Monthly Archives: May 2010

Langdon breaks out for 32 points (Basketball)

May 9, 2010

No title was on the line, but pride was, and Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon today showed the world what he’s made of. Just five days before his 34th birthday, Langdon turned back the clock by scoring 32 points to help CKSA Moscow beat Serbian power Partizan Belgrade 90-88 in OT in the third-place game of the… Read more »

Way picks up first win of season (Baseball)

May 8, 2010

After struggling mightily in his first five starts, Sitka left-handed Matt Way finally got on track. The second-year pitcher for the Lakewood Blue Claws, a single-A affiliate with the Philadelphia Phillies, enjoyed his first strong outing of the season in Friday’s 3-1 win. Way, of Washington State University fame, dominated for 7 2/3 innings, striking… Read more »

Separated at birth? Boozer & Common (Basketball)

May 7, 2010

Grammy Award-winning rapper Common is featured in the new movie “Just Wright” in which he plays a professional basketball player. No, it’s not the role of Juneau’s Carlos Boozer of the Utah Jazz, but it could be.

Langdon, CSKA lose in Euro semifinals (Basketball)

Trajan Langdon’s remarkable run in the European playoffs ended today after his team CSKA Moscow dropped a tough 64-54 decision to Barcelona in the Euroleague Final Four in Paris. Langdon, of Anchorage fame, bagged 12 points on 4-of-10 shooting. But it wasn’t enough to lift the Russian champions into the championship game. “We had some… Read more »

Schoenborn signs with Minn.-Crookston (Softball)

May 5, 2010

Arguably the top infielder in the Cook Inlet Conference is headed to the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Rachel Schoenborn, of East High fame, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the NCAA Division II member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. East High’s Rachel Schoenborn is one of the top infielders in Alaska. The 5-foot-4… Read more »

Langdon primed for Euro title run (Basketball)

May 4, 2010

If it’s May then it must mean Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon is close to a Euroleague title. For the sixth time in his eight seasons in the overseas equivalent of the NBA, Langdon is in Paris for the Euroleague Final Four. The 33-year-old veteran guard, a two-time champion with his Russian pro team CSKA Moscow, hits… Read more »

Griffin excels in exhibition WNBA win (Basketball)

So maybe this whole professional thing isn’t so hard after all. Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin got her first taste of the WNBA in today’s 86-79 preseason victory over Atlanta. The 6-foot-2 rookie bagged 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 20 minutes. She added four rebounds and finished with a game-high +23 plus-minus ratio. The former… Read more »

Sutherland signs with Eastern Wyoming (Basketball)

May 3, 2010

Jubliee Sutherland will take her game where no other Glennallen basketball player has gone. The 5-foot-6 all-state guard bound for Eastern Wyoming College is the first player in school history to sign a National Letter of Intent to play basketball, said her coach Kirk Howard. Eastern Wyoming College is a two-year NJCAA school in Torrington…. Read more »