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July 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Spokane’s Briann January selected as WNBA All-Star

Briann January, a former star from Lewis & Clark HS in Spokane, will make her first appearance as a WNBA All-Star on Saturday. The starting PG for Indiana was voted in by Eastern Conference coaches as a reserve for the East team. The game will be played at US Airways Center in Phoenix and airs…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, WNBA | Topics: Briann January, Stanford, Tamika Catchings

June 2, 2014 at 7:08 AM

TV Alert: WNBA stars vs. men from “The Bachelorette”

Confession: I watch “The Bachelorette.” I know, but as a married woman I feel I have the right to make fun of single people desperately looking for love via reality TV. Who doesn’t love a good meltdown? That’s not yours or your kid’s, of course. Dude cracking a few weeks ago about the whole thing being…

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Comments | More in TV Alert, Twitter, WNBA | Topics: Elena Delle Donne, Stanford, Tamika Catchings

May 26, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Russell Wilson’s sister named to USA Basketball U17 World Championship roster

You’ve likely seen the proud brother pictures on Russell Wilson’s Instagram and Twitter accounts, but now it’s official. The Super Bowl champion’s sister Anna Wilson was named to the 12-member roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team. “Honestly, I was really, really nervous,” said Anna via the…

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May 7, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Washington State and Stanford achieve Academic Progress Rate honor

Washington State joins Stanford as the only Pac-12 women’s basketball teams and Division I hoop team from the state of Washington, to be recognized as part of the NCAA’s Public Recognition Awards for the 2012-13 academic year, the NCAA announced Wednesday. The honor is given to programs whose multi-year Academic Progress Rate scores are among…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, Washington State | Topics: June Daugherty, Stanford

April 27, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Storm opens WNBA training camp with unfamiliar faces

Sunday was the oddest open to a Storm training camp since its inaugural season when Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson weren’t even thoughts for roster spots. Seattle held its first practice this season with six rookies and 2012 lottery pick Shekinna Stricklen and reserve Alysha Clark as the longest tenured returnees at three seasons…

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Comments | More in Storm | Topics: Brian Agler, Shekinna Stricklen, Stanford

April 11, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike wins John R. Wooden award

Perhaps in saving the best for last, Stanford F Chiney Ogwumike was named the John R Wooden Award recipient for women’s college basketball on Friday. She is the first player from the Pac-12 to be honored. Here’s the official release: STANFORD’S CHINEY OGWUMIKE WINS 2013-14 JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD® Two-time All American Caps Career With Nation’s…

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April 1, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Gonzaga senior guard Haiden Palmer an AP honorable mention All-American

From the Zags: SPOKANE, Wash. – (April 1, 2014 – www.GoZags.com) Gonzaga University women’s basketball senior Haiden Palmer was recognized as an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press Tuesday. Palmer is the fourth Bulldog to earn Associated Press All-America accolades, joining Zag greats Shannon Mathews (2005), Stephanie Hawk (2007) and Courtney Vandersloot (2009,…

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March 21, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike a finalist for 2014 Naismith Trophy

From the press box of the Naismith Awards: ATLANTA TIPOFF CLUB ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 2014 NAISMITH WOMEN’S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED BY AT&T  McBride, Ogwumike, Sims and Stewart Vie For Top Honor ATLANTA (March 21, 2014) – Three seniors and one sophomore make up the final ballot for the 2014 Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T…

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March 17, 2014 at 5:34 PM

TV Alert: Pac-12 Networks set to talk about conference NCAA tournament teams

The excitement of “Selection Monday” is over. ESPN unveiled the NCAA tournament field and Stanford supporters are hyped about the Cardinal (29-3) being a No. 2 seed. You can thank Washington for that. According to Carolayne Henry, the Division I women’s basketball committee chair,  Stanford’s one loss against an opponent with a low…

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