Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hebard catches fire, rekindles team MVP form in Ducks win

February 3, 2017

In the midst of her first shooting slump in college, University of Oregon freshman Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks didn’t shy away from the ball when she returned to the court. She caught fire and rekindled her team MVP form. The 6-foot-4 forward drained with 9-of-10 shooting from the field to produce 22 points to go… Read more »

Nidoy takes big gamble, moves to Philippines to play basketball

Anchorage’s Christian Nidoy will go anywhere to chase his hoops dream. From Alaska to Las Vegas to Maine to the Philippines, he’s willing to go wherever the game of basketball takes him. Nidoy, of West High fame, attended prep school at Impact Academy in Vegas before signing with Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, where he… Read more »

Osborne plays big off the bench, helps Whitman stay unbeaten

February 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Trevor Osborne got his chance and he didn’t waste it. The Whitman College freshman matched his season high in points and set a season high in rebounds as the Blues tuned up Willamette, 100-59, in Walla Walla, Washington. Osborne, of Grace Christian fame, chipped in six of the team’s 48 bench points. He knocked… Read more »

Biggerstaff proving reliable on both sides of ball for Everett

Lexi Biggerstaff of Ketchikan is a valuable member of the Everett Community College women’s basketball team while proving to be one of the most accurate free-throw shooters in the Northwest Athletic Conference. The freshman leads the team in steals, ranks third in scoring and minutes and is tied for No. 9 in the NWAC with… Read more »

From East to Maryland, Dinkins now on his way to Howard

February 1, 2017

Even though Anchorage’s Saevon Dinkins moved to Maryland for his senior year of high school, he never stopped thinking of himself as an Alaskan. He kept his 907 cell number. He stayed in touch with his childhood buddies. He remembered the struggles of being so far away from the rest of the country. “I am… Read more »