Monthly Archives: March 2010

Bingham coaches West to all-star win (Basketball)

March 31, 2010

Renowned hoops coach Dorena Bingham of Anchorage was back on the sidelines tonight for the first time in two years at the girls McDonald’s All-American game in Columbus, Ohio. Bingham, of East High fame, coached up the West squad during an 84-75 win in a game that featured the top high school seniors in the… Read more »

Bullock, Canes in WNIT final (Basketball)

Turns out at least one Alaskan will play for a championship in college basketball this season. It may not be for an NCAA title, but a WNIT trophy would do just fine. University of Miami sophomore Sylvia Bullock of Anchorage came off the bench to play 17 minutes in tonight’s 76-59 win at Michigan in… Read more »

Its official: Griffin an All-American (Basketball)

March 30, 2010

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin became the second woman from Alaska to earn NCAA Division I All-American honors after she was selected to the First Team today. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, joined Sitka’s Andrea Lloyd-Curry of the University of Texas, on the very selective list of All-Americans from The Last Frontier. Griffin averaged 20 points… Read more »

Alaskans quiet in Euroleague playoffs (Basketball)

None of the three Alaskans had much to brag about today as the Euroleague quarterfinals continued for Brad Oleson, Trajan Langdon and Doron Perkins. The only real positive was that Oleson’s Spanish club Caja Laboral won Game 3 against Langdon’s Russian team CSKA Moscow to pull within 2-1 in the best-of-5 series. Perkins and his… Read more »

What a ride it was for Griffin (Basketball)

March 29, 2010

The season didn’t end the way Kelsey Griffin dreamed but she still had a dream season nonetheless with the University of Nebraska after winning Big 12 Player of the Year and putting herself in position to become Alaska’s second female All-American. Griffin, of Eagle River fame, is a lock to make the first or second… Read more »

Dunbar finishes 29th at Worlds (Running)

March 28, 2010

Alaska’s Trevor Dunbar was somewhere today for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships that he normally doesn’t visit. No, we’re not talking about Poland—but rather the middle of the pack. Dunbar, of Kodiak fame, is an elite American runner with a pair of national championships under his shoes. Yet this morning in the Polish city… Read more »

Kentucky career ends for Harris (Basketball)

March 27, 2010

What a ride it was for Anchorage’s Ramon Harris at arguably the NCAA’s most sacred men’s basketball program. The 6-foot-7 senior saw his University of Kentucky career end after today’s 73-66 loss to West Virginia in the East Regional final in New York, leaving him one game shy of reaching his first Final Four. Harris,… Read more »

It’s do or die for Robinson in spring game (Football)

After failing to make a big impact on the University of Miami football coaches in spring practice, Kylan Robinson of Anchorage is hoping his luck changes in today’s intrasquad scrimmage. Robinson, of East High fame, will start at middle linebacker. “I’ve got to give it all I got and show them what I got,” Robinson… Read more »

Way expected to start in high A ball (Baseball)

March 26, 2010

Alaskan left-handed pitcher Matt Way still looked to be working out the kinks Thursday after struggling a bit in his latest start for the Philadelphia Phillies affiliate in Clearwater, Fla. Way, of Sitka fame, gave up one run on three hits and three walks before leaving after 50 pitches and two innings during a 9-3… Read more »

Perkins, Maccabi even series (Basketball)

March 25, 2010

After losing Game 1 on its home court, Maccabi Electra and Alaskan Doron Perkins faced a must win against Serbian visitors Partizan today in Tel Aviv. Things looked dicey after the first quarter as the homeboys led by only a deuce. But then everything changed after a big second quarter, carrying Maccabi to a 98-78… Read more »