Posts Tagged: Chugiak High

Murphy showcases incredible toughness, tenacity in UFC title loss to Shevchenko

September 26, 2021

Eagle River’s Lauren Murphy proved she could take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’ in her latest UFC fight. The 38-year-old pro fighter absorbed a hail of potent punches and killer kicks from champion Valentina Shevchenko during their women’s flyweight title bout at UFC266 in Las Vegas. In the end, Shevchenko (22-3) proved too much… Read more »

Moorhead selected GNAC volleyball defensive player of the week

September 21, 2021

Nobody is a bigger fan of Chugiak’s Emily Moorhead than University of Alaska Fairbanks volleyball coach Brian Scott. He recruited her out of high school and has since seen the senior become one of the staples of the program. “One of the great things about Em is she is always looking for ways that she… Read more »

Scherffius slams career-high 15 kills, six blocks in Montana win

August 28, 2021

Eagle River’s Ellie Scherffius produced a career day at net to lead the University of Montana to season-opening win over Kennesaw State. The sophomore middle blocker had 15 kills and six blocks in a five-set win at the College of Charleston Invitational in South Carolina. Scherffius finished with a scintillating .650 attack percentage on 15-of-20… Read more »

Winning culture that attracted Stephens to UAA now defines her

August 26, 2021

The youngest of nine children, Eve Stephens of Palmer was born to be competitive. Board games, sports, grades, it doesn’t matter. She wants to win. No matter what. “We’ve broken bones playing football in the yard,” Stephens said with a laugh. “All in good fun.” That win-at-all-costs mentality is what lured the former Colony High… Read more »

Griffin records fourth 20-point, 20-rebound game in Australia

July 13, 2021

It’s clear Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River is still a force on the basketball court after another eye-popping 20/20 performance. The 34-year-old forward produced her fourth career 20-point, 20-rebound game in her ninth pro season in Australia. She poured in 27 points and 20 rebounds for the Launceston Tornadoes in an 87-86 overtime loss to… Read more »

Touray, Burgess, Naylor represent AK on NWAC All-Decade Team

July 11, 2021

Three Alaskans were named to the 2010s NWAC All-Decade Team. The two-year college league recognized Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray as a First Team selection for men’s soccer, Eagle River’s Ashlynn Burgess as a Second Team pick for women’s basketball and Anchorage’s Zak Naylor as a Third Team choice for men’s soccer. The NWAC is comprised of… Read more »

McCart becomes 4th local pitcher this summer to win ABL game

July 5, 2021

Anchorage’s Taylor McCart flourished in one of the biggest starts of his baseball career. The 19-year-old pitcher started for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the annual Fourth of July doubleheader against the Anchorage Bucs in front of several thousand fans at Mulcahy Stadium. McCart pitched four innings and picked up his first win in the… Read more »

Griffin headlines Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame 2021 class

June 30, 2021

One of Alaska’s greatest basketball players elevated the Nebraska women’s program to new heights during her career. Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin is now getting the ultimate reward. The hoops star headlines the 2021 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame class that will be inducted Oct. 1 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Griffin led the Huskers to… Read more »

Wilson, Gatter come back to haunt Legion All-Stars in Bucs win

June 17, 2021

Some familiar faces came back to haunt the Alaska Legion All-Stars during the annual Sladen Mohl Game against the Anchorage Bucs. Bucs starter Leland Wilson out of West pitched five fabulous innings and infielder Ricky Gatter out of South went 4-for-4 and reached base in all five plate appearances to power a 13-3 victory in… Read more »