Posts Tagged: Basketball

Thunder Moutain’s Carandang hits 1000 point mark for Falcons

May 13, 2020

A four-year varsity player for Thunder Mountain High School, Brady Carandang broke 1,000 points for his high school career.  As co-captain he helped lead the Falcons to the Southeast Region 4A Conference title with a 17-7 record.  Their season was cut short by the COVID-19 virus.    

Seward multi-sport star Spanos to swim for Southwest Oregon

Connor Spanos excelled in multiple sports during his years at Seward High School.  He was captain of the Seahawks swim team and basketball team his senior year and would have been the captain of the track squad if the season hadn’t been canceled due to theCOVID-19 virus. Connor has been to State for swimming three… Read more »

Cannon latest in long line of Point Hope hoops standouts

May 12, 2020

Jalen Cannon led the Point Hope Tikigaq High School basketball team to the 2019 2A state championship and was looking to repeat that accomplishment before the season was cut short due to COVID-19.  The point guard distinguished himself with a stellar hoops career, making the All-State first team and winning numerous MVP awards over his… Read more »

Cordova’s Adams closes out decorated hoops career with Wolverines

May 11, 2020

Christian Adams, a senior guard for the Cordova Wolverines basketball team was named the 2A Alaska player of the year, as he led his 18-4 team to a qualifying berth in the state championships this season. The team captain led his team in scoring this past season, and has been named MVP three years in… Read more »

Williams named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

Travante Williams of Anchorage was named MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the Portuguese League. The 6-foot-4 small forward had a fabulous first year with Sporting Lisbon, helping the team go 21-1 before COVID-19 ended the season early. Williams averaged 17.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 19 games – all career… Read more »

Three-sport standout Pihl to become Infantry Airborne.

Kristian Pihl was a three-sport athlete at Ketchikan High School (Basketball, Football, Baseball). Many may remember him on the varsity basketball team all four years as the “sharp shooter” with limitless range. Kristian was a starter on the King’s 2019 State championship team and on the 2019 State runner-up baseball team and was a utility… Read more »

Langdon voted winner of Alaska’s Greatest D1 Player Bracket

May 10, 2020

The ‘Alaskan Assassin’ has been picked as the winner of Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball Player Bracket. A select group of two dozen Alaska voters who played D1 hoops or coached a D1 player picked Trajan Langdon over Mario Chalmers in a battle between Alaska Sports Hall of Fame guards from Anchorage in the… Read more »

Ivanoff paces Grace Christian hoops, headed to Oklahoma Baptist

Nathan Ivanoff has been an ASAA scholar athlete and four-year varsity basketball player for the Grace Christian Grizzlies. He was named 1st team all-conference and 3rd team all-state this season for a 22-5 Grace Grizzlies team that was poised to make a strong run for the 3A state title before its season was cut short… Read more »

Moses reaches the Promised Land with standout basketball career

May 9, 2020

Isaiah Moses of Dimond High School had quite a senior year of basketball before it was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic: he racked up Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year honors in addition to being named MVP of the Alaska Prep Shootout and Alaska Airlines Classic. Isaiah averaged 27.2 points, 4.9 assists and 2.3… Read more »

Matthews has a Whale of a time on the hardwood

Brendon Matthews, a 6-foot senior, is an All State first-team guard representing the Barrow Whalers. Besides his academic success and involvement in his student body’s activities, Brendon was the captain and MVP of his high school basketball team. He helped lead the Whalers to a coveted 3A state championship as a sophomore and participated in the… Read more »