Monthly Archives: August 2014

Baker wins first game since fractured fibula for Mudcats

August 8, 2014

A forgettable start turned into a memorable finish for Carolina Mudcats pitcher Dylan Baker of Juneau in his latest start in Class A Advanced pro ball. The right-hander pitched six innings in a 6-4 win over the Frederick Keys in Maryland, picking up his first win since coming back last month from a fractured fibula…. Read more »

Spink sets single-season career high in strikeouts

Conor Spink of Eagle River made quick work of the Sioux Falls batters he faced tonight, striking out all three in the eighth inning in a 4-0 win for the Lincoln Salt Dogs in independent pro ball action. The left-handed reliever now has 34 strikeouts this season, the most in his three-year career in the… Read more »

Naylor joins Concordia soccer team loaded with Alaskans

August 6, 2014

The Concordia University men’s soccer team lost a ton of offense with the departure of several key players from last year’s team, including the school’s all-time goal scorer. They need somebody to step into those cleats and put the ball into the back of the net. That person could be Zac Naylor of Anchorage. The… Read more »

Bowman has dynamic debut with New York Giants

August 3, 2014

After a terrific training camp, Zack Bowman of Anchorage may have cemented his place on the New York Giants with a strong preseason performance in the NFL’s Hall of Fame Game. The seventh-year cornerback has always had a nose for the ball, so it was no surprise to see the 6-foot-1 Alaskan intercept a pass… Read more »

Never mind bad luck, this loss was just lame for Baker

August 2, 2014

He didn’t have his A-plus stuff, but it was good enough for Carolina Mudcats starter Dylan Baker of Juneau to win the Class A Advanced game. Unfortunately, the baseball gods had different plans. The Potomac Nationals beat Baker and the Mudcats 4-2 in a rainy, sloppy minor league game that featured six errors and several… Read more »

Griffin returns to court, helps Sun snap losing skid

August 1, 2014

Still easing her way back from an ankle injury, Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River played 15 minutes and grabbed five rebounds and made a 3-pointer as the Connecticut Sun beat San Antonio 89-79. This was her second game since returning from a two-week stint on the DL. The team was 0-3 in her absence. Griffin,… Read more »