Category: Basketball

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

Jessica Jordan Is The Full Package For Fanshawe

Jessica Jordan Is The Full Package For Fanshawe

CKSN Staff- January 18, 2021

Jessica Jordan - Photo by Fanshawe Athletics Most coaches know the type of player they want on their team - athletic, skilled, hard working, responsible, ... Read More

Bridget Carleton Re-Signs With The WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx

Bridget Carleton Re-Signs With The WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx

CKSN Staff- January 9, 2021

Bridget Carleton Chatham's Bridget Carleton has signed her qualifying offer extended by the Minnesota Lynx to suit up for the team again next season. During ... Read More

Chatham-Kent’s Brett Fischer, Making CK Proud

Chatham-Kent’s Brett Fischer, Making CK Proud

CKSN Submissions- January 7, 2021

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More

Throwback Thursday: Western’s Most Dominant Basketball Star

Throwback Thursday: Western’s Most Dominant Basketball Star

CKSN Staff- January 7, 2021

On this week’s Throwback Thursday, brought to you by CK Tubs and Taps, we look back at one of the best Ontario University basketball players of ... Read More

2020 Chatham-Kent Women’s Athlete of the Year: Bridget Carleton

2020 Chatham-Kent Women’s Athlete of the Year: Bridget Carleton

CKSN Staff- January 3, 2021

Bridget Carleton with Landerneau - PHOTOPQR/LE PROGRES/Joël PHILIPPON After a month of voting and over 20,000 votes, Bridget Carleton has been named the women’s 2020 ... Read More

Chatham-Kent’s Brooke Turner, Making CK Proud

Chatham-Kent’s Brooke Turner, Making CK Proud

CKSN Submissions- December 16, 2020

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More