Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cardinals’ coaches in town for clinic (Baseball)

November 4, 2011

It’s not very often you get to learn first-hand from a world champion. But pitching coach Brent Strom and hitting coach Jeff Albert of the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals organization are in town to provide professional instruction for young ballplayers dreaming of making the big leagues. The clinic runs today through Sunday at… Read more »

Heun ready to bring the pain (Mixed Martial Arts)

November 3, 2011

Anchorage’s Jake Heun has always had a little crazy in him. When he played in the Shrine Game as a high school senior opponents joked that they were afraid to tackle him. In college he rocked a mohawk. Now he’s a professional fighter in the world of mixed martial arts. Fighting out of the Chris… Read more »

Baxter ranked preseason No. 1 (Wrestling)

November 2, 2011

Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks was the top finisher for the Saint John’s University wrestling team last season. This season he figures to go all the way, a feeling shared by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Baxter, of West Valley fame, is ranked No. 1 nationally at 184 pounds in the NCAA D3 preseason team rankings… Read more »

Bell-Holter battling back spasms (Basketball)

Standing nearly 6-foot-10, Oral Roberts University all-conference candidate Damen Bell-Holter is an imposing force on the basketball court. But off it he can get nicked up just like the rest of us. Nagging back spasms will sideline the junior center for the next few days after he suffered somewhat of a setback in last night’s… Read more »

You can start voting today (Hall of Fame)

November 1, 2011

Got an opinion who should be the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Vote on it. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will begin public voting today for the Class of 2011. Ballots will be available on our homepage. The deadline is Nov. 30 at midnight. The accumulative public vote is the equivalent to the vote… Read more »