By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND— Is it correct for men to be coaching women in the game of basketball? There is a saying in Storrs, Connecticut, home of the UConn Lady Huskies. “Men are men and women are Champions” It was a bone of contention after the male Huskies won the championship three […]Read more "SHOULD MALES BE COACHING FEMALE BASKETBALL PLAYERS?"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Pokey Chatman played then coached at Louisiana State University. She was ousted after allegedly dating one of her players. This was one of the most disappointing moments in college women’s basketball. This issue raised its head again at Penn State University and divided the team Rene Portland had a […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. IV"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- History was made when C. Vivian Stringer became the first Black female coach to win 1,000 games with Cheyney State-HBCU, Iowa and Rutgers. Stringer is the third female coach to achieve this goal. The current head coach of Rutgers University can be called the Queen of the women’s […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. III"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND – These are the ladies that have taken the second half in hand and guided young women in the sport that they love with leadership. They will carry on the tradition of C. Vivian Stringer, Dawn Staley, Carolyn Peck, and Marion Washington. Michelle Clark – Heard of the Western Kentucky […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. II"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — In the basketball world, African American females are still having a difficult time acquiring or keeping head coaching jobs. Head Coaches have to be perfect to stay in one spot. These women have to do their jobs on the floor and raise a family too. They have […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. I"