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Hanley PRs, Afoa 12th at Nationals (Track)

Colorado School of Mines runner Ryan Hanley of Anchorage missed a top-eight finish in the 800 meters by 0.12 seconds at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships in Charlotte, N.C. But the fabulous freshman did post a personal-best time of 1:50.92 to finish ninth in his first appearance at the outdoor championships. Hanley,… Read more »

Afoa’s career ends with playoff loss (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Savannah Afoa delivered another strong defensive effort—the staple of her career—but it couldn’t save the Colorado School of Mines in tonight’s NCAA Division II playoff game. The former Dimond High star grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots in a 63-54 loss to top seeded and tournament host Fort Lewis, which has now won… Read more »

Afoa helps Mines lock down No. 2 seed (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Savannah Afoa delivered a strong performance on both sides of the ball tonight to spark Colorado School of Mines to an 81-69 road win over Chadron State. The win was crucial because it clinched second place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, securing a home playoff game in the first round. Afoa, of Dimond… Read more »

Afoa helps Central make history (Basketball)

Shaina Afoa of Anchorage helped Central Washington University do something Saturday that the Wildcats have never done. Afoa, of Dimond High fame, grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds and added seven points to help Central post an 83-64 victory over Montana State-Billings for its first win at Alterowitz Gymnasium. The 6-foot-1 senior didn’t have a great… Read more »

Alaskans head to NCAA D2 Nationals (Track)

Anchorage’s Ryan Hanley of Colorado School of Mines earned All-American honors in the distance medley relay at the indoor national championships earlier this season. Now he wants to do the same as an individual at the outdoor championships. Hanley, of Dimond High fame, is a men’s 800-meter qualifier for the NCAA Division II Track and… Read more »

Hanley earns NCAA D2 provisional (Running)

Anchorage’s Ryan Hanley turned in a memorable result over the weekend at the University of Colorado Invitational in Boulder. Running against predominately NCAA Division I runners, the freshman at D-II Colorado School of Mines finished sixth in the 800 meters with a provisional time of 1:51.89, the sixth fastest in Division II this season. Hanley,… Read more »

Alaskans help Mines make history (Basketball)

So apparently all it took for the Colorado School of Mines to make history in women’s basketball was to get a pair of Alaskans on its roster. Senior starter Savannah Afoa of Anchorage and freshman reserve Allie Grazulis of Palmer have helped the Orediggers earn their first-ever berth into the NCAA Division II Championships by… Read more »

Alaskans strike gold at Mines (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Savannah Afoa and Palmer’s Allie Grazulis are big reasons why NCAA Division II Colorado School of Mines has won 12 of its first 17 games this season. Grazulis, of Colony High fame, enjoyed the finest game of her college career Monday against Johnson & Wales with season-high totals of 10 points, six rebounds and… Read more »

Prep all-state teams announced [Basketball]

The best high school basketball players in the state were recognized today as the boys and girls Alaska All-State Teams were unveiled for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A. The teams were voted on by members of the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches and tabulated by Alaska Media LLC, which owns and operates weekly newpapers… Read more »