Just as Seahawks' Chris Matthews signed off of the practice team and soared onto the NFL limelight by recovering THE onside kick and catching those incredible long throws by Russ, the girls were deep in one of the most intense basketball month (plus exams) of the winter! Earlier this month, we cancelled a training to go watch UW… Continue reading Mentorship Program: January Recap!
...And when people say basketball madness begins in March, we beg to differ... Psychologist and former UPS point guard Laura Hirsch delivered a wonderful "Mindfulness Session" at UW's Center for Leadership in Athletics. The girls watched a footage of "Bad Boy" Isaiah Thomas's historical 25-point third quarter in the NBA Finals against the Lakers, hobbling… Continue reading Mentorship Program: December Highlights and Gallery
During the Kings-Lakers, Bibby-Kobe rivalries of the early 2000s, the LA Times once wrote, "Taking the last shot, history proves, is not for everybody." Two nights ago, Elena Delle Done made, well, quite a few. Elena Delle Donne had only scored two points in the first quarter. Meanwhile, Shoni and Angel were having a field… Continue reading WNBA Fourth-Quarter Heroics: Elena Delle Donne
The girls and I sat four rows back at center court. We could almost touch them. A year ago, when my girls played for me, we named a play after Skylar Diggins; it was when she was ripping through the NCAA tournament with her Notre Dame Fighting Irish. And now, we were watching her face… Continue reading Storm Outing with the Mentees!