Monthly Archives: August 2011

Perkins vows injury won’t slow him (Basketball)

August 31, 2011

The same knee injury that cost Doron Perkins of Anchorage a shot at a Euroleague title has now deprived him of a contract going into this season But he isn’t sweating it. A veteran of professional basketball, the 28-year-old knows how the business end of the game operates and so he understands why his team… Read more »

Stonebraker is Loyola shots leader (Soccer)

August 29, 2011

She hasn’t yet scored her fourth career college goal for the Loyola University Chicago, but Tricia Stonebraker of Anchorage is knocking at the door. The sophomore midfielder leads the NCAA D1 Ramblers in shots [9] and shots on goal [4] through the first four games of the season. Stonebraker, of Service High fame, started 12… Read more »

Heun suffers first loss (Mixed Martial Arts)

August 28, 2011

Anchorage’s Jake Heun suffered his first defeat as a mixed martial arts fighter last night in Honolulu, losing by submission in the second round to former NCAA wrestling champion Mark Ellis out of the University of Missouri. The heavyweight fight pitted two newcomers to the sport and was part of the ProElite card that was… Read more »

That was fast; Cobb makes history (Soccer)

August 26, 2011

Heralded freshman Kelly Cobb of Duke University was expected to make an immediate impact, but this is ridiculous. Making her first start – on her 19th birthday, no less – the Alaska teenager with a golden foot delivered just nine minutes into the game to fuel a 2-0 victory over the University of Houston. Cobb,… Read more »

Miles, Bemidji State win opener (Football)

Alaska tailback Brandon Miles was the main workhorse in Bemidji State University’s 27-0 victory over Minot State in the first game of the season. The 5-foot-10, 192-pound senior carried the ball 17 times for 27 yards. He also caught two passes for eight yards and added a tackle on special teams. Miles, of Kenai High… Read more »

Tarver nets goal in second game (Soccer)

Well, that didn’t take Juneau’s Sarah Tarver long. The former Juneau-Douglas High star scored her first college goal in just her second game of her Northern Arizona University career. It came on a header in the 48th minute during a 3-1 loss at Southern Utah. It was her only shot of the game. It’s also… Read more »

Mehl earns Classic sweep (Wilderness Racing)

August 24, 2011

Luc Mehl of Anchorage didn’t come into this year expecting to win two of the state’s longest and baddest wilderness races. But that’s exactly what he did. The 33-year-old stud captured titles in the 200-mile Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic in the Brooks Range in April and the 120-mile Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic in Alaska… Read more »

Bullock on the move in Norway (Basketball)

August 23, 2011

The best center in the Norwegian Basketball League is on the move. Peter Bullock of Anchorage has signed a free-agent contract with Froya after two seasons with Gimle. Froya finished fifth in the league standings last season, three games better than Gimle. Bullock, of UAA fame, grabbed a league-best 13.3 rebounds last season en route… Read more »

Cousin gives kids assist in classroom (Basketball)

August 22, 2011

Illinois State University basketball standout Anthony Cousin (third from right) of Anchorage greets students on the first day of school at a local elementary school. Cousin, of South High fame, is a volunteer with the education-first program Promise Council, which also features firefighters, police officers, school board members and neighbors.

Madden earns first save of year (Baseball)

August 21, 2011

He’s closed out games at every level of his baseball career, but tonight was the first time Corey Madden of Anchorage did it at the Triple-A level. The 27-year-old reliever for the New Orleans Zephyrs got the final two outs in a wild 7-5 victory over Round Rock after his manager got ejected in the… Read more »