Monthly Archives: November 2016

Harris collects season high rebounds, assists against old team

November 30, 2016

Ramon Harris of Anchorage didn’t shoot the ball well when he faced off against his old team, so he found other ways to be productive. The 28-year-old forward collected season highs in rebounds and assists to offset an off-night shooting as the Iowa Energy fell 95-94 to the undefeated Fort Wayne Mad Ants in NBA… Read more »

Brackett nets career-high 22 for new team Holy Cross College

November 29, 2016

Travon Brackett of Anchorage struggled to score in the first nine games with his new school at Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Then he exploded for 22 points in one game. The 6-foot-4 junior transfer collected his career high on 8-of-10 shooting in a 93-62 win over visiting Saint Xavier in NAIA action…. Read more »

Two-way talent Augafa named all-league utility for LA Harbor

November 28, 2016

He scored touchdowns on offense and defense. He played quarterback, defensive back and running back. He returned kickoffs. Justice Augafa of Anchorage played about everywhere for the Los Angeles Harbor College football team and was efficient at each position. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound sophomore was named first team All-Central League in the Southern California Football Association…. Read more »

Bell-Holter sparks Italian team Agrigento to victory

November 27, 2016

Hydaburg’s Damen Bell-Holter just missed a double-double but still helped Italian team Agrigento stay in the middle of the pack in the division. The 6-foot-9 forward scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in an 81-67 win over Rieti. Bell-Holter, of Ketchikan High fame, made 6-of-11 shots from the field and both free throws. He… Read more »

Calloway collects first double-double for Southern Utah

November 26, 2016

We don’t see the hard work Jacob Calloway of Juneau puts in behind the scenes with the Southern Utah University men’s basketball team. The only indication is playing time, and for a freshman, he’s earning consistent minutes coming off the bench. His development could be seen in a 101-56 win over Life Pacific in Cedar… Read more »

Wyche scoring double digits, only frosh starter at Laramie CC

The holidays approached and Da’Zhon Wyche of Anchorage was in Wyoming playing basketball at Laramie Community College. He missed his family and friends, and his play started to slip. That’s when his dad, Antonio, paid his son a visit at school in hopes of pumping some life in his kid’s game. It worked. The 5-foot-8… Read more »

Lasher continues to see 3-point percentage climb at HBU

November 24, 2016

When Colter Lasher of Anchorage joined the Houston Baptist University men’s basketball team he wasn’t much of a 3-point shooter. In his first two years he took one about every other game. Now the senior practically lives downtown. Close to half of Lasher’s scoring comes on 3-point scoring, but he’s hardly a one-trick pony. The… Read more »

Hale pours in season-high 26 points for Central Methodist

Her jumper misfired last game, but NeNe Hale of Anchorage responded like the NAIA All-American that she is. The 5-foot-8 guard sank 4-of-5 3s en route to a season-high 26 points as the 15th-ranked Central Methodist University women’s basketball team beat Mount Mercy 93-76 in Fayette, Missouri. Hale, of Houston High fame, hit 10-of-14 field… Read more »

Hebard puts on ‘woman pants’ as Oregon upsets Michigan St

November 23, 2016

It took Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks a little more than a week to go from starting to stardom. The University of Oregon freshman delivered her first big game against a nationally ranked team, pumping in a double-double as the Ducks destroyed No. 24 Michigan State 88-55 in Eugene, Oregon. The 6-foot-4 forward pumped in 15… Read more »

Griffin nets career-high 31, wins WNBL’s weekly honor

November 22, 2016

She scored on dribble-drives, pick-and-pops and broken plays. In the end, Kelsey Griffin‘s hot shooting night added up to a career-high 31 points as Bendigo beat Perth 84-71 in Australia’s WNBL. The 6-foot-2 small forward from Eagle River sank 11-of-18 shots, including 8-of-9 from inside the arc. She made 6-of-7 free throws. This was her… Read more »