Catz Lappeenranna Finnish League Champions

Espoo Team Wins Finnish Championship 2009

Espoo Team 65 – Catz 50 Espoo Team has won their first Finnish Championship after many years of former Espoo team Tapiolan Honka. Tapiolan Honka received silver MEDALS many as four times (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001) however now the gold and championship finally arrived to Espoo. The victory was clear with a 15 point win […]

Finnish Naiset League Standings 2008-2009

Catz Lappeenranta has proven that they are strong in depth. But not far behind is Espoo Team from Helsinki. The veteran team Äänekosken Huima and defending champions Peli-Karhut are tied for 3rd place. BC Nokia continues to struggle in the league with a 0-11 record. 1. Catz Lappeenranta 9-12. Espoo Team 9-23. Äänekosken Huima 7-44. […]

Helsinki NMKY Steps Out Of Top League 2008-2009 Season

The Helsingin NMKY basketball club will forego the 2008-2009 season of the Finnish Womens Basketball League. The club did not meet up financially and due to their economy situation they will however play in the Division I Womens League. As of now nine teams will compete in the league below 2008-2009 Finnish Womens League Teams […]

Carrie Bacon Signs With Huima

Carrie Bacon has come to an agreement to play with Huima Basket for the 2008-2009 season. Bacon is an experience professional who has played in the Luxembourg womens basketball league and averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds per game. Bacon has also spent time playing in the former NWBL league during the 2005 season with […]

PeKa Repeats Finnish Womens League Champions

Peka 79 – Catz 68 PeKA is once again the Naiset Finnish League Champions for the second time in a row. PeKa came out strong and was able to take the series 3-1 while winning on their home court. Both teams fought hard as the Catz started the first period very strong closing it out […]

Finals Series Tied 1-1 Catz vs Peli-Karhut

Peli-Karhut defeated the Catz in the first game of the Finnish Womens Basketball League Finals 87-78. The game was decided in the final period where Peli-Karhut was lead by Ashley Hanes who scored 22 points and 11 rebounds. In game two, the first half was pretty much even 49-42, but the Catz made a big […]

Rematch PeKa vs Catz 2008 Finals Finnish League

Peli-Karhut and Catz will go at it again fighting for another championship. Peka won last years 2006-2007 Naiset Finnish League 3-2 in the five game series final. This year Catz won the Finnish Cup in December and hope that the rematch will be in their favor for the final starting April 2nd at Peka. The […]

Naiset Semifinals Set For This Weekend

Sanna Jamsen led Huima to the semifinals against Espoo Team 68-62 in Helsinki with 23 points and 5 rebounds. Jamsen is in top performance after her pregnancy break ended in January to help Huima get back to the playoffs. Americans Chrystal Erwin and Shakeena Wicker added 15 points and 13 points respectfully. In tied series […]

Finnish League Standings March

Catz Lappeenranta the team holding the #1 position in the Koris League for many weeks, was upset by 5th team Huima on Sunday. Now, Peli-Karhut is in the drivers seat with the number one spot and hoping to repeat last years championship year. Naiset SM-Sarja League Standings (March 3,2008) 1. Peli-Karhut 2. Catz Lappeenranta3. Helsingin […]