Posts By: Harlow Robinson

West High flamethrower Wilson to pitch for Texas Tech

May 19, 2020

West Anchorage High School’s Leland Wilson has committed to play baseball for Division 1 powerhouse Texas Tech University next year. Leland was a Team of Excellence award winner his freshman, sophomore and junior years. In 140 innings of high school and American Legion mound work, the lanky lefty struck out a whopping 243 batters with… Read more »

Palmer volleyball standout Giese to play for Wenatchee Valley

Palmer High School’s Kelsey Giese was a standout volleyball player. She was Team Captain for the Moose squad and named first team All Region two years in a row.  Kelsey was respected for her drive and desire to be her best.  She plans to play volleyball at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington next fall.

Soldotna’s Truesdell to become a Nanook

Soldotna High School multi-sport star Jersey Truesdell will be continuing his basketball career with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks. Jersey had a decorated high school career in both football and basketball, earning numerous accolades along the way. In football, he was an All State performer as a junior and senior at both quarterback and… Read more »

Crimson Bear’s “Fearsome Threesome” shaped winning XC culture

Anna Iverson, Katie McKenna and Sadie Tuckwood form an outstanding senior running trio whose dedication to running and their team has shaped and inspired their Juneau Douglas Kalé teammates and coaches. Their cumulative years in cross country and track (22) have resulted in the girls winning the Alaska State Championship (2018), as well as… Read more »

Cougars lineman Bracken to play football at Valley City

May 18, 2020

Alex Bracken is a four-year varsity football player at Service High School. He was a two-year starter at the right guard position and integral part of the offensive line that anchored the Cougars 2019 State Championship. Alex will be playing football and studying at Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota this fall. … Read more »

JDHS soccer standout Graham to play for North Idaho

Juneau Douglas High School’s Makenna Graham graduates after a stellar soccer career.  The team captain and star defender played varsity all four years and helped lead the Crimson Bears to two State Championships.  Makenna will be attending North Idaho College to study behavioral analysis and criminal justice while playing collegiate soccer for the Cardinals.

Hoops standout Nix sets sights on NBA

Even though Daishen Nix played high school basketball in Las Vegas, he considers himself an Alaskan and regularly wore Alaska gear under his high school  jersey.  Daishen, who grew up in Anchorage until moving to a basketball program his freshman year, is a consensus five-star high school recruit and ranked as one of the top… Read more »

West High’s Eski to ski for Univ. of Colorado

West Anchorage High School’s Ivy Eski has committed to the nordic ski team for the University of Colorado Boulder this fall and plans to study pre-med/physical therapy. The Buffalos are a Division I powerhouse in NCAA skiing. Ivy skied and ran varsity cross country all four years of high school.  As a senior, she was… Read more »

South standout Twenhafel to play soccer for Willamette

May 17, 2020

Samuel “Sammy”Twenhafel is a midfielder and captain for the South Anchorage High School Soccer Team.  As a freshman he scored a goal in OT that led the Wolverines in winning the Alaska High School State Championship in a thrilling shootout.  He was looking forward to his senior year and representing his school.  Sammy was named… Read more »

Hoops star Reimers taking skills, leadership to UAF

Destiny Reimers started at point guard in her first game as a freshman with the Anchorage Christian School basketball game and never missed a game the rest of the way. During her four year career, the Lions were 118-5 with three State Championships. The Lions were strong contenders to win a fourth her senior year… Read more »