Monthly Archives: October 2012

Perkins goes for 14 & 14 in Ukraine [Basketball]

October 24, 2012

Anchorage’s Doron Perkins leads the league in assists, but tonight he got it done in other ways to help BC Donetsk win in Ukraine. The playmaker delivered a dynamic double-double with 14 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in an 86-59 victory over first-place Ferro-ZNTU. Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, added seven assists and two… Read more »

Bowman makes play on Monday Night [Football]

October 22, 2012

Different number, same Zack Bowman. Wearing jersey No. 38 – not his customary No. 35 – the fifth-year cornerback from Anchorage looked like his old self for the Chicago Bears in a 13-7 victory over Detroit on Monday Night Football. This was his first game of the season, but it was like he never left…. Read more »

Cobb nets 1st goal of year for No. 6 Duke [Soccer]

She has missed 13 of 18 games because of World Cup obligations and an injury, but Eagle River’s Kelly Cobb appears to be back to her old self with Duke University. The fantastic forward scored her first goal of the season in yesterday’s 4-0 win over Francis Marion in Durham, N.C. Cobb, of Chugiak High… Read more »

Is this heaven? No, it’s Moller Field [Baseball]

October 19, 2012

Dating back to the late 1950s, Moller Field in Sitka has served as one of the premier baseball fields in Southeast Alaska. Yet it hardly looked the part. The outfield had grass, but 25-year Sitka coach Jim Way used words like “horrible” and “marsh” when describing it. The infield was rock hard – literally, it… Read more »

Diamondbacks buy rights to Way [Baseball]

October 17, 2012

The path to major league baseball was cleared for Sitka’s Matt Way after the Arizona Diamondbacks purchased his rights from the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association. The 25-year-old starting southpaw was scheduled for a little R&R in Australia after pitching well in 2012, his first full season since 2009. But now he’s in the… Read more »

Fox on Kuper: ‘He’s kind of the leader’ [Football]

October 16, 2012

The Denver Broncos on Monday night welcomed back starting offensive guard Chris Kuper of Anchorage. The team captain had missed the first four games with a broken forearm suffered during training camp. He played last week on special teams to ease his way back onto the field. “He’s kind of the leader of that room,”… Read more »

Bowman glad to back in NFL with Bears [Football]

Anchorage’s Zack Bowman is back in the NFL. A few weeks after getting released by the Minnesota Vikings, the fifth-year cornerback has rejoined the Chicago Bears. “I was shocked when I got the phone call, but then I realized the opportunity that I had, so I was excited,” he told Bowman, of Bartlett High… Read more »

Harris leads German team in scoring [Basketball]

October 14, 2012

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris is loving life in Germany. The 6-foot-7 starting forward has his team Goettingen atop the Pro A division while averaging 15.5 points in four games. Harris, of West High fame, is his team’s leading scorer for the first time since playing in China last year when he bagged a career-best 48 points…. Read more »

Walker ranks fourth in MAC in digs [Volleyball]

Alaska’s Amber Walker was a defensive dynamo for the Northern Illinois University volleyball team in a five-game marathon win over Akron. The senior starting libero collected a match-high 20 digs. Walker, of Juneau-Douglas fame, leads her tea and ranks fourth in the Mid-American Conference at 4.64 digs per game. She has 859 digs in 57… Read more »