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Kara Lawson named to the Virginia High School Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021

Last week, the Virginia High School Hall of Fame announced their Class of 2021. It is sponsored by the Virginia High School League, Virginia’s primary organization of interscholastic sports among public high schools, and in recent years, some private schools as well. We aren’t a high school sports site, but when Kara Lawson, a former Washington Mystics player and Washington Wizards color analyst was named to their most recent class, we just have to give a shoutout!
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Kara Lawson, JJ Redick highlight Virginia High School Hall of Fame Class of 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (7News) — Getting that call to the hall. The Virginia High School Hall of Fame announced on Monday its nine newest inductees who have made outstanding contributions to high school athletic activity programs. The Class of 2021 includes an Olympic Gold Medalist. A two-time Super Bowl Champion...

Kara Lawson On How To Compete With #1 South Carolina

“We’re going to play our concepts. We’ve going to try to do what we do and I’m sure they’ll try to do what they do and that’s usually what happens in most games and somebody does what they do better than the other team and that team usually wins.”

Duke’s Kara Lawson Seems Pumped Up For Basketball Season, Part III

Lawson arrived at Duke too late to make significant inroads into the 2021 prep class. She signed one recruit last fall, Lee Volker, a combo guard from a top prep program, Virginia’s St. Paul VI, the same school that sent Jeremy Roach and Trevor Keels to the men’s team. Over...

Duke’s Kara Lawson Seems Pumped Up For Basketball Season, Part II

Jordyn Oliver is a point-guard from Baylor. She suffered an Achilles injury in September and will miss the season. Two of the newcomers are post players. Amaya Finklea-Guity is 6-4, another Fuqua grad student. She played at Syracuse before becoming part of the mass exodus following the dismissal of Quentin Hillsman over abuse allegations.

Duke’s Kara Lawson Seems Pumped Up For Basketball Season, Part I

What happens when a basketball team tries to blend four recruited players, two walk-ons, two freshmen and a whopping seven transfers with a coach who has a spectacular record of success in almost every area of the game but little experience in her current job?. Kara Lawson says she’s not...

Duke basketball: Kara Lawson releases non-conference schedule

The non-conference schedule for Kara Lawson’s second season with Duke basketball is revealed. It will be the second year Kara Lawson is patrolling the sidelines for the Duke basketball program, but she is hoping to complete her first full season with the Blue Devils. The Duke women’s basketball players made...

Kara Lawson, US Women Win 3x3 Gold

Congratulations to coach Kara Lawson and the US 3x3 team as they won gold, defeating Russian Olympic Committee in the title game 18-15. Olga Frolkina, who was the leading scorer in the 3x3 tournament, was held to one point as the US just clamped down on defense. Good thing too since they missed all of their two point shots.

Kara Lawson, US 3X3 On To Medal Round

Here’s a headline you won't see too often: Japan women shock undefeated U.S. in Olympic basketball. Okay, it’s 3x3 but still. The US and Japan live in entirely different basketball universes. Fortunately it doesn’t much matter. The US, led by Duke coach Kara Lawson, is on to the medal round...