It’s tough enough just qualifying for the state 2A volleyball tournament, but Cordova’s Wolverines had the added challenge of arriving just minutes before their first-round match with Southeast Champs Klawock.
COVID protocols cancelled their schedule last year, and Coach Janelle Greenwood’s squad practiced diligently all season without any travel or matches.
“There was a great deal of pent-up energy and excitement to help get the kids out playing together and enjoying the outdoors,” said Cordova Little League President Dave Reggiani.
Basketball referee and Cordova Times columnist Dick Shellhorn was among three finalists for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Joe Floyd Award.
Cordova’s junior high and high school basketball seasons ended with several scrimmages in the last few weeks. Due to COVID protocols, the teams did not travel or have any games with visiting teams this year.
Dick Shellhorn reflects on a fateful 1956 basketball game, and the dangers of overconfidence.
After three years at the helm of the CHS boys basketball program, Bert Adams has stepped down, turning the reins over to his assistant, Jake Borst.
The 2019-20 basketball season ended in disheartening manner for the CHS boys, with the 2A District playoffs in SuValley canceled late on Friday, March 13, due to the expanding coronavirus pandemic.
Christian Adams, a 6-3 Cordova Wolverine standout, was recently named Alaska 2A Player of the Year by the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches.
Conference playoff tournaments held in Anchorage and elsewhere in Alaska on March 12-14 signaled the end of the Alaska high school basketball season this year.