Monthly Archives: April 2010

Alaskans 7 for 8 in NCAA titles games (Basketball)

April 5, 2010

The odds will be stacked against Butler University tonight when it takes on 7-point favorite Duke University in the men’s final of the NCAA Tournament. If only the Bulldogs had an Alaskan on their roster. Why? Because teams with a player from here are nearly unbeatable in NCAA title games, winning seven of eight times…. Read more »

Griffin wins national Lowe’s Award (Basketball)

April 4, 2010

The great thing about Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin is that she never forgets her Alaska roots. So yesterday when the University of Nebraska All-American was given the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award after being voted the most outstanding student-athlete in NCAA Division I women’s basketball, it didn’t take her long to show love for The Last… Read more »

Hardy steady in spring scrimmage (Football)

April 3, 2010

The University of Idaho expects big things from tight end Daniel Hardy of Anchorage after his breakthrough season last year. The senior didn’t disappoint in today’s spring scrimmage, making six catches for 58 yards during the 90-minute session in Moscow. Last season the 6-foot-4 Alaskan finished with career-high totals of 39 receptions, 691 yards and… Read more »

Bullock, Miami drop WNIT final (Basketball)

Sylvia Bullock’s remarkable postseason run with the University of Miami came to an end today. The Hurricanes saw their season conclude after losing 73-61 to host Cal-Berkley in the championship game of the 64-team WNIT. Miami finished 5-1 in the tournament, a historic showing considering that the Hurricanes had never won more than one postseason… Read more »

Rhea honored for academic excellence (Basketball)

Whatever disappointment Alaskan Talisa Rhea felt on the court with Oregon State University certainly didn’t affect her production in the classroom. The junior guard this week was recognized for academic excellence for the second time this year, easing the pain of an otherwise unsatisfactory 11-20 season with the Beavers. Rhea, of Juneau-Douglas fame, was the… Read more »

Young signs with JC power Chemeketa (Soccer)

April 2, 2010

The Alaska high school soccer season is right around the corner but at least one Anchorage senior already knows where he will play his college ball this fall. Defensive specialist Neko Young, of Dimond High fame, has signed with JC power Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Ore. Head coach Marty Limbird expects his new recruit… Read more »

Langdon, Oleson battle in Game 4 (Basketball)

April 1, 2010

There were a few moments today in Spain when Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon and North Pole’s Brad Oleson turned Game 4 of the Euroleague playoff series into their own private shootout. The two 6-foot-3 shooting guards matched up against each other and took it to one another in the closing moments of a close game before… Read more »

Perkins out of Euroleague playoffs (Basketball)

Doron Perkins of Anchorage wrapped up his first season in the Euroleague today after his Israeli pro team Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv was eliminated from the super league playoffs. Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, made a name for himself this year thanks to his do-everything skills that made him a triple-double threat. He would be… Read more »