Posts Tagged: Wrestling

Evans stars for Bethel in wrestling and basketball

May 9, 2020

Nelson Evans of Bethel High School excelled in basketball and wrestling for the Warriors. His highlights include being the state and conference wrestling champion at 135 pounds in 2019 and making the Region 1 basketball all-tournament team in 2020.

South Anchorage’s Cha to wrestle at Univ. of Minnesota

After dislocating his patella during his junior season, Theo Cha of South Anchorage High School made a triumphant return, winning his first state title and earning the Outstanding Wrestler award. This catapulted him into his senior season, where he finished 45-1 and captured his second state championship. Theo also served as the team captain, and… Read more »

Bethel’s Beans Polk to wrestle for Gannon University

May 7, 2020

Lindsey Beans-Polk had a decorated wrestling career at Bethel Regional High School. Lindsey’s achievements on the mat include being a three-time Great Alaska Conference Champion,  2018 conference Outstanding Female Wrestler, 2018 State Runner-Up, and taking third in state in 2019.  She is also the 2016 Alaska Judo Champion.  Lindsey became the first Warriors female wrestler… Read more »

O’Farrell to play football at Eastern Washington

May 6, 2020

Service High School’s Conner O’Farrell played varsity football for four years, was a varsity wrestler  one year. and a starter on the Cougar’s varsity soccer team as a junior (his senior soccer season was canceled due to COVID-19.  Connor received a D1 football scholarship to play at Eastern Washington University, where he will be studying… Read more »

Multi-sport standout Hayes to wrestle at Minnesota State Moorhead

May 1, 2020

Hunter Hayes from Wasilla High School has signed his National Letter of Intent to attend Minnesota State University-Moorhead on a wrestling scholarship.  He was slated to be a major contributor to the Warrior track program, but lost his senior season due to COVID-19.   A versatile athlete, he ran cross country, wrestled, played football, and did… Read more »

Ottum to wrestle for North Central College in Illinois

April 29, 2020

A 2020 South Anchorage HS graduate Shelby Ottum was a captain of South’s first champion Flag Football team and two-time high school girls state wrestling champion. She tore her ACL during the flag football season and was not able to wrestle her senior season but she has committed to wrestle for North Central College in… Read more »

Brains and brawn: Ottum named RMAC Summit Award winner

March 9, 2020

Anchorage’s Noah Ottum of Colorado School of Mines wrestling team has been selected Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Summit Award winner for the second consecutive season. The Summit Award is given to one student-athlete in each RMAC sport of sophomore standing or above who has the top cumulative GPA at that sport’s championship tournament or meet,… Read more »

Kimber wins 2 titles – one on her own and one with McKendree

March 8, 2020

Sydnee Kimber of Sitka capped her sensational sophomore season by winning two national titles – one on her own and one with McKendree University. It all went down at the Cliff Keen National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship in Aiden, Michigan. The 191-pounder went 3-0 in her weight class and did not allow a point, outscoring… Read more »

Andrews upsets No. 1 seed en route to WCWA All-American nod

February 9, 2020

Akiak’s Agatha Andrews won All-American status for the second straight year at the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association Nationals in Marietta, Georgia. The Jamestown University sophomore entered the tournament ranked No. 5 in the WCWA and upset the No. 1 seed in the semifinals to reach the finals at 191 pounds. Andrews, of Mt. Edgecumbe High… Read more »

Ottum helps Colorado Mines beat third straight ranked D2 team

January 26, 2020

Noah Ottum of Anchorage helped the Colorado School of Mines wrestling team knock off its third straight NCAA D2 ranked opponent. The junior 149-pounder earned a 14-5 major decision over Dyllan Fuch as the Orediggers beat No. 25 Colorado Mesa 28-11. Ottum, of South High fame, outscored Fuch 7-0 in the second period and scored… Read more »