Posts Tagged: Soccer

VanOrd provides durability for WOU, racks up 80th career point

October 1, 2019

Anchorage’s Danielle VanOrd brings flash and fundamentals to the soccer field for Western Oregon University. A big-time offensive playmaker who sweats the small stuff, the junior forward has provided durability for the NCAA D2 Wolves of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. She played all 110 minutes and fired three shots on goal in a 1-1… Read more »

Currier nets first goal of season, ninth of Embry-Riddle career

September 30, 2019

Megan Currier of Anchorage scored her first goal of the season for the nationally ranked Embry-Riddle Aeronautic University women’s soccer team. The senior forward found the net in the 68th minute as the 24th-ranked Eagles breezed to a 12-0 win over Simpson during NAIA action in Redding, California. Currier, of South High fame, has nine… Read more »

Luhrs-to-Anglin combo adds up to game winner for North Idaho

September 27, 2019

For the second time in a week, an Alaska-to-Alaska connection resulted in a goal for the North Idaho College men’s soccer team. Both scoring plays involved Jacob Luhrs of Fairbanks. Last time he scored the goal, but this time he set up former high school teammate Alwayne Anglin of Fairbanks for his first goal of… Read more »

Now starting, Graff promoted to more significant role w/ Pacific

September 26, 2019

When Anchorage’s Brady Graff arrived at the University of the Pacific, the Oregon State transfer underwent the obligatory getting-to-know-you stage. Now everybody knows his name because he’s always on the field. The senior defender has started the last four games and logged 338 out of a possible 380 minutes for the NCAA D1 Tigers. Graff,… Read more »

Centeno racks up state-best fourth goal, 10th point in NWAC

Anchorage’s Nelson Centeno isn’t just Alaska’s top playmaker in the NWAC, he’s among the league leaders in points. The Spokane Community College freshman midfielder has compiled 10 points on four goals and two assists in nine games. He is tied for 15th in the NWAC in points and 16th in goals. Centeno, of East High… Read more »

In 14th year on PBA Tour, Rash shows he still has what it takes

September 24, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Rash has experienced a revival in his 14th season on the PBA Tour. He has cashed in 21 tournaments, one shy of his professional high. He has reached six figures in season earnings, the most since 2013. He has won two tournaments in the same season for the fourth time in 13 years…. Read more »

Foraker logs career-high minutes, nets first goal for Utah State

September 22, 2019

Anchorage’s Jordan Foraker logged a career-high 73 minutes and scored the final goal for Utah State University in a 3-0 win over Idaho State during NCAA D1 women’s soccer action. The sophomore fired three shots on goal and found the net in the 87th minute. Foraker, of South High fame, has played in 23 career… Read more »

Bentley drives Scottsdale to win with two goals late in 2nd half

September 20, 2019

Juneau’s Michaela Bentley scored the first two goals of her college career in the same game. The freshman midfielder twice found the back of the net in the later stages of Scottsdale’s 6-1 win over Mesa in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. Bentley, of Juneau-Douglas High fame, scored her first goal unassisted in the… Read more »

Konjuhi nets game-winner to extend Tacoma’s unbeaten streak

September 19, 2019

Anchorage’s Gezim Konjuhi did his part to keep rolling Tacoma Community College’s unbeaten streak. The sophomore striker scored the game-winning goal in the 55th minute as the Titans beat Highline 4-2 in the NWAC. With the win, Tacoma improved to 6-0-1 on the season and extended its unbeaten streak to 16 games dating to last… Read more »

Tuttle scores in consecutive games to tie for state lead in NWAC

Goals in back-to-back games has put Zack Tuttle of Kenai in exclusive company in the Northwest Athletic Conference. The Whatcom Community College freshman now has three goals on the season to tie for the most among the dozen Alaska men playing in the college league. Tuttle, of Kenai High fame, has been his team’s lone… Read more »