Search Results for: Will Egolf

Egolf cleared for takeoff (Basketball)

It’s been nearly a year to the day since Bradley University’s Will Egolf tore the ACL in his right knee, thus ending his freshman season after just 69 minutes. The 6-foot-9 Juneau product is back on the court this season, although he brought something with him. “To be honest, I hate putting on the brace…. Read more »

Egolf hits the court for Bradley (Basketball)

Will Egolf bagged a half-dozen points for Bradley University last night in a season-opening 70-60 loss at BYU. But just being on the court was a victory for the Alaskan they call “Snowshoes.” Egolf, of Juneau-Douglas fame, returned to action after missing almost all of last season with a torn ACL in his right knee… Read more »

64-man bracket: Picking Alaska’s greatest NCAA D1 hoops player

During the COVID-19 outbreak Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams will take the opportunity to take a retrospective look at Alaska sports. Big guards, small forwards and 7-footers. Bombers and bangers. All-Americans, all-conference picks and national champions. The Last Frontier produces all types of college basketball players. As the only state in the country without… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome on his way to D1 [Basketball]

His mission has always been to play NCAA Division I basketball, but Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome had to put his plan on hold last season. He made a detour and played at a junior college. But now he’s back on track and going to Colgate University, a prestigious New York school and member of the Patriot… Read more »

Bell-Holter returns where it started (Basketball)

When current Oral Roberts University starting center Damen Bell-Holter of Hydaburg was younger, he didn’t look to the NBA for role models. He kept his eye on the courts of Southeast Alaska. Bell-Holter didn’t want to be like Mike, he wanted to be like Chris Bryant of Metlakatla. “I remember seeing him when I was… Read more »

Alaskans face off in ‘The Valley’ (Basketball)

For the second time this season, Illinois State University’s Anthony Cousin of Anchorage earned bragging rights over Bradley University’s Will Egolf of Haines. The two former Alaska all-state players squared off in the Missouri Valley Conference again tonight, and just like the first time it was a one-point thriller. Illinois State won 51-50, snapping a… Read more »

Cousin living a dream at Illinois St. (Basketball)

Playing NCAA D1 basketball is a dream of every little dribbler. But the reality is few make it, especially from Alaska. Anchorage’s Anthony Cousin is one of the fortunate. The 5-foot-11 sophomore guard at Illinois State University appreciates every moment of a journey that has taken him from South High to junior college to the… Read more »

Missouri Valley has Alaska flavor (Basketball)

The Missouri Valley Conference just got more interesting for The Last Frontier. Bradley University big man Will Egolf of Haines used to be Alaska’s lone representative in the best midmajor conference in all of NCAA Division I. But now he’s got company in Anchorage’s Anthony Cousin, who signed with Illinois State University after a breakout… Read more »