Kendall Lanes is a branch of Naperville Central

Kendall Lanes is used to making big plays on the softball field. The seniors of Naperville Central can also make it on the basketball court. Lanes showed Saturday when she stepped to the free throw line with the Redhawks a point behind Bennett with 22.5 seconds left in the fourth quarter. “It was so loud, … Read more

New York Liberty: Black Friday Wish List

In its quest to find items on its Black Friday wish list, the New York Liberty won’t have to deal with crowds and camping out in the immediate aftermath of Thanksgiving dinner. Instead, they’ll face more dangerous threats that almost every reveler can empathize with: their 11 WNBA sisters. Despite its relatively dismal end, Liberty’s … Read more

For the world-traveling Las Vegas Ice, there’s no leftovers from the WNBA Championship

The bell rings and students flock to Bishop Gorman’s cafeteria. Aces striker Teresa Plaisance was supposed to be gone long before crowds of high school students arrived for lunch. Plaisance, A.; 2022 WNBA Champion With the aces, she finished speaking about 20 minutes early. But after talking to some student-athlete Bishop Gorman about work ethic, … Read more

Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones compared to Candace Parker

Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones felt typical jitters before her first high school game. She wasn’t playing for the freshman team, after all. Not this kid. “I was definitely nervous coming to Central, especially playing varsity,” said Jones. “I was like, ‘I don’t know if girls are going to like me.’” I don’t know if they … Read more

Brittney Grenier’s prison conditions speak to the urgency of returning her home

American basketball player Brittney Grenier, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony in August, is seen on screen via video link from the remand prison ahead of a court hearing on October 25, 2022. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 per month! … Read more

Betnia Laney of New York Liberty is following in the footsteps of her mother, Yolanda

Yolanda Laney had a maternal instinct that her daughter, Petunia, would stand out in the world of basketball. She found out during a practice session at Mallory Recreation Center in East Germantown, when little Petya stopped by to tell her mom, “I love basketball!” “I’ve got it now,” Yolanda said. “I didn’t tell her, but … Read more

Stardom awaits the new Hopper

The Florida State women’s basketball team has garnered national attention in recent years, particularly under former head coach Sue Semrao. While the Seminoles have always been a force to be reckoned with, it has been a long time since someone was drafted into the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). It’s been four years, actually. Former … Read more

Sky Overseas: Rundown No. 1 update 4

November 21, 2022 – Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) – Chicago Sky New release CHICAGO — Six Chicago Sky players are currently taking their talent overseas with their teams in the off-season. Below is the list of players, their teams and their country. Dana Evans – Besiktas JK Istanbul (Turkey) Azurá Stevens – Galatasaray MP … Read more