Monthly Archives: July 2010

LeBron wants No. 6 from Chalmers (Basketball)

July 8, 2010

Most athletes are attached to their jersey numbers for one reason or another. But something tells me Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers won’t have a problem parting with No. 6 now that the Miami Heat have added The King. LeBron James reportedly wants to switch his number from No. 23 to No. 6, the same number he… Read more »

Harris offered deal in Slovakia (Basketball)

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team made history last month by having five players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft. It looks like Anchorage’s Ramon Harris could be on his way to the professional ranks as well. Harris, of West High fame, has been offered a contract to play for Slovakian… Read more »

Way promoted, drops first start (Baseball)

July 7, 2010

The good news for Sitka’s Matt Way is that he was finally bumped up to the Class A Advanced Florida State League in the Phillies farm system. The bad news was that he got hit around pretty good in his first start with his new team, the Clearwater Threshers. Way, of Washington State University fame,… Read more »

Boozer reportedly signs with Bulls (Basketball)

He can’t make it official until tomorrow, but Juneau’s Carlos Boozer is reportedly on his way to the Windy City. Boozer, of Duke University fame, will sign a five-year deal with the Chicago Bulls worth an estimated $80 million. To quote the poet Delonte West, ‘How playa is that?’ The Bulls hope the Alaskan can… Read more »

Catching up with Corey Madden (Baseball)

July 5, 2010

With three out of the last four games being called off because of rain, Anchorage’s Corey Madden has had plenty of time of his hands. So is the life of a minor league baseball player. Madden, of East High fame, is a relief pitcher for the Jupiter Hammerheads, a Florida Marlins affiliate in the Class… Read more »

Laws on the move in Argentina (Basketball)

All-star Andre Laws of Anchorage is on the move in the Argentina League. The 6-foot-1 veteran guard signed a contract with Olimpico de La Banda, ending his time with perennial power Atenas de Cordoba. Laws, of East High fame, led Atenas de Cordoba to the league championship in 2009 when he was named Finals MVP…. Read more »

Perkins on Euroleague: ‘I’ve made it’ (Basketball)

July 3, 2010

Although he admits to sometimes dreaming of playing in the NBA, Anchorage’s Doron Perkins isn’t losing sleep over it. He’s too busy living the star’s life in Israel. The 27-year-old point guard plays for the country’s premier team, Maccabi Tel Aviv, in the premier league overseas, the Euroleague. And even though he opted out of… Read more »

Robinson pulls off 12-peak feat (Running)

July 2, 2010

Harlow Robinson on Mt Marathon Photo by Eric Hill, ADN Our very own Harlow Robinson got major props from Doyle Woody in today’s Anchorage Daily News for yet another impressive mountain running accomplishment. You can read the story about the 43-year-old president of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame here.   Comments and Suggestions