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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 »

Patience pays off for Knutson (Football)

It took what seemed like forever for him to get on the field with any kind of consistency, but now that he’s a regular receiver with the UNLV football team, Tate Knutson of Anchorage couldn’t be happier. Grounded and well-spoken, Knutson was more than happy to wait in line and pay his dues as a… Read more »

‘Moose’ scores to beat No. 7 Loras (Soccer)

They call him ‘Moose’ and today Stephen Murphy-Logue of Anchorage went buck wild on the seventh-ranked D3 team in the country. View Video: Game Winning Goal Against Loras Murphy-Logue headed in the only goal of the match in the 65th minute to lift Macalester College to a 1-0 upset over nationally ranked Loras in St…. Read more »

Alaskans on nationally ranked teams (Soccer)

After dropping out of the NCAA Division I women’s soccer top 25 last week, the University of Southern California bounced back tonight with a 1-0 win over TCU. And although Anchorage’s Carly Butcher didn’t score, she got pretty close. Butcher, a starting midfielder, fired two shots on goal, including a rocket that was tipped over… Read more »

Kentucky career ends for Harris (Basketball)

What a ride it was for Anchorage’s Ramon Harris at arguably the NCAA’s most sacred men’s basketball program. The 6-foot-7 senior saw his University of Kentucky career end after today’s 73-66 loss to West Virginia in the East Regional final in New York, leaving him one game shy of reaching his first Final Four. Harris,… Read more »