Posts Tagged: Colony High

Alaskans Stephens, Dexter rank 1-2 in GNAC in scoring average

October 12, 2021

Two volleyball players from Alaska are proving to be a cut above the competition in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Palmer’s Eve Stephens of UAA and Anchorage’s Brooke Dexter of Simon Fraser rank 1-2 in the league in scoring average, a good barometer of their offensive prowess. Another indicator is how many times they have… Read more »

Hebard reaches WNBA Finals, next Alaskan to play for pro title

October 8, 2021

Ruthy Hebard’s got next. The 23-year-old professional basketball player from Fairbanks is up next in a long line of Alaskans who have played for a major league sports championship over the last 30 years. The second-year forward is headed to the WNBA Finals with the Chicago Sky, who will face the Phoenix Mercury in the… Read more »

Jorgenson emerges as most consistent hitter for Southwestern Oregon

September 29, 2021

Palmer’s Cianna Jorgenson had her fingerprints all over back-to-back wins by the Southwestern Oregon Community College volleyball team. She matched her season high with 11 kills in a win over Chemeketa and the next day tied her season high six blocks in a win over Clackamas. The league wins were the first and second of… Read more »

Stephens slams 20 kills to move to No. 7 on UAA’s all-time list

September 2, 2021

Palmer’s Eve Stephens came alive down the stretch to bring the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team back from the dead in a wild five-set victory over Biola. Down two sets to none, the Seawolves rallied behind the 6-foot-1 All-American from the Mat-Su Valley as she slammed 15 of her 20 kills over the final… 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 »

Colony alums Finley, Oswald get after it for NWAC softball teams

May 27, 2021

Former Colony High softball teammates Danyel Finley and Alyssa Oswald of Wasilla faced off in college for the first time. The two freshmen were right in the middle of the action when Columbia Basin and Yakima Valley squared off for a four-game NWAC series. Finley got ultimate bragging rights after getting a base hit off… Read more »