Jackie Stiles

Jackie Stiles stops by Marshfield

This past Monday, Nov. 14, coaches, athletes and faculty members of Marshfield were honored when women's basketball legend and SMS Alumni Jackie Stiles offered to speak on her own pursuit to excellence and overcoming adversity. Stiles, whose basketball career includes:. Holding the NCAA scoring record for 16 years. Being the...
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American Implement Western Kansas Team of the Week: Stanton County’s Chesney Peterson delivers feat that only Jackie Stiles previously accomplished

Johnson-Stanton County junior Chesney Peterson delivered a feat that only Claflin’s Jackie Stiles previously performed. Peterson, the state’s best distance runner and highly decorated the last two seasons, earned four individual golds at the state meet Friday and Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium. Peterson won...
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Jackie Stiles movie: Giving it two thumbs up

I recently splurged on taking my wife out on a Saturday night. Instead of sitting home and watching reruns, I bought two $5 tickets for the Ritz Theater in Stafford. We saw the Jackie Stiles Story. Many people may say, “Jackie who”? If you didn’t live in central Kansas in...

Kansas basketball legend Jackie Stiles featured in documentary

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - One of the best to ever pick up a basketball is having her story told in a new documentary. “The Jackie Stiles Story,” premiered this month. The documentary, a film by director Brent Huff, tells Jackie Stiles’ story from her early days and emergence as an elite high school talent at Claflin High School to becoming the all-time NCAA Division I scorer in women’s basketball, to playing the game at the highest level.
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Jackie Stiles Premieres Documentary in Springfield

Despite all her greatness, Jackie Stiles is not widely known outside of the Midwest. That fact is what prompted one Springfield native to tell the Jackie Stiles story through a documentary. On March 1st, 2001 Jackie Stiles became Women’s College Basketball’s all-time leading scorer, 21 years later Stiles is still...

Missouri State basketball legend Jackie Stiles is focus of new film; meet Stiles and see movie at Gillioz Theatre, Springfield, Mo.

A chance to meet legendary basketball star Jackie Stiles and watch the movie about her amazing career is set for Tuesday, March 1 at the Gillioz Theatre in Springfield. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame President Byron Shive on Monday announced a special VIP Reception presented by Reliable Chevrolet/Elite Mercedes-Benz/Infiniti of Springfield. It will be held between the two debut screenings of “The Jackie Stiles Story,” which details the rise of the legendary Missouri State Lady Bear who ended her career as the all-time leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball history.

IX at 50: Claflin’s Jackie Stiles shatters NCAA record books

June 23, 1972, President Nixon signed Title IX into law, prohibiting sex discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding. Title IX has largely been considered the springboard for collegiate women’s sports to get where they are today — but the fight for equality is far from over. Every Thursday night at 10:00 p.m. leading up to the 50th anniversary of the law’s passing, 13 Sports will honor the women who changed the game for girls’ and women’s sports in Kansas.