Saturday, October 04, 2008

BC Drops Varsity, Resignation, Recovery, and Queen

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Brooklyn Center has dropped their varsity program this year. They will play a JV schedule only.

Mike Megyese, who has coached girls basketball at South Bend St. Joseph's for 12 years and has produced several outstanding teams and players, resigned this week, citing personal reasons. His record was 205-75.

Four of his players currently are at Division I schools: Kristen Dockery of Minnesota, Aimee Litka of Valparaiso, Melissa Lechlitner of Notre Dame, and Sydney Smallbone of Tennessee.

Concordia Moorhead spends 60 to 80% of their budget on travel. From the Concordian, the campus paper.

Black Hills State started practice on Wednesday. From the Black Hills Pioneer.

Minot State's women's basketball coach Sheila Green Gerding is recovering from the premature birth of daughter Kaimbree and complications from her preterm birth.

Mary's Elizabeth Sipma (Dickinson) was named Homecoming queen. From KXMB.

Northern Iowa has launched "Panthers in the Paint Kids Club" for youth in K-8th grade.

Next up: later today with some reports from the Stars Shootout