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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7635 on: May 08, 2019, 08:50:57 am »
https://twitter.com/RoseHulmanWBB

I've just checked it periodically over the past couple months - they aren't terribly active but have some posts that are pretty different from what you'd expect...

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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7636 on: May 08, 2019, 02:52:19 pm »
Congratulations to Carroll freshman Sierra Grubor for pulling off what is becoming an increasingly rare achievement by being named to two All-CCIW teams in unrelated ball sports in the same school year. She was named to the All-CCIW second team in women's basketball this winter as a guard, and today she was named to the All-CCIW second team in softball as an outfielder.
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7637 on: May 14, 2019, 08:17:01 pm »
Esther Miller, a 5'8 forward from downstate Sullivan, has inked a celebratory signing form to play for North Park.

https://jg-tc.com/sports/eight-seniors-highlight-jg-tc-s-th-all-area-girls/article_4fc169c3-8dbb-5d5b-8579-92f5513123f9.html

NPU has announced three more players that intend to be Vikings next season. Two will be frosh:

Kaija Davis, 5'7, Lakeland, FL (Victory Christian)
Kendra Jackson, 5'7, Byron, IL (H.S.)

... and the third is a juco transfer, 5'10 rising junior Elizabeth Stengel from Oakton. Originally from Willows Academy in Des Plaines, she spent her freshman season playing JV for Hope. She then transferred back home to Oakton, and averaged 14 ppg and a whopping 14.9 rpg for the Owls. She was second in the entire nation in rebounding, and was named to the NJCAA All-Region first team for Region 4. The Vikings could certainly use another rebounder to complement Josie Summerville and Jayla Johnson, and it looks as though they might've found one.
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7638 on: May 17, 2019, 10:46:32 am »

A few names I have seen come across Twitter...

* Kelly Carlson, 5-9 PF (Lyons Township HS)

* Emily Collins, 5-7 PG (Hersey HS) - https://basketball.dailyherald.com/sports/20190228/the-northwest-all-area-girls-basketball-team

* Katelyn Heller, 5-8 PG/SG (Glenbard West HS) - https://basketball.dailyherald.com/sports/20190228/the-dupage-county-all-area-girls-basketball-team

* Hannah Smith, 6-2 C (Lincoln-Way East HS) - https://www.hudl.com/profile/10523031/Hannah-Smith

Lauren Shanks, a 5-6 G from Bloomington Central Catholic (16.2 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.7 apg, 5.4 spg, 55 3-pointers; 3A 2nd team all-state IBCA) committed to IWU for soccer.  I have only seen her mentioned as a soccer recruit.

https://twitter.com/IWUWomensBball/status/1129387160417648641

A name I did not have.

* Claire Retherford, 5-10 F/C (GCMS HS)
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7639 on: May 18, 2019, 08:50:33 am »

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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7640 on: May 18, 2019, 01:56:29 pm »
Esther Miller, a 5'8 forward from downstate Sullivan, has inked a celebratory signing form to play for North Park.

https://jg-tc.com/sports/eight-seniors-highlight-jg-tc-s-th-all-area-girls/article_4fc169c3-8dbb-5d5b-8579-92f5513123f9.html

NPU has announced three more players that intend to be Vikings next season. Two will be frosh:

Kaija Davis, 5'7, Lakeland, FL (Victory Christian)
Kendra Jackson, 5'7, Byron, IL (H.S.)

... and the third is a juco transfer, 5'10 rising junior Elizabeth Stengel from Oakton. Originally from Willows Academy in Des Plaines, she spent her freshman season playing JV for Hope. She then transferred back home to Oakton, and averaged 14 ppg and a whopping 14.9 rpg for the Owls. She was second in the entire nation in rebounding, and was named to the NJCAA All-Region first team for Region 4. The Vikings could certainly use another rebounder to complement Josie Summerville and Jayla Johnson, and it looks as though they might've found one.

Esther Miller finished tenth in the state in the 400 meter dash at the IHSA championship meet yesterday. Sounds like the incoming frosh forward for the Vikings has some wheels.
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7641 on: June 03, 2019, 10:45:56 am »
So far I've only been able to find one (well, technically two) recruitment announcement(s) for North Central, and this one is a few weeks old.

https://twitter.com/PHSKnightsGBB/status/1126217511635124224

  • Jessica Kowalczyk, 5'6" G, Mt. Prospect (Prospect)
  • Stephanie Kowalczyk, 5'6" G, Mt. Prospect (Prospect)

Yeah, twins, but with two different games from what I've been able to gather. Stephanie is a righty drive-and-dish type, while Jessica is a lefty and more of an outside shooter.

I look forward to mixing them up at least once this season. :P

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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7642 on: June 03, 2019, 10:53:39 am »
I look forward to mixing them up at least once this season. :P

In that case, the all-important question is: Fraternal or identical?
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7643 on: June 03, 2019, 12:10:23 pm »
 So, these are prospects from Prospect High in Mount Prospect? Nickname - the prospectors?

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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7644 on: June 03, 2019, 12:51:02 pm »
That would be amusing. Alas, Prospect High's rather pedestrian nickname is the Knights.
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7645 on: June 03, 2019, 04:03:38 pm »
I look forward to mixing them up at least once this season. :P

In that case, the all-important question is: Fraternal or identical?

As I understand it, identical. I tried to read up a little to find out a little more and saw a story about them trading places one day in like 7th grade to mess with their teachers. Supposedly, one of them has a scar on their chin or something and that's the easiest way to tell them apart.

That would be amusing. Alas, Prospect High's rather pedestrian nickname is the Knights.

A golden opportunity missed. Alas...

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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7646 on: June 04, 2019, 10:34:01 am »
A little more digging uncovered another NCC recruit.

https://twitter.com/natstavropoulos/status/1121100240596152321

Natalie Stavropolous- 5'7" G, Orland Park (Carl Sandburg)

Natalie was an Class 3A/4A All State Honorable Mention in 2018, but suffered an ACL and meniscus tear in December and missed most of the season.

Her high school teammate, 5'9" forward Destiny Antione, will play for Carthage.

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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7647 on: June 04, 2019, 03:47:27 pm »
Esther Miller, a 5'8 forward from downstate Sullivan, has inked a celebratory signing form to play for North Park.

https://jg-tc.com/sports/eight-seniors-highlight-jg-tc-s-th-all-area-girls/article_4fc169c3-8dbb-5d5b-8579-92f5513123f9.html

NPU has announced three more players that intend to be Vikings next season. Two will be frosh:

Kaija Davis, 5'7, Lakeland, FL (Victory Christian)
Kendra Jackson, 5'7, Byron, IL (H.S.)

... and the third is a juco transfer, 5'10 rising junior Elizabeth Stengel from Oakton. Originally from Willows Academy in Des Plaines, she spent her freshman season playing JV for Hope. She then transferred back home to Oakton, and averaged 14 ppg and a whopping 14.9 rpg for the Owls. She was second in the entire nation in rebounding, and was named to the NJCAA All-Region first team for Region 4. The Vikings could certainly use another rebounder to complement Josie Summerville and Jayla Johnson, and it looks as though they might've found one.

Esther Miller finished tenth in the state in the 400 meter dash at the IHSA championship meet yesterday. Sounds like the incoming frosh forward for the Vikings has some wheels.

Hopefully her mind will keep up with her flying feet 🏃🏻‍♀️, and she’ll remember to dribble as she drives to the basket!  :D
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7648 on: June 04, 2019, 03:51:33 pm »
So far I've only been able to find one (well, technically two) recruitment announcement(s) for North Central, and this one is a few weeks old.

https://twitter.com/PHSKnightsGBB/status/1126217511635124224

  • Jessica Kowalczyk, 5'6" G, Mt. Prospect (Prospect)
  • Stephanie Kowalczyk, 5'6" G, Mt. Prospect (Prospect)

Yeah, twins, but with two different games from what I've been able to gather. Stephanie is a righty drive-and-dish type, while Jessica is a lefty and more of an outside shooter.

I look forward to mixing them up at least once this season. :P

Lucas,

I spoke with Maggie, and to avoid any possible confusion on your part, she promised to issue the young ladies different jersey numbers!  ;D
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Re: WBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #7649 on: June 04, 2019, 05:10:29 pm »
So far I've only been able to find one (well, technically two) recruitment announcement(s) for North Central, and this one is a few weeks old.

https://twitter.com/PHSKnightsGBB/status/1126217511635124224

  • Jessica Kowalczyk, 5'6" G, Mt. Prospect (Prospect)
  • Stephanie Kowalczyk, 5'6" G, Mt. Prospect (Prospect)

Yeah, twins, but with two different games from what I've been able to gather. Stephanie is a righty drive-and-dish type, while Jessica is a lefty and more of an outside shooter.

I look forward to mixing them up at least once this season. :P

Lucas,

I spoke with Maggie, and to avoid any possible confusion on your part, she promised to issue the young ladies different jersey numbers!  ;D

Yeah, that'll work until they pull that seventh grade stunt and swap jerseys just to screw with me. :D