Monthly Archives: June 2012

Madden called back up to Triple-A [Baseball]

June 16, 2012

He’s been one of the best relievers for his Double-A team, so it only made sense that Corey Madden of Anchorage earned a promotion. The 28-year-old pitcher has been called up to Triple-A New Orleans, leaving him one step shy of the big leagues with the Miami Marlins. Madden, of East High fame, has allowed… Read more »

Way tosses 1-hitter, lowers ERA to 1.73 [Baseball]

June 15, 2012

It’s been the year of the pitcher in baseball, so it figures one of Alaska’s best would get into the act as well. Sitka southpaw Matt Way delivered arguably the greatest performance of his professional career, tossing a 1-hitter for the Laredo Lemurs in a 4-0 win over El Paso in independent league action tonight…. Read more »

Egolf shows promise in workouts [Basketball]

June 14, 2012

The return of Bradley University senior Will Egolf is off to a promising start. The 6-foot-9 center from Haines missed last season with a knee injury and received a sixth season of eligibility from the NCAA. Egolf averaged a career-best 8.1 points to go along with 4.1 rebounds as a junior. “He certainly seems to… Read more »

Bullock switches sports and schools [Volleyball]

June 13, 2012

As if being one the best shot blockers in women’s college basketball last year wasn’t enough, Sylvia Bullock of Anchorage will now try her luck swatting volleyballs. The former South High star exhausted her eligibility in basketball at the University of Miami and with a fifth year to use or lose, the graduate school student… Read more »

Baker named JUCO All-American [Baseball]

June 12, 2012

Western Nevada College pitcher Dylan Baker of Juneau has been named a Junior College First Team All-American, making him the school’s first baseball player to earn such recognition. The Region 18 Pitcher of the Year was 13-0 with a 1.91 earned run average this season. He struck out 126 batters in 84.2 innings and surrendered… Read more »

Moore puts knee injury behind her [Basketball]

June 11, 2012

Six months ago, Alaska’s Jessica Moore suffered the kind of knee injury that forces a lot of players her age to retire from the rigors of professional basketball. At 29, did she really want to rehab for six months as a free agent without a WNBA contract? Damn straight she did. Moore, of Colony High… Read more »

Dunbar, Clarke compete at NCAAs [Track]

June 8, 2012

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar today ran a personal-best time in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The sophomore at the University of Oregon finished sixth in the final out of 24 men in 13:44.16. Dunbar was eighth with three laps to go. In the men’s hammer throw, Jordan… Read more »

Way, Madden minor league updates [Baseball]

June 7, 2012

A little hiccup early loomed large late for Alaska’s Matt Way in his fourth start of the season with the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association independent league. The left-hander pitched six innings and took the loss in a 3-1 loss to Grand Prairie. Way, of Sitka High fame, gave up a home run in… Read more »

Cleveland drafts Baker in fifth round [Baseball]

June 5, 2012

After making college players swing and miss, Juneau pitcher Dylan Baker is hoping to be a hit in the big leagues. Baker today was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The 6-foot-3 right-hander with a rocket arm was arguably the top pitching prospect out of junior… Read more »

Moore back in WNBA with Atlanta [Basketball]

June 4, 2012

Palmer’s Jessica Moore is headed back to the WNBA. The Atlanta Dream today signed the veteran center, hoping the 6-foot-3 defensive specialist can improve the team’s rebounding troubles. Moore, of Colony High fame, played last season with the Connecticut Sun. She averaged 1.7 points in 29 games. This will be her fifth WNBA team in… Read more »