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Three Waite players, 6-foot-3 senior forward Natasha Howard, 6-2 junior post Shanice McNeal, and 5-8 senior guard Mariah Haynes are three of five selections on the Alan Miller Jewelers All-Press First Team.
 
Howard is Player of the Year and Waite coach Manny May Coach of the Year.

Who would have guessed?

Howard was chosen by the Associated Press as Ms. Ohio Basketball, is a Parade All-American, and is playing in the McDonalds All-American Game this week, May is Ohio’s Division I Coach of the Year, and both led the Indians to a D-I runner-up finish at Ohio State’s Value City Arena last weekend.

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The East Toledo Family Center is gearing up towards its Renaissance Gala. This year, the theme is “Black and White Ball” and proceeds assist with youth athletic programs.
 
Each year, nearly 1,000 youth in grades K-12 participate in summer ball, basketball, cheerleading, and golf. The gala is April 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Glass City Boardwalk in Moline.

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After Waite’s 61-55 Division I state semi-final win over Kettering Fairmont last weekend at Ohio State’s Value City Arena, the Indians took it easy Saturday while three other championship games were being played.

“We had a little shoot around early, about one o’clock,” Coach Manny May said. “We had lunch, we had breakfast, and just relaxed because we had Fairmont the night before, so we just wanted to let them relax their legs and be still a little bit. That’s all we did. Nothing drastic, nothing hard, just relax and keep your mind at ease.”

Senior Natasha Howard said, “We went out to eat, and chilled as a team. We had a team meeting about the next team and after that we had a little practice again and worked on what we needed to do with that team and what they will be doing.”

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