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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Dick Shellhorn

Dick Shellhorn, author, reporter, ref and grandpa, can be reached at shorn@gci.net. Shellhorn was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska, and has lived there his entire life. He has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 40 years. In his Cordova Chronicles features, he writes about the history and characters of this Alaska town. Alaska Press Club awarded Shellhorn first place for Best Humor column in 2016.

Cordova Chronicles: In a town of many originals, Virginia was one of a kind

Virginia Nicholoff Lacy passed away on January 16, 2017. She was 93. Virginia was born and raised in Cordova, and graduated from Cordova High...
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Panthers ambush Cordova Wolverines

Cordova’s six game Conference win streak came to end at Glennallen on Feb. 3-4.A young Panther squad that started one freshman, four sophomores, and...
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2 road games forfeited for CHS girls

A pair of Cordova High School girls conference road games scheduled against Glennallen on Feb. 3-4 were cancelled due to a combination of factors,...

Cordova Chronicles: The biggest explosion in Cordova, Part 3

While the 1947 blast at Alaganik was a surprise that few witnessed, in 1963 many on-lookers were on hand to see a large, planned...
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Long road trip tests Lady Wolverines

Taking the court with only seven players game after game has to be a challenge.Tossing in a lengthy road trip has to make it...
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CHS boys sweep Nenana in conference matchup

The Cordova Wolverines remain undefeated in 2A Interior Conference play after topping Nenana 52-42 and 43-41 at Nenana on January 27-28.  The pair of...

Cordova Chronicles: The biggest explosion in Cordova history, Part 2

On Nov. 29, 1947, Jimmy LaGasa and Johnny Kulper left Cordova on what The Cordova Times described as “pleasure jaunt”.Undoubtedly, they had checked the...

Unalaska Raiders win 35th Cordova Tipoff

Led by Tournament All-Stars Carter Price and Trevor Wilson, the defending 2A State champions from Unalaska topped Haines, Eielson, and Cordova to win the...

2017 Tipoff Tournament Awards Summary

Girls Awards First Place:  Dimond JV GirlsSecond Place:  Cordova WolverinesSportsmanship Award:  Dimond JV GirlsAll Tournament Team:  Ali Nageak, Ariyanna Camacho & Gillan Huss, Dimond JV; ...

Lady Wolverines second in Tipoff

After falling to the talented Dimond JV’s in the first round of the Cordova Tipoff here last on Jan. 19-21, the Lady Wolverines bounced...