Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hobbs sinks two 3s for New Orleans [Basketball]

January 26, 2013

Just a freshman, Tommy Hobbs of Anchorage hasn’t played a ton for the University of New Orleans. But he has certainly made the most of the minutes he has received. His number was called today and the 6-foot-5 forward responded with two 3-pointers for six points in 10 minutes in a 94-54 rout of Champion… Read more »

King-Dunbar 5th in NWAACC in assists [Basketball]

January 25, 2013

TreShawn King-Dunbar of Anchorage delivered a double-double for Peninsula College in a crazy 121-108 win over Shoreline in NWAACC play. The starting guard was an offensive force with 16 points and a season-high 12 assists. He made 6-of-9 shot from the floor and added four rebounds. King-Dunbar, of Bartlett High fame, rank fifth in the… Read more »

Bookert’s pivotal play keys FSU win [Basketball]

January 24, 2013

Anchorage’s Devon Bookert always said he was ready for the big stage of the ACC and tonight he showed it. The Florida State freshman guard delivered his signature moment as a college player with a perfect shooting performance in a 60-57 win over Clemson. Bookert, of West High fame, came off the bench to score… Read more »

Dreaded 7-10 split dooms Rash in Japan [Bowling]

January 23, 2013

Leading by eight pins going into the ninth frame, Sean Rash of Anchorage probably sensed victory at the International Bowling Championships in Japan. Then he threw a dreaded 7-10 split – the one that looks like two goalposts; it’s also the most difficult split in the game. Needless to say, Rash didn’t covert the spare… Read more »

Oleson wins game with free throws [Basketball]

January 22, 2013

Caja Laboral extended its Spanish League winning streak to 10 games, thanks to North Pole’s Brad Oleson. The star guard sank two free throws with 8.1 seconds remaining to secure a 74-73 victory over upset-hungry Zaragoza. Oleson, of UAF fame, finished with 13 points, shooting 6-for-6 on foul shots. The 6-foot-3 starter added three rebounds,… Read more »

Clarke to opponents: Enjoy second place [Track]

January 21, 2013

As the best shot putter in the country, Arizona State senior Jordan Clarke of Anchorage is used to crushing the competition. Now he’s crushing people’s confidence. Clarke opened the 2013 season in fabulous fashion, winning the shot put competition at the Lumberjack Team Challenge in Flagstaff, Ariz., with the second-best throw of his life of… Read more »

Karlberg nets career-high 30 points [Basketball]

January 20, 2013

Anchorage’s Leif Karlberg enjoy quite the scoring weekend for The Master’s College, highlighted by a career-high 30-point effort against defending NAIA national champion Concordia. He finished with a total of 49 points in the two-game series, making 9-of-19 3-pointers. Karlberg, of Grace Christian fame, sank 10-of-17 shots and 5-of-10 3s in an 88-78 loss to… Read more »

JJ, Utah State still in the WAC hunt [Basketball]

The resurgent Utah State women’s basketball team continued its rise in the Western Athletic Conference, shooting a season-high 57 percent from the floor in an 85-65 win over Denver. Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson scored 15 points for the Aggies, who are now 5-2 in league after a 3-8 start to the season. The former Alaska player… Read more »

Simmers has 15 of 19 in 2nd half, OT [Basketball]

Malone University guard Debbiey Simmers of Anchorage scored 15 of her season-high 19 points in second half and overtime to secure an 82-72 win over Ohio Dominican. The junior starter made 6-of-9 field goals, including the go-ahead bucket with 44 seconds left in regulation. Simmers, of ACS fame, has now reached double figures in six… Read more »

Winford suffers second concussion [Basketball]

January 18, 2013

Anchorage’s Kevin Winford has suffered his second concussion of his college career at Eastern Washington, although this time he wasn’t on the basketball court. The senior guard was involved in a car accident two days ago in North Dakota when the team van was struck by another vehicle at an intersection. The vehicle clipped the… Read more »