If you ever lived and worked there for any amount of time, and especially if you are Detroit born and made like this columnist, no matter where you are, you carry ‘The D’ with a strong sense of pride
‘I love competing and playing against people across the net that have the same body type and hairstyle as me.’
Game On: Women Can Coach, a University of Minnesota Tucker Center-TPT co-production that premiered in November, explores research, dispels false narratives, and celebrates female coaching pioneers.
On the surface, this isn’t unusual, but in Bolden’s and Johnson’s case, the two female pucksters are among the small handful of Black hockey players.
Just as the Pittsburgh Pirates starting nine Blacks for the first time in a major league baseball game in 1971 only got a couple of lines in the press, the Auggies’ historic feat didn’t get any notice either.
The Friday-Saturday NCHC regular season series has no more significance to most fans, media and others than two clubs meeting for the first time this season, but a closer look will show it is much more than that.
On November 13 Stringer became the sixth women’s basketball coach in NCAA history and the fifth Division I coach to reach the grand milestone, which brought well-deserved worldwide acclaim.
Hockey is still seen as a White sport. Some believe it should stay that way forever.
Alexis Hart amassed about 1,300 kills as a high school volleyball player in Kansas City, Mo. She’s now in the 1,000-kills club as a Minnesota Golden Gopher with more than a season and a half left in her collegiate career.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (APB) is one of two HBCUs playing the Gopher women this season at Williams Arena in what is commonly known in college athletics as “money games”