Monthly Archives: December 2012

Johnson grabs career-high 11 boards [Basketball]

December 31, 2012

Another game, another Jenna Johnson highlight. The Utah State senior guard grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds en route to earning her third double-double of the season in an 82-69 win over Texas State. Johnson, of Wasilla High fame, scored 19 points on 6-of-13 shooting. She added 6-of-7 free throws. She added three assists and two… Read more »

Fiesta Bowl is final game for Ebanez [Football]

University of Oregon receiver Dane Ebanez of North Pole was featured by after the Fiesta Bowl’s Media Day event in Arizona. When the Ducks face Kansas State on Thursday, it’ll be the final football game of Ebanez’s career.

JJ helps Utah State get school record [Basketball]

December 29, 2012

Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson helped Utah State get an OT win and a school record tonight. The former Alaska player of the year bagged 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting in a 79-66 victory over the University of Texas-San Antonio. Utah State made 24-of-25 free throws for a school record 96 percent, with Johnson making both of… Read more »

DBH leads Southland in rebounds [Basketball]

He is already having his best season as a rebounder, and now Damen Bell-Holter of Hydaburg is pouring in the points. The 6-foot-9 senior at Oral Roberts collected his 13th career double-double with an 18-point, 14-rebound performance in a 72-57 loss to Memphis. Bell-Holter, of Ketchikan High fame, sank 7-of-16 shots from the floor and… Read more »

Bookert hits buzzer beater, nets 10 [Basketball]

Anchorage’s Devon Bookert reached double figures and help Florida State extend its winning streak to four games after knocking off Tulsa today, 82-63. He scored 10 points and knocked down a jumper to beat the buzzer at the end of the first half. The 6-foot-3 guard went 4-for-4 from the floor, including a pair of… Read more »

Oleson near perfect in Euroleague [Basketball]

December 27, 2012

North Pole’s Brad Oleson today played a near flawless game in the Euroleague. In fact, statistically it was his finest performance in 53 career Euroleague games dating back to 2009. Oleson earned a career-best player index rating of 23 for Caja Laboral of Spain in an 82-74 victory over Greece power Olympiacos; by comparison his… Read more »

Griffin named Player of the Week [Basketball]

December 26, 2012

Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River has produced other double-double performances, yet this one was different. This one earned her Player of the Week honors. The 6-foot-2 forward for Bendigo Spirit had 18 points and 11 rebounds in 24 minutes in a 98-68 WNBL win over Logan T. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, has won… Read more »

Ferrin trades kneepads for diploma [Volleyball]

After finishing her career at Chapman University as one of the greatest volleyball players in school history, Kate Ferrin of Anchorage will focus on the next chapter of her life. She wrote a story about her transition for the school newspaper. Read it here. Ferrin, of Grace Christian fame, is No. 3 in Chapman history… Read more »

Chalmers nets 20, scorches Thunder [Basketball]

December 25, 2012

His confidence is legendary and so are his performances in big games. Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers of Anchorage bagged 12 of his season-high 20 points in the first quarter to lead a quick start that fueled a 103-97 victory over Oklahoma City on Christmas. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, came into the game averaging… Read more »

Harris makes it rain in Germany [Basketball]

A terrible 3-pointer shooter at the University of Kentucky, Ramon Harris of Anchorage has found his stroke in Germany. The 6-foot-7 forward ranks third in the country’s Pro A division at 47.4 percent on 27-of-57 shooting. He hit five 3s and scored 15 points in just 21 minutes in a recent 89-74 win over Kirchhein…. Read more »