Monthly Archives: August 2010

Shannon still impressed by Robinson (Football)

August 5, 2010

Randy Shannon will be the first to say it. The no-nonsense head coach for the University of Miami football team never imagined Anchorage’s Kylan Robinson would make it to this far. After getting buried on the depth chart for his first four seasons on campus, Robinson has emerged as the starting middle linebacker. Much to… Read more »

Bowman featured in Chicago Tribune (Football)

August 4, 2010

Bears cornerback Zack Bowman of Anchorage was featured in this week’s Chicago Tribune. Click here to read the story. The third-year NFL player is coming off a career year in which he led the Bears and ranked fifth in the league with six interceptions.   Comments and Suggestions

NBA hooks up Alaska on Christmas (Basketball)

The Last Frontier got an early Christmas present today with news that Carlos Boozer and Mario Chalmers will both be on the tube on Dec. 25. The NBA released a partial schedule of key dates, including a Christmas quadruple-header featuring marquee matchups like Bulls-Knicks and Heat-Lakers. Boozer, of Juneau fame, joined the Chicago Bulls this… Read more »

Egolf never loses sight of the 907 (Basketball)

August 3, 2010

Alaska might be in his rearview mirror, but home is never out of sight for Will Egolf of Haines. The Bradley University basketball player loves to get back to his roots in Southeast Alaska, splitting time between his hometown and the state capital, where he was a high school star at Juneau-Douglas. “Seeing my parents… Read more »

Colledge favored for starting job (Football)

August 2, 2010

If the season started today, North Pole’s Daryn Colledge would keep his starting job at left guard on the Packers’ offensive line, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported. “Colledge has been getting the majority of snaps with the No. 1 offense, and at least early on, the anticipated competition between him and Jason Spitz hasn’t materialized,”… Read more »

Hill continues to haunt former team (Baseball)

Hell hath no fury like Jamar Hill’s bat. The 27-year-old professional baseball player with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs continues to haunt his former team in the independent Atlantic League since his June 4 trade. Hill, of Bartlett High fame, lit up the York Revolution last night with three hits, including a three-run home run,… Read more »

Lauwers finds time to hoop it up (Basketball)

August 1, 2010

Anchorage’s Colton Lauwers earned his stripes early at Adams State College, winning the starting job at point guard for the men’s basketball team as a freshman. But that didn’t earn him any luxuries when he got home. “I had to get a job,” he told me. So is the life of a 19-year-old, although his… Read more »