Posts Tagged: Soccer

Soccer standout Johnson named Alaska Athlete of the Week

May 25, 2021

Anchorage’s Keith Johnson was named the Alaska Athlete of the Week after he joined some of the biggest names in soccer in being selected one of 20 finalists for the National Soccer Hall of Fame. The two-time Paralympian from Alaska is listed alongside legendary names David Beckham, Hope Solo and Thierry Henry as finalists. Johnson was… Read more »

Johnson among 20 finalists for National Soccer Hall of Fame

May 21, 2021

Anchorage’s Keith Johnson has joined some of the biggest names in soccer after being selected one of 20 finalists for the National Soccer Hall of Fame. The two-time Paralympian from Alaska is listed alongside legendary names David Beckham, Hope Solo and Thierry Henry. “Being nominated is a wonderful honor,” Johnson said. “I’m lucky to be… Read more »

Soccer prodigy Vargas named Alaska Athlete of the Week

May 17, 2021

Anchorage soccer player Obed Vargas was named Alaskas Athlete of the week after turning in an outstanding professional soccer debut for the Tacoma Defiance of the United Soccer League. The midfielder started in his first game and at age 15, was the youngest player on the field. He clocked 66 minutes in the 1-1 tie with… Read more »

Green scores in regulation and in shootout at NCAA Tournament

April 30, 2021

Anchorage’s Jack Green scored his first college goal and added another one in the shootout to highlight American University’s first-round win in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. After a 3-3 regulation and two scoreless overtime periods, American converted all five penalty kicks in the shootout to beat Jacksonville in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Eagles have… Read more »

Kriegmont, Merchant, Sulte are finalists for boys Pride of Alaska

April 29, 2021

Two-sport star Cooper Kreigmont of Juneau, remarkable runner Tristian Merchant of Anchorage and soccer prodigy Hunter Sulte of Anchorage were selected by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2020 boys Pride of Alaska Youth Award. These three rising stars beat out a crowded and competitive field of high… Read more »

Stanley sets up GW goal, Adams plays entire game in RMAC final

April 27, 2021

Anchorage’s Talon Stanley set up the winning goal just 53 seconds into overtime as Colorado School of Mines scored a 4-3 win over Colorado Mesa in the championship game of the RMAC Tournament. Michael Sprauer slammed home a one-timer off the free kick from Stanley as the Orediggers secured their fourth straight conference championship. The… Read more »

Green sets up late-game goal to help American seal playoff berth

April 12, 2021

With a postseason berth hanging in the balance, the American University men’s soccer team needed a hero. Enter Jack Green of Anchorage. After coming on as a late-game substitute, Green set up the equalizing goal in the 85th minute to highlight a 1-1 draw with Navy that clinched American’s spot in the Patriot League Tournament…. Read more »

Adams scores second goal in two games against Adams State

March 26, 2021

You could say Anchorage’s Greyson Adams owns Adams State on the soccer field. And you wouldn’t be wrong. The Colorado School of Mines senior defender has scored goals against Adams State in three straight games dating to 2019, helping Mines win all three meetings. Adams, of West High fame, scored his second goal in two… Read more »

20 for 2020: These Alaska athletes brought their best this year

December 29, 2020

With 2020 in our rearview, let’s look back on the top 20 Alaska athletes from this year. Here is the list for our 20 for 2020. They represent the best of the best from The Last Frontier. History makers, record setters, world champions and more. From the ski trails to the track and the hardwood… Read more »

Foraker scores winning goal for blue team in Utah St scrimmage

November 19, 2020

Anchorage’s Jordan Foraker came up clutch for the Utah State University women’s soccer team. Too bad it came during an exhibition match and not the real NCAA season. The junior forward buried a second-half goal for the blue team in a 2-1 victory over the white team in Logan, Utah. Foraker, of South High fame,… Read more »