Search Results for: Matt Johnson

Johnson heads to Highline CC [Basketball]

The plan was always to play college basketball, but when Xavier Johnson of Anchorage didn’t get any firm commitments he took matters into his own hands. He signed up with Alaska Exposure Senior Trip and toured NWAACC schools in Washington and Oregon, where the Alaska kids played open gym in front of coaches with hopes… Read more »

Johnson flirts with triple-double [Basketball]

It was the greatest performance of her college career, yet Alaska’s Jenna Johnson could care less. Utah State lost the game. Despite the senior guard having the game of her life, the Aggies dropped a 71-65 decision to Montana State. Johnson, of Wasilla High fame, scored a career-high 20 points, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds… Read more »

Johnson back home for Shootout [Basketball]

Go ahead and pinch Jenna Johnson. The former Wasilla High player of the year doesn’t want to sleepwalk through the Great Alaska Shootout. The Utah State University senior is back in her home state to play in the tournament she grew up watching. And she wants to savor every moment. “It would be impossible to… Read more »

Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback Take a trip down memory lane Friday Flashback is an ongoing series created by Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams that looks back on great Alaska athletes from the past. The ultimate pocket passer, Conor Feckley of Anchorage picked apart defenses on the gridiron with surgical precision. The quarterback threw for nearly 12,000… Read more »

2020 Directors’ Awards Candidates

Pride of Alaska Boys For Consistent Excellence in Athletic Competition. For an athlete or team who not only excelled in sports in the past year or recent years but have done so with integrity and sportsmanship so as to be a positive role model for others.  Recipient(s) must be in high school or younger at… Read more »

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