Monthly Archives: October 2011

Peterson named all-conference (Tennis)

October 16, 2011

Nichols College freshman Kelsey Peterson of Fairbanks has been recognized as one of the top players Commonwealth Coast Conference. Peterson, of Hutchinson High fame, was named to the all-conference squad for the NCAA D3 school in Massachusetts. She and teammates Alexandra Cifone were named honorable mention in doubles. The pair won nine of 13 matches… Read more »

Graves shines on Senior Night (Soccer)

What a way to go out. Playing her final home game for 15th-ranked Colorado School of Mines, Soldotna striker Joanna Graves delivered the winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Nebraska-Kearney in D2 action in Golden, Colo. Scoreless until the 76th minute, the match was headed for a draw until Graves hustled to intercept a… Read more »

Miles has career high 93 yards (Football)

Alaska’s Brandon Miles continues to have a stellar senior season for Bemidji State University. The terrific tailback ran for a career-high 93 yards as the No. 23-ranked Beavers posted a 35-10 victory over Minnesota State University Moorhead in the annual Battle of the Ax game dating back to 1948. Miles, of Kenai High fame, carried… Read more »

Cherry qualifies for Olympic Trials (Running)

October 13, 2011

A year after nearly calling it quits, Jesse Cherry of Eagle River could be on the verge of calling himself an Olympian. The 25-year-old runner qualified for the Olympic Trials in the marathon after a strong performance at the recent Rock ‘n Roll San Jose Half Marathon. He finished the 13.1-miler in 1 hour, 4… Read more »

Kuper helps Tebow get promoted (Football)

October 12, 2011

So much is being made of Tim Tebow’s fourth-quarter heroics for the Denver Broncos. But if never would have happened without right guard Chris Kuper of Anchorage. The sixth-year offensive lineman made key blocks on both touchdowns – although Tebow got all the credit, and a promotion. Kuper, of Dimond High fame, created a hole… Read more »

Bullock torches former team (Basketball)

October 10, 2011

Facing his former team brought out the best in Peter Bullock. The 6-foot-7 forward delivered 25 points on 11-of-12 shooting to lift Froya Basket to a 74-61 victory over Gimle BBK in Norwegian League action. Bullock, of UAA fame, also grabbed eight rebounds and made four steals. He is third in the league in rebounds… Read more »

Allen, Illinois Wesleyan now 5-0 (Football)

October 9, 2011

The Illinois Wesleyan football is 5-0 for the first time since 2000 and Anchorage’s Cameron Allen is a big reason why. The 5-foot-9 converted wide receiver came off the bench as a running back and delivered a team-high 78 rushing yards in a 42-3 win at North Park in NCAA D3 action. Allen, of Service… Read more »

Good start for Oleson (Basketball)

North Pole’s Brad Oleson helped Spanish power Caja Laboral win its league opener this morning 73-60 over Cajasol. Oleson, of UAF fame, started at shooting guard and scored 11 points in 26 minutes. He was at his best going to the rim, where he scored or was fouled. He sank 6 of 8 free throws…. Read more »

Colbern helps Brown U. win (Football)

October 8, 2011

The Brown University football team and starting defensive end Patxi Colbern of Anchorage held Holy Cross scoreless in the fourth quarter to fuel today’s 20-13 victory in Rhode Island. Colbern, of South High fame, made four tackles, three of them solo jobs. Brown pulled ahead after marching down the field on an NCAA record-tying 99-yard… Read more »

Louhabanjong posts 4-0 mark (Tennis)

Anchorage’s Tabtip Louhabanjong continued her successful season with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania women’s tennis team, winning both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles matches yesterday and today. The sophomore, of West High fame, was most dominant in singles where she won 24 of 31 games in two matches. She is the reigning Freshman… Read more »