Monthly Archives: October 2012

Nielson shines bright for Gonzaga [Volleyball]

October 6, 2012

In an otherwise forgettable performance by the Gonzaga University volleyball team, Deanna Nielson of Anchorage had a performance to remember. The freshman setter-turned-hitter delivered a career-high .429 attack percentage during a three-game loss to Santa Clara University. Nielson, of Dimond High fame, scored points on 4-of-7 swings. She added a solo block and a dig,… Read more »

Carter clutch in OT win [Sprint Football]

Post University quarterback Dwayne Carter accounted for a pair of touchdowns to help deliver his team’s first victory of the season. The Eagles beat Princeton 32-29 in overtime in a Collegiate Sprint Football League game. Sprint football teams obey NCAA rules with the exception players must weigh less than 172 pounds on a weekly basis…. Read more »

Late goal for Desjarlais forces OT [Soccer]

October 5, 2012

Given up for dead, Yvonne Desjarlais of Anchorage brought the University of Arkansas women’s soccer team back to life. Yet she couldn’t save them from losing 3-2 in OT to SEC rival Vanderbilt. Desjarlais, of Service High fame, came off the bench to deliver one goal on five shots. It was the second career goal… Read more »

Harris goes for 23 & 8 in Germany [Basketball]

Ramon Harris of Anchorage pumped in a season-high 23 points for Goettingen of the German league in his second game with the team. The 6-foot-7 forward was 8-of-18 from the floor in 31 minutes. He connected on four 3-pointers and 3-of-4 free throws. Harris, of West High fame, added eight rebounds, three steals and a… Read more »

Perkins dropping dimes in Ukraine [Basketball]

It didn’t take long for Doron Perkins to start paying dividends on that big contract in Ukraine. He dropped enough dimes to make a dollar in his first game. The Anchorage professional point guard flirted with a triple-double with 12 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds for defending league champion BC Donetsk. Perkins, of Bartlett… Read more »

Laws driven to win title in Brazil [Basketball]

October 4, 2012

At 32, Andre Laws of Anchorage knows he can’t play professional basketball forever. So he values every game like it’s his last. The ninth-year veteran out of the University of San Diego is playing like a man on a mission in his second season with Sao Jose of the Paulista League in Brazil. The 6-foot-1… Read more »

Public recommendations for ’13 [Hall of Fame]

October 2, 2012

With voting for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2013 right around the corner, here are more reader recommendations: Recommendation: 1988 State Football Title Game [Chugiak 20, Soldotna 18] Submitted by: Tom Huffer Sr. Why: I call it Hail-Mary-Tipped-Ball-TD-For-The-Win. It was a last-chance play; 1 minute, 30 seconds to go; fourth down from… Read more »

Carle joins Board of Directors [Hall of Fame]

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors has welcomed a familiar face with the recent addition of former UAF basketball standout Matt Carle. “I’m pleased to join the Board and looking forward to working with the other directors in helping fulfill the mission of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame organization,” he told… Read more »

Harris wins in German league debut [Basketball]

October 1, 2012

Ramon Harris of Anchorage enjoyed a successful showing in his German league debut, starting at small forward for Goettingen and doing his part in a season-opening victory. The 24-year-old out of the University of Kentucky collected 9 points, 4 rebounds and 1 steal in 22 minutes before he fouled out. Side note: The other team… Read more »