Posts Tagged: Football

Wickersham publishes NFL book on Brady, Belichick dynasty

October 12, 2021

Longtime ESPN sports writer and Anchorage native Seth Wickersham has published his first book and it’s already receiving rave reviews. It’s Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness chronicles the Patriots between 2001-19 primarily under the leadership of quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick. “Seth Wickersham… Read more »

Joyner, Cummings each have four-game TD streaks in college

October 4, 2021

Former high school teammates Brandon Joyner and Josh Cummings of Fairbanks are performing their own version of ‘Anything you can do (I can do better)’ on the college gridiron. Both players have scored touchdowns in four straight games, with Joyner doing it as wide receiver at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina and Cummings… Read more »

Pilcher puts up big numbers, named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 3, 2021

Anchorage quarterback Qyntyn Pilcher was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a historic day passing and running the the football. The sophomore signal caller lead Sierra College to a 63-37 victory over San Joaquin Delta with 203 passing yards and a career-high 105 rushing yards in a Lamar Jackson-like performance. The West Anchorage grad completed 10… Read more »

Atonio runs for 2 touchdowns, throws another score to Furlong

October 2, 2021

In his first college game at quarterback, Anchorage’s Ja’Sem Atonio orchestrated three second-half scoring drives to lead Dakota State back from a 20-point deficit. The southpaw signal caller ran for two touchdowns and threw for a score to fellow Alaskan Brenner Furlong of Soldotna to give the Trojans a 21-20 lead with 9:27 left in… Read more »

Joyner hauls in TD grab for third straight game, reaches 1,000-yard benchmark

September 25, 2021

Brandon Joyner of Fairbanks extended his personal touchdown streak to three games after hauling in a third-quarter score that iced Elizabeth City State University’s 19-14 victory over Winston-Salem State. After making touchdown catches of 80 and 71 yards in each of the last two weeks, Joyner scored on a 4th-and-21 play to seal his team’s… Read more »

Redington QB Bowman named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 20, 2021

Redington High School quarterback Wayde Bowman was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a career day in a 68-14 victory over Kenai Central. The 6-foot-4 senior completed 26 of 34 passes, racked up 511 passing yards and threw for eight touchdowns in the win. He is only the third Alaskan to surpass 500 yards passing… Read more »

Chace, Furlong both score touchdowns as Alaskans face off on NAIA gridiron

September 18, 2021

A pair of Alaskans took over the fourth quarter of a NAIA football game when North Pole’s Marshal Chace of Presentation College and Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong of Dakota State both scored touchdowns in the span of just three plays. Chace scored on a 25-yard TD reception and 81 seconds later Furlong scored on a 50-yard… Read more »