• Forecast
  • News Tip
  • Categories
Temperature Precipitation
Estimated read time
1m 9s

Service’s Drammeh narrows colleges to two

By KTVA Sports 7:58 AM April 20, 2015
ANCHORAGE –

Service forward Pindo Drammeh, who graduated after an impressive senior season, whittled his list of potential colleges down to two on Sunday.

The two schools Drammeh will decide between are Green River College in Aurburn, Washington, and Columbia College based out of Sonora, California.

His decision has not been a basketball-only one.

“I came to these schools mainly because they offered the prerequisites for my major, which is kinesiology, so I can run a sports therapy center someday,” he said in a phone interview with KTVA.

On Sunday morning, his mind was not made up.

“When it’s a decision that has to do with your future it’s so difficult,” he said on Twitter.

Drammeh was a dominant force inside during the 2015 high school basketball season. The senior helped lead the Cougars to the state semi-finals where they lost to the eventual champions, West. His performance placed him on the all-state first team, the all-CIC team and the all-tournament team.

At 6-foot-7, Drammeh towered over most other high school athletes in Alaska. That will not be the case at the next level.

“I see myself changing positions because I feel I’m only like a high school center at my height, obviously,” he said. “But like I think I could work it and become a small forward.”

Drammeh plans on making a decision by Thursday and announcing his decision on Friday.

Latest Stories

  • Weather

    Daybreak weather, July 29

    by KTVA Weather on Jul 29, 9:13

    Anchorage Mostly cloudy with some sunbreaks and scattered showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Winds S 5-10 in the metro, SE 15-25 along Turnagain Arm. Kenai and Prince William Sound Mostly cloudy with some sunbreaks and scattered rain showers. Highs mostly in the 60s. Southeast Alaska Cloudy with rain showers. Highs mostly in the 50s. […]

  • Crime

    Wrangell doctor found guilty in child pornography case

    by Associated Press on Jul 29, 8:12

    A former Wrangell doctor has been found guilty of distributing and receiving child pornography. KTOO-FM reports (http://bit.ly/1glnEnj) that after an hour and a half of deliberations a U.S. District Court jury found Greg Salard guilty on the two charges Tuesday. A third, lesser charge for possession was set aside since it was dependent on a […]

  • News

    University of Alaska names new president

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 8:05

    The University of Alaska has a new president. The UA Board of Regents appointed Dr. James Johnsen as the 14th president of the university system, according to an announcement made Tuesday. The vote was unanimous with all regents participating. Johnsen is a former UA executive and currently servers as the vice president of human resources at […]

  • News

    Cathay Pacific airliner makes emergency landing in Aleutians

    by Associated Press on Jul 29, 7:29

    A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport has diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 884 declared an emergency and landed early Wednesday morning at Eareckson Air Station in Shemya, […]

  • Crime

    Michigan man convicted on 37 charges relating to fake charities, fraud and identity theft

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 22:45

    A Michigan man has been convicted of using fake charitable organizations in an Alaska fraud and identity theft case. On Monday, 46-year-old Alan Michael Bartlett, of Owosso, Mich., was convicted of two counts of mail fraud, 20 counts of bank fraud, five counts of wire fraud, five counts of false statements to the U.S. Postal […]

  • Sports

    Alaska athlete takes on 18-hole course at Special Olympics World Games

    by Megan Mazurek on Jul 28, 21:43

    A Palmer golfer played his personal best in a round of golf Tuesday at the Special Olympics World Games. Garrett Stortz, 24, played 8 over par on the Harding Course at Griffith Park. After the first two [holes] I started hitting it and settling down,” Stortz said. “I was making some puts and hitting the […]

  • News

    Anchorage in Transition: Melinda Freemon discusses health and the homeless

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 21:36

    With the election of Anchorage’s new mayor, Ethan Berkowitz, comes a new administration. All this week during the 6 p.m. Evening News, KTVA be interviewing newly appointed department heads about their plans for the future of Anchorage. Tuesday, we were joined by Melinda Freemon,who was appointed by Berkowitz as the director of the Department of […]

  • News

    Kodiak museum commemorates island’s WWII history

    by Heather Hintze on Jul 28, 20:54

    It’s just an old ammunition bunker on the outside, but inside the Kodiak Military History Museum on Fort Abercrombie comes to life with the sound of old telegraph machines and ticker tape. Black and white photographs freckle the walls in between displays of artillery and uniforms. “Remember I told you about my old jacket? Want […]