Monthly Archives: October 2012

Langdon hired as Spurs’ pro scout [Basketball]

October 30, 2012

Trajan Langdon was never one to stand still, whether it be on the basketball court or in life. So it’s no surprise that he’s going back to work just a year after retiring. The only difference is he’s trading in his Jordans for a Sharpie. Langdon, 36, has been hired as the Eastern Regional Pro… Read more »

Stonebraker ready to rumble in Horizon [Soccer]

Junior midfielder Tricia Stonebraker has played in 47 career matches for the Loyola University Chicago women’s soccer team, but today will be her first appearance in the postseason. For the first time since she’s been at the school, Loyola has qualified for the Horizon League Tournament after finishing sixth in the regular-season standings. “We’re a… Read more »

Egolf scores 16 in exhibition win [Basketball]

October 29, 2012

He hadn’t played in a game in more than a year, but it didn’t take long for Will Egolf of Haines to dust off the rust. The 6-foot-9 center dominated the paint as Bradley University posted a 68-54 victory over Upper Iowa in a preseason exhibition game in Peoria, Ill. Egolf led his team with… Read more »

Ferrin in the middle of it at Chapman [Volleyball]

October 28, 2012

It seems fitting that the middle blocker would be in the middle of something special at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. A year after leading Chapman to its first 20-win season in 17 years, Anchorage’s Kate Ferrin has helped the team crack the NCAA D3 Top 25 for the first time in school history. “This… Read more »

Dunbar third at Pac-12 Champs [Cross Country]

October 27, 2012

Alaska’s Trevor Dunbar today paced the University of Oregon to a third-place finish by taking third at the Pac-12 cross country championship on a windy at Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita, Calif. Dunbar, of Kodiak High fame, crossed the line in 23:28. Second-ranked Colorado successfully defended its Pac-12 title with 49 points. No…. Read more »

Simmers preseason All-Patriot League [Basketball]

October 26, 2012

Last year Anna Simmers of Anchorage snuck up on everybody in the Patriot League. That won’t be the case this year. The Army senior guard was one of five players awarded with Preseason All-League honors in a vote by conference coaches. Simmers, of ACS fame, was named All-League first team last season after raising her… Read more »

Rhea has season-high 20 in Poland [Basketball]

October 25, 2012

It took only five games for Alaska’s Talisa Rhea to break out. The rookie forward out of Juneau pumped in a season-high 20 points to lead Gdynia over Pabianice 72-59 in a women’s Polish League game. Her night was highlighted by hitting 4-of-7 3-pointers; she entered the game 2 for 19. She came off the… Read more »

Pro pitching coach headlines camp [Baseball]

Former major league pitcher Brent Strom has taught the game of baseball to kids all over the country, but he believes Alaskans stand tall despite a short season. “They are tough kids,” he told me. “There is a different, tougher mindset with those young men up there. They have to overcome obstacles others don’t in… Read more »

Cousin awarded Robinson scholarship [Basketball]

October 24, 2012

From news release: Illinois State senior guard Anthony Cousin of Anchorage is the 2012-13 recipient of the Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship, as announced by head coach Dan Muller Wednesday. The scholarship honors Robinson, the late Redbird basketball coach from 1970-75. “Will Robinson was certainly a pioneer in all of basketball and a heck of a… Read more »