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PostPosted: 12/11/18 6:16 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Admiral_Needa wrote:
Lauren has another bun in the oven Cool





Congrats!



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PostPosted: 12/18/18 3:21 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

That bun is out now, right? Saw instagram photo of LJ and new baby boy!


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PostPosted: 12/18/18 3:25 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

https://storm.wnba.com/news/seattle-storm-announces-2019-regular-season-schedule/



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PostPosted: 12/18/18 3:41 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Due to KeyArena renovations, the Storm will host five regular season games at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington;


I seem to recall much antipathy for Angel of Wins Arena in Everett, WA.


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PostPosted: 12/20/18 3:50 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Randy wrote:
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Due to KeyArena renovations, the Storm will host five regular season games at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington;


I seem to recall much antipathy for Angel of Wins Arena in Everett, WA.


90 minutes drive from seattle during rush hour traffic.

brilliant, storm.



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PostPosted: 12/20/18 9:49 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

scrappy wrote:
Randy wrote:
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Due to KeyArena renovations, the Storm will host five regular season games at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington;


I seem to recall much antipathy for Angel of Wins Arena in Everett, WA.


90 minutes drive from seattle during rush hour traffic.

brilliant, storm.


Where else could they play? Does UW rent out Hec Edmundsen?



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PostPosted: 12/20/18 12:56 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ClayK wrote:
scrappy wrote:
Randy wrote:
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Due to KeyArena renovations, the Storm will host five regular season games at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington;


I seem to recall much antipathy for Angel of Wins Arena in Everett, WA.


90 minutes drive from seattle during rush hour traffic.

brilliant, storm.


Where else could they play? Does UW rent out Hec Edmundsen?


Most of the games next season will be at Hec Ed. I guess some games are scheduled for the arena in Everett instead for those times when Hec Ed isn't available.

I'm glad that most of the games will be at UW. I'm not sure if I will be able to make the games in Everett--I would love it if the Storm could arrange shuttles from the Seattle Center neighborhood or something like that. In any case, I think the Storm FO is doing a great job in this transition thus far. Imagine having to re-seat thousands of season ticket holders into a different arena...and then add 600+ new season ticket holders. It's not ideal playing somewhere else, but the Storm will return to the Key (or whatever it will be named). In the meantime, we just have to make the most of it.


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PostPosted: 12/21/18 12:00 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ClayK wrote:
scrappy wrote:
Randy wrote:
Quote:
Due to KeyArena renovations, the Storm will host five regular season games at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington;


I seem to recall much antipathy for Angel of Wins Arena in Everett, WA.


90 minutes drive from seattle during rush hour traffic.

brilliant, storm.


Where else could they play? Does UW rent out Hec Edmundsen?


Really, any option for times when Hec Ed isn't available is going to be 90 minutes in rush hour traffic. The only difference is which direction.


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PostPosted: 12/23/18 12:50 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Nice article in L.A. Times:

https://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-noelle-quinn-20181216-story.html


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PostPosted: 12/23/18 10:26 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

very nice article. thanks for posting. Smile

I think its particularly important that she is involving current wnba players into her coaching philosophy. how often have we heard that young women high school & college players don't watch the wnba or follow the players. this is an important part of their basketball education to see successful women doing what they love. this is how they start appreciating the players & league, for what it is (team play, below the hoop), not for what it isn't (men's game). this is how they prepare for what's ahead to see the need for the weight room, wind sprints, to prepare to compete at a much accelerated speed against bigger, more mature players than what they're used to. this is how they develop female player role models for their style influences.

this is how you build for the future, not only for players, but for a strong fanbase for the future.



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