Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ord earns USCSA All-American honor [Skiing]

March 16, 2012

Juneau’s Nathan Ord of Whitman College finished eighth in the men’s giant slalom at the United States Collegiate Ski Association Championships to earn All-American honors. A two-sport college athlete, Ord also plays soccer for Whitman.

Rhea earns First Team All-League [Basketball]

March 14, 2012

Juneau’s Talisa Rhea of Seattle University has been named Independent Women’s Basketball First Team All-Conference. The starting senior guard averages 13.8 points and a team-best 5.5 assists per game. The Redhawks will face North Dakota in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational on Thursday. This is the first postseason appearance for any Seattle… Read more »

Miami bestows honor to Syl Bullock [Basketball]

University of Miami women’s basketball player Sylvia Bullock of Anchorage was tapped into UM’s prestigious Iron Arrow Society, which dates back to 1929 and is known as the highest honor attained at the university. Bullock, of South High fame, has been the glue that has kept the Hurricanes together the last four seasons and her… Read more »

Bullock bags monster double [Basketball]

March 13, 2012

Peter Bullock of Anchorage collected 26 points and 12 rebounds to help Norwegian power Froya Basket maintain its stranglehold on first place in the league. His team needed every point as it survived the Asker Aliens 90-85 in double OT. Bullock, of East High fame, made 11 of 18 fields and all 3 free throws…. Read more »

Prep all-state teams announced [Basketball]

March 12, 2012

The best high school basketball players in the state were recognized today as the boys and girls Alaska All-State Teams were unveiled for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A. The teams were voted on by members of the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches and tabulated by Alaska Media LLC, which owns and operates weekly newpapers… Read more »

DBH bummed over NCAA snub [Basketball]

March 11, 2012

After winning 27 of 32 games, the Oral Roberts University men’s basketball team was rewarded with a slap in the face. The NCAA Selection Committee bypassed the Golden Eagles and Alaska’s Damen Bell-Holter today as the March Madness 68-team field was announced. They were reportedly the first team left out. “It’s pretty disappointing,” Bell-Holter told… Read more »

DeLoach wins silver at Worlds [Track]

If she keeps jumping like this, Janay DeLoach of Alaska is about to become a household name. Sponsored by Nike and powered by passion and pride, DeLoach today in Turkey asserted herself as a legitimate medal contender at this summer’s Olympics after winning silver in the women’s long jump at the IAAF World Indoor Championships…. Read more »

Baxter places 2nd at D3 Champs [Wrestling]

Fabulous Fairbanks wrestler Dustin Baxter wrapped up his college career in impressive fashion. He didn’t win a national title like he wanted, but the Saint John’s University senior came real close and earned All-American honors for the third time in four trips to the NCAA D3 Championships. Baxter, of West Valley fame, lost 7-2 in… Read more »

Master’s turns to Karlberg [Basketball]

March 9, 2012

Leif Karlberg of Anchorage pumped in 21 points and grabbed 8 rebounds to help The Master’s beat Hope International 60-56 in the National Christian College Athletic Association West Regional final. With the win the Mustangs [19-14] qualified for the NCCAA National Championship tournament, which begins next week in Winona Lake, Ind. Karlberg, of Grace Christian… Read more »

Italians unbeaten with Perkins [Basketball]

Doron Perkins of Anchorage had his fingerprints all over Bennet Cantu’s recent victory in Italian League action. The starting point guard collected 20 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists in a 75-58 victory over Otto Caserta. Even better, the Alaska playmaker held opposing point guard Andre Collins to just 2-of-8 shooting. With the win, Bennet… Read more »