Posts Tagged: West Valley High

Joyner hauls in TD grab for third straight game, reaches 1,000-yard benchmark

September 25, 2021

Brandon Joyner of Fairbanks extended his personal touchdown streak to three games after hauling in a third-quarter score that iced Elizabeth City State University’s 19-14 victory over Winston-Salem State. After making touchdown catches of 80 and 71 yards in each of the last two weeks, Joyner scored on a 4th-and-21 play to seal his team’s… Read more »

Joyner hauls in career-high 80-yard TD reception for ECSU

September 14, 2021

Brandon Joyner of Fairbanks made the longest house call of his college football career, hauling in an 80-yard touchdown reception for Elizabeth City State University. The senior wide receiver made the play on 3rd-and-15 in the third quarter when he got behind the defense after his quarterback was from flushed from the pocket. It was… Read more »

Bailey gives Nanooks back-to-back GNAC XC Athlete of the Week

September 8, 2021

After not having a women’s GNAC Cross Country Runner of the Week for almost a decade, the University of Alaska Fairbanks has claimed two in a row. Fairbanks’ own Naomi Bailey took home this week’s honor to give the Nanooks back-to-back recipients after another Fairbanks runner, Kendall Kramer, won week one. Bailey, of West Valley… Read more »

Kendall, Bailey help UAF women’s XC squad seize historic win

August 31, 2021

Kendall Kramer and Naomi Bailey of Fairbanks represent a new era for the University of Alaska Fairbanks women’s cross country team. Never had the Nanooks defeated the University of Alaska Anchorage in a head-to-head meeting before Kramer and Bailey came along. The dynamic duo placed first and third in the 5-K race on their home… 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 »

Stacy keeps Alaska soccer pipeline flowing to Northern Arizona

August 18, 2021

Aubrey Stacy of Fairbanks wasn’t surprised to find out that she will be the fifth Alaska woman since 2011 to play soccer at Northern Arizona University. If anything, it validated her decision. “We do have the talent to produce Division I players and Flagstaff is a great place for Alaska kids,” she said. “NAU is… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Thomas scored most goals for Alaskan at D1

August 6, 2021

Ambria Thomas of Fairbanks has the distinction of scoring more goals at the NCAA D1 level than any other college hockey player from Alaska. The fab forward racked up 89 career goals at the University of Minnesota from 1997 to 2001. She was the first and so far only Alaska woman to play hockey for… Read more »

Hebard gets hot in second half, lifts Chicago to 5th straight win

June 19, 2021

She isn’t used to starting the game on the bench, but Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks is definitely accustomed to being on the court for crunch time. The second-year forward got hot in the second half to lift the Chicago Sky to a 91-81 victory over the visiting Connecticut Sun in the WNBA. Hebard scored 13… Read more »