Monthly Archives: March 2016

Effenberger part of Cal State East Bay hoops history [again]

March 6, 2016

Laci Effenberger of Ketchikan was named to the all-tournament team at the California Collegiate Athletic Association as the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team won the CCAA title for the first time in school history. The senior guard bagged 13 points, six assists and five rebounds in a 68-53 win over Cal State Dominguez… Read more »

Osborne stays hot for Dickinson State after 5-month break

March 5, 2016

Sagan Osborne of Anchorage was hotter than hot last fall for Dickinson State when he banged out two hits or more in seven of 10 games. Then the winter break came and he didn’t play a game for five months. No matter, Osborne is still hot. The No. 3 hitter went 4-for-7 with a run… Read more »

Harris currently playing like NBA D-League all-star with Iowa

Ramon Harris won’t go away. For the last four years he has grinded his way through the NBA D-League, paying his dues when others would have quit. He is stubborn as he is resilient. The 6-foot-7 forward is now playing the best basketball of his career with the Iowa Energy, the team that traded for… Read more »

Frost thriving in transition from baseball to Stanford softball

An all-star baseball player in high school, Lauren Frost of Eagle River is making her transition to college softball look easy. The freshman infielder at Stanford University is hitting .400 in her last four games and socked her first home run the last time she took the field for the NCAA D1 team in California…. Read more »

Dickerson earns all-league, keys Fort Lewis playoff upset win

March 3, 2016

Dallas Dickerson of Anchorage says it’s not how you start but you how finish. She certainly proved that. The sophomore guard at Fort Lewis College was selected to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-league second team despite coming off the bench. Dickerson, of ACS fame, is the team’s second-leading scorer at 12.4 points per game… Read more »

Johnson records rare quadruple-double in SMCC playoff win

March 2, 2016

His first college playoff game didn’t go as expected for Desmond Johnson of Anchorage. It actually went better than he dreamed. The freshman guard recorded a rare quadruple-double for South Mountain Community College in a 91-86 win over Prima in the Arizona CC league playoffs. The 5-foot-10 playmaker collected 13 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists… Read more »

Klie named NCAA D2 Academic All-America First Team for UCSD

Adam Klie basketball

UC San Diego men’s basketball standout Adam Klie of Anchorage has earned Academic All-America First Team honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America. The 6-foot-4 guard carries a 4.0 GPA as a bioengineering major. The Alaskan is the only player rocking a 4.0 among the 15 total Academic All-Americans. Klie, of Service High… Read more »

Hale named conference player of the year for Central Methodist

March 1, 2016

If being MVP means being there for your basketball team all year, then yeah, NeNe Hale of Anchorage was definitely that player for Central Methodist University in Missouri. The 5-foot-8 guard led the Heart of America Athletic Conference in scoring at 19.6 points per game and led the Lady Eagles to the best league record… Read more »