Posts Tagged: Football

Tale of two QBs: Kizer, Duffy get it done differently in D3 league

October 15, 2019

Two quarterbacks from Alaska are getting it done in different ways in the American Rivers Conference. Palmer’s Parker Kizer of Luther College ranks fourth in rushing yards. Anchorage’s Sean Duffy of University of Dubuque ranks third in passing yards. Either way, they make the state look good. Kizer, of Colony High fame, is a run-first… Read more »

Duffy throws go-ahead TD pass in fourth quarter for Dubuque

October 8, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Duffy went 4-for-4 and orchestrated a go-ahead, fourth-quarter scoring drive that provided the University of Dubuque football team with a 20-14 win over Coe College in Iowa. The junior quarterback accounted for 47 of 72 yards through the air, capped by a 5-yard scoring strike for his only touchdown pass of the game…. Read more »

Joyner scores season’s first TD as Elizabeth City gets first win

October 6, 2019

Brandon Joyner of Fairbanks kickstarted a 20-point first quarter breakout that carried the Elizabeth City State University football team to its first victory of the NCAA D2 season. The junior wide receiver hauled in an 11-yard TD grab for the game’s first score to help Elizabeth City beat Saint Augustine’s 27-17 in Raleigh, North Carolina…. Read more »

Furlong breaks off 28-yard TD run to kickstart Dakota State win

October 5, 2019

Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong ripped off the longest run of his college football career and scored the game’s first touchdown to help Dakota State University earn a 43-16 NAIA win over Presentation in Madison, South Dakota. The sophomore running back found the end zone on a 28-yard scoring run and finished the day with 33 yards… Read more »

Cummings scores twice, giving him four TDs in three games

September 29, 2019

Bulldozer running back Josh Cummings of Fairbanks scored a pair of touchdowns from inside the 5-yard-line for Western Colorado University in a 38-31 loss to Adams State in Alamosa, Colorado. The 205-pound redshirt freshman scored on a 1-yard plunge in the third quarter and a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter. His second TD tied… Read more »

Taylor catches first touchdown pass for Fullerton College

Anchorage’s Turek Taylor found the end zone for the first time as a college football player. The Fullerton College sophomore wide receiver hauled in a 19-yard score in the fourth quarter of a 33-30 loss to Southwestern in the California Community College Athletic Association. It was the second catch of the season for Taylor, of… Read more »

Augafa returns blocked punt for first career TD with Hawaii

September 28, 2019

Justice Augafa of Anchorage found the end zone for the first time in his 15th career game with the University of Hawaii. The redshirt senior transfer returned a blocked punt 2 yards for a special-teams touchdown in the second quarter of a 54-3 road win over Nevada in the Mountain West Conference. Augafa, of South… Read more »

Tulimasealii has six tackles, sack, tackle for loss for Faulkner

September 23, 2019

Lincoln Tulimasealii of Anchorage anchored a dominating defensive unit from Faulkner University in a 28-7 victory over Cincinnati Christian University during NAIA football action in Montgomery, Alabama. The senior linebacker recorded six tackles (2 solo and 1.5 for loss) and a sack. Led by the Alaskan, Faulkner allowed only 73 yards on the ground and… Read more »

Hursh hauls in career-high 75 yards with TD for Azusa Pacific

September 22, 2019

North Pole’s Shane Hursh has gone from blocking tight end to difference maker for the Azusa Pacific University football team. The graduate student grabbed five catches for five first downs, a career-high 75 yards and a touchdown during a 42-36 loss to Western Oregon in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in Glendora, California. Hursh, of… Read more »

Joyner has season-best six receptions for Elizabeth City State

September 21, 2019

Brandon Joyner of Fairbanks hauled in a season-best six receptions for the Elizabeth City State University football team in a 45-7 loss to North Carolina Central in Durham (NC). The junior wide receiver finished with 44 yards – matching his total from the previous two games. Joyner, of West Valley High fame, now has 11… Read more »