Posts Tagged: Softball

Friday Flashback: Bullock smacks record 17 home runs in 2007

June 5, 2020

Anchorage’s Lillian Bullock came out swinging with the North Carolina A&T State University softball team. She crushed 17 home runs and knocked in 56 RBIs in 60 games as a freshman in 2007 to earn first team all-league honors in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Bullock, of Service High fame, finished that season ranked No. 2… Read more »

Tufi named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 18, 2020

Anchorage’s Pauline Tufi was one of 10 players voted to the Louisiana Tech University all-decade softball team. The former West High star played four seasons from 2014 to 2017 at LaTech, where she was a three-time Conference USA all-league pick. Tufi ranks No. 1 all-time among Alaskans at the NCAA D1 level with 35 career… Read more »

East HS Merit Scholar White to play softball at George Fox

May 17, 2020

Chloe White graduates from East Anchorage High School after a stellar career as catcher, outfielder and Captain of the softball team. A three-year varsity player, Chloe was a key member of the 2018 and 2019 Thunderbird State Championship squads and received numerous accolades along the way. Through her teenage years, she was also a member… Read more »

Falcon’s Jansen key part of state champion teams

May 15, 2020

Kaitlyn Jansen is a three-sport athlete that earned 12 varsity letters at Thunder Mountain High School. Kaitlyn lettered in softball as well as fall and winter cheerleading for the Falcons in each of her four years. Kaitlyn was an integral part of the 2017 and 2018 State Championship Falcon softball teams, contributing as a utility… Read more »

Davis makes pitch for East Anchorage softball stardom

Lexie Davis, a pitcher and first baseman, excelled in softball at East Anchorage High School, as she helped the Thunderbirds win back-to-back state championships. Lexie’s senior season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but she ended her junior campaign in 2019 with a bang as the winning pitcher and player of the game in… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Ward throws no-hitter for Villanova in 2008

Eagle River’s Nicci Ward had it all working for the Villanova University softball team on April 20, 2008. The senior right-handed pitcher threw a no-hitter in a 1-0 win over Providence College in the Big East Conference. Ward, of Chugiak High fame, is believed to be the only Alaska softball player to toss a 7-inning… Read more »

Thunder Mountain multi-sport star Fenumiai on to UAF

May 14, 2020

Letasi “Tasi” Fenumiai is a three-sport athlete that earned 12 varsity letters at Thunder Mountain High School. Tasi played varsity volleyball, basketball and softball for the Falcons each of her four years. She was an integral part of the 2017 and 2018 State Champion Falcon softball teams, contributing her potent bat as well anchoring a… Read more »

Tufi selected to Louisiana Tech all-decade softball team

May 13, 2020

Louisiana Tech University softball fans certainly haven’t forgotten about Anchorage’s Pauline Tufi. The former hitting and pitching standout was recently one of 10 players voted to the LaTech all-decade team in an online poll. “This is an honor of a lifetime to not only represent Tech but to be able to represent my father in… Read more »

East High’s Smith to play softball for Adams State

May 12, 2020

East Anchorage High School’s Khiana Smith had an outstanding softball career with the Thunderbirds.  The pitcher and shortstop was named to the All State team in 2018 and 2019, and helped the Thunderbirds win a state championship both years.  As a sophomore in 2018, she was a key player on a squad that went 33-0… Read more »

Brown leads Homer softball, headed to UAA

May 10, 2020

Annalynn Brown was a starter on the Homer varsity softball team all through high school and her steadiness and focus made her a respected leader. She was the tournament MVP as a sophomore and was the runner-up MVP while leading Homer to its third straight regional title as the starting pitcher. Like so many others,… Read more »