Posts Categorized: Senior Spotlight

South Anchorage’s Cha to wrestle at Univ. of Minnesota

May 9, 2020

After dislocating his patella during his junior season, Theo Cha of South Anchorage High School made a triumphant return, winning his first state title and earning the Outstanding Wrestler award. This catapulted him into his senior season, where he finished 45-1 and captured his second state championship. Theo also served as the team captain, and… Read more »

McCart to play baseball in South Dakota

Taylor McCart, a 6-foot-4 righthanded pitcher at Bartlett High School, has signed a national letter of intent to play baseball for Dakota Wesleyan University, a prestigious NAIA school in Mitchell, South Dakota. Taylor has been attending University of Alaska Anchorage in the school-within-a-school program for gifted high school students. This has allowed him to take… Read more »

Moses reaches the Promised Land with standout basketball career

Isaiah Moses of Dimond High School had quite a senior year of basketball before it was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic: he racked up Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year honors in addition to being named MVP of the Alaska Prep Shootout and Alaska Airlines Classic. Isaiah averaged 27.2 points, 4.9 assists and 2.3… Read more »

She flies, fishes and skis: Tobin headed to Dartmouth

Garvee Tobin of Service High School excelled as a Nordic skier for the Cougars. She placed fifth overall at the 2020 state ski championships — her third consecutive Top 5 finish — as the Cougars won the state title. Three times she was named the team’s Most Valuable Girls Skier and she captained the squad… Read more »

Sarah Robinson on way to BYU

Sarah Robinson of South Anchorage High School has accepted an offer to run track and field for Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Sarah excels in both volleyball and track. As an outside hitter she helped the Lady Wolverines win the 2019 state volleyball championship and was chosen as the MaxPreps SAHS player of the… Read more »

Matthews has a Whale of a time on the hardwood

Brendon Matthews, a 6-foot senior, is an All State first-team guard representing the Barrow Whalers. Besides his academic success and involvement in his student body’s activities, Brendon was the captain and MVP of his high school basketball team. He helped lead the Whalers to a coveted 3A state championship as a sophomore and participated in the… Read more »

Haines heading from Bartlett to Dubuque

May 8, 2020

As a senior at Bartlett High School, Iolana Haines was the football Lineman of the Year as well as a 1st Team All State and 1st Team All-Conference performer. Iolana is the Bartlett JROTC Battalion Commander and a 4.0 grade point average student. He will attend the University of Dubuque in Iowa this fall to… Read more »

Ketchikan hoops trio moves on after great careers

  The trio of Madison Rose, Nadire Zhuta, Lianne Guevarra were co-captains of the Ketchikan High School girls basketball team.  All three are two years starters and Madison is a three year starter.  These young ladies played a pivotal role in keeping the Lady Kings consecutive region title streak alive throughout their freshman, sophomore, and… Read more »

Sitka’s Baciocco to run for D1 Santa Clara

Between track and cross country Dominic Baciocco won 14 region titles, a state championship in the 4x800M relay, and was runner-up individually at the state cross country championships, and set course records at the Juneau, Petersburg, and Sitka cross country courses. He is the first ever cross country/track and field athlete from Sitka High School… Read more »

Team USA member Hogenson off to Bemidji State

Hannah Hogenson closed out 2020 and a stellar high school boys hockey career at South Anchorage high, making three appearances in state title games in her three seasons in net and winning the “Triple Crown” in the 2018/2019 season. Hannah is a two-time All-CIC Conference selection, as well as a two-time All-State Tournament selection. Hannah… Read more »