Monthly Archives: March 2011

Injury ends season for Perkins (Basketball)

March 31, 2011

It seemed like the only thing capable of slowing down Israeli League All-Star Doron Perkins of Anchorage was an injury. And that’s exactly what happened. His dream season came to a crashing halt after he suffered a serious knee injury Tuesday in Game 3 of the team’s Euroleague playoff series and underwent season-ending surgery Wednesday…. Read more »

Dunbar wins 1,500 at Stanford (Track)

Watch more video of 2011 Stanford Invitational on Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar of the University of Portland won the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational in 3:46.52

Egolf cool with new Bradley coach (Basketball)

March 29, 2011

After back-to-back subpar seasons, Bradley University made a switch at men’s basketball coach and introduced Geno Ford as its new bench boss. That suits Will Egolf of Haines just fine. Egolf, of Juneau-Douglas fame, met his new coach at a press conference Monday. “What I liked about him most was he’s young, energetic, intense, personable,”… Read more »

Colbern honored by Brown U. (Football)

March 28, 2011

One of the finest student-athletes from Alaska has been awarded one of the more prestigious football awards at Brown University. Anchorage’s Patxi Colbern was honored with the Ernest T. Savignano Award, which is given annually to a Brown football player who epitomizes Savignano, Class of ’42, who was a varsity letterman in football, baseball, basketball,… Read more »

Randall wins 16th U.S. title (Skiing)

March 27, 2011

Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall continues to prove that’s not a one-trick pony on cross-country skis, shedding the sprint-only label by being competitive in mid- to long-distance races. She took another step in that direction today by winning the 30-K race at the U.S. Championships in Sun Valley, Idaho. It was her 16th career national title, now… Read more »

Langdon wins 3-point contest (Basketball)

The more things change the more they stay the same. Soon-to-be 35-year-old guard Trajan Langdon started the Russian League All-Star game again and won the 3-point shooting contest once more. Langdon, of East High fame, beat nine of the league’s best bombers to win the shooting contest. In the All-Star game he helped fuel a… Read more »

Rash moves to No. 2 in world (Bowling)

March 26, 2011

A strong showing in Kuwait propelled Anchorage’s Sean Rash in the world rankings. Rash finished sixth out of 38 professionals at the eighth annual Kuwait International Open, missing the five-bowler finals by just 11 pins. He averaged 225.5 over seven games, highlighted by a 258. He pocketed $3,500 to push his career earnings over $420,000…. Read more »

Alaskans key Brevard’s success (Softball)

March 25, 2011

After being the eighth-place team in the South Atlantic Conference in each of the last two years, the Brevard College softball team is climbing out of the basement. Led by two women from Eagle River, the team sits in second place in the league and has won 23 of 31 games overall. Senior first baseman… Read more »

Perkins, Tel Aviv tie series (Basketball)

March 24, 2011

Anchorage’s Doron Perkins and Israeli power Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Spanish host Caja Laboral and North Pole’s Brad Oleson 83-81 in Game 2 to even the best-of-5 playoff series of the Euroleague quarterfinals. Perkins started at point guard and delivered 10 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.

Bullock, Miami out of NCAAs (Basketball)

March 23, 2011

Anchorage’s Sylvia Bullock saw her dream season come to an end after the University of Miami dropped an 88-83 decision to the Oklahoma Sooners in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Charlottesville, Va. The Hurricanes finished 28-5 this season, captured the ACC championship and won a first-round game for the first time since… Read more »