Hays Fort Hired As Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – Nicci Hays Fort has been hired as a Drake University women’s basketball assistant coach, head coach Jennie Baranczyk announced Monday, July 18. Hays Fort brings an impressive coaching background to the Bulldogs having been head coach at three different institutions, including most recently serving as the head coach of the Colgate University women’s basketball team for five seasons. She was also head coach of Division II Barry University and the United States Merchant Marine Academy, where she helped start the service academy’s program. “We hit the jackpot with Nicci,” said head coach Jennie Baranczyk. “She is an awesome person, who has coached at several levels and is going to be a great compliment to our entire coaching staff. We have known each other for many years and I have great respect for her as a coach. Our fans and team are going to love her and we’re blessed and lucky to have her part of our program.” Hays Fort also served as associate head coach at DePaul University, where during her stint the Blue Demons made five NCAA Tournament appearances, including a run to the 2006 NCAA Sweet Sixteen. She was also as an assistant coach at Nicholls State University for two seasons. In total, Hays Fort has compiled 16 years of collegiate coaching experience. Hays Fort was a two-sport student-athlete in basketball and softball at Truman State in Kirksville, Mo., before finishing her career at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo. She earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology and a minor in mathematics from Culver-Stockton. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Nyya Yatra reaches Madurai

first_imgMadurai, Feb 17 (PTI) Nyaya Yatra, a march forjustice that aims to create nationwide awareness about speedy,fair and transparent justice system, reached the city today. The march has been organised by Forum for Fast justice. As part of the yatra, two motorcades had left for Delhi on January 30 — one from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and the other from Kutch to Kolkata. The Yatra will terminate at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on March 4. Locals who had gathered at the venue where the members were welcomed on their arrival, stressed the need for a speedier justice system. Bhagwan Raiyani, well known judicial activist, who led the march, said he would carry forward this cause of judicial reform to a logical end. He said the Judicial system in the country was now such that it was not possible for one to get justice within a time frame.Raiyani said they would cover 22 states and 180 districts during the tour. PTI SSN APR RCJ MVVlast_img read more