Monthly Archives: April 2013

Clarke earns career-best mark in hammer [Track]

April 6, 2013

He didn’t win again, but Jordan Clarke of Anchorage did something was almost just as good. The senior track star at Arizona State University had a new career-best mark of 217 feet, 7 inches in the hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe. Clarke, of Bartlett High fame, improved upon his third best… Read more »

Barnwell PRs in steeple, eyes D3 Nationals [Track]

When Claremont-Mudd-Scripps college runner Allison Barnwell of Seward prepares for a race she breaks out her laptop. After she gets off the track she gets online and checks out the competition, a habit that dates back to high school. “It’s good generally to know what I can expect,” she told me. Barnwell, of Seward High… Read more »

Alailefaleula provides Sterling with pop [Softball]

April 4, 2013

In desperate need of a home run hitter, the Sterling College softball team turned to Yolanda Alailefaleula of Anchorage. The newcomer hasn’t come up short. The junior transfer has slugged five homers and driven in 29 RBIs in 24 games for the NAIA school in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Alailefaleula, of Bartlett High fame,… Read more »

Harris ready for playoffs in Germany [Basketball]

April 3, 2013

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris will carry a lot of confidence into the German Pro A playoffs after enjoying a wonderful weekend in the final two regular-season games. In the process he helped Goettingen secure the No. 2 seed. Harris, of West High fame, had a season-high five assists in a 92-63 win over Cuxhaven, followed by… Read more »

Crapps ‘loving it’ as Dallas starter [Baseball]

April 2, 2013

Just because Josh Crapps of Anchorage has won practically every start with the University of Dallas doesn’t mean he assumes victory. It’s actually quite the opposite. “Before every game I get butterflies in my stomach, and I have to work through that,” Crapps told me. “After the first inning I settle into it.” The 6-foot-3… Read more »

Wilson has 9th quickest steeple at EOU [Track]

April 1, 2013

It didn’t take long for Copper Center freshman Kailey Wilson get make an impact at Eastern Oregon University. Making her outdoor debut, the former Alaska state champion turned in the ninth-fastest time in school history after winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Chabot Relays over the weekend in Hayward, Calif. Wilson, of Kenny Lake fame,… Read more »