Search Results for: Tommy Hobbs

Hobbs sinks two 3s for New Orleans [Basketball]

Just a freshman, Tommy Hobbs of Anchorage hasn’t played a ton for the University of New Orleans. But he has certainly made the most of the minutes he has received. His number was called today and the 6-foot-5 forward responded with two 3-pointers for six points in 10 minutes in a 94-54 rout of Champion… Read more »

Hobbs thrives at prep school (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Tommy Hobbs is earning high marks for his work ethic at La Jolla Prep Basketball Academy in California. The 6-foot-7 forward out of South High is a starter and recently had a 30-point night. “Once I came to La Jolla, I saw that there is a lot I need to improve on and I… Read more »

64-man bracket: Picking Alaska’s greatest NCAA D1 hoops player

During the COVID-19 outbreak Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams will take the opportunity to take a retrospective look at Alaska sports. Big guards, small forwards and 7-footers. Bombers and bangers. All-Americans, all-conference picks and national champions. The Last Frontier produces all types of college basketball players. As the only state in the country without… Read more »

Hines bound for prep school in Vegas [Basketball]

After watching other Anchorage boys basketball players reap the rewards of prep school, Ryden Hines of Anchorage figured he’d take the same path. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound all-state forward said he has been accepted to the prestigious Impact Basketball Academy in Las Vegas, where he will enroll in a seven-month training program. “I wanted to develop… Read more »

‘Alaska Exposure’ hits the road (Basketball)

Jim Young is a teacher by trade but his passion is building a pipeline. Not for oil or natural gas, but for connecting Alaska high school basketball players with junior colleges in the Pacific Northwest. Young organized the ‘Alaska Exposure Senior Trip’ four years ago and last year the group struck it rich when eight… Read more »