BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. IV

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 […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. III

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 […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. II

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 […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. I

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 […]

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SIAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors

ATLANTA — Spring Hill’s Tiffany Valentine was selected as the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, and Taylor Terry of Miles garnished the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, announced by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head […]

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MEAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman senior guard Angel Golden was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, the conference has announced. North Carolina A&T State was selected as the preseason favorite to win the MEAC this coming season. All awards are voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports […]

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