Posts Tagged: Basketball

Grazulis nets 700th career point for Colorado School of Mines

December 23, 2013

Another double-double from Allie Grazulis of Palmer helped her move into elite company for the Colorado School of Mines women’s basketball team. The 5-foot-11 senior forward scored 11 points and grabbed 10 boards in a 63-59 victory over Colorado Christian, giving her career totals of 700 points and 614 rebounds. Grazulis, of Colony High fame,… Read more »

Bell-Holter scores 21, most ever by Alaskan in NBA D-League

December 22, 2013

After a slow start to his professional career, Damen Bell-Holter of Hydaburg finally caught fire. And nobody is more relieved than him. The 6-foot-9 rookie with the Maine Red Claws forward bagged a season-high 21 points to go along with nine rebounds and two blocked shots in a 93-74 loss to Springfield in NBA D-League… Read more »

In Herculean effort, Effenberger has regrettable triple-double

December 21, 2013

Clackamas College guard Laci Effenberger of Ketchikan played nearly every second of the overtime game and accounted for more than half of her team’s points. She collected 16 points, 11 assists, five steals and an unwelcomed triple-double with 10 turnovers in an 81-79 loss to Blue Mountain at the Clark Crossover Tournament in Washington. Her… Read more »

Abdul-Bassit scores 8 points in 8 minutes for No. 13 Oregon

December 19, 2013

Jalil Abdul-Bassit of Anchorage promised instant offense coming off the bench for the University of Oregon. He was the master of production in a 91-63 victory over UC Irvine, scoring a career-high eight points in just eight minutes of action. The 6-foot-4 junior guard sank 3-of-4 shots, including both 3-point attempts. He also grabbed his… Read more »

Simmers nets 29, hasn’t missed a free throw this month

December 17, 2013

With her team muddled in a three-game losing skid, Debbiey Simmers of Anchorage wanted things to change. So she took over the game. The Malone University senior guard poured in a season-high 29 points in an 89-77 win over Northwood. It was her highest point total at Malone in 34 games. “We were moving the… Read more »

Horn goes off in Germany with 25 points, 13 rebounds

December 16, 2013

A two-week break didn’t disrupt Alysa Horn’s rhythm in Germany. The professional basketball player from Kodiak by way of UAA delivered a monster double-double with 25 points and 13 rebounds to lead Viernheim to an 8-47 win over Fellbach in Bundesliga action. The 6-foot forward shot the ball beautifully, connecting on 8-of-14 field goals and… Read more »

Harris collects first career double-double in NBA D-League

December 13, 2013

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris can check off another item on his basketball bucket list. The second-year forward with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants earned his first career double-double in the NBA D-League with 18 points and 11 rebounds in a 104-101 loss to the Iowa Energy. Harris, of West High fame, sank 6-of-13 field goals, including… Read more »

Chalmers urges kids to dream, and dream big

It probably seems crazy to Miami Heat fans that Mario Chalmers grew up in Anchorage. From Muldoon to South Beach, how does that happen? He lever lost sight of his dream. It’s a message he delivers to kids all the time with the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation. “Never let anybody tell you that you can’t… Read more »

Oleson nets 14 points in Euroleague debut with Barcelona

December 12, 2013

When Brad Oleson of North Pole was traded to Barcelona last season, league rules prevented him from playing in the Euroleague. This season he broke his leg and missed the first two months. Finally healthy and eligible, Oleson made his long anticipated debut with Barcelona in Euroleague action today. His presence proved important even if… Read more »

Cole scores 32 for SW Oregon, 2nd-highest total in NWAACC

December 6, 2013

Aminata Cole of Anchorage single-handedly carried Southwestern Oregon to an 88-85 win over Pierce in NWAACC action in Washington. The 5-foot-10 freshman collected 32 points and 13 rebounds, her fifth double-double in seven games. The 32 points was the second highest total in the 32-team league this season. Cole, of Dimond High fame, made 13-of-18… Read more »