Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stonebraker nets goal in season opener [Soccer]

August 20, 2012

It didn’t take long for Tricia Stonebraker of Anchorage to find the back of the net. The junior midfielder for Loyola University Chicago scored her team’s first goal in the first game of the season in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over DePaul in the windy city. Stonebraker, of Service High fame, converted a half volley in… Read more »

DeLoach jumps to third in Sweden [Track]

Former Alaska state champion Janay DeLoach of Eielson Air Force Base finished third in the women’s long jump at Friday’s Diamond Series track meet in Stockholm, Sweden. DeLoach, who won bronze at the London Olympics, had a jump of 21 feet, 9 ½ inches. Yelena Sokolova of Russia, who took silver at the London Olympics,… Read more »

Register for Big Wild Life 2-K for free [Running]

August 17, 2012

Healthy Futures wants you to run. So much so that the program is supporting Saturday’s Big Wild Life 2-K Run downtown on the Delaney Park Strip by covering the entry fee costs, but runners still need to register. Click here to register. The 10 a.m. race will be followed by family fun activities on the… Read more »

Mattingly inducted into Hall of Fame [Baseball]

Former Anchorage Bucs general manager and Alaska baseball icon Dennis Mattingly of Anchorage is the newest member of the National Baseball Congress Hall of Fame. Mattingly, 63, died in January from multiple myeloma, an incurable form of cancer that attacks the immune system and makes bones brittle. The life expectancy for those with the disease… Read more »

Transition going smoothly for Bullock [Volleyball]

August 16, 2012

She hasn’t played volleyball since high school, so naturally Sylvia Bullock of Anchorage has some catching up to do this season at the University of Kansas. The former starting center for the University of Miami women’s basketball team got a shot to play another sport for just one season as a graduate student. She landed… Read more »

Vikings want Bowman for special teams [Football]

“Cornerback Zack Bowman of Anchorage played with pride and intensity on the notorious special teams of the Chicago Bears, and aims to do the same with the Vikings,” writes the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Kuper breaks arm at Broncos practice [Football]

August 15, 2012

Denver Broncos offensive lineman Chris Kuper of Anchorage is going back on the shelf. The veteran right guard broke one of the bones in his left forearm yesterday at practice. He is expected to miss up to six weeks, The Denver Post reported, a timeline that would leak into the regular season. Kuper, of Dimond… Read more »

Carver is about team goals, not personal [Soccer]

August 14, 2012

When you are a prolific scorer and you’re not putting the ball into the net, the game is maddening. Well, unless, of course, your team is winning. Then it’s awesome. Just ask Alaska’s Blaine Carver of the Seattle Pacific University men’s soccer team. After scoring eight goals as a freshman, the Soldotna striker managed just… Read more »