Monthly Archives: March 2010

Bowman is EF Hutton of NFL (Football)

March 12, 2010

Zack Bowman earned his money the old fashioned way last season with the Chicago Bears. He earned it. Bowman, a second-year pro cornerback out of the University of Nebraska, hit the jackpot today when the NFL dispersed money through its performance-based pay system. Five of the top 11 players were defensive backs, including the 25-year-old… Read more »

Griffin, Huskers move on in Big 12 (Basketball)

It may not look like it on paper, but No. 3 Nebraska was pushed today by Kansas State. Alaskan Kelsey Griffin, a likely All-American, delivered her usual double-double and the Huskers pulled away in the second half to prevail 63-46 in the Big-12 Tournament quarterfinals in Kansas City, Mo. Griffin, a senior from Eagle River,… Read more »

Rhea, OSU advance in Pac-10 Tourney (Basketball)

March 11, 2010

When the Oregon State women’s basketball team ended a 17-game losing streak with a victory in the season finale, it was easy to assume the Beavers would go back to their losing ways once the Pac-10 Tournament started tonight. But Talisa Rhea wasn’t having it. Rhea, of Juneau-Douglas fame, netted 10 points to help No…. Read more »

Perkins excels in all facets in win (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Doron Perkins was a highlight machine for his Israeli pro team Maccabi Electra during today’s 66-64 road win over Real Madrid in the Euroleague playoffs. The 6-foot-2 Alaskan came off the bench to deliver 10 points, eight rebounds and five assists, proving again why he should be considered for the league’s Sixth Man Award…. Read more »

Oleson’s squad advances to Elite Eight (Basketball)

Brad Oleson is getting back on the court just in time. The North Pole native helped his Spanish pro team Caja Laboral win a key postseason elimination game today at home, outlasting Croatian champion Cibona 102-90 in overtime on the final day of the Euroleague Top 16 playoffs. The victory allowed Caja Laboral to clinch… Read more »

Langdon shines on both sides of ball (Basketball)

March 10, 2010

If he wasn’t shooting the lights out he was shutting down the opposing shooting guard. Either way, Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon was money. Langdon, of East High fame, scored 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting and held his counterpart to just two points to highlight CSKA Moscow’s 84-71 victory today over Lithuanian power Zalgiris in the Euroleague… Read more »

With Rosen on the bump, good happens (Baseball)

March 9, 2010

The college baseball season isn’t even a month old and pitcher Ben Rosen of the College of Idaho is already on the verge of matching last year’s win total. Rosen, of Chugiak High fame, ran his record to 3-1 over the weekend after tossing seven strong innings against Concordia in NAIA action. The 6-foot-4 senior… Read more »

Robinson turning heads at the ‘U’ (Football)

It may be snowing in Alaska, but they are already having spring football practice in Florida. The University of Miami just concluded its second week of preseason practice and senior middle linebacker Kylan Robinson of Anchorage is evidently finally making an impression after three seasons of anonymity. “He is playing a lot better,” head coach… Read more »

Paul nets dozen in Green River loss (Basketball)

March 8, 2010

Playing three games in three days took its toll on the Green River Community College, which dropped a 70-56 decision tonight to Mount Hood in the NWAACC Championships in Pasco, Wash. Alaskan Gralin Paul scored 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting in the season finale. Paul, a 6-foot-1 freshman who went by the name Wookie Parker… Read more »

Cousin puts finishing touch on title (Basketball)

For the second time in three years, Anchorage’s Anthony Cousin has won a championship. Cousin and his Butler Community College teammates won the Region VI title to advance to the NJCAA National Tournament, thanks to a 72-60 victory over Coffeyville tonight in Wichita, Kan. Cousin, a double-figure scorer all season, sealed the win with a… Read more »