Monthly Archives: July 2015

Alaska loses true basketball giant with passing of Morgan

July 2, 2015

Geno Morgan, who grew up in Chicago but became a man in Anchorage as a college basketball star and then championship high school coach, died in his sleep today while visiting family in his hometown. He was 49. The sad news was announced through the Wasatch Academy in Utah, where Morgan had coached the boys… Read more »

Wilcox pedals to record time in 2,745-mile Tour Divide

July 1, 2015

At 2,745 miles, the Tour Divide mountain bike marathon is more about survival than anything. Yet Anchorage’s Lael Wilcox handled it like it was just another day on her bike. Actually the 28-year-old spent 17 days, 1 hour and 51 minutes in the saddle during a grueling race that started in Alberta, Canada, and traveled… Read more »