Posts Tagged: Softball

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

May 15, 2020

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 »

McDonald was a dynamic leader on Soldotna softball team

May 2, 2020

Ashley  McDonald was a four-year softball player at Soldotna High School who lead her team through her play both offensively and defensively.  Her softball IQ and understanding of the game allowed her to impact the game in many ways: leadoff hitter, stalwart shortstop, shut down catcher, and dynamic base runner.  She was named Northern Lights… Read more »

Hill named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Week

April 13, 2020

Anchorage’s Morgan Hill was named our Alaska Athlete of the Week for her performance off the field of play. Now that her college softball career at the University of Missouri-St. Louis has ended, the former East High standout will continue to play a starring role in the next chapter of her life. The 23-year-old next month will… Read more »

Hill eager to make transition from softball player to nurse

April 8, 2020

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear scrubs and swing a mean stick like former University of Missouri-St. Louis softball player Morgan Hill of Anchorage. The 23-year-old next month will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and is eager to begin a career on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. “Somebody… Read more »

Frisk drives in go-ahead run, picks up save in Crookston debut

February 11, 2020

Anchorage’s Kamryn Frisk couldn’t have scripted a better beginning to her softball career at the University of Minnesota Crookston. With her team trailing 4-3 in the fourth inning, Frisk was brought into the game as a pinch-hitter with two outs and the bases loaded. The junior transfer cleared the bases with a single as part… Read more »

Frisk graduates from JUCO to NCAA D2 signee with D2 UMC

August 16, 2019

Anchorage’s Kamryn Frisk is moving on up the college softball ladder. After two productive seasons at junior college with the Northwest Kansas Tech Lady Mavericks, the two-way star is headed to the University of Minnesota Crookston. Frisk, of Service High fame, has signed with the NCAA D2 school as a pitcher. Minnesota Crookston plays in… Read more »