Wasilla head coach Jeannie Hebert-Truax waves the net after cutting it down as the Warriors celebrated their second-straight 4A girls state championship in 2017. Hebert-Truax, who has led Wasilla to six state titles, has been named a head coach for the McDonald's All-American Game. Photo credit: Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman

Tales from Wasilla: Jeannie Hebert-Truax


WC has spent a lot of time mocking Wasilla and its denizens. Not this time. Jeannie Hebert-Truax is far better than Wasilla deserves. She is Alaska’s best high school basketball coach, men’s or women’s. She led the Wasilla Warriors women’s team to their second-straight 4A girls state championship in 2017 and their sixth championship overall. And…