womens basketball

Stripped Down And Stepping Back Out

Stripped Down And Stepping Back Out

Marion Jones was stripped of five medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics due to using steroids, an accusation she fought for a long time. Once she stopped the fight she admitted to using the once undetectable steroid TGH. Lying about her use of steroids and a check fraud scheme cost her six months in a federal […]

Phoenix Mercury–Presidential Accolades

The Phoenix Mercury have another reason to celebrate. Not only are they the champions of the WNBA but President Barack Obama tipped his hat calling them role models for the nation’s girls. Obama is known for his passion for basketball and welcomed the Phoenix Mercury to the White House after their second WNBA championship. During the visit he noted he lives […]

Teresa Edwards Inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Teresa Edwards, who has been labeled as the most-decorated women’s basketball player in the history of the sport, just had another feather put in her hat when she was officially inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame this month. She is the only U.S. basketball player to participate in five Olympic Games and win a four Gold Medals. In […]

Caitlin McDermott is All Net

Caitlin McDermott, 17-years-old, made the trip to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs to try out for the USA Women’s National wheelchair basketball team. It was a long shot that she would make the team; most of the team is post-college age. She initially made the team as an alternate. But, shortly after, Caitlin got a […]

Marion Jones Refocused And Back In The Game

Marion Jones, the epic Olympic sprinter, who was striped of her gold medal for doping charges has found a new home. She is playing in the WNBA for the Tulsa Shock. She has come a long way in her athletic journey. From the greatest sprinter for the USA, to the shame of the USA, she […]

Brittney Griner, Putting Some Madness Into March

Brittney Griner, freshman at Baylor University, was a basketball star before she ever graduated from high school. At 6’8″ she was every recruiters dream, because she knew what to do with her height. She doesn’t play like a girl. She plays like a basketball player. Headlines about Brittney often point to the reality that she dunks […]

Baylor Women's Basketball Packs Punch

Brittney Griner, a 6’8″ forward for Baylor University, was a high school YouTube sensation and had been compared to the likes of Candace Parker. Her dunking ability is nothing short of amazing! After high school, she continued to play ball and make plays, but her most recent will leave her on the bench. Brittney has risen to YouTube fame once a agian, […]

Dominique Kelley Adding to Undefeated

Nebraska’s women’s basketball team is thus far undefeated and a big part of that record is because of the heart and skills of Dominique Kelley. Dominique was the hardest recruited player on the team. The 5-foot 7-inch junior guard is averaging over 12 points and four rebounds per game. “I think that’s what I bring to the […]

"Ageless Dreams" Program

“Ageless Dreams” is program set forth in Western North Carolina at the Terrace at Riverstone. The program is designed to grant the wishes of senior citizens residing in living communities. One senior citizen, Marcia Schamp wanted to play basketball again. At 84-years-old, her wish was granted. She warmed up with Cherokee High’s varsity girls basketball […]

Erin Phillips Basketball Beauty

Erin Phillips gives basketball a different point of view. She is a guard for the Connecticut Sun in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and plays for Adelaide Lightning in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). While Erin did not begin playing basketball until she was 13, she made the Australian basketball national team when she […]