Sports

What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
Ethan Cox, the second-year center who went without a goal in his first eight hockey games this season, delivered his first pro hat trick Friday night to propel the Aces to their third straight win with an 8-4 victory that cooled the Ontario Reign.Doyle Woody
A "personal crisis" likely triggered the disappearance of a UAA student-athlete that launched a citywide search this week, the head of the University Police Department said today in an email sent to students.
The time for talk in the NBA is over. David Stern made that clear Thursday, saying the league is done negotiating. The next time he hears from the players' association, he expects an answer: Yes, players will accept the league's latest proposal for a new collective bargaining agreement, or no they won't.Brian Mahoney
Before the Dimond High hockey team practiced Wednesday afternoon, coach Dennis Sorenson announced some line juggling, and the new combinations not only reunited center Tyler Thompson and left wing Shilo Vega but also made those seniors smile.Doyle Woody
For the second week in a row, a girl rolled the high score in Anchorage high school bowling competition, but the boys came through too by posting the night's highest team score at Center Bowl.
The top seeds from the Cook Inlet Conference were in top form Thursday at the Class 4A state volleyball tournament at the Menard Sports Complex. Jeremy Peters
UAA is just four games into its 28-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association schedule, so the Seawolves have ample opportunity to find their stride after a stumbling start of four straight league losses.Doyle Woody
For a couple of seasons now, the UAA women's basketball team has been something to brag about. Now it's something to blog about. Beth Bragg
Gerald Coleman is the ECHL's reigning Goaltender of the Year, and already this hockey season he has been named the minor-league circuit's Goaltender of the Month for October and twice been selected Goaltender of the Week.Doyle Woody