Monthly Archives: December 2009

Kelter assists Badgers in multiple ways (Hockey)

December 12, 2009

University of Wisconsin two-sport standout Alev Kelter is back at it again. Just a couple weeks after helping the Wisconsin women’s soccer team advance to the NCAA Tournament, the Eagle River product is helping the Badgers excel on the ice. Kelter, of Chugiak High fame, assisted in Friday’s 3-0 victory over host Minnesota State-Mankato in… Read more »

Kielpinski playing well in Denmark (Basketball)

December 11, 2009

Former UAA All-American Rebecca Kielpinski is enjoying a remarkable rookie season in her first year as a professional in the Denmark first division. The 6-foot-2 center ranks fifth in the league in scoring (15), third in rebounding (10) and second in shot blocking (1.1). Unfortunately for her, though, her individual success hasn’t carried over to… Read more »

Griffin pours in career high 31 (Basketball)

December 10, 2009

When you’re a Naismith national player-of-the-year candidate people expect big things from you. That’s cool with Kelsey Griffin. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, matched her career high Wednesday with 31 points to carry No. 24 Nebraska to a 69-56 win over visiting Creighton. The 6-foot-2 senior forward sank 12 of 16 field goals and 7… Read more »

Bowman shines for ‘Da Bears (Football)

December 9, 2009

Ever since the Chicago Bears lost All-Pro linebacker Brian Urlacher to a season-ending injury in the first game of the year, the Monsters of the Midway have been searching for a defensive sparkplug. Enter Anchorage’s Zack Bowman. Bowman, of Bartlett High fame, has blossomed into a dependable defensive back and emerged as a bright spot… Read more »

Bartelli tops Boise State in wins (Wrestling)

After compiling an incredible 170 victories en route to winning three Alaska state titles at Wasilla High School, Alan Bartelli struggled as a college underclassman. He lost more matches in his first two years at Boise State University (27) than he did during his entire prep career (20). Now a junior, the Alaskan seems to… Read more »

Bullock continues to do what he does (Basketball)

December 8, 2009

Lady Gaga is a performer. Jay Z is a rapper. Lance Mackey is a musher. And Peter Bullock is a scorer. Bullock, of UAA fame, has always been able to put points in the board and things are no different today. The Seawolves all-time leading scorer is averaging 18 points a game this season to… Read more »

Boozer named Player of the Week (Basketball)

Utah Jazz All-Star Carlos Boozer of Juneau was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 26.7 points, 13.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists in three games last week, helping the Jazz go 2-1. The Alaska Hall of Famer sank 63 percent of his shots during that time. His top performance was… Read more »

Colledge calls MNF ‘character game’ (Football)

December 7, 2009

The Green Bay Packers offensive line has been kicked around by critics all season, called a finesse group by some and soft by others. But they can do a lot for their image by stuffing the ball down the throat of the venerable Baltimore Ravens defense on Monday Night Football. “For us, I think the… Read more »

Hardy is going bowling with Vandals (Football)

When Daniel Hardy of Anchorage signed with the University of Idaho, he probably envisioned good times like this. Fresh off one of its best seasons in school history, Idaho accepted its first bowl invitation since 1998 after agreeing to participate in the Humanitarian Bowl. The Vandals of the WAC will play Bowling Green University of… Read more »

Griffin gets best of Bullock (Basketball)

December 5, 2009

It was billed as a Saturday showdown between the University of Nebraska and the University of Miami, two 7-0 women’s teams from BCS conferences. But in Alaska that meant Kelsey Griffin vs. Sylvia Bullock. Chalk this one up to the current Cornhuskers and former Chugiak High Mustangs star. Griffin, a 6-foot-2 senior All-American candidate from… Read more »