The Redhawks have fired Maria Fantanarosa effective immediately.
"I want to thank Coach Fantanarosa for all that she has done for Miami in her 15 seasons as Head Women’s Basketball Coach," said Miami Director of Athletics David Sayler. "She has been a valued member of the Miami community, and we wish her success in the next chapter of her career.”
Local attorney Bill Keating is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about the December 2 Women’s Crosstown Classic, the annual basketball battle between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati. Along with details of the game, he talks about the importance of young girls having the chance to see and meet the college players and learn more about the discipline and practice is required to play at the college level.
Check out 10 of the area’s top high school girls’ basketball teams on Saturday, November 24 when the Cincinnati Sports Medicine Girls High School Shootout tips off at the Cincinnati State Gymnasium. Organizer and local basketball legend Mollie Busam has all the details when she’s in The Front Row with Betsy Ross.
To wrap up her series on the start of women’s college basketball practices in the area, Northern Kentucky University’s new head coach, Dawn Plitzuweit, is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about starting her first year with the Norse and preview this year’s squad and schedule.