Monthly Archives: November 2011

New team, same Rhea (Basketball)

November 14, 2011

It hasn’t taken Juneau’s Talisa Rhea long to get comfortable at Seattle University. The senior transfer from Oregon State University leads the Redhawks in most offensive categories after two games, including scoring [18 ppg], passing [6.5 apg] and 3-point percentage [.400]. She’s also averaging a team-best 39 minutes. In her first game, a 60-55 win… Read more »

Oleson impressive vs. Singler (Basketball)

Bring on the NBA. You know that’s what the Euroleague players are thinking in lieu of the lockout, and North Pole’s Brad Oleson is no different. The third-year guard with Spanish League power Caja Laboral took it to Lucentum and NBA lottery pick Kyle Singler in a 65-55 victory. Oleson, of UAF fame, started in… Read more »

Dunbar third at NCAA West Regions (Running)

November 13, 2011

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar of the University of Portland is headed back to the NCAA D1 Cross Country National Championships. The junior runner finished third at the West Regional Championships in Palo Alto, Calif., helping the Pilots claim second place to punch the team’s ticket to nationals. Dunbar finished the 10K in 28:58 – just one… Read more »

Miles surpasses 100-yark mark (Football)

Bemidji State University senior running back Brandon Miles of Kenai eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the first time since 2007 when he rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown Saturday in a 31-12 victory over Minnesota-Crookston in NCAA D2 football action.

Sherman-Newsome delivers in win (Basketball)

November 12, 2011

The Angelina College Roadrunners lived up to their name in a 100-87 victory over East Texas in men’s JC basketball action. Freshman guard Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage was all over the stat sheet. The former Bartlett High star collected 13 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals to help Angelina improve to 4-0.

Engel makes it look easy in debut (Basketball)

It took Anchorage’s Keiahnna Engel one game to make history with the Boise State University women’s basketball team. The Broncos routed Southern Oregon 93-55, the most points scored since 1994 and the tenth most in school history. OK, so she didn’t do it by herself. But she did do her part. Engel, of Dimond High… Read more »

Simmers shines in first college start (Basketball)

Making her first start for the United States Military Academy at West Point, Anna Simmers of Anchorage didn’t disappoint. The 5-foot-9 junior guard scored 10 of her career-high 14 point in the second half as Army beat up Wagner 70-46 in NCAA D1 women’s basketball action. Simmers, of ACS fame, also grabbed 7 rebounds and… Read more »

Bullock says get that outta here (Basketball)

November 11, 2011

It wasn’t quite the school record, but Sylvia Bullock of Anchorage blocked 5 shots in tonight’s season opener for the University of Miami. As a result the 6-foot-2 senior center moved up the school’s all-time list with 81 career blocked shots. That’s good enough for No. 7 all time — and she’s not even close… Read more »

Hutchison wins Missouri Valley Open (Wrestling)

A dual threat on the wrestling mat, Soldotna’s Michaela Hutchison of Oklahoma City University can end things quickly or go the distance. It means trouble for opponents either way. A three-time WCWA All-American, Hutchison showcased her versatility at the recent Missouri Valley Open with two wins by first-round pin and two wins by 2-0 decision… Read more »