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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Planning for the last attack doesn't make Americans safer
Topic - Katie Hayek
Long before Tennessee and Connecticut, Immaculata College was the original women's basketball dynasty.
IMMACULATA, Pa. | Here's a sports fairy tale that never gets old: An underdog team with few resources but a lot of heart beats the odds and comes out on top.
"It's insane what they did, winning three championships and having no money," said Hayek, who grew up in nearby Lancaster, and was a star basketball player in the area before earning a scholarship to Miami. "They hate being called the pioneers of women's basketball, so I like to call them catalysts. Without them I probably wouldn't have had a chance to play."
A wig, tenacious work ethic and rearranged shooting schedule helped mask the effects of chemotherapy, which Miss Hayek said successfully treated her Hodgkin's lymphoma.