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Simmers shines in first college start (Basketball)

Making her first start for the United States Military Academy at West Point, Anna Simmers of Anchorage didn’t disappoint. The 5-foot-9 junior guard scored 10 of her career-high 14 point in the second half as Army beat up Wagner 70-46 in NCAA D1 women’s basketball action. Simmers, of ACS fame, also grabbed 7 rebounds and… Read more »

OMG, Harris drops 48 in China (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris had a historic performance tonight in China. With a career-high 48 points, the former University of Kentucky starter now playing for Ningxia Hanas likely set a scoring record for Alaska players at the professional level regardless of what league or country. It ain’t the NBA or Euroleague, but a 48-point performance is… Read more »

Give Langdon sixth Russian title (Basketball)

Trajan Langdon needs an extra hand – for a sixth championship ring, that is. The Anchorage basketball icon clinched his sixth straight Russian League title tonight thanks to a 74-63 win over Khimky in Game 4, giving powerhouse CSKA Moscow a 3-1 series victory. Langdon, of East High fame, started at shooting guard and played… Read more »

Carver on rehab: “It’s going well” (Soccer)

A month after experiencing a serious scare in a spring exhibition match Soldotna soccer star Blaine Carver is recovering from knee surgery, confident he will be ready this fall for his sophomore season at Seattle Pacific University. “My rehab is going well,” he told me. “The SPU athletic trainer is doing a really great job… Read more »

DBH, ORU win eighth straight (Basketball)

No team in the Summit League playing as well as Oral Roberts University. And perhaps no ORU big man is playing as well as Alaska’s Damen Bell-Holter. Bell-Holter, of Hydaburg fame, delivered a double-double in points and rebounds as Golden Eagles won their eighth straight game last night with a 69-57 win over visiting Western… Read more »

Wilson makes most of rare start (Basketball)

In the starting lineup for just the second time this season, Deray Wilson of Anchorage made the most of his opportunity. The junior guard bagged 20 points on 7-for-16 shooting to highlight tonight’s 81-66 win over Johnson & Wales. Wilson, of West High fame, added 6 assists and 4 steals in 37 minutes. The 5-foot-9… Read more »

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 »