Monthly Archives: December 2010

Egolf avoids fouls, excels as result (Basketball)

December 30, 2010

After a slow start, Will Egolf of Haines is starting to come around for Bradley University. The 6-foot-9 junior forward pumped in a season-high 14 points against Indiana State in an 80-66 loss during Missouri Valley Conference action. Egolf, of Juneau-Douglas High fame, matched his season-high with 5 field goals and added a 4-for-4 clip… Read more »

Cousin nets double digits in loss (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Anthony Cousin provided one of the few highlights for the Illinois State University basketball team last night. The sophomore guard came off the bench to deliver a game-high 12 points in a 64-53 home loss to Missouri Valley Conference foe Creighton University. He logged 21 minutes and made 4 of 7 shots from the… Read more »

Bartelli surpasses 60 career wins (Wrestling)

December 29, 2010

After winning 170 matches in high school, you just knew wrestler Alan Bartelli of Wasilla would thrive at the NCAA D1 level. And he has. The senior 125-pounder at Boise State University recently surpassed the 60-win mark for his college career, highlighted by a team-best 24 wins last season that culminated with a sixth-place finish… Read more »

Kelter 2nd team All-Great Lakes (Soccer)

December 28, 2010

University of Wisconsin midfielder Alev Kelter of Eagle River was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America earlier today. The sophomore has been named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru NCAA Division I Women All-Great Lakes Region second team, the coaches association announced. Kelter, of Chugiak High fame, finished the season with 3 goals and… Read more »

Hardy snubbed for all-star bid (Football)

Anchorage’s Daniel Hardy delivered a solid senior season for the University of Idaho, but because he doesn’t play in a BCS conference his steady production apparently went unnoticed. That had to be the reason why he wasn’t selected to the annual Senior Bowl. What other explanation is there? Hardy, of West High fame, had comparable… Read more »

Practice pays off for Bell-Holter (Basketball)

December 26, 2010

When a player goes through a sophomore slump it indicates he is failing to meet standards of his first year. But when a sophomore triples his scoring average and doubles his rebounding average from his freshman season it indicates he is exceeding expectations. That’s Damen Bell-Holter. The 6-foot-10 center from Hydaburg has been a major… Read more »

Chalmers calls his own number (Basketball)

December 25, 2010

Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers and the Heat have been in a giving mood this holiday season. As in, they’ve been giving it to the rest of the league during a 14-1 stretch this month, capped with an impressive 96-80 victory over the Lakers. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, isn’t one of the Big Three. But that… Read more »

Boozer snags 19 rebounds (Basketball)

The Bulls are finally getting their money’s worth with Carlos Boozer. After missing the first 15 games of the NBA season because of a hand injury, the 6-foot-9 forward has returned to All-Star form and continues to rack up big numbers. Just look at what he did on Christmas. Boozer, of Juneau-Douglas fame, grabbed a… Read more »

Heun ends career on positive note (Football)

He didn’t end the year with a victory, but Anchorage’s Jake Heun did get above ground in rushing yards. The University of Hawaii senior broke off a 12-yard run late in the fourth quarter of a 62-35 loss to the University of Tulsa in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve. Heun, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior,… Read more »

Perkins, Tel Aviv lead Group A (Basketball)

December 23, 2010

His scoring average is down, but what does Anchorage’s Doron Perkins care? He’s the starting point guard for a first-place team in the opening leg of the Euroleague knockout stage. Israeli power Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv owns an overwhelming four-game lead in the Group A standings with a 9-1 mark, thanks to a 9-game winning… Read more »