Monthly Archives: October 2010

Another shutout for Campbell (Soccer)

October 18, 2010

Chances are Lara Campbell is generous off the soccer pitch because on the field she is as stubborn as they get. The sophomore goalkeeper continued to deliver for the University of Denver nationally ranked women’s soccer team, pitching her 14th career shutout Sunday after the Pioneers beat Florida International 1-0 in the Mile High City…. Read more »

Langdon has last laugh on NBA (Basketball)

October 16, 2010

At 34, Trajan Langdon of Anchorage has hinted that he might walk away from the game of basketball following his 12th professional season. If he does, he got the last laugh on the two NBA teams that cut him. Tonight he scored 14 points for Russian power CSKA Moscow in a 90-87 victory over the… Read more »

Hardy goes off for 120 yards (Football)

Daniel Hardy of Anchorage racked up his career high in yards in yet another solid performance for the University of Idaho today, however it came in a losing effort. The 6-foot-4 senior receiver caught seven passes for 120 yards in a 48-35 loss to host Louisiana Tech in the WAC opener for both teams. His… Read more »

Desjarlais nets first college goal (Soccer)

October 15, 2010

One of the most prolific scorers in Alaska high school history finally found the net at the college level. Anchorage’s Yvonne Desjarlais of the University of Arkansas netted her first NCAA goal tonight in a 4-0 win at Mississippi State. The freshman forward pounced on rebound in the 76 th minute. She cleaned up a… Read more »

Severns getting faster with age (Swimming)

In a sport like swimming, most people usually slow down with age. Not Caleb Severns, though. The 22-year-old from Fairbanks appears to be getting faster and faster, which is fabulous for him and the University of Denver. “I’ve dropped time every single year,” he told me. Severns, of Lathrop High fame, begins his senior season… Read more »

Oleson proves he has NBA game (Basketball)

October 14, 2010

He doesn’t play in the NBA, but tonight Brad Oleson of North Pole was on that level. The 6-foot-3 starting guard with Spanish power Caja Laboral pumped in double figures in a 110-105 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies during the Euroleague-NBA exhibition challenge. Oleson, of UAF fame, scored 14 points, highlighted by back-to-back 3-pointers in… Read more »

Patience pays off for Knutson (Football)

October 13, 2010

It took what seemed like forever for him to get on the field with any kind of consistency, but now that he’s a regular receiver with the UNLV football team, Tate Knutson of Anchorage couldn’t be happier. Grounded and well-spoken, Knutson was more than happy to wait in line and pay his dues as a… Read more »

Langdon drops 20 on Heat (Basketball)

October 12, 2010

Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon probably looks forward to playing in the annual NBA-Euroleague challenge with the same enthusiasm as Alaskans do about cashing their PFD checks. It’s easy money. Langdon, a former NBA lottery pick now with Russian power CKSA Moscow, continued his assault on NBA competition with a 20-point performance tonight in a 96-85 loss… Read more »

Welcome the Class of 2011 (Hall of Fame)

October 11, 2010

Olympic nordic skier Kikkan Randall and high school basketball coach Chuck White headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011, which was announced today. Joining the two individuals in the class are Mount Marathon, to be inducted as an event, and Scott Gomez bringing the Stanley Cup home to Anchorage in 2000, to… Read more »

Knutson catches 51-yard at WVU (Football)

October 10, 2010

The UNLV football team didn’t have much to celebrate after losing 47-10 at West Virginia. But Anchorage’s Tate Knutson must have felt a little pride. The senior wide receiver hooked up with his quarterback for the longest play of his college career, a 51-yard catch-and-run play the third quarter that led to a field goal…. Read more »