NEW PLATEAUS Adventures in Subbing pt 2: A Man in a Women's World
As a substitute teacher you'd expect I get to wear a few different hats and teach students of all ages. Indeed. But at the teaching placement company I work for these hats and age-ranges extend a litt... Posted on 12/11/12 at 11:05 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Happy Ada Lovelace Day!
It's Ada Lovelace Day, a good day to celebrate women in technology careers!
If you don't know who Ada Lovelace is, check out this wonderful Science Chicks blog post.
She was the first computer progr... Posted on 10/16/12 at 3:17 PM
HEALTHBEAT Gender bias in the halls of medicine?
Going to medical school is no guarantee for women doctors that they'll break through the glass ceiling, it seems. A new study by the University of Michigan Health System uncovered a $12,000-a-year gap... Posted on 6/15/12 at 4:21 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Fewer women legislators to be in 2011 session
The number of women Minnesota legislators is dropping from 70 to 64 in January, pending some potential recounts.
The House will have 43 women, the same as now, and the Senate 21, down from 27.
At th... Posted on 11/12/10 at 5:34 PM
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Martha Alwal is flourishing as an NCAA Division I college basketball player.
Alwal, a Worthington native, became the second Mississippi State University Bulldog to win the C. Spire Gillom Trophy, the award that recognizes the top female college basketball player in Mississippi.
BROOKINGS, S.D. — For the third-straight year, former Trojan standout Gabby Boever is heading to the NCAA women’s basketball tournament along with the rest of the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits after defeating the in-state rival South Dakota University Coyotes 56-53 to claim the Summit League’s automatic bid to the tournament.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ashley Eide picked the perfect time to step up for South Dakota State.
Eide scored seven of her 10 points in the final 5½ minutes and the Jackrabbits beat South Dakota 56-53 on Tuesday to win the Summit League tournament for the fifth consecutive season.
COON RAPIDS — After securing a 74-65 victory over the Minnesota State-Fergus Falls Spartans Saturday, the Minnesota West Lady Jays took on the Anoka-Ramsey Golden Rams for the Women’s’ Basketball Region 13A championship Sunday.
COON RAPIDS — It wasn’t until late July that Tiffany Gehl finally made her decision to come to Minnesota West to play basketball for coach Mike Fury.
But no matter how late the decision was made, Gehl and the Lady Jays can’t be happier with the decision as they sit on an eight-game winning streak heading into the MCAC Region 13A playoffs this weekend.
ROCHESTER — Tiffany Gehl stayed hot from the field with a 33-point performance against the Rochester Yellowjackets to help the Minnesota West Lady Jays to a 93-65 road win during a women’s basketball game Wednesday.
WORTHINGTON — After trailing by nine at halftime, Minnesota West guard Brittany Hulstein scored 15 of her 16 points in the second to help the Lady Jays come from behind to grab a 66-62 victory over the Western Technical College Cavaliers during a Minnesota College Athletic Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday.
WORTHINGTON — Taking care of the ball better in the second half and sinking a total of 31 free throws Tuesday night, the Minnesota West Lady Jays claimed an 82-79 victory over the Dakota Wesleyan University JV Tigers in a non-conference women’s college basketball game at Worthington High School.
WORTHINGTON — Outscoring the Minnesota West Lady Jays by a huge 49-24 margin in the second half Thursday night, the Morningside (JV) Mustangs earned a 78-57 victory in a non-conference college women’s basketball game at Worthington High School.
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