Posts Tagged: South High

Jessee slides into 8th place on Pac West’s all-time blocks list

September 15, 2021

Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee has cemented herself among the greatest blockers in Pac West Conference history. The University of Hawaii Hilo senior has racked up 342 career total blocks to move into an eighth-place tie on the Pac West’s all-time list. Jessee has a great chance to reach the top 5, needing just 12 more blocks… Read more »

Ulofoshio joins Killpatrick as only Alaskans with 100 career tackles at UW

September 12, 2021

Anchorage’s Edefuan Ulofoshio is the most productive University of Washington Huskies defensive player from Alaska in 30 years. The All-Pac-12 linebacker has averaged 10.2 tackles over his last nine games after making 13 stops against Michigan in a 31-10 road loss. Ulofoshio has surpassed the century mark for his career with 114 tackles in 22… Read more »

Nowka anchors Jamestown’s 3-0 start with a pair of shutouts

September 9, 2021

Anchorage’s Alex Nowka of the University of Jamestown has anchored her soccer team’s 3-0 start to the NAIA season. The junior goalkeeper has allowed only one goal while posting two shutouts as the Jimmies have outscored the opposition 8-1 so far. Nowka, of South High fame, has posted 13 shutouts and a sparkling 0.92 goals… Read more »

Williams registers 11 kills in back-to-back wins for The Master’s

September 4, 2021

Emilye Grace Williams of Anchorage continues to be a sparkplug for the Master’s University volleyball team. The senior spiker registered 22 kills on a .275 hitting percentage in back-to-back sweeps as the Mustangs improved to 3-0 since Aug. 27 when the Alaskan reaches double figures. She collected a .300 attack percentage on 11-for-30 hitting with… Read more »

Winning culture that attracted Stephens to UAA now defines her

August 26, 2021

The youngest of nine children, Eve Stephens of Palmer was born to be competitive. Board games, sports, grades, it doesn’t matter. She wants to win. No matter what. “We’ve broken bones playing football in the yard,” Stephens said with a laugh. “All in good fun.” That win-at-all-costs mentality is what lured the former Colony High… Read more »

Brown takes pride in representing Alaska at Northwest showcase

August 19, 2021

What a summer it was for Anchorage baseball star Oliver Brown, who was part of an undefeated high school state title team, announced his college commitment to a NCAA Division I school and represented Alaska at an exclusive regional tournament. A triple crown of achievements. The Holy Cross commit capped his busy summer at the… Read more »

Anchorage runner Fletcher named Alaska Athlete of the Week

August 16, 2021

Aaron Fletcher of Anchorage was named the Alaska Athlete of the Week after sweeping all three race titles of the Alaska Distance Classic in dominating fashion. Fletcher won the 5-kilometer race and the 10-kilometer race, which made him the men’s Double Up champion. Fletcher, who competed in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials earlier this year,… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Lujan’s legacy is Alaska’s greatest gunslinger

August 13, 2021

The only college quarterback from Alaska to beat a team from a Power Five conference, Anchorage’s Zach Lujan was a game changer at South Dakota State. He played for the NCAA D1 Jackrabbits from 2014 to 2016 and compiled a 10-5 record as a starter, none bigger than his claim to fame in 2015 when… Read more »

Padres reap benefits of converting Homza to catcher 5 years ago

August 9, 2021

When the San Diego Padres drafted Anchorage’s Jonny Homza in 2017, they picked him as a shortstop before trying him out at catcher. He was a natural fit to catch with quick feet, a high baseball IQ and a cannon arm, but it was still a part-time gig. He was still being used as an… Read more »