Friday, July 18, 2008

Chicago Review, Strength Training, Outdoors

#1 posting 7.18.2008
your daily dose of girls basketball news & information

Hoopgurlz, off ESPN, reviews the recent Chicago Summer Showcase. Mentioned in the article are Jaime Printy of IBCA Select Red and Shakila Boler and Suriya McGuire of North Tartan Larson. Photos of area players include Printy, Boler, and Amber Kirschbaum (her back) in the first photo.

Derek Ouren has been hired as the new girls basketball coach at Fargo North. He was the boys assistant at North for four years. From the Fargo Forum.

Krista Van Hauen has been hired as an assistant coach at Northern Colorado. Van Hauen has been an assistant at Cornell College and Waldorf College in Iowa.

The Wisconsin Swing is hosting the Jimmy V Classic Tournament this weekend in Baraboo and Wisconsin Dells.

Because of the renovations currently being done over at the Uptown facility they've moved the league over to the Midtown facility (Lake St. and Hiawatha Ave.).
5:55 Games
GAC #1 - 48 St. Olaf - 31
Concordia St. Paul - 70 UW Superior - 33
St. Cloud St. - 63 UW River Falls - 31
6:50 Games
Northern St. - 72 The HUB - 46
Augsburg - 53 Northwestern - 49
Carleton - 65 Anoka-Ramsey - 52
7:45 Games
Mankato St. Gold - 69 Sweet Sensation - 58
St. Ben's - 61 Whirled Peas – 51

Patosha Jeffery has a series of girls basketball strength and skill training videos on YouTube. In this video the Dip is demonstrated. Jeffery also has skill demonstrations like ball handling and agility drills. There are 25 in all.

The New York Liberty have announced a free fan festival on the day of the Outdoor Classic game on Saturday, July 19th for all ticket holders by Epic Record's hot group, MENUDO! Learn more about the free concert.

Reminder: It’s time to get tickets for New York Liberty’s history-breaking “Liberty Outdoor Classic" (which will be the FIRST regular season outdoor game in professional basketball history). A trailer for the event can now be viewed here.

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