Monthly Archives: January 2010

Langdon nets 19 in Game 1 win (Basketball)

January 27, 2010

The road to the Euroleague Final Four began Wednesday in Moscow, where Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon dropped in 19 points to help hometown CSKA win Game 1 in Group G of the Top 16 playoffs. The Russian champion beat Spanish powerhouse Unicaja 86-78, leading from start to finish. Langdon, of East High fame, sank 7 of… Read more »

Alaskans strike gold at Mines (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Savannah Afoa and Palmer’s Allie Grazulis are big reasons why NCAA Division II Colorado School of Mines has won 12 of its first 17 games this season. Grazulis, of Colony High fame, enjoyed the finest game of her college career Monday against Johnson & Wales with season-high totals of 10 points, six rebounds and… Read more »

Lowe helps RIT avoid basement (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Marcus Lowe did everything he could Tuesday to help Rochester Institute of Technology stay out of the basement in the Empire 8 standings. Lowe, of Service High fame, chipped in six points, four rebounds, three steals and an assist to help RIT pull away from Alfred University 58-45 on the road. The NCAA Division… Read more »

Chalmers wants his starting job back (Basketball)

January 26, 2010

For really the first time in his career Mario Chalmers of Anchorage is facing adversity on the court after losing his starting job with the Miami Heat. And sitting on the bench ain’t sitting well with the point guard. “Time to get back on my (shit),” mister6clutch wrote on his Twitter page. “Tired of sittin… Read more »

Boozer visits 20/20 club again (Basketball)

Utah Jazz forward Carlos Boozer of Juneau did something Monday that’s happened only a handful of times in 475 career NBA games. The 6-foot-9 Alaskan bagged the fifth 20/20 game of his eight-year career when he delivered 21 points and 20 rebounds in a wild 124-115 win over the Phoenix Suns. Boozer was one rebound… Read more »

Penhale second at NYS Championships (Wrestling)

January 25, 2010

Army senior Lance Penhale of Kenai placed second in the 125-pound weight class over the weekend at the 41st Annual New York State Championships hosted by Cornell University. Penhale, of Nikiski High fame, is one of the leaders at the United States Military Academy, where he has compiled an impressive career record of 66 wins… Read more »

Lauwers collects season-high points (Basketball)

January 24, 2010

The season hasn’t started the way Adams State freshman Colton Lauwers of Anchorage wanted, but he stuck with it. And his stick-to-itiveness finally paid dividends Saturday. Lauwers, of Dimond High fame, enjoyed his finest college game against Western New Mexico by amassing 10 points, three rebounds and two assists in a gutsy road performance that… Read more »

Millar keys The Master’s victory (Basketball)

After holding the lead mostly all night, The Master’s College was in jeopardy of coughing it up. But Anchorage’s Thomas Millar wasn’t having it. With 55 seconds left and his team nursing a 68-67 lead over Pt. Loma Nazarene, the 6-foot-4 senior made arguably the biggest play of Saturday’s NAIA game after he sank two… Read more »

Oregon State is lucky to have Rhea (Basketball)

Talisa Rhea went for a quarter of a century and it still wasn’t enough to save Oregon State University. Then again, that’s how it’s gone for the Beavers during their six-game losing streak. The Juneau sharpshooter pumped in 25 points but it couldn’t prevent a 79-75 home loss to Pac-10 enemy California in double OT… Read more »

13,303 watch Griffin go off (Basketball)

January 23, 2010

All season Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River has been putting up numbers worthy of her preseason All-American hype. She did it again Saturday, delivering 22 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead No. 7 Nebraska to its 17th consecutive victory by disposing of Kansas State 71-56. Except this time the two-time All-Big 12 star… Read more »