Posts Tagged: Basketball

Wilson eyes $1 million prize as team moves into TBT semifinals

July 11, 2020

Anchorage’s Derrick Wilson moved closer to winning his share of a $1 million grand prize after his team moved into the final four of The Basketball Tournament. The Golden Eagles – a squad comprised of Marquette University alumni – beat Team Brotherly Love 83-76 in the quarterfinals in Columbus, Ohio. The Basketball Tournament is a… Read more »

Wilson sets up premier pickup games to unite state’s elite players

July 7, 2020

Eager to get the state’s best basketball players together in the same gym at the same time, Isa Wilson of Anchorage went to work. He rented a gym, set up a schedule and reached out to players. Wilson, 24, invited a mix of professionals, college stars and all-state high school kids. The turnout was a… Read more »

Yockey wins poetry contest; also signs to play with D3 Aurora

May 31, 2020

On the basketball court, Nathan Yockey of Coffman Cove wants to utilize his 6-foot-4 frame by getting physical with opponents and pushing his weight around. This past season the sophomore averaged double figures in scoring at Highline College and this spring signed with Aurora University, a NCAA D3 school in Illinois. Off the court, Yockey… Read more »

Bohlman a wrestling stalwart for ACS

May 25, 2020

Anchorage Christian School’s Matt Bohlman had a distinguished wrestling career.  He graduates having placed at the State meet all four years of high school.  A talented athlete, Matt was also a member of the Lions 2020 Conference Champion basketball team. Matt will be attending Grand Canyon University where he plans to Major in Business Management…. Read more »

Metlakatla’s Russell to play basketball for Walla Walla

Metlakatla High School’s Alexis Russell capped off a remarkable basketball career for the Chiefs by being named Alaska Girls 2A Player of the Year. Alexis also shined on the volleyball court and she was an outstanding student, graduating with a 3.60 GPA and serving on Student Council. But she especially distinguished herself in hoops, where… Read more »

Olmstead stellar on the Diamond for the Wolves

May 24, 2020

Eagle River High School’s Braden Olmstead graduates after an outstanding baseball career. His senior season was canceled due to COVID-19, but during his first three years of high school Braden was a two-time team MVP, at two-time All Conference pitcher, and a two-time All Conference outfielder. Braden also played football, basketball, and tennis for the… Read more »

Kake hoops star Jackson to play for Bellevue

Kake High School’s Willow Jackson was a standout basketball player for the Thunderbirds. Over her four years on the varsity team she helped lead her squad to two Region V 1A Championships and runner up finishes. She will be attending Bellevue College and playing basketball for the Bulldogs next fall!

South High baseball standout Webster to play D1 for Utah

May 21, 2020

South High School’s Gage Webster is off to pitch for the University of Utah after a decorated high school career on the diamond and in the classroom. The left handed pitcher won numerous awards over his four years on the Wolverines varsity squad including being invited to the 2020 Langley Blaze Scout team, the 2019… Read more »