Monthly Archives: January 2010

Lowe fighting for PT at RIT (Basketball)

January 17, 2010

As an all-state playmaker at Service High, Marcus Lowe didn’t have to worry about playing time. He was the primary ballhandler who played virtually every minute of every game. Now he’s a sophomore at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. And college is an entirely different ballgame. Take Saturday’s game for example. Lowe was… Read more »

Bell-Holter earns first college start (Basketball)

Oral Roberts coach Scott Sutton finally started Alaskan Damen Bell-Holter the first time. And although he wasn’t around to see the end of the game, Sutton’s move worked out beautifully. Bell-Holter, a 6-foot-10 freshman from Hydaburg, scored seven points and grabbed four offensive rebounds in 17 minutes to help Oral Roberts beat Western Illinois 74-62… Read more »

Bradley rewards Egolf with victory (Basketball)

January 16, 2010

Few Bradley University basketball players have performed at a higher level in 2010 than Will Egolf. The 6-foot-9 sophomore center from Juneau has bagged double figures in four of his team’s six games since the calendar change, his best offensive stretch of his young college career. Only problem was his production wasn’t adding up to… Read more »

Where will Moore land? (Basketball)

Alaska’s only WNBA player could be on the move now that the free agent period is underway. Palmer’s Jessica Moore is a restricted free agent and can negotiate with teams, although deals may not be finalized and contracts cannot be signed until Feb. 1. Moore, of Colony High fame, enjoyed her finest professional season last… Read more »

Rash upsets his way to TV appearance (Bowling)

January 15, 2010

Anchorage’s Sean Rash became his own Cinderella story Friday at the PBA’s Earl Anthony Memorial Classic in Dublin, Calif. After finishing 23rd among 63 pro bowlers in qualifying, Rash mowed down three higher seeds in the single-elimination money rounds to advance to the semifinals and earn some face time on ESPN. Rash’s highlight was knocking… Read more »

Miami, Bullock no longer astronauts (Basketball)

After getting off to the best start in school history, the University of Miami has come back to earth. The 25th-ranked ‘Canes dropped a 69-62 decision Thursday to No. 7 Duke in Coral Gables, falling to 13-3 on the season after an 8-0 start. Anchorage’s Sylvia Bullock grabbed seven rebounds, scored four points and made… Read more »

Alaskans tearing it up at Green River (Basketball)

January 14, 2010

Anchorage’s Chris Plooy scored 10 points Wednesday for Green River Community College in a 67-54 win over Highline in NWAACC action. Sure, he reached double figures. But really it was an off night for the freshman forward. The former all-state player from Dimond High is averaging 16.6 points per game and is coming off a… Read more »

Comeback inspired by Winford (Basketball)

January 13, 2010

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team had lost six of seven games and trailed league-leading Montana State 42-34 late in the second half. The Eagles needed something to get them out of their funk. Enter freshman Kevin Winford of Anchorage. Winford, of Bartlett High fame, drained a 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer, igniting a… Read more »

Griffin hangs 26 and 13 on Longhorns (Basketball)

The good times keep rolling for Kelsey Griffin. One game after the Alaskan All-American candidate was held to just 13 points, the University of Nebraska star delivered 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead the No. 11 Huskers over No. 19 Texas 91-79 Tuesday in Lincoln. It was the seventh time this season that Griffin… Read more »

Perkins makes Israeli Cup semifinals (Basketball)

January 12, 2010

He’s all over the court, the kind of player that doesn’t need statistics to stand out. But that’s the thing; Doron Perkins puts up numbers as well as providing hustle and muscle. On Sunday the 6-foot-2 Alaskan, of Bartlett High fame, delivered 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals in a performance every… Read more »