Monthly Archives: August 2012

When sports weren’t cool for females

My sister Alice was quick to remind me that she was part of the family basketball tradition, having played CYO basketball in grade school and Leaders Club basketball at Van Buren High School in the 1950s. She was named scholar-athlete … Continue reading

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Family basketball tradition flourishes

  My great-nephew Charlie Clegg dares to take a shot against his cousin Connor Clegg. This three-generation game also features my nephew Paul Clegg, center in hat, and me at right. Great-nephew Colin Cusack, far right, gets the action lined … Continue reading

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Family reunion brings a basketball challenge

   The basketball court wasn’t much, just a basket set up at the end of a tennis court. There were no keyhole or out-of-bounds lines. I wouldn’t instantly know where I was on the court, which could hurt my jump … Continue reading

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