Tuesday's briefs

News on Bourgeois, McWilliams, Thompson, O'Guinn

Bourgeois wins Quad Dipsea

 

Seward’s Cedar Bourgeois was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Quad Dipsea in California on Saturday. The race is 28.4 miles long. It has 9,276 feet of both climb and descent.


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Bourgeois finished in 4 hours, 59 minutes, 18 seconds. Anchorage’s Matias Saari was third across the line in 4:12:45.

 

Nikiski’s Thompson finishes college career

Nikiski graduate Hannah Thompson has finished her volleyball career at Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio.

Thompson was honorable mention on the Western Hoosier Athletic Conference All-Conference Team. She was also a member of the Champions of Character Team and the All-Academic Team.

Coaches vote for the All-Conference Team and the Champions of Character Team. To get on the All-Academic Team, a GPA of at least 3.25 is required for juniors and seniors.

Thompson will graduate in December with a degree in psychology. She will enter graduate school next fall.

 

Homer’s McWilliams heads to semis

Homer’s Noah McWilliams and defending NAIA champion Carroll College defeated Azusa Pacific 17-14 in the national quarterfinals at home Saturday in Helena, Mont. Carroll advances to its fifth straight semifinal and has won 11 straight games.

McWilliams is a 6-foot-2, 225-pound linebacker. He leads the team in sacks with six. He also has 36 tackles, including 7.5 for loss.

 

Skyview’s O’Guinn earns All-America honor

University of Alaska Anchorage sophomore Ivy O’Guinn earned her first cross-country All-America honor on Nov. 19 at the 2011 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships in Spokane, Wash.

O’Guinn finished 33rd in the six-kilometer race in 22 minutes, 12.2 seconds, to earn the honor. The Seawolves, following an undefeated regular season, finished sixth at the meet.

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Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:30

Homer outlasts Soldotna for NLC tourney title

The host Homer softball team won the Northern Lights Conference tournament late Saturday night with a 12-4 victory over Soldotna.

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Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:14

Southcentral baseball: SoHi, Kenai, Homer come up short of state

The Kenai Peninsula will not have a representative at the state baseball tournament after Soldotna dropped the second-place game 6-5 in eight innings to Colony... Read more

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:14

Kenai boys tie for 3rd at state soccer

The Kenai Central boys soccer team played West to a 2-2 tie Saturday at Service High School to tie for third at the state soccer... Read more

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:14

Ostrander, McCormick, Theisen step on national track stage

Kenai Peninsula track athletes Allie Ostrander, Danielle McCormick and Jonah Theisen all made their mark on the national stage Friday and Saturday.

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