Monthly Archives: November 2010

Kelter bags shootout goal in loss (Soccer)

November 14, 2010

Sophomore midfielder Alev Kelter of Eagle River scored a shootout goal today but it wasn’t enough to save the University of Wisconsin from elimination. Marquette outlasted the Badgers in a two-hour marathon match for a 3-2 victory in the second round of the NCAA D1 women’s soccer tournament. The playoff match was tied at 2-2… Read more »

Murphy-Logue’s career ends with loss (Soccer)

It’s probably hard for Anchorage’s Stephen Murphy-Logue to believe, but he won’t play another soccer match for Macalester College after Saturday’s loss. The Scots fell 2-0 to Wisconsin-Whitewater in the opening round of the D3 national tournament this weekend, ending Murphy-Logue’s all-conference career with the St. Paul, Minn., school that recruited him out of West… Read more »

Dunbar wins NCAA West Region (Running)

November 13, 2010

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar chalked up another major title today, winning the NCAA Division I West Region championships in Springfield, Ore. The sophomore cross-country runner with the University of Portland earned a photo-finish victory in the 10-K race, beating Stephen Sambu of the University of Arizona by less than a half a second. Dunbar broke the… Read more »

Marquette lands Alaska player (Basketball)

Even as a freshman, Derrick Wilson showed a recognizable toughness at East High. Now the 6-foot, 215-pounder is all grown up, and he’s taking his game to one of the major big-boy college conferences in the country. Wilson, the two-time reigning Mr. Basketball in New England, has reportedly signed his letter of intent with Marquette… Read more »

Klapperich to sign with Regis U (Basketball)

November 11, 2010

All-state senior basketball player Kaitlyn Klapperich of Colony High School will sign her letter of intent with Regis University next week as part of the NCAA Early Signing Period. She will make it official at a ceremony Monday afternoon at the Colony library. Klapperich, a 3.9 student, will be receiving an academic and athletic scholarship… Read more »

Carver named GNAC’s top freshman (Soccer)

November 10, 2010

After a dynamic debut season in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, Soldotna striker Blaine Carver fittingly earned the Freshman of the Year award. It’s a nice reward for a super season that saw the 5-foot-10 forward score eight times, the highest total by a SPU freshman since 1999. He was also named to the All-GNAC… Read more »

Langdon nets dozen in victory (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon helped CSKA Moscow finally get off the schnide in the Euroleague. The Russian champions beat previously undefeated Union Olimpija of Slovenia 66-55 today in Group D action. It was CSKA’s first group win in four tries. Langdon, of East High fame, scored 12 points in three quarters. His midrange jumper early in… Read more »

Engel to sign with Boise State (Basketball)

November 9, 2010

When reigning player-of-the-year Keiahnna Engel of Anchorage visited Boise State University on a recruiting trip in September, she got the star treatment. She got hooked up with T-shirts and shorts. She hung out with the women’s basketball team. She watched a football game from the student section. It was a head-turning, heart-pounding campus experience she… Read more »

Ward to sign w/ SW Baptist (Basketball)

November 8, 2010

Ever since he was a little kid, North Pole’s Jesse Ward has been taught to work for everything in life. It’s a work ethic instilled in him by his father, Bob. “He’ll be like, ‘Nothing comes easy. If you don’t do this and you don’t do that you’re not going to get anywhere,’ ” Ward… Read more »