Monthly Archives: June 2010

Public write-in recommendations (Hall of Fame)

June 30, 2010

Here are some of the comments people had about their recommendations for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Don’t forget: public voting for the Class of 2011 will happen this fall. From Drew Wahlin: I would like to nominate freestyle skiing legend Hawley Roger “Rojo” Evans of Fairbanks. He is a highly respected member of… Read more »

Moore nets season high in win (Basketball)

June 27, 2010

Palmer’s Jessica Moore played her finest game of the season tonight to help the Indiana Fever score a key road win. Moore came off the bench to deliver a season-high 10 points in a season-high 23 minutes, keying a 70-64 victory over Chicago. The 27-year-old, sixth-year WNBA forward made 4 of 6 field goals and… Read more »

What’s new, Way wins again (Baseball)

What does a guy have to do to get a promotion with the Phillies? Pitching for the big club’s Class A affiliate, Sitka pitcher Matt Way won his fourth straight start with the Lakewood BlueClaws in today’s 4-2 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds of Maryland. Way, of Washington State University fame, gave up two hits… Read more »

Roes sets record in Western States 100 (Running)

June 26, 2010

Maybe this will finally put Juneau’s Geoff Roes over the top as the greatest ultramarathon runner in this country. Perhaps even the world. The 34-year-old added one the final piece missing from his remarkable resume, winning the Western States Endurance Run 100-miler today in California’s Sierra Nevada range. And in typical Roes fashion, he didn’t… Read more »

Hill still has pop as a leadoff hitter (Baseball)

Anchorage’s Jamar Hill delivered the go-ahead hit last night to help the Maryland Blue Crabs pull away from the Somerset Patriots for a 7-2 win in the Atlantic League, an independent league on the East Coast. Hill connected on a two-run home run, his fifth of the season, to break open a 2-2 tie in… Read more »

Skittles prove costly for Chalmers (Basketball)

June 25, 2010

Never mind towering defenders and quick guards, if you want to slow down Mario Chalmers of the Miami Heat just throw some Skittles his way. The deliciously sweet candy has apparently caused a cavity or two for the 24-year-old point guard from Anchorage. “Tweet world can I tell yall that I hate the dentist,” he… Read more »

Dunbar wins 5K at USA Junior Champs (Running)

June 24, 2010

Despite not racing in a month, Alaska’s Trevor Dunbar didn’t show any ill effects from his layoff. Rather than dusting off the rust he dusted the field in today’s men’s junior 5,000-meter race at the USA Junior Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Dunbar, of Kodiak High fame, clocked a time of 14:34.63… Read more »

Oleson vying for Worlds roster spot (Basketball)

June 22, 2010

Brad Oleson may have his own day in his hometown of North Pole, but he now calls Spain home. He switched citizenship. He no longer gets a PFD check. And now he’s vying for a spot on the Spanish National Team. Oleson, of UAF fame, was included on the 24-man list from which national coach… Read more »