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Hooe, Norris headline 2017 Directors’ Awards recipients

Two fierce competitors setting new standards and two athletes dedicated to youth mentorship comprise the 2017 Directors’ Awards Class. The Directors’ Awards recipients will be honored at the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception on Thursday, April 27 at the Anchorage Museum. The 2017 winners: Pride of Alaska Award (female)-–For Consistent… Read more »

Lasher 20th Alaska D1 hoops player to reach 1,000 career points

Anchorage’s Colter Lasher has etched his name in the history books after the Houston Baptist University senior forward recorded his 1,000th career point. He is just the 20th Alaska basketball player to reach the marvelous milestone at the NCAA D1 level. The 6-foot-7 swingman also became the first Houston Baptist player to join the 1,000-point… 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 »

Sherman-Newsome joins elite 30-point club from Alaska

Colgate University senior Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage became the newest member of a very exclusive club tonight. He became just the ninth men’s basketball player from Alaska to reach the 30-point benchmark in a NCAA D1 game. The 6-foot-5 guard pumped in a career-high 30 points in impressive fashion, draining 11-of-14 shots, including 6-of-8 3s,… Read more »

Bell-Holter helps ORU stun Stanford (Basketball)

Just call him the microwave. Alaskan Damen Bell-Holter didn’t take long to heat up last night, collecting 12 points in just 17 minutes to help Oral Roberts shock Stanford 83-81 on its home floor. Roderick Pearson hit a running jumper as time expired to give the Golden Eagles (2-1) the stunning victory in the Cancun… Read more »

Griffin leads locals in NCAA openers (Basketball)

When Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River began her freshman season at the University of Nebraska, she was just one of many Alaskans playing NCAA Division I basketball. Right now she is at the top of the class. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, is being billed as an All-American candidate this season, with the university printing… Read more »