Monthly Archives: January 2011

Induction ceremony Tuesday night (Hall of Fame)

January 31, 2011

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will honor the Class of 2011 on Tuesday night from 6 to 7:30 at the Anchorage Museum auditorium. The ceremony will feature video biographies, portrait unveilings and trophy presentations to the inductees. Nordic skier Kikkan Randall will be introduced by her aunt and mentor, Olympian Betsy Haines. Coach Chuck… Read more »

Wilson makes most of rare start (Basketball)

January 30, 2011

In the starting lineup for just the second time this season, Deray Wilson of Anchorage made the most of his opportunity. The junior guard bagged 20 points on 7-for-16 shooting to highlight tonight’s 81-66 win over Johnson & Wales. Wilson, of West High fame, added 6 assists and 4 steals in 37 minutes. The 5-foot-9… Read more »

Cousin’s free throws key win (Basketball)

Down three points at crunch time, Illinois State University turned to sophomore guard Anthony Cousin of Anchorage. He delivered. Cousin’s free throws at the end of regulation forced overtime, where ISU beat Drake University 77-75 to remain red hot in the Missouri Valley Conference. Trailing 69-66 with seven seconds left, Cousin sank consecutive foul shots… Read more »

Hutchison denied three-peat (Wrestling)

Soldotna’s Michaela Hutchison narrowly came up short in her bid for three consecutive national championships after losing in Saturday night’s finals at the Women’s College Wrestling Association Championships in Atherton, Calif. The All-American 121-pounder representing NAIA power Oklahoma City University dropped a hard-fought, heart-breaking three-round loss to young upstart Helen Maroulis of Simon Fraser 7-1,… Read more »

Rash averages 212, can’t qualify (Bowling)

January 29, 2011

Anchorage’s Sean Rash averaged 212 over 22 games, yet it wasn’t good enough to advance him to the round of 16 at this week’s PBA Earl Anthony Memorial Classic. Rash, of Jewel Lake Bowl fame, finished 27th out of 33 bowlers in qualifying. In the round of 32, he finished 3-5 in head-to-head competition. Two… Read more »

Madden eyes big leagues (Baseball)

January 28, 2011

With spring training right around the corner, it’s almost time for the boys of summer to get to work. And Corey Madden of Anchorage couldn’t be happier. The 26-year-old right-handed closer is ready to get back on the field for his sixth professional season when he reports for camp in early March with the Jupiter… Read more »

Alaskans sparkle in playoffs (Basketball)

January 27, 2011

Anchorage’s Doron Perkins showed off his impeccable playmaking skills on the Euroleague’s biggest stage, dishing off a career-high 9 assists today to help Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv beat Lottomatica Roma 99-58 in Top 16 group play. The 6-foot-2 starting point guard also had 9 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals in 27 minutes. He was… Read more »

Bell-Holter has 4th double-double (Basketball)

Hydaburg’s Damen Bell-Holter continued his breakout season for Oral Roberts University tonight with his fourth double-double in the last 17 games. The 6-foot-10 sophomore scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in an 88-85 road loss to Oakland in Summit League action. He sank 8 of 18 shots and all 5 fouls shots in… Read more »

New prep poll released (Basketball)

January 26, 2011

A strong showing at last week’s Alaska Prep Shootout catapulted the Cordova boys in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches Poll. The Class 3A Wolverines jumped two spots to No. 2 in the state rankings released today. This is the third poll of the season, and they have moved up each week. Cordova knocked… Read more »

KTUU to air inductee videos (Hall of Fame)

KTUU Channel 2 tonight will begin broadcasting the first of four Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011 inductee videos, leading up to the induction ceremony Tuesday night at the Anchorage Museum. The videos are grade-A quality and provide incredible insight, so make sure to watch the 6 o’clock news hour. “Huge kudos to… Read more »