Search Results for: Jessica Moore

Griffin on verge of WNBA milestones [Basketball]

Kelsey Griffin of the Connecticut Sun needs just four more points to reach 400 for her WNBA career. That makes her second behind Palmer veteran Jessica Moore of Washington [644 career points and counting] for bragging rights among the four Alaskans to play in the league. Griffin can, however, become the state’s prolific scorer for… Read more »

Public recommendations for ’13 [Hall of Fame]

Here is another batch of reader recommendations for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Recommendation: Jessica Moore Submitted by: Patrick Floyd Why: Colony High School Volleyball and Basketball; Colony High School Volleyball State Champion; Colony High School Basketball Championship game and All State Selections; UConn – 3-time national champion with all-tournament honors… Read more »

Rhea nears famed 1,500 mark (Basketball)

Juneau’s Talisa Rhea is on the verge of joining a very exclusive club. The senior guard at Seattle University needs just 19 points to reach the 1,500 career point mark, an accomplishment achieved by only a handful of Alaska women at the NCAA D1 level. Rhea pumped in 28 points last night to give her… Read more »

Griffin in Hungarian League Finals (Basketball)

After coming up short in her quest to win a championship in college and the WNBA, Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River is closing in on her prize in the Hungarian League. The 6-foot-2 starting forward and her top-ranked professional women’s team MiZo Pecs moved into the Finals against the second-ranked team MKB Euroleasing. Game 1… Read more »

Marquette lands Alaska player (Basketball)

Even as a freshman, Derrick Wilson showed a recognizable toughness at East High. Now the 6-foot, 215-pounder is all grown up, and he’s taking his game to one of the major big-boy college conferences in the country. Wilson, the two-time reigning Mr. Basketball in New England, has reportedly signed his letter of intent with Marquette… Read more »

Alaskans square off on WNBA court (Basketball)

For the previous five seasons Jessica Moore of Palmer roamed the WNBA as the only Alaska player in the league. Now she’s got company in Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin. And Friday night they will meet head-to-head for the first time when Moore’s Indiana Fever take on Griffin’s Connecticut Sun in the opener of a two-game,… Read more »

Alaskans do their part in WNBA wins (Basketball)

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin delivered double figures for the first time in her first WNBA start today as the Connecticut Sun beat Washington 80-65. The 6-foot-2 rookie forward scored 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting. She made one 3-pointer and a pair of free throws in 20 minutes. The former University of Nebraska All-American added six… Read more »

Griffin goes No. 3 in WNBA Draft (Basketball)

At this time last year, Kelsey Griffin was counting the days before she could return to the court after a foot injury had cost her the 2008-09 season at the University of Nebraska. Now she’s counting Benjamins. Griffin, of Eagle River fame, landed her dream summer job today after the 6-foot-2 NCAA All-American was selected… Read more »