Lizanne Murphy signs with Catz For The Remainer of the Season

Former Honsu foreigner player from Canada Lizanne Murphy decided to change teams in hopes for a championship with the Catz. Murphy signed a deal for her to sign with Catz for the remainder of the 2007-2008 season. Murphy has averaged 18 points per game and 9,9 rebounds per game for Honsu. Catz are first place […]

Ashley Hayne MVP Finnish League January

Ashley Haynes received the player of the month award for January in the top Finnish League. The American who plays with one of top teams from Finland, Peli-Karhut averaged 20pts, 14 rebounds and 2.2 steals during January. Peka is 20-2 in league play and behind the Catz team by one game.

Jillianne Duffey In, LaKrisha Brown Released

LaKrisha Brown was released by the management of Peli-Karhut. Peli Karhut has replaced Brown with Jillianne Duffey, graduate of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Duffey averaged almost 36 minutes per game, 10,7pts and 7,1rbs in her last collegiate season 2006-2007.

Honsu Makes History With Win Over Huima

Did Honsu win the Finland Women's Basketball League? After beating Huima by 1pt (65-64) in one of the toughest basketball arenas in the women's league, the players from Honsu jumped up with joy and excitement. Honsu fought during the entire game to stay with Huima and do to excellent play by all foreign players for […]

Stephanie Higgs signs with Espoo Team

After news of the pregnancy of foreign point guard Mirka Jarchovska, Espoo Team has signed Stephanie Higgs as a replacement. Higgs played at Georgia Tech and averaged 15,4 points per game. Espoo lost last weekend against Huima and will look for Higgs to help the team make the playoffs. Stephanie will play her first game […]

Elena Reshetkon MVP December

Catz standout player Elena Reshetkon has received honors of MVP of the Naiset Koris League in Finland for the month of December. The 184cm center averaged 20,4 points per game and helped lead the Catz winning their first Finnish Cup championship! Not only did Reshetkon score but she shot 74,2% from the floor and averaged […]

Lappeenrannan Catz Win First Finnish Cup

Lappeenrannan Catz defeated Helsinki Espoo Team in the Finnish Cup Finals (69-57). A very emotional game but Catz kept the lead during all of the game 23–14, 15–14, 12–13, 19–16. After five minutes in the first period Catz led 11-4 and by the end of the 1st period 23-14. The Catz defense allowed them to […]

Tamara Tatham November MVP Finnish League

Tamara Tatham is the MVP for the Naiset Finnish Basketball league for November. Tatham help lead her team Lappeenrannan Catz to the Finnish Cup which will be held this weekeend. In November, Tamara averaged 22 points, 9 rebounds while playing 34 minutes of game play during that span. Tatham's shooting percentage was great as well […]

Finnish League Standings Finnish Cup

Finnish League Standings After 10 games only two teams remain at the very top with only one lost. Catz Lappeenranta and last year champions Peli-Karhut maintaining top position. 1. Catz Lappeenranta2. Peli-Karhut3. Espoo Team4. Helsingin NMKY5. BC Nokia6. Äänekosken Huima7. HoNsU Jyväskylä 8. Pussihukat9. Forssan Alku The Finnish Cup finals teams have been decided. Catz […]

Niina Laaksonen MVP October

Niina Laaksonen who has played in Europe for the past three years is back in Finland and performing like the league MVP. During the last two games Laaksonen averaged 22 points per game and 15,7 rebounds. With only 22 years old and her international experience in Germany and the last two years in Spain, Niina's […]