Monthly Archives: April 2011

Laws in double digits again (Basketball)

April 2, 2011

Anchorage’s Andre Laws reached double digits for the 25th time in 41 games last night. The 6-foot-1 Argentinian League All-Star pumped in 16 points in 32 minutes for Olimpico during a 75-69 loss to Club 9 in a battle of middle-tier teams. Laws, of East High fame, sank 7 of 9 shots, including both 3-point… Read more »

Huggins takes on best at LSU (Track)

Today’s inaugural LSU Track and Field Invitational in Baton Rouge, La., brought in some of the top NCAA teams including defending national champion Texas A&M, No. 3 LSU and Iowa and UConn. It also brought athletes from as far as Alaska like Hallie Huggins of Wasilla. Huggins, a senior at the United States Military Academy… Read more »

‘Alaska Exposure’ hits the road (Basketball)

April 1, 2011

Jim Young is a teacher by trade but his passion is building a pipeline. Not for oil or natural gas, but for connecting Alaska high school basketball players with junior colleges in the Pacific Northwest. Young organized the ‘Alaska Exposure Senior Trip’ four years ago and last year the group struck it rich when eight… Read more »

Oleson nets 13 in losing effort (Basketball)

North Pole’s Brad Oleson pumped in 13 points and played a Euroleague career-high 35 minutes in a solid performance for Spanish champion Caja Laboral. Unfortunately it could prevent a 99-77 loss to Israeli power Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv in Game 4 of their Euroleague quarterfinal playoff series. Maccabi won the best-of-5 series three games to… Read more »