women's basketball http://wmub.org en Acclaimed sportswriter Sally Jenkins' new book on women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt http://wmub.org/post/acclaimed-sportswriter-sally-jenkins-new-book-womens-basketball-coaching-legend-pat-summitt <p><strong><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/2011/02/24/ABAfeyI_page.html">Sally Jenkins</a></strong> is a veteran sports journalist, previously writing for <strong>Sports Illustrated</strong> and now as a columnist for <strong>The Washington Post</strong>. Her newest book is called <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Sum-Up-Victories-Irrelevant-Perspective/dp/0385346875/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367849127&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=sally+jenkins"><strong>Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, A Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective </strong></a>and it’s all about the life and current health battle of former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach,<a href="http://www.patsummitt.org/"> <strong>Pat Summitt</strong></a>. On this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/front-row-betsy-ross"><strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong></a>, <strong>Sally Jenkins</strong> talks about writing the book with <strong>Coach Summitt</strong> and how she is courageously facing the early-onset Alzheimer’s that forced her off the bench.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 12277 at http://wmub.org Acclaimed sportswriter Sally Jenkins' new book on women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt Miami Redhawks fire Women's Basketball coach http://wmub.org/post/miami-redhawks-fire-womens-basketball-coach <p></p><p>Miami University is looking for a <a href="http://www.muredhawks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=26100&amp;ATCLID=207057760" target="_blank">new women's basketball head coach</a>.</p><p>The Redhawks have fired Maria Fantanarosa effective immediately.</p><blockquote><p>"I want to thank Coach Fantanarosa for all that she has done for Miami in her 15 seasons as Head Women’s Basketball Coach," said Miami Director of Athletics David Sayler. "She has been a valued member of the Miami community, and we wish her success in the next chapter of her career.”</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:44:24 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11076 at http://wmub.org Miami Redhawks fire Women's Basketball coach Women's Crosstown Classic http://wmub.org/post/womens-crosstown-classic <p>Local attorney <strong>Bill Keating</strong> is in<strong> The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong> to talk about the December 2 <strong>Women’s Crosstown Classic</strong>, the annual basketball battle between<a href="http://www.goxavier.com/sports/w-baskbl/sched/xavi-w-baskbl-sched.html"><strong> Xavier University</strong></a> and the <a href="http://www.gobearcats.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/110512aab.html"><strong>University of Cincinnati</strong></a>. Along with details of the game, he talks about the importance of young girls having the chance to see and meet the college players and learn more about the discipline and practice is required to play at the college level.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 6270 at http://wmub.org Women's Crosstown Classic Girls High School Shootout http://wmub.org/post/girls-high-school-shootout <p>Check out 10 of the area’s top high school girls’ basketball teams on Saturday, November 24 when the <a href="http://www.cincywomensports.org/Foundation-Events/High-School-Shootout-67.html"><strong>Cincinnati Sports Medicine Girls High School Shootout</strong></a> tips off at the Cincinnati State Gymnasium. Organizer and local basketball legend <strong>Mollie Busam</strong> has all the details when she’s in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross.</strong></p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:30:15 +0000 6080 at http://wmub.org Girls High School Shootout NKU Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit http://wmub.org/post/nku-head-coach-dawn-plitzuweit <P>To wrap up her series on the start of women’s college basketball practices in the area, <A href="http://nkunorse.com/index.aspx?path=wbball"><STRONG>Northern Kentucky University</STRONG></A>’s new head coach, <A href="http://nkunorse.com/staff.aspx?staff=107"><STRONG>Dawn Plitzuweit</STRONG></A>, is in <STRONG>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</STRONG> to talk about starting her first year with the Norse and preview this year’s squad and schedule.</P> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 5110 at http://wmub.org NKU Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit