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Category: Girls basketball
September 16, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Former Sealth star Nia Jackson joins LMU staff

Nia Jackson, a former standout guard at Chief Sealth High School who went on to star at the University of Oregon, has been added to the staff of the Loyola Marymount women’s basketball program as Director of Operations. Here is the story from the team’s website: LOS ANGELES – Former University of Oregon standout Nia Jackson joins the…

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June 27, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Hollingsworth takes over Cleveland girls hoop program; other coaching hires

Joy Hollingsworth heads the list of recent coaching hires by Seattle Public Schools. She is taking over the highly successful girls basketball program at Cleveland, where Stephenie Wheeler-Smith led teams to three Class 3A state championships over the past five years. Wheeler-Smith resigned in May to become the Director of Operations for the University of Oregon women’s…

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May 3, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Stephenie Wheeler-Smith leaves Cleveland for Oregon

I just got word this morning that Stephenie Wheeler-Smith has stepped down as head girls basketball coach at Cleveland High School to pursue an opportunity in the women’s program at the University of Oregon. The Eagles have won the past two Class 3A state championships and three over the last five years under Wheeler-Smith and assistant…

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April 2, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Rosters set for Saturday’s Northwest Shootout

The rosters are finally set for the 20th annual Northwest Shootout basketball All Star games set for Saturday in Oregon. Here is the press release with the details: The Multnomah Athletic Foundation will hold the 20th annual Northwest Shootout basketball All Star games on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon. The event…

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March 27, 2014 at 3:00 PM

McPhee heads AP All-State Girls Basketball Teams

Brittany McPhee of Mount Rainier heads the Associated Press All-State Girls Basketball Teams, as voted on by a panel of sports writers from across the state. The Stanford-bound senior was named the overall Player of the Year for all classifications, and was also the Class 4A Player of the Year. Makala Roper of Cleveland earned 3A…

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March 24, 2014 at 12:46 PM

WSGBCA tabs MyMy Ladd as Ms. Basketball

Hope you were able to get out out to the All-State Girls Basketball games Saturday at King’s. There were some great performances in the three contests, and I’ll give you some highlights a little later in this post (I finally got the link to the box scores for all three games, and you can find them…

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March 20, 2014 at 10:14 AM

All-State Girls Basketball Games set for Saturday

The 2014 WSGBCA Senior All-State Girls Basketball Games will be played this Saturday at King’s High School. It’s an impressive group of players — although noticeably absent is Mount Rainier’s Brittany McPhee, Washington’s three-time Gatorade Player of the Year who was recently named to the exclusive Parade All-America list. First up will be the game between the Class…

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March 14, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Brittany McPhee makes Parade All-America team

The honors keep piling up for Mount Rainier senior Brittany McPhee. And they keep getting bigger, too. One day after being named the Gatorade Washington Girls Basketball Player of the Year for the third year in a row, news comes that McPhee is on the exclusive Parade All-America team. Only 20 seniors from across the country made the…

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March 13, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Post-Ups: A final look back (and ahead) in girls basketball

Are you going through prep girls basketball withdrawals after those great state tournaments last week? Well, I’m here to give one last fix for 2013-14 with a bonus edition of my weekely blog notebook (I’m sure you figured out why there was no volume of “Post-Ups” last Thursday, since that marked the opening day of the…

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March 13, 2014 at 8:22 AM

Brittany McPhee earns 3rd Gatorade Player of the Year award

For the third year in a row, Brittany McPhee of Mount Rainier has been chosen the Gatorade Washington Girls Basketball Player of the Year. You can read the complete press release here. McPhee, a senior who has signed with Stanford, continutes to add to her cache of awards. She is a three-time Star Times selection and…

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