Monthly Archives: December 2009

Martin comes alive at Oklahoma (Hockey)

December 31, 2009

Football is king at the University of Oklahoma, but the Sooners are proving to be pretty good on the ice as well. Of course, it helps to have an Alaskan on the roster. Anchorage’s Blake Martin has helped the Sooners move up to No. 7 in the American Collegiate Hockey Association national rankings. Oklahoma has… Read more »

Hardy quiet in Idaho thriller (Football)

December 30, 2009

University of Idaho receiver Daniel Hardy of Anchorage didn’t have the kind of game he wanted in today’s Humanitarian Bowl. But who cares—the Vandals won in thrilling fashion. In the signature game of this bowl season, Idaho stunned Bowling Green 43-42 after scoring a touchdown with four seconds left and converting a ballsy two-point conversion… Read more »

Robinson wraps up junior season (Football)

Anchorage’s Kylan Robinson ended his junior season with the University of Miami on a sour note Tuesday after being on the wrong end of a 20-14 decision in the Champs Sports Bowl. Robinson, of East High fame, played in all 13 games for the 14th-ranked Hurricanes (9-4). The 6-foot-1, 235-pounder is a backup linebacker, although… Read more »

What’s new, Rhea carries Beavers (Basketball)

Not even a snowstorm could cool down Talisa Rhea. The Oregon State sharpshooter netted 19 points Tuesday night to lead Oregon State University to a 58-49 road win over Portland State. The women’s game was originally scheduled to be the nightcap of a doubleheader featuring the Portland State and Willamette men’s teams. But Willamette was… Read more »

Harris returns to starting lineup (Basketball)

December 29, 2009

Ramon Harris has regained his scoring touch—and his starting job. The University of Kentucky senior forward started tonight for the first time this season and chipped in 7 points in No. 3 Kentucky’s 104-61 whitewashing of visiting Hartford. The 6-foot-7 Alaskan made both field goals, including a 3-pointer, and sank 2 of 3 free throws… Read more »

Rash featured on video game (Bowling)

Bored on your BlackBerry? Go bowling with Sean Rash—or rather as Sean Rash. Rash is one of a dozen professionals featured on the PBA Bowling 2 video game, which uses 3D graphics to create one of the most advanced games on BlackBerry. You can customize your bowling ball with the American flag or the planet… Read more »

Colledge named Man of the Year (Football)

Professional athletes are often held to a higher standard even though most don’t deserve it. Daryn Colledge is one of the true role models. The North Pole native has been selected as the Green Bay Packers’ 2009 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, a team award that will net the fourth-year guard a $1,000… Read more »

The Master’s soars with Alaskans (Basketball)

December 26, 2009

As the lone four-year veteran at The Master’s College, senior Thomas Millar of Anchorage carries a lot of weight on his shoulders. Good thing he’s got a new sidekick in freshman Leif Karlberg of Anchorage. The Alaskans are both starting and averaging double figures, a big reason why the small Christian school in Santa Clarita,… Read more »

Chalmers adjusting to new role (Basketball)

December 25, 2009

It’s not how you start but how you finish. Just ask Mario Chalmers. For the first time in his two-year NBA career, the Alaskan point guard is coming off the bench. But today he proved that it doesn’t matter if you’re in the starting five just as long as you’re in the coach’s fav five… Read more »

Laws bags season high 18 (Basketball)

December 24, 2009

Anchorage’s Andre Laws did all he could to deliver another championship for Argentinean power Atenas de Cordoba. He netted 18 points—nearly twice his average—in a tough 74-67 loss to Penarol in the title tilt of the Super 8 Cup in Mar del Plata. The 29-year-old Laws, of East High fame, is averaging 9.6 points over… Read more »