Posts Categorized: Senior Spotlight

Thunder Mountain’s Echiverri off the Spokane CC

May 6, 2020

A standout guard for Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau, Bryson Echiverri lead his team to the Southeast  4A conference title with a 17-7 record.  Bryson was skilled and experienced  playmaker/captain for Falcons who was guided and mentored by his coach and uncle, John Blasco, for years. Showing leadership  on the court and in his… Read more »

Chugiak’s Proffitt to ski for Montana State

Adrianna Proffitt has decided to sign with the Montana State Nordic Ski Team.  This three-season athlete has competed at the varsity level at Chugiak High School in cross country running, nordic skiing, and track every year of high school. She graduates as one of the Mustangs best runners, but cross country skiing is her passion…. Read more »

Multi talented Rygh off to Montana State

Marty Rygh was a standout athlete at Dimond in four sports.  He has earned a varsity letter for multiple years in Swim & Dive, Cross Country Running, Cross country Skiing and Track & Field.  He was a member of the state winning cross country running team this year.  He placed 5th at state for Diving,… Read more »

King Cove’s Mack to play basketball for UAA

Elaina Mack was the brightest star in Alaska small-schools basketball the past two seasons. She was named the 2019-20 1A Player of the Year for King Cove High School, which she led to a state-best 55-game winning streak prior to the COVID-19-shortened end of this season. As a senior, Elaina averaged 40.1 points per game… Read more »

Chugiak’s Nelson to run for BYU

May 5, 2020

Chugiak High School’s Hyrum Nelson graduates as one of the top high school runners in Alaska.  In cross country, he set a Mustang school record with a 15:19.00 5K time.  He also helped set a new school record in the 4×800 in 2018, with a team time of 8:05.46 at the Brian Young Invitational and… Read more »

Volleyball standout Johnson off to Colorado Mesa

Hahni Johnson has been awarded a scholarshipped opportunity to play beach volleyball at Colorado Mesa University, an NCAA Division 2 institution in Grand Junction, Colorado. She will be rostered on the indoor volleyball team, as well. Hahni was a member of Dimond High volleyball program for the past four years, where her teams finished in… Read more »

Colony hoops standout Spencer bound for Lewis-Clark

A first team All-Conference and first team All-State selection in basketball, Colton Spencer helped power the Colony Knights to a Northern Lights Conference championship  and  a 18-4 season mark. Colony had been one of the top picks to be in the state championship for 2020 until the season was cut short due to the global… Read more »

Debenham sisters leave Dimond undefeated in tennis

Dimond tennis standouts Layna and Kate Debenham won the girls doubles tennis State Championship three-straight years in their sophomore through senior years. The twin sisters remained undefeated for all three years they played tennis for the Lynx. They were also active in high school volleyball and soccer.  They will both attend Brigham Young University in… Read more »

Hooper Ivanoff shines at Unalakleet and Dimond

Aidan Ivanoff is from Unalakleet, in western Alaska, but attended Dimond High School and played basketball for the Lynx his senior season. Aidan earned his way as a starter  on a team that went  20-5 and had been to  the state championship game  4 years in a row and were seeking number five when the… Read more »