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Super Mario pumps in career-high 34 [Basketball]

Two nights after missing a wide-open game-winning 3-pointer in Portland, Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers of the Miami Heat more than redeemed himself in Sacramento. The former Alaska player of the year equaled a club record and set an arena record with 10 3-pointers en route to scoring a career-high 34 points in a 128-99 victory. Chalmers,… Read more »

Public recommendations for ’13 [Hall of Fame]

With online voting now closed for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2013, here is the last batch of selected reader recommendations. The Class of 2013 will be announced Monday. Recommendation: Herb Didrickson Submitted by: Rich Mattson Why: According to long-time southeast basketball historian Gil Truitt there is only one way to vote… Read more »

Cleveland drafts Baker in fifth round [Baseball]

After making college players swing and miss, Juneau pitcher Dylan Baker is hoping to be a hit in the big leagues. Baker today was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The 6-foot-3 right-hander with a rocket arm was arguably the top pitching prospect out of junior… Read more »

Prep all-state teams announced [Basketball]

The best high school basketball players in the state were recognized today as the boys and girls Alaska All-State Teams were unveiled for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A. The teams were voted on by members of the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches and tabulated by Alaska Media LLC, which owns and operates weekly newpapers… Read more »

Moore to host clinic for kids (Basketball)

She made solid roots in Connecticut, California and Indiana over her prestigious basketball career, yet Jessica Moore of Palmer always considered herself to still be an Alaskan. So when she had chances to create her own basketball camp for kids, Moore passed up opportunities in those states because she wanted to have one in her… 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 »

Chalmers nearing iornman mark (Basketball)

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers lost his starting job, but he hasn’t lost his knack for staying on the court. The Anchorage native played in his 113th consecutive game Saturday, tying a streak by Udonis Haslem for eighth longest in team history. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, could break into the top five by the… Read more »

Bowman shines for ‘Da Bears (Football)

Ever since the Chicago Bears lost All-Pro linebacker Brian Urlacher to a season-ending injury in the first game of the year, the Monsters of the Midway have been searching for a defensive sparkplug. Enter Anchorage’s Zack Bowman. Bowman, of Bartlett High fame, has blossomed into a dependable defensive back and emerged as a bright spot… Read more »