Posts Categorized: Alaska Sports Blog

Lost John Brown tapes resurface (Basketball)

November 24, 2009

The name John Brown will always carry special significance to Ketchikan High School basketball fans after he helped the Kings win four consecutive state championships from 1965 to 1968. As a result, he became the first player in Alaska history to accomplish the four-peat. Now, you can listen to him in action, thanks to Brown’s… Read more »

Class of 2010 voting ends soon (Hall of Fame)

November 23, 2009

If you haven’t submitted your online Class of 2010 ballot for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame, that’s OK. You still have time–although you better hurry. The public can vote through Wednesday here. The accumulative public vote is the equivalent to the vote of one Selection Panel member vote. Public vote results are reviewed by… Read more »

Dunbar in top third at Nationals (Running)

University of Portland freshman Trevor Dunbar finished 76th out of 250 finishers today in the men’s cross country race at the NCAA Division I Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Dunbar, of Kodiak fame, was third on his team with a 10-K time of 30 minutes, 39 seconds. His splits were 8:51 (3-K), 15:02 (5-K) and… Read more »

Laws holding it down in Argentina (Basketball)

November 22, 2009

For the last seven years, Andre Laws has moved more than U-haul. He’s played professionally in Mexico, Jordan, Bosnia and Argentina as well as suiting up for NBA summer-league games for Cleveland and Milwaukee. And he’s loved every minute of it. “I pinch myself all the time and never try to take any days for… Read more »

Macon doing all he can for CSU (Football)

November 21, 2009

Colorado State University has fallen on hard times. After starting 3-0, the Rams have lost seven straight games going into today’s matchup at New Mexico State. Expect defensive end Cory Macon of Anchorage to continue his strong play regardless of the situation. The former East High all-state player is enjoying his best college season as… Read more »

Hibbert owns the net for Utah (Volleyball)

San Diego State had no answer for Sarah Hibbert. The 6-foot-1 outside hitter, of South High fame, slammed a career-high .557 attack percentage with zero errors. Unfortunately, her excellent effort couldn’t save the University of Utah from losing in four sets. Hibbert finished with a team-high 15 kills on 26 bionic arm swings. The sophomore… Read more »

Calipari praises Harris for defense (Basketball)

The University of Kentucky struggled through a sloppy 102-92 victory over Sam Houston State—in Lexington, no less. But if there was one positive to take from the game it was the play of Ramon Harris. The 6-foot-7 Anchorage product played beautiful basketball during his 12 minutes of action. “We had one guy that I thought… Read more »

Langdon 10th all-time in scoring (Basketball)

November 20, 2009

Trajan Langdon achieved another major milestone recently when the former East High star climbed into No. 10 on the Euroleague’s all-time scoring list. Langdon, a 6-foot-3 first-team all-league guard with CSKA Moscow, has netted 4,818 points over eight seasons. He moved into the top 10 after scoring 19 points in leading the Russian champions to… Read more »

Bell-Holter helps ORU stun Stanford (Basketball)

November 19, 2009

Just call him the microwave. Alaskan Damen Bell-Holter didn’t take long to heat up last night, collecting 12 points in just 17 minutes to help Oral Roberts shock Stanford 83-81 on its home floor. Roderick Pearson hit a running jumper as time expired to give the Golden Eagles (2-1) the stunning victory in the Cancun… Read more »

Schierholt named All-GNAC (Football)

Kyle Schierholt will go down as one of the greatest kickers from the 49th state. The 21-year-old Alaskan at Humboldt State capped his college career with another all-star performance after he was named second team all-league placekicker in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Schierholt, of Chugiak High fame, was selected all-conference three of four years… Read more »