Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Free Packets, As Over Bs, Parent Complaints

#2 posting 7.16.2008
your daily dose of girls basketball news & information

AAU is giving free packets to college coaches. Some tournament packets can run up to $950. Women's Basketball Online looks at the the issue with coaches discontent at missing, incomplete and wrong information. Where does the money go? Also at the end of that article Helen Wheelock, the author of the article, raises six great questions.

The Omaha Sparks have a couple of teams in the Tournament of Champions in Atlanta.

The As used their height to beat the Bs 66-55 in North Dakota's first game in the all star series in Bismarck. Kylie Messer of Bismarck St. Mary's led all players with 12 points. From the Bismarck Tribune.

Tana Trotter of Killdeer gets a feature in the Bismarck Tribune.

Sarah Smith of Grand Forks Red River is playing in the game and is headed to St. Thomas. From the Grand Forks Herald.

Amanda Gorski has been hired at Concordia Michigan. She has been coach at Livonia Ladywood.

Brad DeBeer was not rehired by Sioux Valley, South Dakota due to parent complaints. Sioux Valley finished 3rd in the A state tournament last year. From the Brookings Register.

Breckenridge, Michigan is looking for a head girls basketball coach. From the Midland Daily News.

Mark Dickinson has been hired as girls basketball coach at Port Huron Northern, Michigan. From the Port Huron Times Herald.

The Gophers haven't left yet, but they are blogging about their Italian trip. Kristen Dockery wonders about Vatican City.

St. Thomas players Jessica Katch, Sheena Porter, and Jenni Gillard do a Q&A.

Oklahoma starting guard Jenna Plumley has been arrested on a petty larceny charge after allegedly trying to steal makeup. From the Norman Transcript.

Next up: Tomorrow unless news breaks