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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 »

Chuck White

Chuck White was unlike any basketball coach in Alaska’s history. Never mind the record 921 games he won and 18 state championships he captured in 45 years of coaching at the high school level, he had a polarizing personality that made him larger than life. Whether you loved him or hated him, White kept hoops relevant in The Last Frontier. He was front-page news.

Welcome the Class of 2011 (Hall of Fame)

Olympic nordic skier Kikkan Randall and high school basketball coach Chuck White headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011, which was announced today. Joining the two individuals in the class are Mount Marathon, to be inducted as an event, and Scott Gomez bringing the Stanley Cup home to Anchorage in 2000, to… Read more »

Lauwers finds time to hoop it up (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Colton Lauwers earned his stripes early at Adams State College, winning the starting job at point guard for the men’s basketball team as a freshman. But that didn’t earn him any luxuries when he got home. “I had to get a job,” he told me. So is the life of a 19-year-old, although his… Read more »

Langdon primed for Euro title run (Basketball)

If it’s May then it must mean Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon is close to a Euroleague title. For the sixth time in his eight seasons in the overseas equivalent of the NBA, Langdon is in Paris for the Euroleague Final Four. The 33-year-old veteran guard, a two-time champion with his Russian pro team CSKA Moscow, hits… Read more »

Players reflect on White’s impact (Basketball)

In case you’ve been living under a rock, legendary Anchorage high school basketball coach Chuck White decided to walk away from the prep game after 45 years to take an assistant coaching job at Adams State College in Colorado. There he will reunite with former player and assistant coach Louis Wilson. White, 68, won a… Read more »

White leaves Alaska for college ranks (Basketball)

After carving out one of the longest and most successful high school coaching careers of all-time, legendary Anchorage basketball figure Chuck White is finally going to college. White, of East High fame, has resigned from his post at West High to take an assistant coaching position at NCAA Division II Adams State in Colorado, where… Read more »