Monthly Archives: May 2015

Laws only better with age, contemplates future in Brazil

May 11, 2015

The older he gets, the better he gets. The bigger the game, the better Andre Laws of Anchorage seems to play basketball. The 34-year-old guard with Sao Jose in Brazil turned back the clock during the playoffs against defending league champ Flamengo before losing in a decisive Game 5 in the quarterfinals. He’s playing like… Read more »

Kittredge has San Jose unbeaten, atop West Division in AUDL

May 10, 2015

The reigning MVP in the American Ultimate Disc League isn’t letting up this year. Beau Kittredge of Fairbanks leads the league in blocks and has the San Jose Spiders undefeated after six games and in first place in the West Division. He posted a +12 rating in a 20-18 victory over San Francisco. Kittredge, of… Read more »

Oleson nets 10 points to keep Barca in hunt for second

North Pole’s Brad Oleson contributed double figures in limited playing time as Barcelona won a key game in the Spanish League to remain in the hunt for the No. 2 seed for the playoffs. The 6-foot-3 guard came off the bench to score 10 points and hand off 4 assists in just 17 minutes as… Read more »

Lane headed to D2 Nationals in 1,500 for Michigan Tech

May 9, 2015

With his national berth in the 1,500 meters already secured, Jani Lane of Anchorage figured he’d push his luck in the 800 at the North Central last-chance meet in Illinois. The Michigan Tech University junior runner tried to hit an NCAA D2 provisional mark in the 800 and started with a bang before fading at… Read more »

Dunbar brothers both find podium at Oregon Twilight

May 8, 2015

Former University of Oregon running star Trevor Dunbar returned to his old stomping grounds and put on a show. Dunbar and current NCAA champion and former teammate Edward Cheserek crushed it on the track en route to crushing the field in the men’s 3,000 meters at historic Hayward Field. Cheserek won in 7:57.97. Dunbar was… Read more »

Souders sprints to second Portland top 10 this year

May 7, 2015

Hannah Souders of Anchorage has added her name to the University of Portland track and field record books for the fourth time. The junior sprinter ran a PR in the 400 meters at the Oregon State University High Performance meet. She won her heat in 58.56 seconds, the No. 10 fastest 400 time in Portland… Read more »

Rumley ends tennis season on strong note with doubles partner

May 5, 2015

Grinnell College junior Julia Rumley of Anchorage found the winning touch at the end of the tennis season. She and doubles partner Sydney Banach won their final four matches and finished the year 9-1, including an 8-0 mark in dual meets. Rumley, of East High fame, won 13 of 19 doubles matches overall and has… Read more »

Undefeated Way continues to be lucky charm for Edmonds

May 4, 2015

Sitka’s Brian Way was 4-0 as a reliever and now he’s undefeated after two starts. And Edmonds Community College is 12-0 when he pitches. There’s no doubt the 6-foot-7, 270-pound freshman has been a lucky charm, but there’s nothing lucky about what he’s done on the mound. The right hander is 6-0 with a pair… Read more »

Spangler continues Alaska’s rugged reputation in Lower 48

May 3, 2015

Some stereotypes about Alaska aren’t misconceptions; like the one about how many remarkable runners the state produces. Add Allan Spangler’s name to the list. The 28-year-old from Anchorage dominated the Capitol Peak 50-miler in Washington, winning by 50 minutes and posting the second-fastest time in race history of 6 hours, 32 minutes, 12 seconds. “This… Read more »

Manzer goes big fly for third time this season for Sonoma

May 2, 2015

Anchorage’s Adam Manzer hit his third home run of the season and set a career-high with 3 RBIs for Sonoma State University in California. He collected all his RBIs on one swing, a three-run shot in the third inning against Cal State Monterey Bay in NCAA D2 action. The junior outfielder finished 2-for-4 to raise… Read more »