Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wilson steady for Marquette [Basketball]

December 15, 2012

Sophomore guard Derrick Wilson of Anchorage continues to deliver solid minutes off the bench for Marquette. He collected 4 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in 18 minutes in a 71-51 win over Savannah State. Wilson, of East High fame, has now scored in eight of nine games this season. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder is having… Read more »

Mattson featured in ESPNW story [Basketball]

December 14, 2012

All-state forward Hannah Mattson of West Valley was featured by ESPNW after announcing her plans to accept a college basketball scholarship to the University of Portland. Read the story here.

Simmers puts slow start in the past [Basketball]

December 13, 2012

Don’t think, just shoot. It’s a simple saying that helped Anchorage’s Anna Simmers break out of an early season slump for the Army Black Knights. That slow start seems like a distant memory now that the all-conference guard looks like herself, leading her team in scoring and collecting a bunch of 20-point games. “Early in… Read more »

Class of ’13 ceremony Feb. 26 [Hall of Fame]

December 12, 2012

The 2013 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at the Anchorage Museum auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “We’re bringing in a great class of inductees that really reflect the diversity of sports in Alaska,” said Hall President Harlow Robinson. “The inductions plus the Directors’ Awards… Read more »

Laws does it all in OT win in Brazil [Basketball]

December 11, 2012

He played just about every minute and Sao Jose needed everything that Andre Laws of Anchorage had to offer. The starting guard scored 11 points, dished a season-high seven assists and added five rebounds and a blocked shot in an 83-76 victory over Joinville in Brazil League action. Laws, of East High fame, played 41… Read more »

Rhea drops 4 3s, 18 in Poland [Basketball]

Her long-range jumper had been running cold this year in Poland, but Talisa Rhea of Juneau found the perfect remedy: A game against the worst team in the league. All jokes aside, Rhea made 4 of 5 3-pointers after coming in shooting just 25 percent. The 5-foot-11 wing scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting in… Read more »

Harris hits 7 3s, scores 30 points [Basketball]

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris drained 7 of 8 3-pointers en route to scoring a season-high 30 points as Goettingen stayed atop the German League standings. The 6-foot-7 forward finished 11-for-13 from the field and 5-for-6 from the foul line. He added six rebounds and five steals in just 23 minutes. Harris, of West High fame, is… Read more »

Game winner is lucky No. 13 for Kelter [Hockey]

December 8, 2012

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter is listed as a defenseman on paper, but she plays a forward in real life. The senior collected her career-high 11th goal of the season, scoring two minutes into the third period to lift No. 9 Wisconsin over No. 8 North Dakota 3-2 in the WCHA. It was her 13th goal… Read more »

New role, no sweat for Deb Simmers [Basketball]

For the first time in years, Debbiey Simmers of Anchorage isn’t starting on her basketball team. It hasn’t affected her productivity. The junior transfer is averaging 11.0 points in her first seven games at Malone University and is coming off her finest week on the court. She scored a season-high 17 points and collected a… Read more »