Monthly Archives: January 2012

Oleson scores 18, sinks 4 threes (Basketball)

January 24, 2012

Brad Oleson of North Pole caught fire from downtown, hitting 4 of 9 3-pointers for Caja Laboral in a Spanish League loss to first place Real Madrid. Oleson, of UAF fame, finished with 18 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist. He started at guard and played 28 minutes. He raised his season scoring average to… Read more »

Marlins invite Madden to spring training (Baseball)

January 23, 2012

After spending the last six years in the minor leagues, Corey Madden of Anchorage received a vote of confidence from the Miami Marlins. He was invited to spring training. The 27-year-old relief pitcher will be among 22 non-roster players joining the 40-man roster in Jupiter, Fla., early next month. Pitchers and catchers report Feb. 22… Read more »

Karlberg puts TMC on his back (Basketball)

January 22, 2012

Anchorage’s Leif Karlberg pumped in 10 of his 12 points in the second half to spark The Master’s College to a 66-63 win over Pt. Loma Nazarene in Santa Clarita, Calif. With the win, The Master’s College remained in first place in the GSAC. Karlberg, of Grace Christian fame, scored the go-ahead basket with 2:28… Read more »

DeLoach wins 60m hurdles (Track)

January 21, 2012

Alaska’s Janay DeLoach won the women’s 60-meter hurdles [8.25s] today at the Potts Indoor Invitational in Boulder, Colo. DeLoach, of Eielson High fame, is sponsored by Nike. Her main event is the long jump. A former NCAA D1 All-American at Colorado State University, she is coming off a strong outdoor season. In July, she was… Read more »

Heun loses ProElite fight (Mixed Martial Arts)

Alaska mixed martial arts fighter Jake Heun was on the losing side tonight in Honolulu during the semifinals of the ProElite heavyweight tournament. Undefeated Richard Odoms forced Heun to tap out with a hold dubbed ‘the neck crank’ in the second round. It was just Heun’s second loss in his budding professional career. The former… Read more »

Minnesota Vikings seek, sign Hardy (Football)

January 20, 2012

He hasn’t played a down in the NFL yet, but Daniel Hardy of Anchorage is inching closer to the field and believes he will get an opportunity. The Minnesota Vikings agree. They signed the 24-year-old tight end as a free agent after a rookie season that saw him get drafted by the Tampa Bay Bucs… Read more »

Kelter nets first goal of season (Hockey)

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter netted her first goal of the season for the No. 1 ranked University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team in today’s 2-0 matinee victory over No. 8 Minnesota Duluth. Kelter, who also stars for the school’s soccer squad, has played in only 13 of the team’s 25 games. The Badgers are 21-2-2…. Read more »

Bullock swats shot No. 103 (Basketball)

January 19, 2012

Alaska has been very, very good to the University of Miami women’s basketball program. The first recruit finished as the one of the all-time greats. The second is on her way. Anchorage’s Sylvia Bullock continues to climb the school’s all-time list in career blocked shots, swatting two more tonight for the tenth-ranked Hurricanes to give… Read more »

Lopez nets 20 in Post U. win (Basketball)

The Post University men’s basketball team has discovered an unbeatable formula for winning games this season. Get Josh Lopez of Anchorage to score at least 20 points. The NCAA D2 team improved to 3-0 this year when he eclipses the point plateau. It happened again last night when Lopez scored 20 in a 75-72 win… Read more »