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With Coach Kelsey, now four Black female coaches in the Big Ten

With Coach Kelsey, now four Black female coaches in the Big Ten

Feb. 8 | By Charles Hallman Bobbie Kelsey Photo by Sophia Hantzes Staff Writer If Bobbie Kelsey has her way, her Final Four consecutive appearance streak will stay intact. Her last four seasons she has sat on the Stanford bench as an assistant coach...

Metro prep stars grow up to become college winners

Metro prep stars grow up to become college winners

Feb. 1 |   I took it easy this past week and watched five former metro-area prep basketball players help their college teams to key victories. Check this out! Sophomore center ROYCE WHITE (Hopkins), Mr. Basketball in 2009, had 18 points and nine rebounds...

Leah Cotton: Gopher guard has junior-year growing pains

Leah Cotton: Gopher guard has junior-year growing pains

Feb. 1 |     It is known as a sophomore slump when a second-year player struggles, but thus far there is no known term when this occurs during a player’s third season. Call it what you want, but this is what U-M junior guard Leah Cotton currently...

KFAN’s underused Lake trades views with ‘View’

KFAN’s underused Lake trades views with ‘View’

Jan. 18 |     Rather than being featured on morning drive or some other desirable and prominent time slot at his station, Henry Lake is heard during America’s most segregated hour — 11 am Sunday mornings. Since he joined the station in 1998,...

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Jan. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Big Ten for several seasons has assembled 16-game regular-season schedules in which each team has six single-game opponents each year. Minnesota, for example, only plays Indiana, Michigan State,...

View’s top stories, overused words of 2011

View’s top stories, overused words of 2011

Dec. 28 |   The Associated Press (AP) last week released its list of 2011’s top 10 sports stories. “Another View” has our own top 10, or what should have been the top local sports stories of this year: The Minnesota Lynx: The only local major league...

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Among the items to be discussed at the NCAA Convention in January is a proposal to help grow women’s college basketball. The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee has been gathering information from conferences...

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Dec. 21 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Not counting HBCUs, there might be 20 Black women head coaches today in collegiate basketball among over 300 NCAA schools. “It’s tough,” admits Tonya Edwards. “I think as...

Indy Big Ten windfall bypasses Blacks

Indy Big Ten windfall bypasses Blacks

Dec. 7 |   INDIANAPOLIS —Reportedly, $18 million was generated from last Saturday’s inaugural Big Ten football championship game. Whenever I hear or read such numbers on large-scale sporting events, I ask myself how much if any of that amount reaches...

Three-point review of Gophers men’s and women’s basketball

Three-point review of Gophers men’s and women’s basketball

Nov. 30 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A seven-game review of Minnesota women’s basketball at this point of the season yields the following three points: First point: Billed before the season as the missing piece, Rachel Banham...