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Moore back for 7th WNBA season (Basketball)

Time flies when you’re having the time of your life as a professional athlete. Just ask Jessica Moore of Palmer. The 6-foot-3 center with the WNBA’s Indiana Fever is entering her seventh pro basketball season, a wild and rewarding ride she never saw coming. “Just thinking about it is so crazy to me. It has… Read more »

Langdon drops 20 on Heat (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon probably looks forward to playing in the annual NBA-Euroleague challenge with the same enthusiasm as Alaskans do about cashing their PFD checks. It’s easy money. Langdon, a former NBA lottery pick now with Russian power CKSA Moscow, continued his assault on NBA competition with a 20-point performance tonight in a 96-85 loss… Read more »

NBA hooks up Alaska on Christmas (Basketball)

The Last Frontier got an early Christmas present today with news that Carlos Boozer and Mario Chalmers will both be on the tube on Dec. 25. The NBA released a partial schedule of key dates, including a Christmas quadruple-header featuring marquee matchups like Bulls-Knicks and Heat-Lakers. Boozer, of Juneau fame, joined the Chicago Bulls this… Read more »

Moore does what she can in victory (Basketball)

Palmer’s Jessica Moore tonight collected five points and three rebounds in limited playing time, helping the Indiana Fever escape with a close win that kept them atop the WNBA’s Eastern Conference. The Fever held off the Chicago Sky 78-74 to win for the 16th time in 23 games. Moore, of Colony High fame, came off… Read more »

Alaskans 7 for 8 in NCAA titles games (Basketball)

The odds will be stacked against Butler University tonight when it takes on 7-point favorite Duke University in the men’s final of the NCAA Tournament. If only the Bulldogs had an Alaskan on their roster. Why? Because teams with a player from here are nearly unbeatable in NCAA title games, winning seven of eight times…. Read more »

Schafer tearing it up in Japan (Basketball)

Remember Ray Schafer, the 7-footer from Wasilla that went on to play for the University of Oregon? Well, he’s now in Japan. And he’s playing like an all-star. Schafer, who led the Warriors to the 2003 ASAA state title game against Bartlett and future pros Mario Chalmers and Zack Bowman, is the starting center for… Read more »

Harris continues Alaska’s NCAA legacy (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris joined an exclusive club today. Not only did the University of Kentucky senior earn his first career NCAA Tournament victory in three tries with this afternoon’s 100-71 thumping off lowly No. 16 seed East Tennessee State, but Harris found his way into the scoring column (5 points) for the second time at… Read more »