Monthly Archives: May 2011

Leckband stays loyal, picks UAA (Basketball)

May 6, 2011

Well before Nome High School basketball star Christian Leckband became the 2011 Class 3A Player of the Year and had different colleges jumping on the bandwagon, the University of Alaska Anchorage was already onboard. You could say the Seawolves have been riding shotgun for years. “They were the first team to actually start talking to… Read more »

Todd jumps to opportunity at UCCS (Track)

Call it love at first sight, because that’s how Anchorage’s Jessica Todd felt about the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs at first glance. “It just clicked,” she told me. Todd, of Dimond High fame, made her commitment official recently after signing her letter of intent to attend the school and participate in track and field. “I’ve… Read more »

Newby back, stronger than ever (Baseball)

May 3, 2011

Fresh off the DL, Soldotna pitcher Joe Newby picked up right where he left off before his arm injury. The right-handed starter for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts – a Dodgers affiliate – tossed five strong innings during a 3-0 loss in his first appearance of the young season. Newby, of SoHi fame, allowed just four… Read more »