Hooptime basketball team traveling

The Hooptime boy's high school team, back row left-to-right: Matt Seymour, Ben Jahn, Jacob Calloway, Luke Nye, Adam Empson. Middle l-r: Gunnar Schultz, Shane Mielke, Josh Palmer, Kyle White, Mark Uddipa. Front l-r: Trent Uddipa, Kevin Guimmayen, Mike Uddipa.

The Hooptime boy’s high school basketball team is traveling south in hopes of winning games and landing players in colleges later.

Practicing since May 15 the team is hoping to get athletes noticed in the open recruitment period for College coaches and recruiter’s. That time period officially started July 1 for all NCAA Divisions and NAIA Division Colleges and the Hooptime team, comprised of 13 High school students from Juneau Douglas and Thunder Mountain High School, will be in various tournaments south.

The team is comprised of Jacob Calloway (class of 2015), Adam Empson (‘15), Kevin Guimmayen (‘14), Ben Jahn (‘14), Shane Mielke (‘16), Luke Nye (‘14), Josh Palmer (‘14), Gunnar Schultz (‘15), Matt Seymour (‘14), Trent Uddipa (‘14), Mark Uddipa (‘14), Mike Uddipa (‘14), and Kyle White (‘14).

Coached by George Houston and Bob Saviers, the team will be competing at the Varsity level of the following tournaments:

The Tempe, Arizona, Powerhouse Summer Sizzle tournament July 5-7.

The Anaheim, California, Double Pump Summer Tip- off tournament, July 10-14.

The Las Vegas, Nevada, BigFootHoops LV Live tournament, July 17-21.


Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:02

Sports on TV for Wednesday, Jan. 18

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2:30 p.m., SEC - Florida at South Carolina 3 p.m., BTN - Indiana at Penn St. 3 p.m., CBSSN - Temple at Cincinnati 3 p.m., ESPN2 - Oklahoma at West Virginia 3 p.m., ESPNU - Missouri at Alabama 3 p.m. Read more

Falcons salvage Shootout win

After losing their first two games in the Dimond Prep Shootout by a combined eight points, the Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team salvaged a win from the Anchorage tournament with a 52-41 Saturday win over North Pole. Read more
Mon, 01/16/2017 - 00:00

Sports on TV for Monday, Jan. 16

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 8 a.m., FS1 - Marquette at Butler 10 a.m., FS1 - Creighton at Xavier 11 a.m., ESPN2 - Texas-Arlington at South Alabama 12:30 p.m., FS1 - DePaul at St. John's 2:30 p.m., FS1 - Seton Hall at Villanova 3 p.m., CBSSN - Boston U. Read more

Last-second win over Lathrop caps JDHS boys road trip

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys completed a three-game road trip with a 61-59 win over Lathrop Saturday, closing the Malemutes out in a free throw shooting contest to go undefeated on the weekend. Read more


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