Posts Tagged: Basketball

Wells collects season highs in points, rebounds for Concordia

February 28, 2018

As a first-year transfer, Tyler Wells of Fairbanks has spent most of his junior year adjusting to his new team at Concordia in Portland, Oregon. The 6-foot guard finally found his comfort zone in the final game of the season. Wells, of Monroe Catholic High fame, pumped in double figures for the first time in… Read more »

Anchorage middle schoolers win 40-team bracket title in Oregon

A group of Anchorage middle schoolers earned Alaska some major regional respectability after winning the platinum bracket at the Presidents’ Day Tournament of Champions in Portland, Oregon. The Alaska Grizzlies posted a 7-1 record, including a 5-0 mark in the single-elimination bracket play to claim first place in the 40-team division. This is the largest… Read more »

Bookert pumps in pro high of 31 points in Czech Republic

February 27, 2018

A perfect night at the free-throw line sparked Anchorage’s Devon Bookert to his highest scoring game in his first year as a professional player in the Czech Republic. The former Florida State star scored 31 points and went 12-for-12 from the foul line for USK Praha in an 83-81 loss to BK Decin in Game… Read more »

Robinson ends sophomore year on strong note for NW Christian

February 22, 2018

Anchorage’s Reece Robinson reached double digits for the third straight game, but it could not save Northwest Christian from a season-ending loss. Warner Pacific beat the Beacons 95-81 in the first round of the NAIA Cascade Collegiate Conference Tournament in Portland, Oregon. Robinson, of Service High fame, scored 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the… Read more »

Fromm drops 3rd 30-point game of season for Western Wyoming

February 20, 2018

Anchorage’s Nathan Fromm doesn’t appear to be hitting the wall in his first season of junior college basketball. The 6-foot-4 guard with Western Wyoming seems to get stronger, demonstrated by his 32-point, 7-rebound, 7-assist performance in a 95-62 win over Miles. He attempted a season-high 24 field-goal attempts and finished 14-of-24 from the floor. His… Read more »

Hale ties two school records in one game for Central Methodist

February 18, 2018

Breaking one school record just wasn’t enough for Central Methodist senior Nene Hale of Anchorage. The NAIA All-American guard tied two school records when the 16th-ranked Eagles beat No. 6 MidAmerica Nazarene 76-68 during Heart of America Athletic Conference action in Olathe, Kansas. Hale, of Houston High fame, matched the career scoring record of 1,892… Read more »

Hebard is fastest Alaska woman to score 1,000 points at D1 level

February 15, 2018

Coming out of high school, Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks basically had her choice of where she wanted to play college basketball. She picked the Oregon Ducks, a decision that confused some because the Pac-12 program wasn’t a perennial power on the national scale. By now, though, people have realized Hebard is an original. The 6-foot-4… Read more »

Puoy playing her best when Arizona Western needs it most

February 13, 2018

With her injuries healed, Theyoung Puoy of Anchorage is now putting a hurt on Arizona Western opponents. The 6-foot sophomore has elevated her game as her team makes a playoff push in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. “I’m starting to be able to play my game again and my shot is on right now… Read more »

Bookert averaging 20 points in last 5 games in Czech Republic

After a slow start, Devon Bookert of Anchorage is catching fire. The former Florida State star has averaged 20.4 points over his last five games for his pro team USK Praha in the Czech Republic. Compare that to his 8-point scoring average in his first seven games. Bookert, of West High fame, has reached double… Read more »

Wyche goes off for season-high 32 points behind 3-point bombs

February 11, 2018

Da’Zhon Wyche of Anchorage drilled six 3-pointers as Laramie County outscored Western Nebraska by 18 points from deep en route to a 98-80 victory during JC play in Laramie, Wyoming. Wyche finished with a season-high 32 points on 13-of-20 field goals, including 6-of-11 from downtown. The 5-foot-8 guard added seven rebounds, five assists and three… Read more »