony postponed to April 2022

March 21, 2021

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame board of directors decided to postpone the ceremony and banquet honoring the Class of 2020 until April 2022.  A new class of inductees will not be selected this year. The Class of 2020 had their original induction ceremony cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was initially rescheduled for… Read more »

Lewis-Clark team going to the NAIA Final Four has Alaska ties

March 20, 2021

The Lewis-Clark State College men’s basketball team and its Alaska contingent is headed to the NAIA Final Four. Associate head coach Leif Karlberg of Anchorage, junior Nathan Fromm of Anchorage and freshman Colton Spencer of Palmer are part of a Warriors squad that is 21-1 on the season. Lewis-Clark of Idaho punched its ticket to… Read more »

Tolan racks up four-point weekend to key Elmira series sweep

Anchorage’s Tristen Tolan is wrapping up her college hockey career in style. The senior forward has bagged a career-high goal total while stuffing the stat sheet with a career-best points-per-game average for Elmira University. In one of her final weekends on the ice, Tolan racked up three goals and an assist in a two-game series… Read more »

Dunlap was first Alaskan to play in NCAA Tournament in 1980

March 19, 2021

Before he embarked on a prolific coaching career that took him all the way to the NBA, Mike Dunlap of Fairbanks made Alaska hoops history as a college player. In 1980, the senior point guard was on the Loyola Marymount University team that earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Dunlap was about to experience… Read more »

Doutrive plays hero in NIT game, makes winning shot for BSU

March 18, 2021

Anchorage’s Devonaire Doutrive scored the winning basket with just 10.1 seconds left to lift Boise State to an 85-84 win over SMU in the first round of the NIT. The junior guard cashed in a second-chance opportunity off an offensive rebound to lift the Broncos to their 19th win on the season. Doutrive, of West… Read more »

Hopkins first Alaska wrestler to win match at NCAAs in 9 years

Palmer’s Caleb Hopkins picked up a win and got a shoutout from ESPN, making his first day at the NCAA Championships a big success. The Campbell University sophomore went 1-1 at 184 pounds, with his victory coming in the first round with a 7-6 decision over the Big Ten’s Zach Braunagel of Illinois. Hopkins is… Read more »

In need of a goalie for Tuesday, Bruins could call on Swayman

March 16, 2021

Winning his first seven starts in the minor leagues has Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage in the mix to make his NHL debut tomorrow night. The Boston Bruins need a goalie for Tuesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second game of a back-to-back road series and signaled that the 22-year-old goalie could get called… Read more »

Haider part of historic three-OT thriller for Army Black Knights

March 15, 2021

Anchorage’s Daniel Haider and the Army Black Knights made history in more ways than one in their 4-3 win over Sacred Heart in Game 2 of the Atlantic Hockey playoff series. Army prevailed in three overtimes – the longest game in the 100-year history of West Point hockey. The victory extended the team’s 13-game (12-0-1)… Read more »

National Champion Kimber named Alaska Athlete of the Week

March 14, 2021

Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after winning her second straight National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship. The All-American junior at McKendree University  was so dominant during the event that nobody scored a point off her in four matches. Kimber won the 191-pound championship after pinning each of her four opponents in the first… Read more »