Thursday, November 20, 2008

Kaus Injured, Top 100, BasketCases

#5 posting 11.20.2008
your daily dose of girls basketball news & information

St. Bonaventure has signed 3 players
Chelsea Bowker of Salem Crestview, OH
guard Colleen Kiss of Pittsburgh Oakland Catholic, PA
guard Alaina Walker of Pomona Albertus Magnus, NY

Alaska Anchorage has signed 5-10 forward Alex Coon of Colony, AK.

Creighton's Michelle Kaus (Eastview) was injured in the Nebraska game on Monday night in Omaha. She is out with the Second ACL tear on her Left knee.

Maya Moore exemplifies competitiveness, and work ethic as BMac links to a Sports Illustrated feature.

Jill Young (Mitchell Christian) is hoping to make an impact at South Dakota State. From the Mitchell Daily Republic.

Pace beat St. Anselm 56-40. Megan Howard (St. Paul Central) had 14 points to lead St. Anselm.

UN Omaha beat Dana 79-51. Amanda Brodsack (Cedar Rapids Prairie) had 11 for UNO. Kalen Carlson had 12 for Dana.

MINNESOTA: Lizzy Karp is one of two returning starters for Mankato Loyola. From the Mankato Free Press.

ILLINOIS: Kelly Buresh of Annawan is setting records as a junior. From the Quad City Times.
The QCT also has capsules on the Western Six Conference.

MICHIGAN: Pewamo-Westphalia is ready for a fight in the CMAC. From the Ionia Sentinel-Standard.

WISCONSIN: Four starters return for the 18-4 Hurley Midgets. From the Ironwood Daily Globe.

LearningXL has listed the Top 100 College Sports Blogs. gbbrecruit is #41. (this is not a ranking of blogs, but a list).

BasketCases: How Youth Basketball Can Lower Their Blood Pressure and Keep Their Sanity." It's the first book of its kind in the country written by a basketball official to make youth basketball a better experience for coaches and officials.
NBA referee Kenny Mauer wrote the foreword and its has been endorsed by Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, NBA Referee Steve Javie, U of M Men's Basketball Coach Tubby Smith and KARE 11 Sports Anchor Randy Shaver. Their testimonials and much more information is on the web site
Author Derek Wolden is also interview with Eric Perkins on KARE 11 Saturday a couple of weeks ago.

Next up: Round two clearing the deck.