Posts Tagged: Basketball

Pro hooper Hale earns Alaska Athlete of the Week honors

December 14, 2020

Anchorage hoops standout  DaJonee Hale was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after bagging a double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Bamberg in a 55-52 in the Geman professional basketball league. The 5-foot-8 playmaker from Anchorage leads her team in scoring at 13 points per game and ranks second in rebounds at… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Ingham records historic triple-double in 2003

December 11, 2020

Do-it-all point guard Laura Ingham of Anchorage put it all together on Jan. 4, 2003 to make history. The University of Nevada basketball star became the first Western Athletic Conference player to post a triple-double with 18 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds against Rice. Ingham, of East High fame, played for the Wolf Pack… Read more »

Brown nets career-high 29, moves up Alaska all-time scoring list

December 10, 2020

Isiah Brown of Anchorage keeps improving his career high each time he laces ‘em up for Weber State University. The senior guard pumped in 26 points in the season opener against Adams State. Then in the second game he poured in 29 points against Westminster. His career high was 21 through his first 90 college… Read more »

In just her second game, Carson gives Pepperdine a lift off bench

Juneau’s Kendyl Carson gave the Pepperdine University women’s basketball team a nice lift off the bench. In just the second game of her college career, Carson scored a career-high seven points and made her first 3-pointer as the Waves beat Cal State Bakersfield 69-58 in Malibu, California. The 6-foot freshman played 12 minutes and added… Read more »

Hale records first double-double as pro player in Germany

December 7, 2020

DaJonee Hale of Anchorage is back in Germany for her second season of pro basketball and it didn’t take long for her to make personal history. The 5-foot-8 playmaker bagged her first double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Bamberg in a 55-52 loss to Jahn Muenchen. This was the second year… Read more »

Hoops standout Thor named Alaska Athlete of the Week

Anchorage hoops standout  JT Thor was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after scoring in double figures against the No. 1 team in college basketball. Playing in only his second college basketball game, the Auburn University freshman scored 11 points and added three rebounds, two assists and one steal in a loss to Gonzaga. The 6-foot-10 power… Read more »

Transfer transforms Huffman, who is off to strong start at JSU

December 3, 2020

A change of scenery has done wonders for Brandon Huffman of Anchorage. A transfer to a new school has transformed the 6-foot-10 center, who has almost done more in his first four games with Jacksonville State than he did in three seasons at North Carolina. Twice in the last week the senior has recorded career… Read more »

Hebard eats up competition in Turkey, earns player of the week

November 29, 2020

Rookie Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks earned player-of-the-week honors in the Turkish Super League for the second time this season. In two games for Nesibe Aydin she had 34 points and 20 rebounds against Besiktas, and 24 points and 17 rebounds against Cankaya. Nesibe won both games and is tied for second place in the league… Read more »

Thor collects double figures against No. 1-ranked Gonzaga

November 27, 2020

Anchorage’s JT Thor made some personal history against the No. 1 team in college basketball. The Auburn University freshman recorded double figures for the first time in just his second college game in a 90-67 loss to top-ranked Gonzaga at the Fort Meyers Tipoff in Florida. The 6-foot-10 power forward scored 11 points in only… Read more »

Came up from the EA: Brown bags career-high 26 for Weber State

November 26, 2020

Anchorage native son Isiah Brown left town at an early age to pursue his hoop dreams. In middle school his family moved to Seattle, where he went to Lakeside High and set a Metro League scoring record. That success led him to Northwestern and then Grand Canyon. Now a senior, the 6-foot-2 guard is at… Read more »