Monthly Archives: May 2021

Homza homers in back-to-back games for Class High-A TinCaps

May 16, 2021

Anchorage’s Jonny Homza has hit home runs in consecutive games for the first time in his four-year pro career. The starting catcher with the Fort Wayne TinCaps hit a two-run dinger in Friday’s 8-2 loss and a solo shot in Saturday’s 4-3 win. Homza is batting third or cleanup in the lineup, so he’s a… Read more »

Furlong named MVP, Brantley hits standard at North Star meet

May 15, 2021

Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong was named North Star Athletic Association Men’s Outdoor Track Most Valuable Athlete-of-the-Meet. Furlong accumulated 23 points after winning the 400-meter title, being on two victorious relays and placing second in the 200 to help Dakota State University win the men’s team title at the NSAA Championships. Dakota State scored 250 points to… Read more »

Steffensen hits dinger, drives in two runs in St. Cloud playoff win

May 13, 2021

Kenai’s Paul Steffensen knocked the door down in his first playoff game with St. Cloud State. The junior transfer crushed a fourth-inning home run, drove in another run and scored twice to highlight his team’s 6-4 win over the University of Mary in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference first-round postseason series…. Read more »

With end of college career in sight, Wall looks to extend streak

May 12, 2021

Juneau’s Philip Wall extended to four his personal winning streak on the pitching mound for the University of Northwestern-St. Paul baseball team to help him break into the NCAA D3 school’s top-10 for wins. The senior right-hander threw eight solid innings in his team’s 5-1 triumph Augsburg in Minnesota, giving him 15 career wins to… Read more »

Tolan, Hanson part of school record five first-team selections

May 11, 2021

The four-time United Collegiate Hockey Conference champions from the Elmira College women’s ice hockey team dominated the end-of-year awards ballots. Anchorage’s Tristen Tolan and Eagle River’s Bella Hanson were part of an Elmira College record five All-UCHC First Team selections. Eight different Soaring Eagles received All-UCHC honors, as Elmira claimed four of the five major… Read more »

Cyclist Loan named Alaska Athlete of the Week

May 10, 2021

Anchorage cyclist Sheryl Loan was named the Alaska Athlete of the Week after she placed third in the Bike for Women to continue her astonishing streak of never finishing outside the overall top three in the race. Loan, who now races in the 60-64 age-group, clocked a time of 24:26, finishing third among the all-female… Read more »

Hall-Scriven records double-double, assists on winning basket

May 9, 2021

DeMarcus Hall-Scriven of Anchorage did a little bit of everything for the Skagit Valley College in a 79-77 win over Edmonds in the NWAC. He played all 40 minutes and recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds. He also handed off five dimes, with his final assist serving up the game-winning 3-pointer with… Read more »

Lincoln extends 9-game hitting streak, now batting .342 overall

May 8, 2021

Anchorage’s Lian Lincoln has been on a tear this season, especially over the last few weeks. A recent hot streak has elevated the Macalester College baseball player to No. 2 on his team in hitting with a career-high .342 batting average. The junior outfielder is currently riding a career-best nine-game hitting streak and has hit… Read more »

Williams highlights Game 1 win in Portuguese semifinals

May 7, 2021

Anchorage’s Travante Williams poured in 28 points for the second time in two weeks, this time leading Sporting Lisbon to a 92-86 win in Game 1 of the best-of-5 semifinals in the Portuguese League playoffs. The 6-foot-4 swingman drained three 3-pointers and matched his career high with 11 free throws on 12 attempts. He is… Read more »

Wilson sets 100 school record, Rand just misses mark in 4×400

May 6, 2021

Eagle River track standout Jeremiah Wilson set a school record in the 100 meters at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships as part of an impressive showing for the Colorado Mesa University sophomore. He ran a 10:59 to set a new all-conditions standard for D2 CMU. Wilson, of Chugiak High fame, finished fourth in the… Read more »