Monthly Archives: March 2021

Bidit has highest attack percentage for Southern Miss since 2018

March 13, 2021

University of Southern Mississippi volleyball standout Nyanuer Bidit of Anchorage was practically flawless against UAB. The junior outside hitter hammered 12 kills on 17 attempts with just one error and led her team in scoring to highlight a four-set win in Conference USA. Her career-high .647 attack percentage was the highest for a Southern Miss… Read more »

Doutrive goes for 17 & 10 for his first double-double since 2019

March 12, 2021

Anchorage’s Devonaire Doutrive made his first start of the season for Boise State and delivered his first double-double in two years. His big game was for naught, however, as Nevada bucked the Broncos 89-82 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament. Doutrive scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, his second double-double in… Read more »

Jager top American male finisher in 10-K classic race at NCAAs

March 11, 2021

Dynamic double-poler Luke Jager of Anchorage again showed why he is one the country’s best classical skiers for his age after posting a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships in Jackson, New Hampshire. The only person to beat the Alaskan in the 40-man field was Norway’s Magnus Boee of the University of Colorado. Jager earned… Read more »

Perfect shooting keys big night for Davies, Hawaii in Big West

March 10, 2021

Wasilla’s Olivia Davies didn’t miss a single shot on her way to scoring 16 points as the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine pulled away for an 81-67 win over Cal State Bakersfield in the Big West Conference tournament. The redshirt freshman went 3-for-3 from the field and 8-for-8 from the line to record her second-highest scoring output… Read more »

McMullen leads contingent of Alaska skiers headed to NCAAs

March 9, 2021

Anchorage’s Zanden McMullen is one of the country’s rising stars in cross-country skiing and a strong contender for a spot on the podium at this week’s NCAA Ski Championships. The sophomore at Montana State University earned the fourth seed out of the West Region and is the highest ranked Alaska skier among the six qualifiers… Read more »

Nix’s first pro season comes to an end with G-League playoff loss

March 8, 2021

Anchorage’s Daishen Nix may have seen his NBA G League season come to an end with a playoff loss, but his pro career is just getting started. His decision to turn pro straight out of high school was validated after the 19-year-old point guard turned in a solid season, working his way into the starting… Read more »

Chugiak skier Earnhart named Athlete of the Week

Michael Earnhart of Chugiak was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a dominating performance at the ASAA state cross-country skiing championships. The Chugiak High School standout outpaced a competitive field  to win all three races during the three day event. Earnhart won the classic race on Thursday by over a minute and Friday’s freestyle… Read more »

Patterson posts top-10 finish in 50-K at World Championships

March 7, 2021

Anchorage’s Scott Patterson of the U.S. Ski Team made personal history with his best-ever finish at the World Championships. The 29-year-old nordic skier finished 10th out of 53 finishers in the 50-kilometer race in Oberstdorf, Germany. Patterson stayed with the lead pack until the fifth lap when he changed skis. “I had to put in… Read more »

Kimber wins college national title, qualifies for Olympic Trials

Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber was so dominant at the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships that nobody scored a point off her in four matches. The All-American junior at McKendree University won the 191-pound championship after pinning each of her four opponents in the first round, including a 61-second fall in the championship match over Tavi Heidelberg-Tollson… Read more »

Dare to dream: Meszaros always believed, now the Astros do too

March 6, 2021

Even though he had been out of baseball for several years, Johnny Meszaros of Anchorage still loved the game and badly wanted to pitch again. He set up a pitching net in his backyard and prepared mentally and physically like it was Game 7 of the World Series. That might sound funny and some people… Read more »