Insight Edition

THE SCOOP

THE SCOOP

I have always been a dreamer. I was born and raised in small town Nebraska where I fell in love with everything Cornhuskers. I grew up attending many Nebraska Women’s Basketball games hoping to one day be a Division I basketball player. From 2010 to […]

Champions

Champions

I’ll cut to the chase: yesterday was one of the most incredible days. Less than 24 hours after our team punched their ticket to the Big Dance, and won its 22nd straight game, I’m still trying to digest everything that was March 12, 2017. I’ve […]

From One Retired College Athlete To Another

From One Retired College Athlete To Another

Have you ever undergone an extreme amount of happiness while also experiencing a hint of heartache? Have you ever felt so thankful but also wish you could rewind the last four years of your life? Have you ever been so encouraged and simultaneously felt frustrated […]

More Than a Game

More Than a Game

You accept a job, move away from home and what do you get? A new state, a new apartment, new people, new surroundings and new responsibilities. But in the midst of a fresh start, one thing remains constant: relationships. Not just any relationships, however. I’m talking […]

“It Happens Everywhere”

“It Happens Everywhere”

In light of the Jody Adam’s allegations to hit headlines this past week, I can’t help but ponder what is true, what is not true and what is being exaggerated. Here is a quick synopsis: four women’s basketball players, two of which were starters, transferred from […]

One Last Time (Senior Speech)

One Last Time (Senior Speech)

To think that 5 whole years have come and gone is something I’m still trying to comprehend. From the day I visited Drake’s campus for the first time, to everything in between, and now getting one last chance to explain what this incredible chapter in […]

Dear High School Athletes…

Dear High School Athletes…

As my collegiate career winds down, and as I watch my younger sister navigate her way through her high school career, I can’t help but look back on the days where I was once in her shoes. Although it feels like eons ago, there is […]

Dear Parents…

Dear Parents…

“But no one escapes this world unhurt, emotionally if not physically.” Not to put a damper on your day, but this quote in a recent Boston Globe article jumped out at me. It talks about parents, youth athletics and reasons why “kids aren’t playing.” I’ll […]

The Journey

The Journey

Basketball has always been a significant part of my life. I fell in love at a young age and the rest is history. When I decided playing college basketball was what I wanted to do, there were steps I had to take to get there. The first […]

Back Then

Back Then

I can’t say I particularly enjoy when my mom brings up childhood stories in a social setting. However, the more I hear this one story in particular, the more I realize how much it stands for. It took place in my driveway on a summer afternoon. I was […]