Monthly Archives: February 2013

Davis, Todd going to D2 Indoor Nationals [Track]

February 28, 2013

Two University of Colorado-Colorado Springs track stars from Alaska are headed to Alabama next week for the NCAA D2 Indoor Track and Field Championships. Anthony Davis of Fairbanks will compete as part of the distance medley relay team on March 8. The UCCS team has the seventh-fastest time among the dozen in the men’s field…. Read more »

Coach gushes over Simmers after win [Basketball]

February 27, 2013

Army senior guard Anna Simmers of Anchorage scored 21 points and held one of the top scorers in the Patriot League without a point in the second half in tonight’s 62-35 win over Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. “I have to give Anna Simmers a tremendous amount of credit,” Army coach Dave Magarity told the… Read more »

Class of ’13 induction tonight [Hall of Fame]

February 26, 2013

Tonight is the night. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will hold an induction ceremony tonight at the Anchorage Museum atrium from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The event will be free and open to the public. “We are happy to welcome in the Class of 2013,” said Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Harlow… Read more »

Bullock remains relevant in Norway [Basketball]

February 25, 2013

No matter where he plays, Peter Bullock of Anchorage is a stat machine. The guy is a walking box score. Bullock was at it again for Froya Basket against Tromso in the Norwegian League, compiling 16 points, eight rebounds, five steals and four assists. Not bad for a guy who retired last year before coming… Read more »

Laws plays well in Liga Americas win [Basketball]

Anchorage’s Andre Laws logged a team-high 33 minutes for Brazilian power Sao Jose/Unimed in a 100-91 victory over Mexico’s Pioneros in Liga Americas Group C play. The starting guard scored 15 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed off four assists in earning a very good player ranking of 19. Laws, of East High fame, made… Read more »

Hard work pays off for Grazulis [Basketball]

February 23, 2013

As the No. 1 rebounder in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Allie Grazulis of Palmer knows opponents will go after her in an attempt for make a name for themselves. Bring it, she says. Grazulis, of Colony High fame, is up for the challenge and usually delivers a strong performance, collecting double-figure rebound totals in… Read more »

Kauffman 4-for-4 on 3s for Adams St. [Basketball]

February 22, 2013

Justin Kauffman of Anchorage came off the bench to deliver instant offense for Adams State in a 92-56 blowout of Regis in Colorado. The 6-foot-2 guard scored 12 points on 4-for-4 shooting from 3-point land. He played a team-high 30 minutes in helping his team go to 17-6. Kauffman, of West High fame, has made… Read more »

Larson goes for 41 points in NWAACC [Basketball]

February 21, 2013

Peninsula College sophomore Taylor Larson of Juneau pumped in season-high 41 points in a recent NWAACC game, and she did it without even attempting a 3-pointer. The 5-foot-10 center sank 18 of 21 field goals and all five free throws in the 87-73 win over Everett, clinching a playoff berth for Peninsula College. Larson also… Read more »

Egolf nets career-high 21 points [Basketball]

February 20, 2013

Bradley University senior Will Egolf of Haines is quietly having the greatest season of his college career. Quietly because he really didn’t have that huge, signature type game. But that changed tonight. The 6-foot-9 center pumped in a career-high 21 points in just 24 minutes during a 92-84 loss in overtime to Drake. Egolf, of… Read more »

Perkins headed back to Euroleague [Basketball]

February 19, 2013

Just as he settled into life in China, Doron Perkins of Anchorage is on the move again. The electric playmaker is headed to Greece after agreeing to terms on a deal with Euroleague power Olympiacos Pireus. He started the year in Ukraine after making stops in Italy and Israel the previous year. So is life… Read more »