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As Isabelle Harrison sat in her hospital bed following surgery for an ACL tear that prematurely ended her senior season at Tennessee, a familiar face sat with her, reminding her that this hurdle would be one that she would get over too: Pat Summitt, the legendary longtime Lady Vols coach, who stepped down from her longtime post as the head coach in 2012 after her diagnosis with early-onset Alzheimer’s. 674 more words


April 2015: Online Book Club Selection

APRIL 2015: Book Selection

To download this book (CLICK HERE).

Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women’s basketball team. 175 more words

Book Club


SHE-LOGY: Women who ball

Females who changed the game of basketball.

(Thank you, Lisa, for this fantastic and unique contribution to this blog project, first ever She-logy featuring women in sports. 930 more words

WP Women

Love or hate them, Auriemma and UConn women dominate sport

Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women’s college basketball into their own showcase.

Over the past two decades, the Hall of Fame coach and his players have been the face of the sport, winning nine championships and poised to make a run at a 10th title. 1,008 more words


March is Women’s History Month!

By Robin Ebelt, Reference Department

Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Take a moment to read about some amazing… 197 more words

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Lady Vols, Vanderbilt meet Sunday in season finale

Tennessee and Vanderbilt will close out their regular seasons when they meet in Knoxville on Sunday (4 p.m., SEC Network).

The sixth-ranked Lady Vols (24-4, 14-1 SEC) need a win over the Commodores and a loss by No. 428 more words

SEC News

Prep Profile: Emma Gentine



Sports Emma competes in

Basketball and Soccer

Emma’s week

The 5-foot-10-inch forward’s 11-point third quarter — including a trio of 3-pointers — helped the Golden Raiders pick up a 45-38 home win last Tuesday to clinch at least a share of the Fox River Classic Conference title for the second year in a row. 591 more words