Monthly Archives: February 2010

Chalmers returns to practice court (Basketball)

February 15, 2010

For the first time since injuring the thumb on his non-shooting hand, Mario Chalmers of Anchorage participated in a full-fledged practice. The second-year point guard for the Miami Heat worked out Monday with the thumb reportedly taped and in a splint. “He didn’t have any problem with it,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra told the South… Read more »

Laws drops 19 for league leaders (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Andre Laws pumped in 19 points Sunday to help his pro team Atenas de Cordoba stay atop the Argentinean National League. Atenas destroyed Estudiantes de Bahia Blanca 99-55 to extend its league lead to three games. Laws, of East High fame, shot a smoking hot 7-of-9 from the floor, including 3-for-4 on treys. He… Read more »

Kelter nets first college goal (Hockey)

February 14, 2010

University of Wisconsin freshman forward Alev Kelter of Eagle River got the Badgers going today and got herself off the schnide. Kelter, of Chugiak High fame, scored her first career goal inside the opening three minutes of a 6-0 victory over Minnesota State on Senior Day in Madison. It came on the power play after… Read more »

Dunbar wins USTAF national title (Running)

February 13, 2010

Being who his old man is, it was easy to assume Trevor Dunbar would be an elite runner. But he’s blown even those expectations out of the water. Dunbar, of Kodiak, ran to the greatest victory of his career today—with strep throat, no less—in the junior boys race at the USATF Cross Country National Championships… Read more »

Egolf scores 12 in upset (Basketball)

Ever since the calendar changed to 2010, Juneau’s Will Egolf has been blowing up. Today the 6-foot-9 sophomore pumped in 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting to help Bradley University upset No. 19 Northern Iowa 68-59 in Missouri Valley Conference action. Egolf has collected double figures nine times this season, eight of them after Dec. 31…. Read more »

Griffin keeps Nebraska perfect (Basketball)

The University of Nebraska women’s basketball team won again today. At this point, though, it’s hard to figure out which is more impressive: the Huskers 23-0 record or the torrid play of senior forward Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, bagged 28 points and 12 rebounds for her Big 12-best 14th… Read more »

Winford carries EWU to rare victory (Basketball)

Sick of losing, Anchorage’s Kevin Winford took matters into his own hands. The 5-foot-11 freshman starting guard had his fingerprints all over Eastern Washington University’s 74-69 come-from-behind home win Friday over Big Sky enemy Montana State. The victory snapped a seven-game losing streak. Winford, of Bartlett High fame, pumped in 14 of his game-high 19… Read more »

Harris living rock-star life at Kentucky (Basketball)

February 12, 2010

His team has been ranked No. 1 in the country. He plays on national TV at least once a week. He has spoken on the phone with President Obama. Welcome to the life of Ramon Harris with the University of Kentucky basketball team. Harris, of West High fame, is soaking up the once-in-a-lifetime experience with… Read more » to give insider’s view (Olympics)

With Uncle Sam expected to compete for tops in the Olympic medal count, there are bound to be plenty of interesting stories surrounding the U.S. Team at the Vancouver Games. Let be your one-stop Web site. “Anyone who registers on will have access to the latest info and will receive exclusive updates throughout… Read more »

Rhea nets dozen points in loss (Basketball)

February 11, 2010

Talisa Rhea continued her streak tonight. Unfortunately, so did the Beavers. Despite Rhea reaching double figures for the 14th straight game, Oregon State lost its 11th straight game after falling 62-49 to Arizona State in Corvallis. Rhea, of Juneau-Douglas fame, finished with 12 points, five rebounds and an assist. She leads the team and ranks… Read more »