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Walker ranks fourth in MAC in digs [Volleyball]

Alaska’s Amber Walker was a defensive dynamo for the Northern Illinois University volleyball team in a five-game marathon win over Akron. The senior starting libero collected a match-high 20 digs. Walker, of Juneau-Douglas fame, leads her tea and ranks fourth in the Mid-American Conference at 4.64 digs per game. She has 859 digs in 57… Read more »

Walker notches season high 27 digs [Volleyball]

Alaska’s Amber Walker of Northern Illinois University established a season high with 27 digs during a recent loss to the University of Illinois at Chicago. The senior libero ranks eighth in the Mid-American Conference with 4.35 digs per game. Walker, of Juneau-Douglas fame, leads the NIU team with 135 digs on the season. The team… Read more »

Walker among MAC dig leaders (Volleyball)

Back-row players in volleyball are a lot like offensive lineman in football in the sense that they are relatively unknown until they make a mistake. But Alaska’s Amber Walker of Northern Illinois University is in the limelight for the right reason. Walker, of Juneau-Douglas fame, is one of the most dependable defensive specialists in the… Read more »

Walker getting defensive at NIU (Volleyball)

Northern Illinois University newcomer Amber Walker of Juneau is making quite the first impression. The 5-foot-8 defensive specialist is one of the most dependable back-row players, ranking second on the NCAA D1 team in digs and return percentage. The sophomore transfer is a big reason Northern Illinois has won nine of 12 matches this year…. Read more »

2016 PLAAY Summit Schedule

Friday, February 19th 11:00AM – 12:00PM:  Late check in and registration.  Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 4000 Ambassador Drive. 12:00PM – 12:05PM:  Welcome by Roald Helgesen, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium CEO 12:05PM – 12:10PM: Opening Comments, Matt Carle, ASHOF Director 12:10PM – 12:50PM: Keynote Address, Dan Bigley, Author 12:50PM – 1:00PM: Transition, Q&A 1:00PM – 2:00PM: Athlete Panel Discussion… Read more »

2016 PLAAY Summit

Positive Leadership for Active Alaska Youth  When: February 19, 12pm-5pm and February 20, 8am-5pm Where: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Consortium Office Building, Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 4000 Ambassador Drive, Anchorage, AK SPEAKERS Welcome Comments Matt Carle Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Director Matt Carle is the Alaska Native Program Director at Alyeska Pipeline Service Company.  A lifelong… Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Lydia Jacoby October 8th, 2021 Seward’s Lydia Jacoby set back-back-back national junior records at the FINA World Cup sim meet in Berlin.   The 17-year-old Olympic champion placed second in Sunday’s 50-meter breaststroke with a personal-best time of 30.04, with sets a new record for Americans 18 or younger.  The previous day Jacoby… Read more »

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