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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 »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Lydia Jacoby October 8th, 2021 Seward’s Lydia Jacoby set back-back-back national junior records at the FINA World Cup sim meet in Berlin.   The 17-year-old Olympic champion placed second in Sunday’s 50-meter breaststroke with a personal-best time of 30.04, with sets a new record for Americans 18 or younger.  The previous day Jacoby… Read more »

Pili latest Alaskan athlete gaining respect, exposure in Lower 48

With no college offers, Anchorage high school senior Brandon Pili left Dimond last month for Westview in Portland, Oregon, in attempt to make a name for himself. The move paid instant dividends as the 6-foot-4, 315-pound defensive lineman received two NCAA D1 scholarship offers after his first game. “The transition has gone good,” he told… Read more »