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Moore retires quietly, finds new job [Basketball]

Today is Jessica Moore’s birthday. At 31, however, in the world’s best women’s basketball league, birthdays are probably welcomed like turnovers and missed free throws. Age has finally caught up with Moore, a 6-foot-3 center from Palmer, who was waived earlier this week by the Washington Mystics. The good news is that she stayed on… Read more »

Moore nears two career milestones [Basketball]

One of the best basketball players to ever come out of Alaska is nearing a couple sweet career milestones in the WNBA. Palmer’s Jessica Moore is on the verge of eclipsing the 700-point and 500-rebound marks in her eighth season in the league. The Connecticut Sun center has scored 698 points in 245 career games,… Read more »

Moore back with WNBA’s Sun [Basketball]

Eighth-year WNBA veteran Jessica Moore of Palmer is back with the Connecticut Sun after being released by the Atlanta Dream. “When I talked to our captains and veterans and told them we had the opportunity to bring her back,” Sun coach Mike Thibault told the Norwich Bulletin, “it was like ‘Get her on the plane.’… Read more »

Moore back in WNBA with Atlanta [Basketball]

Palmer’s Jessica Moore is headed back to the WNBA. The Atlanta Dream today signed the veteran center, hoping the 6-foot-3 defensive specialist can improve the team’s rebounding troubles. Moore, of Colony High fame, played last season with the Connecticut Sun. She averaged 1.7 points in 29 games. This will be her fifth WNBA team in… Read more »

Moore pulls down 15 rebounds (Basketball)

She’s a role player in the WNBA, but in Turkey she’s a star. Palmer’s Jessica Moore proved that again over the holiday weekend, delivering season highs with 19 points and 15 rebounds for Antakya in a 78-73 win over Istanbul. Moore, of Colony High fame, made 6 of 14 field goals and added 2 steals… Read more »

Moore, Griffin going to playoffs (Basketball)

Ever since high school, Palmer’s Jessica Moore has always seemed to find her way to the postseason. She’s following the same path in the WNBA. Moore, of Colony High fame, has qualified for the playoffs five times with three teams in her eight-year career, including this season with the Connecticut Sun. This year, though, she’s… Read more »

Moore maximizes opportunities (Basketball)

Playing behind No. 1 pick Tina Charles, minutes are hard to come by for reserve center Jessica Moore of the Connecticut Sun. Yet she still manages to maximize her opportunities. Moore, of Colony High fame, made the most of her extended play in tonight’s 96-87 victory over the Atlanta Dream during WNBA action. The 6-foot-3… Read more »

Moore is the consummate pro (Basketball)

Her right knee feels better than it did at the beginning of the WNBA season, but Palmer’s Jessica Moore still isn’t 100 percent. Not even close. But she’s good enough to play. It’s also good enough to help the 28-year-old veteran center secure a roster spot with the Connecticut Sun after landing with the team… Read more »