Monthly Archives: October 2010

Devine on the move in Belgium (Basketball)

October 10, 2010

Eagle River’s Chris Devine is hoping a new team leads to a fresh start in Belgium. The 6-foot-9 forward has switched clubs, going from Voo Verviers-Pepinster to Stella Artois Leuven, in the country’s premier professional basketball league. Devine, of Chugiak High fame, has played two games, including a 79-75 loss to Gent today. The former… Read more »

Brewer kills it with Whitman (Volleyball)

October 8, 2010

Backed by the strong play of Anchorage’s Courtney Brewer, Whitman College earned its first Northwest Conference victory of the season tonight. Brewer, of South High fame, delivered seven kills, six kills and two blocks in a four-set win over Lewis & Clark College, snapping Whitman’s 10-match losing streak. The 5-foot-11 sophomore middle blocker is a… Read more »

Langdon mayor of titletown (Basketball)

The Russian Super League has barely begun, and already it’s been a success for CSKA Moscow and Trajan Langdon of Anchorage. The Euroleague juggernaut bagged titles in the Kondrashin Cup and Gomelsky Cup, with Langdon leading the way. The Alaskan is a captain of the Russian squad and a member of the Euroleague All-Decade Team…. Read more »

New season, same Hutchison (Wrestling)

October 7, 2010

The hunt is on for another national championship for Oklahoma City University junior Michaela Hutchison of Soldotna. The 121-pounder opened the season with back-to-back pins against Wayland Baptist and Cumberlands, showing the skills that’s made her a two-time Women’s College Wrestling Association title holder. Hutchison, of Skyview High fame, pinned Jeneshia Woods of Wayland at… Read more »

Chill out with Callan (Snowboarding)

October 6, 2010

Come wish Olympic snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof of Girdwood good luck Friday at the Dena’ina Center before she embarks on another World Cup season.

Oleson keeps shutting ‘em down (Basketball)

October 5, 2010

Now a starter for Spanish Premier League champion Caja Laboral, Brad Oleson of North Pole is a backcourt stopper. Just ask Ricky Rubio. Oleson continued his defensive wizardry in the season opener, holding his counterpart scoreless in a 92-47 clubbing of overmatched Meridiano Alicante. The 6-foot-3 guard scored nine points in 19 minutes, nailing 3… Read more »

Chalmers shines in preseason debut (Basketball)

It’s only the preseason, but Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers looked sublime in his first action of the NBA season. The Miami Heat point guard delivered 10 points and 7 assists in a 105-89 South Beach win over Detroit. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, also had a +16, the second highest plus-minus total of all 13 Miami… Read more »

Last batch of write-ins (Hall of Fame)

Only two days remain to vote for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011. During the voting process we have shared some of the write-in recommendations submitted by readers. Here are the last batch: Recommendation: Ephriam Kalmakoff Submitted by: John Smith Why: The youngest winner in the history of Mount Marathon at 14,… Read more »

Allen makes second career catch (Football)

Everybody remembers their first career catch in college, but chances are Anchorage’s Cameron Allen will focus on his second reception more. Allen hauled in a 43-yarder in the third quarter Saturday to set up a touchdown for Illinois Wesleyan University during a 29-19 loss to Wheaton College in NCAA Division III action. It was third-and-12… Read more »