Editors note: Our top writer, Jason Gregory, chatted with a handful of Class B girls student-athletes and coaches and asked them some fun questions. Check out their answers below. 

Ivy Fox (Jr.) – Parshall Braves 

Quote: “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to stay there.” – John Wooden

Movie:  Uncle Drew 

Megan Roob (Jr.) – Richland Colts 

Quote: “Everything negative – pressure, challenges are all an opportunity for me to rise.” –  Kobe Bryant

Movie:  Like Mike 

Nora Johnson (Jr.) – Nelson County Knights 

Quote:  “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” – Michael Jordan

Movie:  Glory Road 

Morgan Leas (So.) – Rolla Bulldogs

Quote:  “I can accept failure, what I can’t accept is not trying.” – Michael Jordan

Movie:  Hoosiers

Kendra Prouty (Sr.) – Dunseith Dragons 

Quote:  “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

Movie:  Love & Basketball

Samantha Oase (Sr.) – Hettinger-Scranton Nighthawks

Quote:  “The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win.” – Kobe Bryant

Movie:  Hoosiers

Morgan Freije (Jr.) – Langdon Area-Edmore-Munich

Quote:  “You will never always be motivated. You must learn to be disciplined. Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.” – Jim Rohn

Movie:  The Last Dance

Sabra Peterson (Sr.) – Bottineau Braves 

Quote:  “Everything negative – pressure, challenges  – are all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

Movie:  Thunderstruck

Myona Dauphinais (Jr.) – Four Winds-Minnewaukan Indians 

Quote:  “I can accept failure, but I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

Movie:  Coach Carter 

Desidy Schwanke (Jr.) –  Benson County Bearcats 

Quote:  “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I have been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

Movie:  Coach Carter 

Jami Bopp (So.) – Sargent County Bulldogs 

Quote:  “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something, but what I can’t accept is not trying.” – Michael Jordan

Movie:  Thunderstruck 

Cassie Sieben (Sr.) – Grafton Spoilers 

Quote:  “Hard work beats talent when talent when doesn’t work hard.” – Kevin Durant

Movie:  Hoosiers

Head Coach Jill Vote – North Star Bearcats 

Team Quote:   “Win the Day”

Movie:  Glory Road

Head Coach Sean Gourd – Four Winds-Minnewaukan Lady Indians 

Quote: “Uncoachable kids become unemployed adults. Let your kids get used to someone being tough on them. It’s life, get over it”

Movie:  Above the Rim

Head Coach Jay Bachman – Central Cass Squirrels

Quote:  “I’m playing the guys who are going to fight. If you’re not into this, I’m going to someone else.” – John Calipari

Team Quote: “ELE – Everybody love Everybody”

Movie:  Hoosiers 

Head Coach Laurie Sieben – Grafton Spoilers 

Quote:  “Work hard, Stay humble and surround yourself with positive people.” – Coach K

“If you do enough of the small things right, big things can happen.” – John Wooden

Movie:  Hoosiers  “Picket Fence”


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