Posts Tagged: Basketball

Thompson makes it rain 3s in Thailand professional league

February 8, 2018

Anchorage’s Travis Thompson is making it rain in Thailand. The 6-foot-1 guard has averaged six 3-pointers and shooting .521 percent from downtown in the first four games with his new pro team PEA in the Thailand Super League. He is averaging 31.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.5 assists. He is 25-of-48 from deep. Thompson, of… Read more »

Hale named NAIA National Player of the Week for first time

February 7, 2018

Nene Hale of Anchorage has been named an NAIA All-American before, but now she’s playing like the player of the year. The Central Methodist senior guard was named NAIA National Player of the Week for the first time in her career after another two more prolific performances that inched her closer to the school’s all-time… Read more »

Panoam notches double digits for sixth straight game for JC

February 3, 2018

Anchorage’s Bentiu Panoam maintained his steady 3-point shooting and scoring for Northwest Kansas Tech. The freshman guard went 3-for-7 from downtown and finished with 16 points in a 93-88 win over Air Force Prep in Goodland, Kansas. Panoam, of Bartlett High fame, has made a three in nine straight games and reached double figures in… Read more »

White drains game-winner to beat Fromm in battle of Alaskans

February 1, 2018

There was a junior college basketball game in Wyoming and a couple Alaskans took center stage. Central Wyoming’s Marquis White of Anchorage drained a baseline jumper with 5 seconds left to deliver a 79-78 victory over Western Wyoming and Anchorage’s Nathan Fromm, who pumped in a game-high 20 points. White, of East High fame, came… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome breaks hands, likely ends stellar season

January 31, 2018

A nightmare injury just ended a dream season by Anchorage’s Iziah Sherman-Newsome. The Simon Fraser senior suffered a broken hand in a recent practice and is expected to miss the rest of the basketball season and end his college career. “I was trying to go for a steal on the defensive end of the floor,”… Read more »

Hobbs matches career high with 18 points in Hartford win

January 27, 2018

With his career winding down, Anchorage’s Jack Hobbs has ramped it up. The Hartford senior continued his strong play of late, this time scoring 18 points to help the Hawks beat UMass Lowell 77-70 in Massachusetts. Hobbs made a career-best seven field goals and matched his career-high point total. He made four 3-pointers for the… Read more »

Known as a rim protector, Drammeh shows off scoring skills

January 26, 2018

At 6-foot-9, Pindo Drammeh of Anchorage is a defensive presence as a rim protector under the basket. If he’s not blocking shots, he’s altering shots or forcing opponents into bad decisions. But against Peru State the big man showed off his offensive skills. The Clarke University junior center converted 10-of-14 field goals and finished with… Read more »

Burgess has 25 points, 11 boards for her 6th double-double

January 25, 2018

Chugiak’s Ashlynn Burgess has been a double-double machine for Wenatchee Valley with six in just 20 games. The 5-foot-10 freshman produced 25 points and 11 rebounds in her team’s 75-68 loss to North Idaho during NWAC play in Wenatchee, Washington. She connected on 10-of-16 field goals, including two 3s. He made two steals. Six of… Read more »

Lasher signs with Geraldton Buccaneers of Australia’s SBL

January 24, 2018

After a successful college career at Houston Baptist, Colter Lasher of Anchorage had offers from professional teams in Europe, South America and Australia. He elected to go down under. The 6-foot-7 forward signed a one-year deal with the Geraldton Buccaneers of Australia’s SBL. “I’m excited but nervous at the same time,” Lasher told me. “They… Read more »

Harris hoopin’ so well in 8th season he foresees playing longer

January 22, 2018

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris has found his groove in Greece. The NBA G League veteran is back on the international scene and playing significant minutes for Kolossos in the country’s first division. He’s the only player on his pro team to average at least 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal per game. He… Read more »