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Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Player Bracket: Field down to Elite 8

Our 64-player bracket to determine Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball Player is down to the quarterfinals. Alaska’s elite eight. Four guards from Anchorage – Mario Chalmers, Muff Butler, Devon Bookert and Trajan Langdon. Another guard from Fairbanks – Kyle Bailey. And three power forwards – Chris Devine from Eagle River, Carlos Boozer from Juneau… 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 »

Kodiak Boys Basketball State Championship

Any time a rural basketball team upsets a big-city squad the comparisons to the popular movie Hoosiers are inevitable. But Kodiak’s historic 55-52 victory over East Anchorage did provide a Hollywood-type script.

Bentz, Cogdell-Unrein headline Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019

Former Major League Baseball player Chad Bentz of Juneau and two-time Olympic bronze medal winning trap shooter Corey Cogdell-Unrein of Eagle River will headline the Class of 2019 inductions into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Bentz and Cogdell-Unrein were the lone selections from the people category and will be joined by the Alaska Run… Read more »

Bell-Holter caps college career [Basketball]

Hydaburg’s Damen Bell-Holter pumped in 19 points in his final game with Oral Roberts University in an 83-74 loss to Weber State in Utah in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The 6-foot-10 senior sank 7-of-8 shots from the floor, including his fifth 3-pointer of the season. He added 4-of-6 free throws, eight rebounds… Read more »