Monthly Archives: September 2010

Kelter heads in game winner (Soccer)

September 30, 2010

Soccer is about using your feet, but Alev Kelter of Eagle River is making a greater impact with her head. The All-Big Ten midfielder at the University of Wisconsin used her noggin to deliver a 1-0 victory tonight over No. 15 Minnesota, scoring in the 57th minute on her team’s only shot on goal. Kelter,… Read more »

Fields a defensive star at Houston (Soccer)

They say the goalpost is a goalie’s best friend, but when it comes to the University of Houston women’s soccer team the keepers might say Rochelle Fields of Anchorage. The Alaska defender is one of the reasons why the NCAA Division I Cougars have allowed just five goals in 10 matches. Fields, of South High… Read more »

Voting ends in one week (Hall of Fame)

September 29, 2010

The public has one week remain to submit their choices for who the people, moments and events they feel should be inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Voting ends Wednesday. The accumulative public vote is the equivalent to the vote of each Selection Panel member and the public vote results are reviewed by… Read more »

King, Trent, Stevens write-ins (Hall of Fame)

September 28, 2010

Voting for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011 continues through Wednesday, Oct. 6. Periodically, we will share some of the write-in recommendations submitted by readers. Here are a few: Recommendation: Jeff King Submitted by: Pat Brighton Why: Four-time Iditarod champion and fierce competitor, Jeff King has consistently come up with ideas that… Read more »

Teammate supports benched Bowman (Football)

Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman of Anchorage was benched Monday night after missing an open-field tackle against the Packers, a move teammate Lance Briggs questioned during a radio interview. “I went up to him and said, ‘Don’t worry about it,’ we’ll get it back,’ and the next thing you know, Zack’s out,” Briggs told ESPN… Read more »

Campbell named a ‘Primetime Player’ (Soccer)

Buoyed by back-to-back clean sheets, University of Denver goalkeeper Lara Campbell of Anchorage was recognized as one of the College Sports 360 Primetime Players of the Week. The sophomore recorded two shutouts and made a combined 13 saves in consecutive games at Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky, propelling the 8-2 Pioneers to No. 25 in… Read more »

Heun breaks out against Charleston (Football)

September 27, 2010

There’s no place like home for Jake Heun. The University of Hawaii senior linebacker has enjoyed his finest games on campus and Saturday was no different. Heun, of Palmer High fame, registered two tackles, including one for a loss, and combined for a sack in a 66-7 victory over Charleston Southern. The Alaskan has played… Read more »

Kelter assists on OT winner (Soccer)

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter picked a fine time to pick up her first point of the season for the University of Wisconsin. It came in overtime, with her assist leading to a 1-0 victory over Indiana in Big Ten action. Kelter, of Chugiak High fame, leads the Badgers with 21 shots, including seven on goal…. Read more »

Colledge could miss first game (Football)

September 25, 2010

Daryn Colledge’s streak of consecutive games could be in jeopardy. The offensive lineman with the Green Bay Packers – and one of only three Alaskans in the NFL – has played in 121 straight games dating back to his college days at Boise State. Colledge, of North Pole fame, hasn’t missed a game since probably… Read more »

Kisken blowing up in Windy City (Soccer)

September 24, 2010

Sawyer Kisken of Fairbanks had the kind of college debut most soccer players only dream about. He scored a goal. But it wasn’t just any goal – it was the winning goal in overtime for the University of Chicago. “It was crazy,” he told me. “We had to come back from a goal down to… Read more »