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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.
Lady Wolverine Jieller Tabara displays focus and form in a free throw attempt against Glennallen in Conference action here on February 2, 2018. Photo by Mikie McHone/for The Cordova Times

Glennallen takes pair from Lady Wolverines

The visiting Glennallen Panthers topped Cordova 32-31 and 44-25 in Iceworm Festival high school basketball action here on Feb. 2-3.In the first game, the...
During an Interior Conference matchup here on Feb. 2, 2018, Cordova’s Kaiden Graves performs acrobatics in a lay-in attempt over Glennallen’s Aiden Fields (No. 14). Photo by Mikie McHone/for The Cordova Times

Wolverines split conference showdown with Glennallen

Cordova split a big conference showdown with Glennallen here last weekend. The games were played in the afternoon on both Friday, Feb. 2, and...
Damage in Odiak Slough caused by the tide surge following the 9.2 earthquake on 27 March 1964. Cordova Historical Society photo

Cordova Chronicles: A wave of news from the 7.9 earthquake

While the 7.9 earthquake that struck at 12:32 a.m. on January 23 in the Gulf of Alaska 170 miles southeast of Kodiak did not...
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Lady Wolverines drop conference pair to Nenana

Cordova’s Lady Wolverines dropped a pair of Interior Conference games to Nenana here on Jan. 22 and 23.The unusual Monday-Tuesday games came only one...

Cordova boys sweep Nenana, remain undefeated in conference play

Led by high scoring Cody Sjostedt, the Cordova Wolverines topped visiting Nenana 67-50 and 61-47 in conference action on Jan. 22-23.The 6-4 senior scored...

Cordova Chronicles: Fishing on the Dark Side

Cordova is a fishing community, and we’ve all heard stories of seiners or gillnetters being caught plying their trade in closed waters.It is sometimes...
With fans, players, and CHS Coach Bert Adams looking on, Cordova’s Dauri Rodrigues goes up for a lay-in over an ACS defender in Tipoff action on Jan. 19. Photo by Mikie McHone/for The Cordova Times

Tie-breaker gives tipoff title to Palmer JV boys

The field of teams here for the 36th Cordova Tipoff on Jan. 18-20 was so evenly balanced that a tie-breaker based on points differentials...

Lady Wolverines capture Tipoff title

Cordova’s Lady Wolverines won the 36th Cordova Tipoff tournament, going undefeated in three days of round-robin action here on Jan. 18-20.CHS edged the Palmer...
At Mile 19.5 traffic cones surrounds a large hole caused by a collapsed culvert. Perhaps a Christmas tree with a red light atop, rather than alder, should have been stuck in the ho-ho-hole. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: Copper River Highway culverts face furry adversary

Recently a portion of a culvert at 21.5 Mile on the Copper River Highway collapsed, causing a hole in the middle of the gravel...
From left, Edrea Navarro and Inga Arvidson block out a taller Valdez player to secure a rebound for the Lady Wolverines. Photo by Mikie McHone/For The Cordova Times

Lady Wolverines win pair in Fairbanks

Despite traveling to Fairbanks with only six players, Cordova’s Lady Wolverines swept Effie Kokrine in a pair of 2A Interior Conference games on Jan....


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