In addition to uniforms and sneakers, the Juneau-Douglas High School boys and girls basketball teams should bring their alarms clocks to Anchorage next week.
ANCHORAGE -- Craig's Cinderella story ended prematurely Saturday at Sullivan Arena with a 59-57 loss to the Valdez Buccaneers in the boys Class 3A state basketball championship game. For Valdez, the victory came in Dan Eide's last game as head coach of the Buccaneers and it was the team's second title (the other came in 1988). Eide capped off a 25-year career with over 500 wins and finished his swan song on the highest note possible.
ANCHORAGE -- The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team's season ended Friday morning as the Bartlett Golden Bears handed the Crimson Bears a 58-47 loss in the Class 4A consolation round of the Alaska State Basketball Championships.
JUNEAU - Juneau-Douglas High School basketball player Bryan Hamey has been named to the 2002 Team Alaska Squad, which will be the host team for the Great Alaska Summer Shootout next month in Anchorage.
ANCHORAGE -- Just like pesky garbage bears, the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team do not go away -- they always come back. On Friday, Juneau overcame a seven-point fourth-quarter lead by the Wasilla Warriors to earn a spot in the state championship game. But Crimson Bears couldn't erase a 13-point deficit in the first quarter as the Bartlett Golden Bears rolled to a 77-64 win to claim the title at the Alaska State Basketball Championships at Sullivan Arena.
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