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Posted On: 04/18/17 5:30 PM

I bumped into one of my favorite MIAC coaches at the Midwest Kickoff last weekend and she asked me why I wasn’t at the all-star game. I hesitated because I couldn’t decide which was the more appropriate response. One option was, “How come you’re not at the all-star game?” The other was, “They’re done. They’re on their way out the door. I’ve got a bunch of 8th graders I’ve got to look at.”

But, I hesitated, and so she jumped in to say, “They’re done.” I quickly agreed, adding, “God bless ‘em and thanks for the memories.” To which she replied, “God bless ‘em and thanks for the memories.”

So, it really is a cold, cruel world out there. What have you done for me lately? Well, the class of 2017 did plenty. And, so, while all of us who live more in the world of girls basketball than women’s basketball are busy moving on, it’s appropriate nevertheless to take a look back.

Gabi and Kiley

And let’s first say that the big story among the 2017s was the ultimate vindication, if that’s the right word, of Gabi Haack and Kiley Borowicz. Oh, and the ultimate vindication of Northstar Girls

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