Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cunningham Retires, Mind Games, Waiting Games

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Rachel Story of Milwaukee King has rescinded her verbal to Marquette. She traveled to Louisville last weekend. See Cunningham link below.

Alina Cunningham of Milwaukee King has retired as girls basketball coach due to burnout. Cunningham had a 8 year record of 142-38. King has two D1 players on the roster this season. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Kaye Breining, an early girls basketball coach at Ionia, Michigan, is retiring from 30 years of officiating. From the Ionia Sentinel-Standard.

Duane Meulman has been hired at Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central. From the Kalamazoo Gazette.

The Gophers' Kiara Buford.

Purdue and Dayton met the media and took questions.

Iowa State Coach Bill Fennelly does a Cyber Cyd blog.

20 Second Time Out looks at how elite athletes are different not only physically, but mentally.

The 2009s throughout the country are waiting to make college decisions. From ESPN/Hoopgurlz.

Katie Tacheny (Woodbury), Anna Cashman (Faribault) and Megan Foley (St. Cloud Tech) have been named captains at St. Cloud State.

Angel Goodrich of Kansas will miss the entire 2008-09 season after suffering a knee injury on Sunday.

D1: Central Michigan is ready to turn the corner on a 6-23 season. From the Mount Pleasant Morning Sun.

Harvard is picked to finish first in the Ivy. Columbia is picked for 5th.

Louisville is in the top 10 polls.

Nebraska is ready for the next step.

Texas State is picked for 2nd in the Southland.

Vanderbilt is the top pick for the Southeastern Conference.

D3: UW Superior is optimistic on their chances in 2008-09.

NAIA: Briar Cliff is looking to stay healthy this season and improve on an 11-20 record. From the Sioux City Journal.

There will be six girls basketball games on Rivalry Saturday, Jan. 24 at US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. One of the headliner games has Ballard with Amanda Zimmerman vs Linn-Mar with Jamie Printy. From the Cedar Rapids Gazette.

The Minnesota Stars have announced that they are having tryouts for girls 10u-14u at Hopkins High School on December 7th. We are looking for girls with a passion to improve their game and want to play with the best. The 10-12s will be at 1:00 pm and the 13s and 14s will be at 3:00pm. Play with the Minnesota Stars sponsored by Adidas. Scott Antl the Director of the 10s – 14s is excited about the teams for 2009. We are planning a night where Candace Parker will spend a night with our Stars girls. She is signed by Adidas to help promote women's basketball. For more information check out or email Scott Antl at

Metro Stars Black is looking for a point guard to fill the final spot on the 2009 roster. Class of 2010 or 2011 with varsity starting experience and all-conference or above ability required. Player should also have desire to play at D1 or D2 level in college. Interested players should contact Andy Meinhardt at

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