Posts Tagged: Basketball

Hepa happy to be back in Alaska before heading off to Texas

March 22, 2018

Two years after leaving Barrow in search of more exposure in the Lower 48, Kamaka Hepa has returned to Alaska to graduate high school with his class and savor his success with the people closest to him. Coming back was always the plan. So was confirming his college-ready game at Portland Jefferson, winning player-of-the-year honors… Read more »

Fromm named to NJCAA All-Region team for Western Wyoming

March 20, 2018

Freshman Nathan Fromm of Anchorage was the lone Western Wyoming player selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region IX Team. The 6-foot-4 guard earned a spot on the second team after leading his team in points, rebounds, steals and 3-point shooting percentage. Fromm played like a winner on a losing team and was… Read more »

Hale has 30 points, 10 boards as CMU reaches NAIA Sweet 16

March 14, 2018

As if leading the country in scoring wasn’t enough, Nene Hale of Anchorage showed again why she’s a national player-of-the-year candidate in the NAIA. The All-American senior delivered 30 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in an MVP performance to lead No. 8 Central Methodist to a 98-86 victory over No. 25 Arizona Christian in… Read more »

Osborne scores 16 points for Whitman in D3 Elite Eight loss

March 10, 2018

Trevor Osborne of Anchorage had his best scoring night in a month for the No. 1-ranked Whitman men’s basketball team in a 130-97 loss to No. 26 Nebraska Wesleyan in the quarterfinals of the NCAA D3 Tournament in Platteville, Wisconsin. The 6-foot-2 sophomore guard finished with 16 points and added five rebounds, two steals and… Read more »

Bailey plays big in must-win, helps Pima qualify for Nationals

March 9, 2018

Pima College freshman Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks played big when his team needed it most. The 6-foot-6 forward played significant minutes off the bench and just missed a double-double as the No. 2 Aztecs beat No. 1 Phoenix College 73-70 in the Region I championship game in Arizona. The win qualified Pima [28-4] for the… Read more »

Miller named to All-Freshman Team in NWAC’s Southern Region

March 8, 2018

Southwestern Oregon freshman Moses Miller of Anchorage has been one of the team’s most reliable scorers this season and that production has been rewarded. The 6-foot-3 guard was named to the All-Freshman Team in the NWAC’s 9-team Southern Region. He ranked second on the team in points [385], assists [88] and made free throws [69]… Read more »

Burgess, Biggerstaff, Kidder named all-stars in the NWAC

March 7, 2018

Chugiak’s Ashlynn Burgess, Ketchikan’s Alexis Biggerstaff and Anchorage’s Sandin Kidder represented Alaska on the women’s basketball NWAC All-Region Team. The junior college league features 33 teams and hundreds of players from all over the country. Forty of them are named to the all-star team and three are from the 907. Burgess, of Chugiak High fame,… Read more »

Osborne plays role as No. 1 Whitman advances to D3 Sweet 16

March 4, 2018

Trevor Osborne of Anchorage played 29 minutes and scored nine points to help No. 1 Whitman escape with an 89-84 win in overtime over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the second round of the NCAA D3 Championships. Whitman [28-1] advanced to the Sweet 16 and will face Wisconsin-Stevens Point [21-8] on Friday. Osborne, of Grace Christian High fame,… Read more »

Hale makes case for greatest basketball player in CMU history

March 3, 2018

Jeff Sherman has coached basketball at Central Methodist for 32 years, so it’s safe to assume he knows Eagles hoops history better than anyone. When it comes to the debate of who the greatest basketball player in Central Methodist history is, Sherman said the conversation starts and stops with women’s star Nene Hale of Anchorage…. Read more »

Dickerson sparks early lead that carries Eckerd into SSC semis

March 1, 2018

Back in the starting lineup for the first time in two months, Anchorage’s Dallas Dickerson rewarded Eckerd College coaches for the vote of confidence. The former Alaska 3A player of the year drained back-to-back 3-pointers to kickstart a 10-0 run in the first quarter that carried the Tritons to a 62-45 win over Florida Tech… Read more »