Posts Tagged: Baseball

Karnos combines on playoff shutout for Western Nevada

May 10, 2014

Given the ball in a closer role for the first time this season, Max Karnos of Anchorage shut it down. The freshman pitcher threw two innings of hitless relief to combine with Western Nevada College teammate Christian Solo on a 3-hitter in a 5-0 victory over Salt Lake in Utah. The win moved WNC into… Read more »

RBI king Cohen named first team all-star for Whitman College

May 9, 2014

After leading the Northwest Conference in RBIs and ranking 19th in innings pitched, Whitman College’s Aaron Cohen of Juneau earned a spot on the first team all-star team. The senior was selected at utility, a fitting position given his do-it-all skill set. Cohen led the league with 45 RBIs and 16 doubles, ranked seventh in… Read more »

Way earns 30th pro win, nears 400 career innings

May 7, 2014

Sitka southpaw Matt Way is one of only two Alaskans currently playing professional baseball and he continues to rack up major milestones. The 27-year-old starting pitcher is playing for the Long Island Ducks, the two-time defending Atlantic League champions. He earned his first win in his first start with five shutout innings. It was his… Read more »

Just a freshman, Karnos emerges as Western Nevada workhorse

May 4, 2014

There were bumps and bruises, but in the end Max Karnos came out looking pretty at Western Nevada College. The freshman pitcher from Anchorage won his fifth game in his 12th start and now leads the JC power with 69.1 innings after beating Southern Idaho in the regular-season finale. Karnos, of South High fame, threw… Read more »

Miller’s home run helps Mayville win NAIA playoff game

May 3, 2014

Anchorage’s Aaron Miller gave the Mayville State University baseball team back-to-back home runs in a key sixth inning during a 7-6 win over Dickinson State in the opening round of the Frontier Conference Tournament in North Dakota. Mayville trailed 6-3 until the sixth inning when John Cahill and Miller crushed consecutive solo homers. The Comets… Read more »

Cohen keys Whitman’s first winning season since 1982

April 27, 2014

Juneau’s Aaron Cohen hit a home run and pitched seven innings today to help Whitman College beat Whitworth 8-6 in the Northwest Conference finale for both teams. It was a milestone victory as Whitman secured its first winning record since 1982, moving to 20-18 on the season. Cohen smacked a two-run homer in the third… Read more »

Miller hits first home run, lifts career average to .383

April 23, 2014

Aaron Miller of Anchorage smacked his first career home run for the Mayville State University baseball team in a 5-1 victory over the University of Winnipeg. The 5-foot-9 sophomore outfielder finished 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs and three RBIs for the NAIA Comets. He raised his batting average to .355 in 44 games this… Read more »

Thompson homers twice, has 5 RBIs for Pacific Lutheran

April 21, 2014

Anchorage’s Tyler Thompson had a historic day at the plate Sunday for Pacific Lutheran University. The sophomore infielder clubbed a pair of home runs and drove in five runs as PLU beat the league’s second-place team Willamette 11-5 in Oregon. Thompson, of Dimond High fame, finished 4-for-5 with 11 total bases in one of the… Read more »

Ferntheil signs with Cochise College baseball in Arizona

April 12, 2014

Second chances are rare in life, but 19-year-old pitcher Zach Ferntheil of Anchorage got a redo last month in Arizona. And now he’ll get another shot in college baseball. The 2012 Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year from Service High has signed with Cochise College, a premier JC program in Arizona. “It was a situation… Read more »

Alaskans shine like a diamond on college baseball fields

April 8, 2014

Whether it was hitting, pitching, or both, college baseball players from Alaska had a wonderful weekend in the Lower 48. At Mayville State, Anchorage’s Aaron Miller continued his Tony Gwynn impersonation with a 6-for-13 performance in a four-game series against Presentation College in a battle of the Dakotas. This guy is hitting .402 in 45… Read more »