Celebrating The Stanford Women

Contributing writer Mark DeVaughn offers this look back at Stanford' success this decade, especially after their current run to the Final Four, in comparison to other teams in the Bay Area that have stumbled so far in the 21st Century.
March 31, 2010

Stanford to the Final Four!

It was the merry madness of March at Arco Arena. Culminating an outstanding Sacramento regional, Stanford junior point guard Jeanette Pohlen pulled a 'Tyus Edney' on hard-working #4-seed Xavier with a mad length-of-the-court dash and dish that was released just as the clock expired. Bucket! Pure pandemonium then reigned. Jayne no longer felt the "payne". Roz couldn't help the tears. Madness!
March 30, 2010

Cardinal to Tangle with Georgia

Our latest addition to the Bootleg staff, Jack Blanchat, provides the faithful with his preview of the Georgia Lady Bulldogs, including a look back at their regular season and postseason, key players, and prediction for this Sweet 16 matchup in Sacramento, California on Saturday evening.
March 26, 2010

Ogwumike Interview: "Ice" Talks "Fire"

At 11:00 am PST on Thursday, The Bootleg had a unique opportunity to interview Stanford sophomore Nneka Ogwumike just before she was scheduled to surprise her equally-gifted sister Chiney [Chi-NAY ] with a very special announcement, via Skype Video, that the younger Ogwumike had been named the Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Read on for Ice's take on Fire!
March 25, 2010

Chiney Ogwumike is the Gatorade National POY!

Superstar high school senior Chiney Ogwumike of Cy-Fair High in Houston, TX, the younger sister of Stanford's sensational sophomore (#30) Nnemkadi Ogwumike, has just been named the Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Ummm, that is Candace Parker/Lisa Leslie/Nneka-level stuff here, people! Read on for the story! An terrific interview with sister Nneka is forthcoming!
March 25, 2010

Cardinal Complete The Double Dandy

Our latest edition to the fledgling staff of The Bootleg, Jack Blanchat, gives us his look back at the Pac-10 Tournament as the Stanford Cardinal ran roughshot over the conference, culminating in a dominant performance over UCLA in the championship game.
March 15, 2010

Appel Out, But Cardinal Cruise

The 2010 Women's Hoops team succeeded in running the regular season table against the Pac-10 and will use the upcoming conference tournament to fine-tune the remarkable engine that has sparked the program to another superb season. The Bootleg's rising rookie Jack Blanchat reflects on the Cal game and what the belittling of the Bears means going forward.
March 11, 2010

Trip to the desert successful for women's BKB

The Stanford women's basketball team made plenty of history last weekend by sweeping the Arizona schools down in the desert.
March 2, 2010