Posts Tagged: Basketball

Hoops standout Nix sets sights on NBA

May 18, 2020

Even though Daishen Nix played high school basketball in Las Vegas, he considers himself an Alaskan and regularly wore Alaska gear under his high school  jersey.  Daishen, who grew up in Anchorage until moving to a basketball program his freshman year, is a consensus five-star high school recruit and ranked as one of the top… Read more »

Hoops star Reimers taking skills, leadership to UAF

May 17, 2020

Destiny Reimers started at point guard in her first game as a freshman with the Anchorage Christian School basketball game and never missed a game the rest of the way. During her four year career, the Lions were 118-5 with three State Championships. The Lions were strong contenders to win a fourth her senior year… Read more »

Juneau hoops star Carson to play for Pepperdine

May 16, 2020

Kendyl Carson began her high school career as a starter for Juneau Douglas High School as a freshman.  At the end of the year she moved to Washington and had to sit out of varsity sports as a transfer student.  From that summer through the summer of her junior year, Kendyl was a member of … Read more »

Palmer’s Marshall a leader in sports and classroom

May 15, 2020

Lavar Marshall was a multi-sport standout at Palmer High School.  He was an All Conference basketball player and team captain.  He was an All Conference in football and also excellent soccer player.  In all sports he was regarded as a leader and he carried those traits over to the classroom. Moose football coach Tim Popowski… Read more »

Mulhaney brothers lead Houston to 1st ever State Championship

Brothers Gavin and Owen Mulhaney were major catalysts behind Houston High School football team’s magical season in which they went undefeated and won the school’s first ever football State Championship in football.  The season was made even more special due to the adversity the school and community faced with fires and the aftermath of the… Read more »

Colony standout receiver Sasser to study at Nevada Reno

Hunter Sasser was a multi-sports athlete at Colony High School.  He played basketball and wrestled but especially excelled in football, where he was named All Conference and All State as a receiver for the Knights as a senior.  Hunter plans to attend the University of Nevada Reno this fall.

Houston’s Whitted has a Heart of a Champion

Houston High School’s Denali Whitted was a dynamic talent in the classroom and in the field of play.  She graduates with a 3.64 GPA and as one of the Hawks most decorated athletes. Over her four years of high school Denali excelled in four sports – volleyball, soccer, basketball, and football.  She played for the… Read more »

Juneau hoops trio leave legacy of hard work, commitment

The Juneau Douglas High School’s Austin McCurley, Tad Watson, and Uly Salaver provided senior leadership for the Crimson Bears basketball team and leave behind a legacy of hard work and commitment.  Here is what Coach Robert Caspterson had to say about the trio: “I am extremely proud of the growth that our seniors have shown… Read more »

Thunder Mountain multi-sport star Fenumiai on to UAF

May 14, 2020

Letasi “Tasi” Fenumiai is a three-sport athlete that earned 12 varsity letters at Thunder Mountain High School. Tasi played varsity volleyball, basketball and softball for the Falcons each of her four years. She was an integral part of the 2017 and 2018 State Champion Falcon softball teams, contributing her potent bat as well anchoring a… Read more »

Colony multi-sport standout Kenley to study at BYU

Abby Kenley was a three-year varsity player for the Colony High School basketball team.  As a senior she was named  All State, first team All Conference, and won the conference Good Sport Award.  She was also a member of the Knight’s varsity track team all four years, where she made it to State each year… Read more »