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John Brown

For four years at Ketchikan High School, John Brown dominated action under the basket with legendary skill and was widely recognized as the top basketball player in Alaska in the 1960’s.

Lost John Brown tapes resurface (Basketball)

The name John Brown will always carry special significance to Ketchikan High School basketball fans after he helped the Kings win four consecutive state championships from 1965 to 1968. As a result, he became the first player in Alaska history to accomplish the four-peat. Now, you can listen to him in action, thanks to Brown’s… Read more »

Mize, Pease, Brown headline Hall’s Class of ’15

Three athletes with remarkable resumes within their respective sports headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 announced at a press conference today. Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic skiing pioneer Dick Mize, Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown and mountain running legend Nancy Pease will be the next inductees into the Hall. Soldotna’s Michaela… Read more »

Mize, Pease, Brown headline Class of 2015

ANCHORAGE –   Three athletes with remarkable resumes within their respective sports were announced at a press conference today as members of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015.  Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic Skiing pioneer Dick Mize,  Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown, and Mountain running legend Nancy Pease will be the next… Read more »

64-man bracket: Picking Alaska’s greatest NCAA D1 hoops player

During the COVID-19 outbreak Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams will take the opportunity to take a retrospective look at Alaska sports. Big guards, small forwards and 7-footers. Bombers and bangers. All-Americans, all-conference picks and national champions. The Last Frontier produces all types of college basketball players. As the only state in the country without… Read more »

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Williams matches career high with 10 kills for The Master’s

Emilye Grace Williams of Anchorage slammed a career-high 10 kills for The Master’s University volleyball team in a four-set victory over San Diego Christian in California. The 5-foot-11 sophomore outside hitter finished 10-for-21 for a career-high .333 attack percentage as her team She closed the match with four kills in the fourth as The Master’s… Read more »

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People George Attla Chad Bentz Carlos Boozer Red Boucher Holly Brooks John Brown Martin Buser Susan Butcher Mario Chalmers Don Clary Corey Cogdell Janay DeLoach  Herb Didrickson Rosey Fletcher Scott Gomez Jeannie Hebert-Truax Virgil Hooe Nicole Johnston Reggie Joule Nina Kemppel Jeff King Trajan Langdon Wally Leask Hilary Lindh Lance Mackey Dick Mize Tommy Moe… Read more »