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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 »

Sherman-Newsome nets 19, closing in on 1,000 career points

As the snow was falling outside of Boston University, Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome was making it rain inside the gymnasium. The Colgate University senior scored his team’s first seven points to open the second half and fuel a 76-69 victory that kept the Raiders in first place in the Patriot League. Sherman-Newsome finished with 19 points… 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 »