Miller’s departure impacts recruit

   August 2, 2014 11:19 pm

One of the top centers in the Midwest is reconsidering her commitment to Indiana after the unexpected resignation of Girard native Curt Miller as Hoosiers women’s basketball coach. The HHC Sports is reporting that Bedford North Lawrence, Indiana, senior Jenna Allen reopened her recruitment after Miller left for “personal health and family reasons” last week….

More names to watch in search for Miller replacement at IU

   July 31, 2014 1:17 am

The Hoosier Scoop revealed a list of names to watch Wednesday in the search to replace Girard native Curt Miller as Indiana women’s basketball coach. Miller resigned last Friday, citing family and health reasons. Butler’s Damon Bailey, Toledo’s Tricia Cullop and former Duke and Texas coach Gail Goestenkors are among the names to know in…

Miller, Indiana set for WNIT quarterfinals Sunday

Curt Miller

   March 29, 2014 4:55 pm

Girard native Curt Miller will lead his Indiana women’s basketball team to Brookings, S.D., to take on South Dakota State on Sunday in the WNIT quarterfinals. Indiana (21-12) has tied the program record for single-season victories in Miller’s second season with the Hoosiers. They will meet a South Dakota State team that is 25-9 overall…

McBride, Miller help Indiana to WNIT victory, 20-win season

   March 23, 2014 7:10 am

Villa Maria graduate Karlee McBride played a significant role Saturday night in the Indiana women’s basketball team’s 72-69 victory over Marquette in a WNIT second-round game at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. McBride, a freshman guard, came off the bench to score nine points and added two steals for the Hoosiers. She shot 3-of-5 from…

Miller guides Indiana to WNIT win; Hoosiers to play Saturday

   March 21, 2014 2:38 pm

Girard native Curt Miller earned his first postseason victory as the head coach of the Indiana women’s basketball team Thursday night when the Hoosiers pulled out a 48-47 victory over Belmont in a WNIT first-round game at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. It also marked the first postseason win for Indiana since 2009. Ironically, that victory came…

Moore, Mifsud help college teams advance in tournaments

   March 7, 2014 9:08 am

Here are some NCAA Division I women’s college basketball updates involving area high school graduates: • Girard graduate Raegan Moore had 12 points and a career-high nine rebounds Thursday night while helping Duquesne to a 61-53 victory over Rhode Island in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament in Richmond, Va. The sixth-seeded Dukes…

Area women prepare for D-I basketball conference tourneys

   March 3, 2014 3:37 pm

Several former District 10 women’s basketball standouts will be playing in Division I conference tournaments this week. Here’s a rundown of a few: • Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride helped No. 2-ranked Notre Dame win the regular-season title in their first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and the Fighting Irish enter this week’s tournament…

Cram Session: McBride, Hansen, other women’s basketball updates

   February 14, 2014 12:08 pm

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: • Villa Maria grad Kayla McBride had a team-high 19 points, four assists, three steals and three rebounds in 26 minutes of action as Notre Dame stayed unbeaten with an 82-61 victory over Boston College on Thursday. The No. 2-ranked Fighting Irish improved to 24-0…

Women’s basketball updates: Miller gets Indiana back on track

   February 9, 2014 10:54 am

Women’s basketball updates involving area grads: Curt Miller has his young Indiana women’s basketball team on a bit of a run after a recent slump in Big Ten Conference play. The Hoosiers registered their second win in a row Saturday as they avenged an earlier loss and beat Wisconsin 79-69 at Assembly Hall in Bloomington,…

McBride, ND on ESPN today; Zoltowski closes in on record

   February 2, 2014 11:24 am

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates:  WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: • Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride and No. 2 Notre Dame will face perhaps their biggest challenge of the season thus far today at 2 p.m. when they visit No. 3 Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. The ACC game will be televised live on ESPN. The Fighting…