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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Alaskan Nets documents High School basketball team in SE Alaska

The documentary follows the Metlakatla Chiefs basketball team, coached by TJ Scott, formerly of Waitsburg.

 

March 11, 2021

Alaskan nets/ Jeff Harasimowicz

METLAKATLA, Alaska-A documentary set to premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in April follows a familiar face throughout Southeast Alaska, documenting a glowing basketball team and the ups and downs of rural island life.

Alaskan Nets focuses on former Waitsburg-Prescott basketball coach TJ Scott and the Metlakatla Chiefs basketball team.

Metlakatla, located on Annette Island, is the only Native Reserve in the State of Alaska. Located 20 miles south of Ketchikan, the community has a population of roughly 1,500 people. A truly unique community, new residents require 'app...



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