Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tennyson scores season high 17 for Clark College

January 13, 2015

Bryn Tennyson of Anchorage scored a season-high 17 points for Clark College in an 84-70 win over tonight Pierce College in Washington. The freshman guard made 6-of-9 field goals, including a season-best four 3-pointers. Besides shooting the ball well, Tennyson grabbed 5 rebounds, passed off 5 assists and made 4 steals. Her previous season high… Read more »

Make it a dozen double-doubles in Rima’s college career

January 12, 2015

Foul trouble in overtime didn’t slow down Northwest Nazarene University big man Kevin Rima of Fairbanks. The 6-foot-7 senior center played overtime with four fouls but still managed to score four of his team’s nine points, leading the Crusaders to a 72-68 win over Saint Martin’s in NCAA D2 play in Washington. Rima, of Hutchison… Read more »

Driven for success, Klie bags season-high 20 points

January 11, 2015

The defense was up-close and aggressive, but UC San Diego guard Adam Klie of Anchorage knew exactly what to do. He hit them with a little dribble and a little drive. The result was a season-high 20 points as UCSD beat San Francisco State 71-58 in NCAA D2 men’s basketball action in California. Four of… Read more »

Ostrom named NCAA D3 player of the week by news group

January 10, 2015

Lauded by her coach for working hard behind the scenes, Pacific University women’s basketball player Nani Ostrom of Juneau is starting to see the limelight. The senior guard took her game to another level last week with a career-high 19 points against Linfield followed by an 18-point performance against Lewis & Clark. Her excellent effort… Read more »

Back in starting lineup, Mattson enjoys instant success

Now that she’s starting again for the University of Portland women’s basketball team, Hannah Mattson of Fairbanks is finding her way into the scoring column a lot more. The sophomore has scored a season-best 8 points in back-to-back starts to help nearly double her season scoring average [2.4] with the NCAA D1 team in Oregon…. Read more »

Brains, brawn and Brown: Homza headed to Ivy League

January 9, 2015

Hands down the coolest thing to happen to teenage Anchorage baseball player Willy Homza was being invited to participate in an academic all-star game at the Arizona Fall Classic. “That’s where all the good schools are watching and you only get in if you have good grades,” he told me. This kid values good grades… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome joins elite 30-point club from Alaska

January 7, 2015

Colgate University senior Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage became the newest member of a very exclusive club tonight. He became just the ninth men’s basketball player from Alaska to reach the 30-point benchmark in a NCAA D1 game. The 6-foot-5 guard pumped in a career-high 30 points in impressive fashion, draining 11-of-14 shots, including 6-of-8 3s,… Read more »

Sponseller matches season high w/ 16 points for Coast Guard

Thanks to a hot hand from outside, senior guard Eli Sponseller of North Pole bagged a season-high 16 points for the Coast Guard Academy. He sank a season-best five 3-pointers in the 74-63 loss to Connecticut College. Sponseller had gone three straight games without dialing a 3 from long range. He also had 16 points… Read more »

Lasher slashes McNeese State for career-high 25 points

January 6, 2015

He got ‘em from inside, midrange and the 3-point line. By the end, Houston Baptist University sophomore Colter Lasher of Anchorage had accumulated a career-high 25 points. His excellent effort powered a 68-56 victory over McNeese State and gave the Huskies their first-ever road win as members of the Southland Conference. The 6-foot-7 forward sank… Read more »

Kauffman drops in career-best six 3-pointers, 21 points

January 5, 2015

Adams State University senior Justin Kauffman of Anchorage enjoyed his best shooting night of his college career. The 6-foot-2 guard dropped in 6-of-8 3-pointers en route to scoring a season-high 21 points in an 80-66 win over Chadron State in Nebraska. Kauffman, of West High fame, also made all three foul shots. It was his… Read more »