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.

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...

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...

Golden Flashes denied UAA a Shootout five-peat

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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.

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...

Gritty UAA Women will have targets on their jerseys as they look to defend...

Since the arrival of UAA Women’s Basketball Head Coach Tim Moser six seasons ago, you can count on three things every year from the 12th ranked Seawolves. Teams under his direction were going to be gritty, play tough defense, and make the NCAA postseason every season. And with a 84 winning percentage (135-27 record at UAA), the highest for an active coach in Division II women’s basketball, why change a winning formula?

Top 5 basketball films of all time

Sports movies are often overlooked, especially basketball movies. This is due largely in part to the formulaic nature that most sport films fall victim to. There have, however, still been some great basketball films that either avoid the standard formula, or play around with it well enough that the resulting product is worth watching.