Posts Tagged: Football

Friday Flashback: Tongue’s 3 pick-six in 1994 ties Pac-10 record

June 19, 2020

Reggie Tongue of Fairbanks led the NCAA and tied a Pac-10 Conference record with three interception return touchdowns in 1994 with Oregon State University. The 6-foot, 204-pound junior defensive back moved to free safety that season and hauled in a career-high five interceptions and was selected Second Team All-Pac-10. Oregon State finished 4-7 with Tongue… Read more »

Drummond, McPhail named co-winners of Alaska Athlete of the Week award

June 15, 2020

Mat-Su Valley football standouts Reggie Drummond and Julian McPhail have been named co-winners of the Alaska Athlete of the Week award after helping lead and maintain a peaceful protest in Palmer to bring attention to racial injustice. Drummond, a recently graduated Wasilla Warriors running back and linebacker, was the first speaker at a gathering organized… Read more »

Olmstead stellar on the Diamond for the Wolves

May 24, 2020

Eagle River High School’s Braden Olmstead graduates after an outstanding baseball career. His senior season was canceled due to COVID-19, but during his first three years of high school Braden was a two-time team MVP, at two-time All Conference pitcher, and a two-time All Conference outfielder. Braden also played football, basketball, and tennis for the… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Humphrey leads Montana to 2001 NCAA title

May 22, 2020

Eagle River’s Yohance Humphrey put the University of Montana football team on his back in 2001 and carried the Grizzlies to paydirt. The rugged running back rushed for 132 yards on 30 carries and scored the game’s only touchdown as Montana beat Furman 13-6 in the national championship game of the NCAA DI-AA tournament. Humphrey,… Read more »

Soldotna’s Truesdell to become a Nanook

May 19, 2020

Soldotna High School multi-sport star Jersey Truesdell will be continuing his basketball career with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks. Jersey had a decorated high school career in both football and basketball, earning numerous accolades along the way. In football, he was an All State performer as a junior and senior at both quarterback and… Read more »

Cougars lineman Bracken to play football at Valley City

May 18, 2020

Alex Bracken is a four-year varsity football player at Service High School. He was a two-year starter at the right guard position and integral part of the offensive line that anchored the Cougars 2019 State Championship. Alex will be playing football and studying at Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota this fall. … Read more »

Palmer’s Corbin to play football at George Fox

May 16, 2020

Palmer High School’s Duston Corbin was a star for the Moose football team on both sides of the ball.  He was first team All Conference as both a linebacker and fullback, as well as first team All State as a fullback and second team All State as a linebacker his senior season. He was highly regarded… Read more »

Palmer’s Marshall a leader in sports and classroom

May 15, 2020

Lavar Marshall was a multi-sport standout at Palmer High School.  He was an All Conference basketball player and team captain.  He was an All Conference in football and also excellent soccer player.  In all sports he was regarded as a leader and he carried those traits over to the classroom. Moose football coach Tim Popowski… Read more »

Mulhaney brothers lead Houston to 1st ever State Championship

Brothers Gavin and Owen Mulhaney were major catalysts behind Houston High School football team’s magical season in which they went undefeated and won the school’s first ever football State Championship in football.  The season was made even more special due to the adversity the school and community faced with fires and the aftermath of the… Read more »