Monday, February 28, 2011

Taylor is key to Ballard success

Ross Thede,, February 28, 2011

The popular answer? Taylor Greenfield.

What else do you need to know about Ballard?

The top-ranked Bombers bring a 23-1 record and a 6-foot, 2-inch Stanford University signee into their sixth straight Class 3A Iowa Girls High School State Basketball Tournament. (More...)

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Bonnie helps Chargers earn trip to finals

Carlos Arias,, February 26, 2011

Stanford-bound Bonnie Samuelson scored 30 points, including three 3-pointers, to help the top-seeded Chargers (28-3) beat the fourth-seeded Cougars (19-5) to earn their third consecutive trip to the finals. (More...)

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Bonnie propels Chargers to big win, February 19, 2011

Bonnie Samuelson's 26 points propelled the top-seeded Chargers (25-3). (More...)

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Jasmine won't be going to state tournament

Todd Holcomb,, February 17, 2011

Jasmine Camp and No. 1-ranked Chamblee won't be going to the state tournament this year after falling to Miller Grove in regional quarterfinals. (More...)

Taylor's production limited in Ballard victory, February 17, 2011

Webster City limited the offensive production of Stanford University recruit Taylor Greenfield here last night, but her Ballard teammates supplied more than enough ammunition for an easy victory. (More...)

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Amber Orrange set for McDonald’s All-Star contest, February 15, 2011

Westbury Christian School senior guard and Stanford signee Amber Orrange has been selected to participate in both the 2011 McDonald’s High School All-American basketball game and the Nike WBCA All-American game this spring. (More...)

Monday, February 14, 2011

Taylor and Amber selected for WBCA All-America Game

Jim Halley,, February 13, 2011

Taylor and Amber were named to the 20th annual Women’s Basketball Coaches Association High School All-America Game on April 2 game in Indianapolis along with 18 other elite high school players. Bonnie was an honorable mention. (More...)

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Taylor recognized as McDonald's All-American nominee

Matt Kovatch,, February 11, 2011

Taylor Greenfield was recognized after the game for being nominated for the McDonald’s All-American contest, an honor bestowed upon only a handful of girls around the state. (More...)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Bonnie's top performance of the regular season, February 10, 2011

Bonnie Samuelson, Edison girls basketball: The Stanford-bound sharp-shooter scored 31 points to lead the Chargers past Etiwanda, 58-54, in a matchup of state-ranked teams in the finals of the Nike Tournament of Champions. (More...)

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Bonnie is star player this week

Brian Whitehead,, February 8, 2011

Bonnie Samuelson scored 22 points as the Chargers rode a 31-point third quarter to a 63-34 Sunset League victory over Los Alamitos. (More...)

Bonnie scores big in losing effort, February 5, 2011

Bonnie Samuelson finished with 17 points in a losing effort. Game highlights video

Friday, February 04, 2011

Ballard wins while defense focuses on Taylor

Dan Wright,, February 3, 2011

The Tigers focused all of their attention on all-state guard Taylor Greenfield, sending two, sometimes three defenders her way on most of the Bombers’ offensive possessions.

Greenfield, a Stanford recruit who averages 21.8 points a game, was held to just seven points on a pair of field goals. With the way her teammates were shooting, it hardly mattered. (More...)

Thursday's star players include Bonnie

Brian Whitehead,, February 4, 2011

Bonnie Samuelson scored 27 points with five threes as the Chargers hit a school-record 17 threes in their 91-38 victory over Newport Harbor. (More...)

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Erica Payne takes to Carondelet High's up-tempo, fast-break style of basketball

Phil Jensen,, February 2, 2011

"I love to fast break. It's my favorite type of style of basketball," the Stanford-bound Payne said. "It hasn't been too much of a big adjustment because I play AAU basketball, and we play up-tempo, fast-break basketball all the time." (More...)