Monthly Archives: November 2014

Abdul-Bassit pumps in career-high 19 points for Oregon

November 30, 2014

Once he made his first jumper, Jalil Abdul-Bassit of Anchorage kept shooting. And the result was the greatest five minutes of his life. Abdul-Bassit made his first five jump shots en route to scoring a career-high 19 points as the University of Oregon beat Portland State 81-59. All his points came in the first half,… Read more »

Klie gets hot in second half, lifts UCSD to road win

November 29, 2014

University of California San Diego guard Adam Klie of Anchorage got hot when his team needed it most to beat Fort Lewis 83-71 in Colorado. The 6-foot-5 starting guard scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half and ignited a late-game surge when the Tritons took control. Klie, of Service High fame, played… Read more »

Harris hits 500-point benchmark in NBA D-League

November 28, 2014

Persistence has paid off for Anchorage’s Ramon Harris in the NBA D-League. The 6-foot-7 forward is finally starting on a full-time basis after coming off the bench in his first two seasons with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, including last season when he won a championship. His extended minutes have allowed him to produce double… Read more »

Registe jumps to gold medal at CAC Games in Mexico

November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving will never be the same for Palmer’s David Registe. He’ll always remember it as the day he reached the pinnacle of his track and field career by winning a gold medal at the annual Central American and Caribbean Games in Mexico. Representing his home country of Dominica, the 26-year-old former UAA national champion won… Read more »

Williams brings winning spirit, skills to Adams State

November 26, 2014

Adams State University guard Travante Williams of Anchorage needed just three games to get his name into the record book. The junior transfer had 7 steals – tying for third most in school history – to go along with a season-high 20 points in a 111-68 win over New Mexico College in Colorado. It was… Read more »

Chalmers scores 4,000th career point in NBA

November 25, 2014

Mario Chalmers of Anchorage reached a major milestone tonight in the NBA. The seventh-year guard scored his 4,000th career point in a 114-97 loss to Golden State. He is averaging a career-best 14.6 points through 14 games this season, thanks in part to his ability to attack the basket. The 6-foot-2 Alaskan is on pace… Read more »

Updike runs to All-American finish at NAIA Championships

November 24, 2014

Lucas Updike of Ketchikan will never forget 2014. For the second time this year, the Eastern Oregon University runner eared All-American honors. In May, it was track. This weekend it was cross country. Updike was second on the team and 23rd out 320 men who finished the NAIA Cross Country Championships in Kansas. He finished… Read more »

Griffin leads Bendigo to OT victory in Australia

November 23, 2014

Women’s basketball supremacy in Australia comes down to two teams, Bendigo and Townsville. The difference between them is Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River. The Bendigo all-star continued her dominance over her main rival, racking up 24 points and 9 rebounds to highlight a 78-75 victory. She had 22 points against Townsville in the season opener…. Read more »

Sherman-Newsome bags career-high 29 points in Colgate win

November 22, 2014

In need of a win, the Colgate University men’s basketball team turned to its best player in the closing moments on the road. Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage didn’t disappoint. The 6-foot-5 guard bagged eight of his career-high 29 points in the final 70 seconds to lead Colgate over Campbell 54-48 in North Carolina. With his… Read more »

Bookert sets sights high; wants to be best PG in ACC

Devon Bookert ain’t messing around this year. The Florida State University basketball player from Anchorage has big plans in the Atlantic Coast Conference. “I want to be the best point guard in the conference,” he told me. “I’m trying to leave my mark here.” Bookert certainly has all the makings to be special. The 6-foot-3… Read more »