The Alaska Aces have announced the signings of a pair of free agent forwards, Shane Heffernan and Justin Breton. Heffernan, 26, is well-traveled having spent time in Belarus, Norway and Sweden. Breton is 25 and played for Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Mafi Makihele and Brenda Luafulu had 19 assists each while Taylor Noga added 10 kills as East High School improved to 6-0 with a four-set win over Juneau-Douglas. Juneau-Douglas (2-3) put East in comeback mode, winning the first set 25-17. But from that point on, the T-Birds took control, notching three straight sets 25-17, 25-21, […]
The University of Alaska Anchorage machine rolls on. Anchorage native and All-American Katelynn Zanders recorded 10 kills and 8 digs while Julia Mackey posted 12 kills in UAA’s sweep of Simon Fraser 29-27, 25-22, 25-10. The Seawolves improved to (8-2, 2-0 GNAC) while the Clan slipped to (7-3, 1-1 GNAC). Sophomore Megan Hooe poured in […]
Head a bit up the mountain on the south end of Anchorage and you will find beautiful scenery, natural views and the Alaska Mountain Rugby Grounds. The USA Women’s Olympic Sevens Rugby team is there, getting themselves ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Sevens rugby will be a brand new Olympic sport and head coach […]
From the University of Alaska Anchorage: Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball coach has added a final piece to his 2014-15 roster, announcing Wednesday that former Dimond High School multi-sport star Tara Thompson has joined the Seawolves. A 5-7 guard, Thompson was a First Team All-State performer for the Lynx last year, leading her team to an ASAA Class […]
From the University of Alaska Anchorage: Alaska Anchorage gymnastics head coach Paul Stoklos announced Wednesday that former collegiate competitor Alyssa Straub will join the Seawolf staff as an assistant coach. A former 4-year letterwinner at Rutgers University, Straub competed in more than 40 career meets and helped the Scarlet Knights to an NCAA Div. I […]
Area high school tennis teams stepped on the windy courts Tuesday afternoon. West 7 Chugiak 2 Dimond 9 Eagle River 0 South 5 Service 4 Bartlett 0 East 9
Thursday was a huge night for the Alaska Pacific University ski program.
In high school football this week, the East T-birds picked up their first victory of the season over Eagle River while the Palmer Moose won out over North Pole in a showdown that featured more than 100 points. Watch the video above for highlights from each game.
Alaska Pacific University skiers are some of the finest in the world, routinely filling out the U.S. Olympic team roster. Tuesday, APU athletes took a trip, and for one member — Service High School alum Tyler Kornfield — the journey held a special connection.
High school flag football is in its second week of the season and the East High School Thunderbirds are trying to make it back to the playoffs after getting knocked out in the first round by South last season. In her first year as head coach, Megan Beith is aiming to have her team in […]
From the University of Alaska Anchorage: The Anchorage community and UAA Volleyball fans have a chance to check out the brand-new Alaska Airlines Center and get a sneak preview of their team on Friday, Aug. 29, when the Seawolves host a 7 p.m. exhibition match against the Seawolf Alumni squad. Picked to finish second in […]
Most gymnasts would cringe at a score of 4.0. For three University of Alaska Seawolves, it’s perfection. Sophomores Marie –Sophie Boggasch and Simone Penker, along with redshirt freshman Julia York, all posted a GPA of 4.0. With six other UAA members at 3.5 or higher, the team ranked 25th nationally with a cumulative score of 3.4187. The GPAs are […]
Yes, they dig their new place. The University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team worked out in the new Alaska Airlines Center in front of the media for the first time today. Starting the season in a new place, there’s an air of excitement. “It’s a wonderful facility, we’re happy to make the move. It’s going […]
Knik falls short in semifinal San Bernardino, Calif. – The Knik Little Leaguers nearly pulled it off. Down 7-0 to Bend, Ore., Knik rallied to cut the Oregon lead to 7-6 but was unable to push across the tying run in the 6th inning in a Northwest Region Semifinal. Ian Frizzele singled in a run to cut […]
Knik wins a thriller In San Bernardino, California, the 11-12 Knik Little League went to extra innings Wednesday, pulling out a 6-5 win over Montana in West Regional play. Knik scored twice in the bottom of the eighth after Montana took a 5-4 lead in the top half of the inning. Christian Cambridge drove in […]
Last season, the Chugiak High School football team finished with a 5-4 record, making it to the state tournament only to get beat in the first round by Service. The regular season was a roller coaster for the Mustangs who beat West (the eventual state champs) and Service (the runners-up). Following their regular season win […]
Jacob Hayes’ three-run home run sparked a five-run second inning as the Fairbanks Goldpanners eliminated the Arvada (CO) Colts 8-6 Monday night at the National Baseball Congress World Series at Lawrence Dumont Stadium. With the win, the Goldpanners advanced to the fourth round of the tournament and will face the San Diego (CA) Waves on […]
In West Anchorage, the 2013 state high school football champions are looking to reload and repeat. The Eagles are preparing to put on an air show this season: head coach Tim Davis said the team will practice what’s known as “Air Raid offense.” “It just relies on a few staple drop-back passes, some quick passes […]