Monthly Archives: August 2009

Perkins inks deal with Tel Aviv (Basketball)

August 31, 2009

Anchorage’s Doron Perkins is still chasing his dream of playing in the NBA. In the meantime he’ll fine-tune his game – and get paid – in the Euroleague. Perkins, one of the most coveted free agents in the Israeli basketball league, has signed a one-year contract with an option year with defending national champion Maccabi… Read more »

Kuper injured, Bowman DNP (Football)

If you tuned into Sunday Night Football hoping to catch Alaskans Chris Kuper and Zack Bowman showcase their NFL skills, you didn’t see much. Kuper, a starting offensive lineman with the Denver Broncos, left early in the first quarter when he was helped off the field after injuring his ankle. Bowman, meanwhile, didn’t even play…. Read more »

Hardy hoping to stand out (Football)

August 30, 2009

With the season opener right around the corner, Daniel Hardy of Anchorage is trying to distinguish himself from the other receivers on the University of Idaho football team. That was tough last week when 11 different players caught passes at the team’s scrimmage, but Hardy found a way to stand out. Get into the end… Read more »

Butcher slicing up competition (Soccer)

August 29, 2009

It’s fitting Carly Butcher lists Kobe Bryant as her sports hero because the Alaskan is a born scorer on the soccer field. Entering her second season at the University of Southern Cal, Butcher is already one of her team’s top offensive threats. And she showed off her booming foot Friday night during an exhibition match… Read more »

The real ‘Colledge Experience’ (Football)

August 28, 2009

If playing in the NFL doesn’t work out for Daryn Colledge, he definitely has a future in TV. The Green Bay Packers offensive lineman hosts a weekly online talk show called “The Colledge Experience,” in which he interviews teammates at different locations at Lambeau Field and broadcasts them on the team’s Web site. Topics range… Read more »

Oleson on the move in Euroleague (Basketball)

August 27, 2009

Brad Oleson was involved in a major trade in the Euroleague this week between Spanish League rivals, with the Alaskan going from Real Madrid to Caja Laboral for two guys you’ve probably never heard of – but they are hardly no-names. Playmaker Pablo Prigioni and captain Sergi Vidal were the two players dealt for Oleson… Read more »

Bowman returns to practice field (Football)

August 26, 2009

Second-year Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman of Anchorage was back at practice this week after recovering from a hamstring injury that had kept him out of the team’s first two preseason games. “It felt good to get out there, run around a little bit, and do some backpedaling and planting and catching the ball,” Bowman… Read more »

Fever getting Moore of everything (Basketball)

August 25, 2009

In case you haven’t noticed, Jessica Moore is having a career year in the WNBA. This is the fifth season of pro ball for the Palmer product and she’s making the most of her situation with her new team, the first-place Indiana Fever. Moore’s breakout season is a big reason why her team leads the… Read more »

Alaskan rolls into semifinals (Bowling)

August 24, 2009

Sean Rash advanced to the Final Four of the PBA’s Chameleon Championship and earned the right to be on TV again. And we all know how the Alaskan shines under the bright lights. Rash will take his 7-2 career TV record into his Sept. 6 showdown on ESPN against Ronnie Russell in Allen Park, Mich…. Read more »