Posts Categorized: Senior Spotlight

Eagles defensive stalwart Pickett also working as an EMT

May 13, 2020

A student at Steller Secondary, Ethan Pickett was one of the stars of the West Anchorage State Championship team. He was team captain and part of the much-honored starting lineup.  Ethan was named to the All-Conference and racked up 25 assists from his defender position for the 25-1 Eagles. He is good student with good… Read more »

Thunder Moutain’s Carandang hits 1000 point mark for Falcons

A four-year varsity player for Thunder Mountain High School, Brady Carandang broke 1,000 points for his high school career.  As co-captain he helped lead the Falcons to the Southeast Region 4A Conference title with a 17-7 record.  Their season was cut short by the COVID-19 virus.    

Seward multi-sport star Spanos to swim for Southwest Oregon

Connor Spanos excelled in multiple sports during his years at Seward High School.  He was captain of the Seahawks swim team and basketball team his senior year and would have been the captain of the track squad if the season hadn’t been canceled due to theCOVID-19 virus. Connor has been to State for swimming three… Read more »

Service QB Scott to play for Presentation College

Service High School quarterback Jacob Scott has accepted a scholarship to play football for Presentation College this fall.  The Cougars signal caller was named first team All Conference and first team All State his senior year after throwing for over 1,900 yards and 30 touchdowns and leading the Cougars to the championship game.  Jacob plans… Read more »

Kodiak’s Glover to play hockey for D1 Merrimack

May 12, 2020

Kodiak’s Carly Glover graduates after a decorated youth hockey career to play hockey for D1 Merrimack in the competitive Hockey East Conference.  While attending Kodiak High School, Carly played for national teams and competed around the country earning numerous accolades. She was selected to the USA National Player Development Camp in 2018 and 2019 competed… Read more »

Cannon latest in long line of Point Hope hoops standouts

Jalen Cannon led the Point Hope Tikigaq High School basketball team to the 2019 2A state championship and was looking to repeat that accomplishment before the season was cut short due to COVID-19.  The point guard distinguished himself with a stellar hoops career, making the All-State first team and winning numerous MVP awards over his… Read more »

East High’s Smith to play softball for Adams State

East Anchorage High School’s Khiana Smith had an outstanding softball career with the Thunderbirds.  The pitcher and shortstop was named to the All State team in 2018 and 2019, and helped the Thunderbirds win a state championship both years.  As a sophomore in 2018, she was a key player on a squad that went 33-0… Read more »

Glennallen’s Bancroft to continue wrestling career at Itasca

Aengus Bancroft graduates from Glennallen High School after an impressive wrestling career that included two State Championships (2018 and 2019) and a 31-1 record as a senior.  Aengus has competed with Team Alaska the past three years in national tournaments, including a 5th place finish at the Washington Gutcheck Tournament.  A 2020 Scholar All-American, Aengus will… Read more »

Lynx standout Thoma to play soccer for Dominican University

Mallory Thoma is the co-captain of the 2020 Dimond Lynx Varsity Soccer team, and a four-year varsity athlete. Mallory’s competitive spirit, tenacious work rate, and offensive prowess around the goal lead her team to the post season three years straight, and two ASAA State Championship titles. Her dynamic midfield and wing play earned her a… Read more »

Cordova’s Adams closes out decorated hoops career with Wolverines

May 11, 2020

Christian Adams, a senior guard for the Cordova Wolverines basketball team was named the 2A Alaska player of the year, as he led his 18-4 team to a qualifying berth in the state championships this season. The team captain led his team in scoring this past season, and has been named MVP three years in… Read more »