Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bell-Holter nears 800-point mark (Basketball)

February 9, 2012

Alaska’s Damen Bell-Holter is approaching a pair of major milestones with the Oral Roberts University men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-9 junior center is nearing the 800-point club and he recently joined the 500-rebound club at the NCAA D1 school in Tulsa, Okla., that dates back to the 1960s. Bell-Holter, of Hydaburg fame, added to those… Read more »

Simmers sparks Army turnaround (Basketball)

February 8, 2012

The turnaround of the Army women’s basketball team can be attributed to one player. Anchorage’s Anna Simmers. The junior guard was at it again tonight, pumping in 20 points in a 62-47 victory over Lafayette in Patriot League action in Easton, Pa. Simmers, of ACS fame, reached double figures for the 11th straight game. She… Read more »

Bullock goes off in Miami win (Basketball)

Sylvia Bullock of Anchorage did a little bit of everything tonight to help the No. 6 Miami knock off No. 22 North Carolina 61-37 in a women’s ACC clash in Coral Gables. The senior starting forward played 32 minutes and delivered 9 rebounds, 5 points, 5 assists, 3 steals and 3 blocked shots. The rebounds… Read more »

Overbaugh signs with San Diego State (Football)

February 6, 2012

Even in Pop Warner, Jeff Overbaugh of Anchorage knew he had a future in football. Now he might be the future of our state. Overbaugh, of Service High fame, was Alaska’s only senior to sign with a NCAA D1 football program on National Signing Day. “Ever since I was younger it’s been my expectation,” he… Read more »

Chythlook-Sifsof suffers injury (Snowboarding)

February 5, 2012

Just when things were going better than ever, World Cup snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof of Alaska hit rock bottom. Literally. The 22-year-old Olympian suffered a season-ending knee injury Thursday while freeriding in Utah, landing awkwardly on a rock at the bottom of a cliff. “I was jumping a cliff and there was a rock underneath the… Read more »

Perkins healthy, headed to Italy (Basketball)

Doron Perkins of Anchorage is headed back to the Euroleague. And in a beautiful twist of fate, his first game with his new team will come in the European playoffs against his old team. Perkins today signed a free-agent contract with Bennet Cantu of Italy after passing his physical, clearing him for takeoff after a… Read more »

Simmers nets 36, Dyson 25 & 11 (Basketball)

February 3, 2012

The Simmers-Dyson Show was at it again for Clark College. The Anchorage duo delivered another monster performance during a 97-69 rout of South Puget Sound in NWAAC women’s hoops action. Deborah Simmers scored a season-high 36 points on 15-for-19 shooting from the floor. She added 4 of 5 free throws. Simmers, of ACS fame, added… Read more »

Plooy’s 19 & 9 fuels Green River (Basketball)

February 2, 2012

Chris Plooy of Anchorage delivered 19 points and 9 rebounds for Green River to fuel a 90-77 victory over Highline in NWAAC men’s basketball action. Plooy, of Dimond High fame, started at forward, played 31 minutes and made 7 of 14 field goals. He leads Green River and ranks 40th out of more than 400… Read more »

Karlberg’s shooting lifts TMC (Basketball)

Watching its 16-point lead evaporate, the 13th-ranked Master’s College men’s basketball team needed to be rescued to avoid an upset. Enter Leif Karlberg. The Anchorage junior guard netted 15 of his 18 points in the second half to highlight a 70-62 victory at Fresno Pacific in NAIA action. Karlberg, of Grace Christian fame, connected on… Read more »

Harris in double figures again (Basketball)

February 1, 2012

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris reached double figures for the fourth time in eight games, helping the Fort Wayne Mad Ants beat Tulsa 94-82 in NBA D-League action. He came off the bench to play 24 minutes and score 10 points, raising his season average to 6 ppg in 20 games. Unlike previous games, though, Harris didn’t… Read more »