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McBride wins two major awards at Notre Dame banquet

By | April 23, 2014 9:20 pm | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride‘s career with the Notre Dame women’s basketball team ended a little more than two weeks ago in the NCAA championship game. However, on Tuesday night, McBride enjoyed one last evening as a member of the Fighting Irish. She celebrated it by winning two major awards at the Notre Dame Women’s… View Article

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Erie’s McBride among San Antonio Stars featured in team video

By | April 22, 2014 11:53 am | 1 Comment

 

Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride is one of the players that the WNBA’s San Antonio Stars featured in their new promotional video for the 2014 season. To check it out, click here. McBride, an All-America guard who recently completed her Notre Dame career, was selected No. 3 overall by the Stars in the WNBA draft April 14…. View Article

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Florida Gulf Coast blog features tribute to Hansen

By | April 16, 2014 4:49 pm | 0 Comments

 

General McLane graduate Sarah Hansen recently concluded an outstanding basketball career at Division I Florida Gulf Coast where she finished as the leading career scorer and rebounder. She also was a standout off the court and received many academic honors. In a recent post on the FGCU Athletics blog, Michael Tolvo addressed what Hansen has… View Article

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Blazek should be ready after surgery

By | April 15, 2014 11:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

Gannon All-American guard Adam Blazek, the PSAC West men’s basketball player of the year this past season, had surgery after the season ended to correct an undisclosed problem that hindered the senior-to-be throughout the second half of the season, though he obviously played very well through the pain. Blazek, a Cathedral Prep graduate, helped lead the Knights to… View Article

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Kayla McBride update: more observations on WNBA draft

By | April 15, 2014 7:46 am | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria graduate and former Notre Dame star Kayla McBride took the next step in her basketball career Monday when she was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the No. 3 overall pick in the WNBA draft. Here are a few observations about McBride, the Stars and the WNBA draft: • New uniform: Check… View Article

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WNBA mock draft has McBride going No. 4 overall Monday

By | April 13, 2014 9:15 pm | 0 Comments

 

The WNBA Draft is scheduled for Monday at 8 p.m. in Uncasville, Conn., and Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride is considered a likely first-round pick. The former Notre Dame guard, who concluded her career in the NCAA championship game Tuesday, is coveted by WNBA teams because she’s a big guard who can handle the ball,… View Article

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Villa Maria grad McBride to attend WNBA Draft on Monday

By | April 11, 2014 4:09 pm | 1 Comment

 

Villa Maria graduate and Notre Dame basketball standout Kayla McBride will be one of 12 top players who will attend the WNBA Draft on Monday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. McBride completed her college career with the Fighting Irish on Tuesday night in a loss to UConn in the national championship game. However, McBride starred… View Article

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5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

By | April 11, 2014 2:35 pm | 0 Comments

 

Five area athletes were named PSAC Winter Top 10 award winners. The PSAC Top 10 Awards recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom and in athletics. Mercyhurst wrestler Dylan D’Urso, Edinboro indoor track athlete Tabitha Bemis, Edinboro basketball player Valerie Majewski and Gannon basketball players Adam Blazek and Jen Papich were named to the Top… View Article

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Michigan State mourns loss of 8-year-old super fan

By | April 9, 2014 4:08 pm | 0 Comments

 

One of the endearing stories from the college basketball season was the friendship between Michigan State forward Adreian Payne and 8-year-old super fan Lacey Holsworth. Today, the Michigan State community received word that Lacey lost her battle with cancer. “She calls me her ‘Superman,’ but she’s the one who’s got the super strength,” Payne once… View Article

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