Monthly Archives: January 2013

Must be the gumbo; DBH nets 26 [Basketball]

January 5, 2013

He is a proud Alaskan, but Hydaburg’s Damen Bell-Holter might love Louisiana a little more right now. The Oral Roberts senior turned in the best weekend series of his basketball career in the Gulf Coast state, answering his 35-point, 14-rebound performance two nights ago with a 26-point, 4-block showing tonight. Bell-Holter, of Ketchikan High fame,… Read more »

JJ corrals 3rd straight double-double [Basketball]

With the season slipping away, Utah State turned to its seniors to provide leadership in a tough time. “We have had multiple team meetings,” Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson told me. “We have had too many close losses.” Accepting more responsibility, Johnson has played the best basketball of her career and as a result Utah State has… Read more »

Winford has great game in OT loss [Basketball]

Eastern Washington guard Kevin Winford of Anchorage had his finest game of the season with highs of 13 points and six assists in a 70-68 OT loss to Montana State. The former Bartlett High star was 3-for-3 on three-point shots in 30 minutes before fouling out.

Kauffman leads league with 95% FT [Basketball]

January 4, 2013

Anchorage’s Justin Kauffman tonight was a perfect 7-for-7 from the foul line for Adams State in an 80-66 victory over Black Hills State. The sophomore guard now leads the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference at 95 percent on the season on 19-of-20 shooting. Kauffman, of West High fame, is the only player in the league shooting… Read more »

OMG! DBH hangs 35 in Louisiana [Basketball]

January 3, 2013

Damen Bell-Holter of Hydaburg tonight etched his name alongside the greatest scorers in college basketball from Alaska. In fact, he’s at the top of the list. The Oral Roberts senior center scored the most points by an Alaska male against a NCAA D1 opponent – a career-high 35. That’s more than Trajan Langdon [34], Carlos… Read more »

Deb Simmers plays well in defeat [Basketball]

Debbiey Simmers of Anchorage played well for Malone University in a 54-53 loss to Ferris State, surpassing her season averages in points and rebounds. The 5-foot-9 guard made 7 of 15 shots and finished with 16 points, well above her season average of 10.1 coming into the game. She also grabbed five rebounds, better than… Read more »

Bookert dishes season-high 6 dimes [Basketball]

January 2, 2013

True freshman guard Devon Bookert of Anchorage continues to show flashes of brilliance for Florida State. This time he dished a career-high six dimes and scored eight points in a 78-72 loss to Auburn, accounting for nearly a third of the team’s offense. Bookert, of West High fame, graduated high school in three years and… Read more »

Newsome shoots well for Colgate [Basketball]

Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome had his best shooting game for Colgate, hitting 4-of-5 fields and scoring nine points. The sophomore guard came off the bench and played 23 minutes in a 66-59 loss to Columbia. Sherman-Newsome, of Bartlett High fame, has scored 100 points in 15 games for an average of 6.7 this year, his first… Read more »

Winford shooting for second record [Basketball]

January 1, 2013

He already owns one record at Eastern Washington. Now Kevin Winford of Anchorage is shooting for a second. The senior guard continues to climb the school’s all-time list for games played with 100 and could break the record of 119 set by Marc Axton from 2002-05. The team has 20 games left this season, including… Read more »