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Harris still remembered at Kentucky (Basketball)

When people think of last season’s University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, they imagine the five first-round NBA draft picks. Not Ramon Harris of Anchorage. But Kentucky coach John Calipari hasn’t forgotten Harris. The 6-foot-7 forward didn’t put up monster numbers because his role was defined by defense and dirty work, a take-one-for-the-team mindset Calipari… Read more »

LaVern collects double-double (Basketball)

Another big game by Adrina LaVern of Anchorage has put the freshman forward in rare company. She collected 24 points and 14 rebounds for Midland University (Neb.) in a recent 77-59 romp over winless Pacific Union in the Biola University Holiday Classic. LaVern, of West High fame, now leads the team in scoring (13.4) and… Read more »

Perkins, Tel Aviv lead Group A (Basketball)

His scoring average is down, but what does Anchorage’s Doron Perkins care? He’s the starting point guard for a first-place team in the opening leg of the Euroleague knockout stage. Israeli power Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv owns an overwhelming four-game lead in the Group A standings with a 9-1 mark, thanks to a 9-game winning… Read more »

Langdon’s 14 points keys CSKA win (Basketball)

He doesn’t reach double figures as much as he used to, but Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon can still fill it up from time to time. It happened last night when the 34-year-old starting guard bagged 14 points to help CSKA Moscow upset Khimky 85-74 in Russian League play. Langdon, of East High fame, drained 6 of… Read more »

LaVern making history at Midland U (Basketball)

The Midland University women’s basketball team hasn’t beaten rival Hastings College on the road in 14 years. Then Adrina LaVern of Anchorage rolls through town and the jinx is toast. LaVern dropped a double-double to lead Midland to 78-61 win, scoring 22 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in a MVP performance. The 5-foot-10 freshman… Read more »

Carver named GNAC’s top freshman (Soccer)

After a dynamic debut season in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, Soldotna striker Blaine Carver fittingly earned the Freshman of the Year award. It’s a nice reward for a super season that saw the 5-foot-10 forward score eight times, the highest total by a SPU freshman since 1999. He was also named to the All-GNAC… Read more »

Ward to sign w/ SW Baptist (Basketball)

Ever since he was a little kid, North Pole’s Jesse Ward has been taught to work for everything in life. It’s a work ethic instilled in him by his father, Bob. “He’ll be like, ‘Nothing comes easy. If you don’t do this and you don’t do that you’re not going to get anywhere,’ ” Ward… Read more »

LeVern nets 19 in debut (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Adrina LaVern went from zero to hero for Midland University overnight. That is, she went from playing zero minutes to playing the role of hero after scoring 19 points and grabbing 7 rebounds in her college debut. It came in a 62-50 NAIA win over College of St. Mary in the Midland Classic in… Read more »

‘Moose’ earns Player of the Week (Soccer)

Just a few days after rallying his team to a signature victory on the soccer field, Macalester College senior Stephen Murphy-Logue of Anchorage was recognized as MIAC Player of the Week. The 6-foot-4 midfielder bagged a pair of goals in the closing minutes of a 4-3 OT win over St. Thomas in NCAA D3 action… Read more »

Harris: ‘I just want an opportunity’ (Basketball)

For the first time since he was a little dribbler, Ramon Harris of Anchorage isn’t playing organized basketball. But he hopes that changes soon. The former University of Kentucky starter recently worked out with the Houston Rockets with hopes of landing a spot with the NBA organization’s D-League team. “I think it went real well,”… Read more »