Be Strong, Ask For Help

By |2020-02-26T12:27:18-07:00February 26th, 2020|Stories|

As many of you know, this past November, the Wolfpack Family was directly impacted by the loss of a coach, mentor, friend and father to suicide. This act resulted in the coming together of our Kalispell community to offer support for the Avery family, Glacier staff and students. On behalf [...]

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James Naismith and the invention of basketball

By |2015-12-15T12:40:40-07:00December 15th, 2015|Stories|

  From James Naismith himself - his story on how he invented basketball.  This is believed to be the only known audio recording of Naismith.  It is from a January 31, 1939 radio broadcast of "We the People", hosted by Gabriel Heatter.  It was recently discovered by a professor at [...]

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Dear Basketball

By |2015-11-30T14:27:05-07:00December 1st, 2015|Poems|

"This season is all I have left to give." @kobebryant pens a letter to basketball: https://t.co/hu5CUoXHhJpic.twitter.com/1ogKdH7buP — The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) November 29, 2015 Kobe Bryant took to The Players' Tribune on November 29th to announce that this was his last season.  In a beautifully penned poem to the game [...]

This is Lauren Hill, and this is her season

By |2015-04-10T08:26:23-06:00April 10th, 2015|Video|

ESPN ran a great feature on Mount St. Joseph University freshman Lauren Hill.  Like many others, this story is a reminder for us to not take any day, any moment for granted.  Lauren has brain cancer, and her life's shot clock is running down.  But Lauren is still working to [...]

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Respect between coaches gives player a special accomplishment

By |2015-04-02T04:09:55-06:00April 2nd, 2015|Video|

West Virginia Head Coach Mike Carey asked his player to intentionally foul Villanova senior Emily Leer so that she had an opportunity to reach her 1,000th point before her career concluded. Leer was fouled and hit the front-end of a free throw to score her 1,000th and final career point. [...]

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Legendary Coach Don Meyer Tribute

By |2020-07-20T17:16:29-06:00March 26th, 2015|Video|

We saw this great tribute video of late coach Don Meyer floating around on twitter and we could not wait to share it with our community.  Coach Meyer is one of the winningest coaches of all time with 923 wins and only 324 losses.  But really he is most [...]

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We asked Fran Fraschilla

By |2015-02-19T10:15:15-07:00February 19th, 2015|Quotes|

Fran Fraschilla is one of the best basketball minds in the world.  His knowledge of the game both at home and internationally is unrivaled.  Recently we sent Coach a tweet asking him "What one quote did you always tell your player?" His reply was awesome, and still relevant for today's athletes: [...]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on teamwork

By |2015-02-15T16:30:28-07:00February 12th, 2015|Quotes|

I don't get a big charge out of being the leading scorer.  The object of competing is winning.  I just try to do what has to be done for us to win.  That might be anything at anytime - defense, rebounding, passing.  I get satisfaction out of being a team [...]

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