Posts Categorized: Alaska Sports Blog

Kimber, Andrews faceoff in title match of N. Central Invitational

December 11, 2019

Two of the top college wrestlers from the state of Alaska squared off at the North Central Invitational in Naperville, Illinois. It figured the match came down to a tiebreaker. Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber of McKendree University scored an 8-7 decision Akiak’s Agatha Andrews of Jamestown University in the finals of the women’s 191-pound weight class…. Read more »

McDonald buries third game-winning goal for Providence Friars

December 10, 2019

Cam McDonald of Eagle River netted his third career goal and they have all been game winners for the Providence College hockey team. His recent handy work came in a 4-1 win over UMass-Lowell when he buried a first-period shot to give the Friars a 2-0 lead. McDonald, of Eagle River High fame, also scored… Read more »

Schmidt named MVP of Everett Classic, leads Red Devils to title

Soldotna’s Danica Schmidt of the Lower Columbia College women’s basketball team was named Everett Classic MVP after leading the Red Devils to the tournament championship. The freshman came off the bench to play a pivotal role in all three victories but was especially effective in the title game with her first double-double in nine games…. Read more »

Prayer drops 17 points in back-to-back Imperial Valley games

December 9, 2019

Anchorage’s Lyndon Prayer caught fire over the weekend with back-to-back 17-point games for the Imperial Valley College men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-1 guard had averaged 10 points a game in his first seven appearances with the California Community College Athletic Association squad. Prayer, of West High fame, has reached double figures in six of nine… Read more »

Youngren fifth Alaska marathon runner to punch ticket to Trials

December 8, 2019

Alaska now has five runners who will race the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials next February in Atlanta. Megan Youngren of Soldotna joined the party on Sunday with a run of 2 hours, 43 minutes and 52 seconds at the California International Marathon in Sacramento. That eclipsed the required 2 hours, 45 minutes by 68 seconds…. Read more »

Carle helps Feather River win first-ever CCCAA championship

Anchorage’s Maya Carle helped Feather River College make school history by helping the women’s volleyball team win its first tournament title in the California Community College Athletic Association. Feather River defeated previously undefeated Irvine Valley in five sets in the championship match in Chula Vista. Carle, of Dimond High fame, played in all 13 sets… Read more »

Harder collects first double-double to power Olympic victory

December 7, 2019

Eagle River’s Grace Harder recorded her first double-double of the season to lead the Olympic College women’s basketball team to its first win in the NWAC. The 5-foot-10 freshman scored a season-high 12 points and matched her season high with 10 rebounds as Olympic beat Grays Harbor 67-30 in Bremerton, Washington. Harder, of Eagle River… Read more »

Hausinger brothers match each other goal for goal in college

Two of Alaska’s most prolific playmakers this year in college hockey hail from the same family. Brothers Kenny Hausinger and Christian Hausinger are among the top scorers from the state and on their respective teams. Both have scored five goals and reached double figures in points. Kenny, a senior forward at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell,… Read more »

Kelter leads Team USA sevens in scoring after 3-0 start in Dubai

December 6, 2019

Alev Kelter of Eagle River extended her personal scoring streak to eight games after producing points in three victories by Team USA Eagles at the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai. The halfback accounted for 23 of her team’s 96 points in wins over Brazil, Russia and Canada in the early stages of the tournament…. Read more »

Hornbuckle heats up in 2nd half with 22 of game-high 28 points

December 5, 2019

Daniel Hornbuckle of Fairbanks heated up in the second half with 22 of his game-high 28 points for Portland Community College in a 96-85 loss to Lower Columbia in Oregon. The 6-foot-1 sophomore finished 8-of-16 from the field and 7-of-7 from the free-throw line. He added five 3-pointers, five assists and two steals. Hornbuckle, of… Read more »