Category: Basketball

Hank Biasatti: From Chatham To Both The NBA, And MLB

Hank Biasatti: From Chatham To Both The NBA, And MLB

CKSN Staff- May 25, 2021

Hank Biasatti's Basic Training group in Chatham, Ontario - 1945 Imagine playing in two major league sports. It's a feat that has been accomplished by ... Read More

Ayim Wins French Title, Retires A Champion

Ayim Wins French Title, Retires A Champion

CKSN Staff- May 20, 2021

Miranda Ayim hoists the championship trophy with her Basket Landes teammates Chatham born professional basketball player Miranda Ayim won a French Championship with Basket Landes. ... Read More

Lynx Drop Opener On Last Second Shot

Lynx Drop Opener On Last Second Shot

CKSN Staff- May 16, 2021

Chatham's Bridget Carleton was held off the scoresheet in the WNBA season opener for the Minnesota Lynx, a 77-75 loss to the Phoenix Mercury. Carleton ... Read More

Carleton Moving Forward After A Tumultuous Year

Carleton Moving Forward After A Tumultuous Year

CKSN Staff- May 11, 2021

Bridget Carleton with the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx By Gabby Glasier Bridget Carleton is all for winning. As the WNBA season steadily approaches, the Minnesota Lynx ... Read More

Dolores Shadd Fought Injustice As A Black Woman, Coach, And Umpire

Dolores Shadd Fought Injustice As A Black Woman, Coach, And Umpire

CKSN Staff- May 10, 2021

Dolores Shadd, back row far right, and her Red Dragons basketball team in 1945. In the present day, the issue of under representation in coaching ... Read More

Carleton, Lynx Open WNBA Preseason This Week

Carleton, Lynx Open WNBA Preseason This Week

CKSN Staff- April 27, 2021

Bridget Carleton with the Minnesota Lynx Chatham's Bridget Carleton is preparing to enter her third WNBA season. After resigning with the Minnesota Lynx, Carleton will ... Read More

How WNBA Owners Still Aren’t Betting On Women

How WNBA Owners Still Aren’t Betting On Women

CKSN Staff- April 10, 2021

Sue Bird - Photo by the Seattle Storm Last year, the Women’s National Basketball Association announced the implementation of a new collective bargaining agreement with ... Read More

Wallaceburg’s Stucke Family Leaves Lasting Impact On NCAA Hardcourts

Wallaceburg’s Stucke Family Leaves Lasting Impact On NCAA Hardcourts

CKSN Staff- March 22, 2021

Coleman Stucke with Northeastern If you know Wallaceburg's Gayle Stucke, and her late husband Berne Stucke, you'll know their family ties to athletics. That lineage ... Read More

Miranda Ayim Retiring From Professional Basketball

Miranda Ayim Retiring From Professional Basketball

CKSN Staff- March 16, 2021

Chatham born professional basketball player Miranda Ayim announced her upcoming retirement this week. "I'm retiring," Ayim wrote on social media."There's never really a right time/way ... Read More

Local Athlete Speaks Out About The Objectification Of Women In Sport

Local Athlete Speaks Out About The Objectification Of Women In Sport

CKSN Staff- March 15, 2021

Maggie Denys with the University of Windsor Lancers Women's basketball team - Photo by Kevin Jarrold Women in sport face not only opponents on the ... Read More

“Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Strong” Says Bridget Carleton

“Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Strong” Says Bridget Carleton

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Bridget Carleton is one of the best athletes to ever come out of Chatham-Kent, and her impact as a mentor and role model for local ... Read More

“As a female athlete people are doubting your success and the competition involved in women’s sports” – Ashleigh LaBlance

“As a female athlete people are doubting your success and the competition involved in women’s sports” – Ashleigh LaBlance

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Ashleigh LaBlance is an OCAA basketball player for the provincial champion Fanshawe College Falcons. Here is what LaBlance had to say for International Women's Day: ... Read More

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Gabi Whiteye, a college basketball player with the St. Clair College Saints sends a message to young women and girls for International Women's Day. Check ... Read More

Throwback Thursday: Chatham Products Playing College Basketball At Humber

Throwback Thursday: Chatham Products Playing College Basketball At Humber

CKSN Staff- January 21, 2021

On this week’s Throwback Thursday, brought to you by CK Tubs and Taps, we look at a pair of local basketball products who played college basketball. ... Read More