Meet the Seawolf: Lonnie Ridgeway

An Interview with TNL TNL: How long have you been playing basketball for? LR: Ever since I can remember. I remember wearing jerseys in first grade,...

A balanced daily diet for college ballers

What is the ideal diet for a collegiate basketball player? An athlete of this magnitude has a few things to consider: calories, social pressures, availability...

State puts $2M towards Shootout’s future after ‘09 low

The State of Alaska’s fiscal budget in 2012 is set to include $2 million dollars intended to revitalize the suffering Great Alaska Shootout. The money will be allotted over a three-year period, starting in 2012. Expenditures will include raising game guarantees for participating teams, and providing travel subsidies for rural Alaskans.

The unsung burdens of a college athlete

An athlete at UAA is set apart from everyone else; they are one of about 200 athletes out of a student population of over 20,000. They have access to unique academic resources, from daily study hall, priority registration and housing, to free and unlimited tutoring.

Golden Flashes denied UAA a Shootout five-peat

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Local high schools featured in Shootout

One, two, three, four, who is it we’re cheering for? Five, six, seven, eight, probably someone out of state! The Great Alaska Shootout is back for its 34th anniversary, with 16 games of intense court action. These 16 games mean a minimum of 16 halftime slots to fill, and associate Athletics Director Tim McDiffett. With his volunteer Shootout committee, have been looking for acts to fill those gaps in action.

SJU stormed off with 2010 title

The 2010 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout Men’s championship game was nothing less than what a college basketball enthusiast could hope for. It would be the...

My top 10 Shootout memories

I walked into the Sullivan Arena on Nov. 22, 1995 for my first ever Great Alaska Shootout session. That night, I saw the sweet...

TNL Covers Great Alaska Shootout

The Great Alaska Shootout: Women Game 2-1 Miama vs Alaska Anchorage. Video by Vicente Capala/TNL