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Sherman-Newsome nets 19, closing in on 1,000 career points

As the snow was falling outside of Boston University, Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome was making it rain inside the gymnasium. The Colgate University senior scored his team’s first seven points to open the second half and fuel a 76-69 victory that kept the Raiders in first place in the Patriot League. Sherman-Newsome finished with 19 points… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome joins elite 30-point club from Alaska

Colgate University senior Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage became the newest member of a very exclusive club tonight. He became just the ninth men’s basketball player from Alaska to reach the 30-point benchmark in a NCAA D1 game. The 6-foot-5 guard pumped in a career-high 30 points in impressive fashion, draining 11-of-14 shots, including 6-of-8 3s,… Read more »

Chuck White

Chuck White was unlike any basketball coach in Alaska’s history. Never mind the record 921 games he won and 18 state championships he captured in 45 years of coaching at the high school level, he had a polarizing personality that made him larger than life. Whether you loved him or hated him, White kept hoops relevant in The Last Frontier. He was front-page news.

Bell-Holter caps college career [Basketball]

Hydaburg’s Damen Bell-Holter pumped in 19 points in his final game with Oral Roberts University in an 83-74 loss to Weber State in Utah in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The 6-foot-10 senior sank 7-of-8 shots from the floor, including his fifth 3-pointer of the season. He added 4-of-6 free throws, eight rebounds… Read more »

Welcome the Class of 2011 (Hall of Fame)

Olympic nordic skier Kikkan Randall and high school basketball coach Chuck White headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011, which was announced today. Joining the two individuals in the class are Mount Marathon, to be inducted as an event, and Scott Gomez bringing the Stanley Cup home to Anchorage in 2000, to… 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 »

White leaves Alaska for college ranks (Basketball)

After carving out one of the longest and most successful high school coaching careers of all-time, legendary Anchorage basketball figure Chuck White is finally going to college. White, of East High fame, has resigned from his post at West High to take an assistant coaching position at NCAA Division II Adams State in Colorado, where… Read more »