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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 »

Cousin lifts Butler into second place (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Anthony Cousin bagged double figures again and this time it helped Butler Community College take sole possession of second place in the Jayhawk West League. Butler beat Dodge City 60-55 Monday for the team’s sixth straight victory, with Cousin matching his season average with 11 points. Cousin, of South High fame, scored 16 points… Read more »

Alaskans tearing it up at Green River (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Chris Plooy scored 10 points Wednesday for Green River Community College in a 67-54 win over Highline in NWAACC action. Sure, he reached double figures. But really it was an off night for the freshman forward. The former all-state player from Dimond High is averaging 16.6 points per game and is coming off a… Read more »

One Wilson up, one Wilson down (Basketball)

At East High, Damar Wilson and Dennis Wilson of Anchorage made up one of the most explosive backcourts in Alaska. The same thing was expected when the brothers landed at Yakima Valley Community College. But injuries have grounded them. Damar, a 6-foot-4 freshman, suffered a season-ending knee injury last season and Dennis, a 6-foot-3 sophomore,… Read more »

Devine named All-Decade at UCSB (Basketball)

Chris Devine of Eagle River has been recognized by the University of California Santa Barbara as one its best basketball players in the first decade of the new millennium. It was fitting considering he was there pretty much the entire decade. Devine, who was on campus from 2003 to 2009, was granted a rare sixth… Read more »

Hardy quiet in Idaho thriller (Football)

University of Idaho receiver Daniel Hardy of Anchorage didn’t have the kind of game he wanted in today’s Humanitarian Bowl. But who cares—the Vandals won in thrilling fashion. In the signature game of this bowl season, Idaho stunned Bowling Green 43-42 after scoring a touchdown with four seconds left and converting a ballsy two-point conversion… Read more »

Harris returns to starting lineup (Basketball)

Ramon Harris has regained his scoring touch—and his starting job. The University of Kentucky senior forward started tonight for the first time this season and chipped in 7 points in No. 3 Kentucky’s 104-61 whitewashing of visiting Hartford. The 6-foot-7 Alaskan made both field goals, including a 3-pointer, and sank 2 of 3 free throws… Read more »

Harris part of ‘UK2K’ history (Basketball)

Ramon Harris has a flare for the dramatics. The University of Kentucky senior forward from Anchorage pumped in a season-high 9 points tonight to help the No. 3 Wildcats make history with an 88-44 drubbing of Drexel. The victory is No. 2,000 for the tradition-rich Wildcats, making Kentucky the most successful NCAA Division I basketball… Read more »