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The Grads are playing tonight!

M. Ann Hall

The Grads are playing tonight!

the story of the Edmonton Commercial Graduates Basketball Club

by M. Ann Hall

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Published by University of Alberta Press in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball,
  • Edmonton Commercial Graduates (Basketball team),
  • Women basketball players,
  • Basketball for women,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. Ann Hall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV885.42.E3 H35 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25252094M
    ISBN 10088864602X
    ISBN 109780888646026
    LC Control Number2011534752
    OCLC/WorldCa733450475

    In November of that year, the Grads had a rematch and successfully regained their title as provincial champions. She is the author of two previous books about Canadian women's sporting history. Sutton celebrated her th birthday last year. Young Kay MacRitchie, as she was known inleapfrogged from a junior team to the Grads, becoming the first Grad not to first compete with the Gradettes feeder team, according to the new book.

    The Grads Are Playing Tonight! In Mrs. Over ten chapters, which are grounded in a broad sweep of the available archival sources including numerous oral history inter viewsHall considers the success of the Grads in the context of changing opportunities for women in sport. I was excited, of course, but I didn't show it. The book includes sections on how to channel your "FOMO," or fear of missing out, into action and how to determine whether graduate school is worth it.

    Hall, emeritus professor at the University of Alberta, provides an informative and richly detailed account of the women who were sports pioneers. While scarcely remembered today, the international glory of this almost unbeatable group of young women easily equaled the Eskimos and Oilers sports dynasties of many decades later. It is not a responsibility without frustrations. The next closest to me was five years older. Here are 4 books that are sure to help grads begin to figure life out: 1.


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The Grads are playing tonight! book

Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. MacBeth, who died on July 22, was a worthy representative for her great team, bringing to her recollections a no-nonsense spirit as well as a jaunty feistiness.

Edmonton Grads brought to life

And they should be. Well, there is such a squad, but, unfortunately, the team is virtually unknown outside its native Alberta. Story continues below advertisement She played dodge ball in elementary school and never held a basketball until she was a teenager attending Westmount High in Edmonton.

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Ann Hall M. I'd rather make a pass than take a shot. He held practices twice-weekly. It is not a responsibility without frustrations. When her parents moved to Vancouver, she went with them to join the local Hedlunds basketball team for a few seasons, while also playing softball in summer.

Still, the book sets out to tell the history of the Grads, from the origins to their final, poignant reunion in Hall also effectively places the story of the Grads organization within the history of basketball in North America and Europe, discussing the debates over gender-based rules, social and medical opinion during the s and s about the appropriate uses of women's bodies, and the international stage of women's sport during this period This approach would affect the team's winning percentage only slightly Now, for the first time, their story is laid out in meticulously researched detail in The Grads are Playing Tonight!

It is authoritative and deserving of a wide readership. MacBeth said. Hall is a sportswriter, so her writing style is compelling, and she provides plenty of details on the team. Members were recruited primarily from McDougall High School students and graduates, but also from other business and technical schools.

This book would be a welcome addition to both the avid sport history scholar and the general population. It is authoritative and deserving of a wide readership.

It is impossible to ignore the significant height difference between the French women - the Elite Parisienne - and the Grads of Edmonton. The high school had no gym, so students practiced basketball on an outdoor court throughout the year, even during frigid winter weather.

I'm talking about the Edmonton Grads - a women's basketball team that dominated the sport between and The Edmonton Grads faced off against the Cleveland Favorite-Knits and defeated them with a two-game score of 53—33, becoming the inaugural Underwood Trophy winners. If you really know your stuff, you might want to consider one of these positions.

In her two seasons with the team, she won two Dominion championships, as well as two Underwood International titles in competition against American rivals. Just as importantly, we find out what happened to many of them once they ceased to play If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE.

Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. Based on her research, Hall proposes that the Grads played a total of games, with wins and 20 losses.Aug 27,  · 'Date-onomics': How to Play the Numbers Game to Find Love More The new book "Date-onomics" crunches the data to explain why it may be getting harder to find "the one.".

This is a list of notable alumni that have graduated from Clemson University. The Grads are Playing Tonight! book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Between and the amazing Edmonton Grads domi 4/5(2). Between and the amazing Edmonton Grads dominated women's basketball in Canada.

Coached by J. Percy Page, they played over official games, losing only 20; they travelled more thanmiles in Canada, the United States, and Europe; and they crossed the Atlantic three times to defend their world title at exhibition games held in conjunction with the Summer Olympics in Paris.

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The Grads played more than official games, losing just 20, according to M. Ann Hall's definitive account of the team, The Grads are Playing Tonight!, published recently by the University of Author: TOM HAWTHORN.

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