Monthly Archives: September 2021

Moorhead selected GNAC volleyball defensive player of the week

Nobody is a bigger fan of Chugiak’s Emily Moorhead than University of Alaska Fairbanks volleyball coach Brian Scott. He recruited her out of high school and has since seen the senior become one of the staples of the program. “One of the great things about Em is she is always looking for ways that she… Read more »

Redington QB Bowman named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 20, 2021

Redington High School quarterback Wayde Bowman was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a career day in a 68-14 victory over Kenai Central. The 6-foot-4 senior completed 26 of 34 passes, racked up 511 passing yards and threw for eight touchdowns in the win. He is only the third Alaskan to surpass 500 yards passing… Read more »

Chace, Furlong both score touchdowns as Alaskans face off on NAIA gridiron

September 18, 2021

A pair of Alaskans took over the fourth quarter of a NAIA football game when North Pole’s Marshal Chace of Presentation College and Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong of Dakota State both scored touchdowns in the span of just three plays. Chace scored on a 25-yard TD reception and 81 seconds later Furlong scored on a 50-yard… Read more »

Dalton shatters Equinox Marathon record on historic day

Anna Dalton is the new Equinox Marathon women’s record holder. On a postcard-perfect fall Saturday in Fairbanks, the Anchorage runner was one of four women to run faster than the previous women’s record in one of Alaska’s oldest and most storied footraces. Dalton’s time of 3:07:22 knocked nearly eight minutes Christy Marvin’s mark of 3:15:06,… Read more »

Western Washington teammates Korta second, Wright fifth at CWU Invitational

September 17, 2021

Western Washington University senior Kaleb Korta of Galena earned a runner-up finish after winning a sprint finish at the Central Washington University Cross Country Invitational in Lacey, Washington. Korta clocked a 6-K time of 19:40.0 to beat Eastern Oregon’s Travis Running (19:40.9) by less than a second. Logan Hunt from the College of Idaho posted… Read more »

Women’s Showdown Looms at Equinox Marathon

September 16, 2021

By Matias Saari Alaska Sports Blog Contributor With the strongest women’s field in the 58-year history of the Equinox Marathon, the iconic Fairbanks event is primed for a speedy race. That because a trio of women who competed at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials — Anna Dalton of Anchorage, Megan Youngren of Soldotna and… Read more »