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Posts tagged with "Faith Johnson Patterson"

Stereotypes at play in neglect of girls’ coaching achievements

Stereotypes at play in neglect of girls’ coaching achievements

Feb. 6 |       DeLaSalle Girls’ Basketball Coach Faith Johnson-Patterson will receive the Special Merit Award at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul on Feb. 6 at the 2013 Minnesota National Girls and Women in Sports Day ceremony. The...

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Jan. 9 |   Last Thursday evening, I had a choice to make. The top-rated team in Class 3A boys’ basketball, DeLaSalle, was scheduled to play Park Center, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A. Across the metro, a girls’ basketball matchup was scheduled...

Hall of Fame finally honors  Coach Faith Patterson

Hall of Fame finally honors Coach Faith Patterson

Apr. 18 |     Faith Johnson Patterson takes her rightful place in the Minnesota Girls’ Basketball Coaches’ Hall of Fame when she is inducted in this Saturday. She is the first Black female to receive this honor. Patterson won five state championships...

Coach-hiring carousel leaves Blacks  without a ride

Coach-hiring carousel leaves Blacks without a ride

Apr. 4 |     If you listen to the same old pundits, analysts, announcers — self-appointed coaches’ headhunters — who excessively yak about job openings and who should get them, they mostly talk about non-Black candidates. College Basketball...