Monthly Archives: September 2011

Kelter finds net for third time (Soccer)

September 30, 2011

It was raining and the wind was howling, yet Alev Kelter of Eagle River still provided a beautiful moment for the University of Wisconsin women’s soccer team. The All-Big Ten midfielder delivered the equalizing goal in the 62nd minute to help the Badgers rally from a two-goal deficit and salvage a 2-2 draw with the… Read more »

Cobb climbs freshman record list (Soccer)

September 29, 2011

With 22 points in 13 games, Kelly Cobb of Alaska has moved into third place on the Duke University all-time freshman scoring list. The fast forward is just three points shy of matching the mark set in 1994. Cobb, of Chugiak High fame, has compiled a team-leading eight goals and six assists. “She wants to… Read more »

Chalmers still clutch in KU uniform (Basketball)

September 26, 2011

It was déjà vu all over again. Three years after Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers helped the University of Kansas win the NCAA title with an overtime-forcing 3-pointer, he was at it again during the ‘Legends of the Phog’ exhibition game involving past players. The alumni game ended in a tie, and fittingly Chalmers made a big… Read more »

Alaskans fuel nation’s No. 10 team (Soccer)

Soldotna striker Joanna Graves came off the bench for the Colorado School of Mines women’s soccer team and registered her first assist of the season in a 5-0 win over Colorado Christian. It came in the 85th minute on a crossing pass to the far post, putting the finishing touches on a shutout win by… Read more »

Brewer bright spot for Whitman (Volleyball)

Ravished by injuries, the Whitman College volleyball team has fallen on hard times this season. Thankfully junior Courtney Brewer of Anchorage is still healthy. The middle blocker delivered 15 kills, six blocks and six digs to lead the Wildcats in a five-set loss to conference rival Willamette. Whitman has lost nine of 10 matches. Brewer,… Read more »

Miles scores TD in third straight game (Football)

September 25, 2011

Kenai’s Brandon Miles scored a touchdown for the third consecutive game yesterday for Bemidji State, unforunately it couldn’t stop a 26-23 loss to No. 11-ranked Minnesota Duluth. The senior tailback leads the team with four TDs in four games. He has rushed for 112 yards on 32 carries.

Peterson playing tough at Nichols (Tennis)

September 23, 2011

Kelsey Peterson of Fairbanks is enjoying a successful rookie season on the tennis court for Nichols College, a NCAA D3 school in Massachusetts. She has won 11 of her first 17 matches as a singles and doubles player, helping Nichols run its record to 7-3 overall and 4-0 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference. Peterson, of… Read more »

Cobb extends scoring streak to 6 (Soccer)

September 22, 2011

It isn’t supposed to be this easy, but then again we’re talking about Alaska’s Kelly Cobb. She always makes soccer look easy. The Duke University freshman phenom extended her scoring streak to six games, thanks to a 1-goal, 2-assist performance tonight in a 3-0 victory over Miami. Cobb, of Chugiak High fame, has collected eight… Read more »

Young named Impact rep for Alaska (Basketball)

September 21, 2011

Jim Young’s commitment to prepare Alaska high school basketball players for college stretches beyond his Dimond girls team and his Team 907 boys summer squad. And now his influence will extend beyond state lines. Young has signed on to be the Alaska representative for the prestigious Impact Basketball Academy and its nationally acclaimed prep school… Read more »

Madden ready for a little R&R (Baseball)

September 20, 2011

Anchorage’s Corey Madden inched closer than ever to the big leagues this season with a promotion to Triple-A New Orleans, a move that left the 27-year-old pitcher hungrier than ever going into the offseason. “Nothing changes,” he told me. “I just have to make sure I keep myself and my arm in shape and come… Read more »