March 18, 2014 – St. Thomas More Girls Basketball Day

March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 was named St. Thomas More Girls Basketball Saber Day by the City Council & Mayor’s Office of the City of Champaign.  A very unique & special honor for our young ladies & program. If you wish to watch the Video feed of... Read more »

IHSA Sectional Semi-Final POSTPONED

February 17, 2014

2/17/14 – Today’s IHSA Sectional Semi-Final game against #14 Watseka at Clinton High School has been postponed until tomorrow 2/18/14.  Tip off will still be at 6pm.  Shootaround at 3:15pm – Bus Leaving at 4:05.

2013-14 STM Practice Schedule – FEBRUARY Updates

February 9, 2014

See the below PDF to see this years 2013-14 practice schedule. This practice schedule is as of February 9, 2014: STM – Practice Schedule – Feb – Updated Feb 9, 2014 IHSA State Playoffs – IHSA State Playoffs Website – CLICK HERE IHSA... Read more »

Day 11: Stetson / Central Florida

October 15, 2013

Stetson University I was able to spend some time with my parents over the weekend, so as the early AM alarm went off I was in good shape for the hour drive over to Stetson University’s campus. Lynn Bria has been in charge of this program for the past... Read more »

Day 10: North Florida / Jacksonville

October 11, 2013

University of North Florida I was pleasantly surprised to find an email from the UNF staff when I arrived in Jacksonville that they had moved their 6:30am practice to 1:30 in the afternoon. So was spoiled and able to get another good night’s sleep... Read more »

Day 9: Florida

October 10, 2013

University of Florida After a good night rest I made my way to Gainesville and was able to enjoy a nice lunch with the Gators staff. Amanda Butler has been at the helm for the past six years, but knows this program inside & out having had a successful... Read more »

Day 8: Florida State

October 9, 2013

Got up & had a nice easy flight into Tallahassee this morning and was able to get checked in early to the hotel. As I made my way thru town to campus I had a very similar feel to C/U and how the campus plays such a large part in this town’s environment.... Read more »

Day 7: South Florida

October 8, 2013

Had a nice start to my day getting a little extra sleep – snuck a short workout in and headed to meet with Dan Olsen for breakfast. Dan is the owner of Collegiate Girls Basketball Report – who recently was named the operating group to do ESPN’s... Read more »

Congratulations Randa!

October 8, 2013

Senior PG Randa Harshbarger has committed to a full scholarship at Division II University of Southern Indiana under Rick Stein to play in the 2014-15 season.  The 1st team AP all-stater is already a 1,000 point scorer for last year’s state 2A runner’s... Read more »

Day 6: Georgia State

October 7, 2013

Georgia State University Well rested I stopped by Fed Ex and sent back home all my dirty laundry thus far – don’t worry I’m not asking Erika too clean it J Just needed to thin out my carry on bag (that’s right – I packed for this entire trip... Read more »

Day 5: Georgia

October 6, 2013

University of Georgia Today started out as a disappointment as I wake up to find out that the Bulldogs cancelled practice and gave their girls the day off. I went and grabbed a coffee on campus (very similar feel to C/U college town) – luckily... Read more »

Day 4: Coastal Carolina

October 5, 2013

Coastal Carolina University Was up by 8:00am and made my way to Coastal Carolina’s campus & was disappointed to not have passed one coffee shop. So I was going to grind my way through with no caffeine 🙂 I originally had South Carolina &... Read more »

Day 3: Charlotte / Winthrop / Davidson

October 4, 2013

University of North Carolina – Charlotte As the alarm went off at 5:15am I definitely was questioning my planning and what I was thinking. 🙂 But as I gathered my things and headed to campus I was looking forward to getting to see a couple of familiar... Read more »

Day 2: North Carolina State / Wake Forest

October 3, 2013

North Carolina State University Well yesterday I got to experience two programs have had consistent success w/ coaches with long tenures at their programs – today I get to watch two coaches taking over programs trying to start a tradition. Wes Moore... Read more »

Day 1: Florida Gulf Coast / Miami

October 2, 2013

I want to start this practice tour/sabbatical in the same fashion as I did before with the same opening remark. Having the chance to watch practices from some of the best coaches in women’s college basketball in the Southeast is truly an honor. Some... Read more »

CM Basketball Practice Tour/Sabbatical ’13

October 1, 2013

As I did in 2009 I have attached a PDF for you to see where my travels will be taking me over the course of the next 12 days. I head down to Florida, Georgia, & the Carolinas.  My hope is to give you a little ‘bit’ from each of the campuses... Read more »

OPEN GYM – 2013

September 25, 2013

Here is a breakdown of the the next two months so everyone is on the same page. As volleyball season wraps up we’ll adjust so please listen to announcements at school. OCT 3 – MANDATORY to go to the gym after school to get your sneaker size... Read more »

Service Hours Available

September 10, 2013

Service Opportunity through Holy Cross Holy Cross School needs two to four STM students to operate their scoreboard during basketball and volleyball games this school year.  No experience is needed.  The hours can go toward your 100 service... Read more »


June 18, 2013

Be sure to open the below PDF to see the calendar / rosters / schedule / etc for the remainder of the STM Girls Basketball Summer Schedule. Incoming Freshmen that have not attended anything as of yet – you are still encouraged to attend the:  OPEN... Read more »

Offensive Improvement Camp Dates Announced

May 1, 2013

STM’s Girls Basketball Offensive Improvement Camp for all girls basketball players in the area. Age for this camp:  To be 7th graders (Class of 2019) to 2014 graduates as campers will be broken up. Limit of only 60 campers. You can get this year’s... Read more »

SVC Tournament Brackets – POSTED

January 11, 2013

The 2013 SVC Tournament Brackets have been posted. Tournament Bracket PDF – Click Here SVC Tournament Website – MONDAY 1/11 – Varsity will shoot around at STM from 3:30-4:15 before leaving... Read more »

Schedule: Additions & Updates

January 4, 2013

A few additons/changes have been made to our schedule for the coming month of January, here are a few… 1/7 – VARSITY – Shootaround 2:15-3pm 1/9 – FRESHMEN – St. Teresa’s game 1/18 – GBB social gathering at Mennig’s 1/21... Read more »

State Farm Brackets & Practice Schedule UPDATE

December 11, 2012

The brackets for the State Farm Holidy Classic have been posted – State Farm Brackets PDF – Click Here Our first game will be at 2:30pm vs. Camp Point Central at Normal Comm. HS – we will do a shootaround at STM  from 10:30-12 before... Read more »

Game Schedule CHANGE – Var/JV

December 5, 2012

The girls basketball games vs. Oakwood have been cancelled for both levels.  The plan is to NOT have practice on Saturday (will be pending Thurs. nights game) To fill this game we are play 4A #1 ranked Whitney Young High School – they are last... Read more »

Freshmen Games Added – Updated Pract. Calendar

November 28, 2012

We have been able to add a couple more Freshmen games – most recently for December 4th at Cerro Gordo.  We have also had to adjust a few practice times so please delete all older versions of our practice schedule. To see the new practice calendar... Read more »

JV Thanksgiving Tournament @ Mahomet

November 11, 2012

Schedule for the JV Tournament at Mahomet-Seymour HS November 23rd & 24th Friday 23rd 11:30 AM (Main Gym) vs. Central  – STM is the away team (dark Jersey) 4:30 PM (FH Court #1) vs. Normal Comm. – STM is the home team (white jersey) Saturday... Read more »

2012-13 Basketball Season – UPDATE

November 11, 2012

Here are a couple of PDFs to get everyone started: Practice Schedule Calendar (updated 11/10) – STM-Nov12-Feb13 Game Schedule w/ Bus Times (updated 11/7) – STM Game Schedule 12-13

State Farm Holiday Classic – Brackets 2011

December 13, 2011

This year’s State Farm Holiday Classic Brackets have been released – STM received it’s highest seed ever in the event (#2 Seed).  Good luck ladies. Go to the links below to learn more. State Farm Brackets – 2011 State Farm Holiday... Read more »

JV Thanksgiving Tournament @ Mahomet

November 10, 2011

Schedule for the JV Tournament at Mahomet-Seymour HS November 25th & 26th Friday 25th 11:30 AM (Fieldhouse Court #1) vs. NCHS  – STM is the away team (dark Jersey) 3:00 PM (FH Court #1) vs. Rantoul – STM is the home team (white jersey) Saturday... Read more »

New Game on Schedule

November 10, 2011

There has been a game added to the schedule on Monday November 28th against Prairie Central at Home. Please put on the master schedule and come ready to cheer on the Sabers!

Practice Time Change

October 28, 2011

Monday’s practice will be from 3:30 to 5 because of Volleyball practice for Sectionals; CONGRATULATIONS to the Volleyball team! Tuesday’s practice will be from 3:30 to 5:15 that way if any of the girl’s want to go to the Volleyball game... Read more »

First Week of Practice Schedule

October 26, 2011

STM GIRL’S BASKETBALL FIRST WEEK SCHEDULE “I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith” 1 Tim 4:7 OCT 31ST NOV 1ST NOV 2ND NOV 3RD NOV 4TH NOV 5TH NOV 6TH 3:30-5:30 3:30 – 6 3:30 – 5:45 Parents... Read more »

First Week of Practice Schedule

October 26, 2011

STM GIRL’S BASKETBALL FIRST WEEK SCHEDULE “I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith” 1 Tim 4:7 OCT 31ST NOV 1ST NOV 2ND NOV 3RD NOV 4TH NOV 5TH NOV 6TH 3:30-5:30 3:30 – 6 3:30 –... Read more »

Week’s Update & Bulldog Baller Bash Info

June 20, 2011

As of Monday this is the schedule for the week: OPEN GYM is now set up for Tues 6/21 – 1-3pm THURSDAY League at Mahomet we have the following: 6pm-JV Fisher 8pm-JV LeRoy 7pm-V Uni HS 8pm-V Bismark I have the following listed to attend – Coach... Read more »

STM Summer Basketball Update

June 10, 2011

See the new attachment below with the updated list of who can attend everything this summer.  Again if you see any errors let me know. Illinois State’s schedule has been posted & we have added a game on the afternoon of the 17th as i didn’t... Read more »

Summer Schedule – 2011

May 31, 2011

Below is the PDF for the summer calendar – We have open gym June 1 – that is for ALL players of ALL levels.  From here I will see what incoming freshmen are available for some of our stuff during the month of June. If you see your name listed... Read more »

SVC Tournament Brackets

January 12, 2011

The Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament Brackets have been posted. To see the brackets – Click Here-SVC Tourn To see the tournament website – SVC Tourn. Webpage

Schedule Update / State Farm & SVC

December 16, 2010

Please see the below links to help update everyone on the coming weeks: Practice calendar update – Click Here Most Up To Date Game Schedule From Athletic Department – Click Here State Farm Holiday Classic Brackets – Click Here State... Read more »

Two Weeks Left – Schedule UPDATE

October 16, 2010

Due to lack of attendance the past week – CONDITIONING after school has been canceled.  The remaining basketball opportunities after school that will be supervised are as follows: Oct 18 – 3:15-4pm (Shooting) Oct 20 – 3:15-4pm (Shooting) Oct... Read more »

Meeting 8/31 After School

August 29, 2010

There will be a 30 minute meeting after school in the gymnasium.  All girls planning to try out for girls basketball this winter are asked to attend.   This meeting should be done at 3:40.  Seniors are asked to stay an extra 10 minutes.  If you are... Read more »

Mennig Quoted in Kentucky Paper

August 21, 2010

Coach Mennig was quoted in the Lexington Newspaper regarding the staff at UK & their recruiting efforts.  You can read more on this article at – Click Here

Mahomet Bulldog Shootout – UPDATE

June 21, 2010

June 25-26-27 is the Mahomet Bulldog Baller Bash – The schedule can be found for this event at and click on ‘schedules’ on the left hand side of the page – click on the ‘Varsity Division Pool Play plus... Read more »

Offensive Improvement Camp – CANCELLED

June 7, 2010

STM’s Offensive Improvement Camp that runs Tues-Thur. nights has been canceled due to lack of participants.  The Kids’ Camp in the mornings of Tues-Fri will STILL BE IN SESSION.

Summer Schedule – 2010

May 25, 2010

Below you will find the PDF link for the 2010 summer schedule. Mahomet-Seymour High School Summer League – JV games are for last year’s JV players and this year’s incoming freshmen.  The Varsity games are for last year’s JV and... Read more »

Coach Mennig Quoted In Kentucky

April 14, 2010

Coach Mennig was recently quoted in Lexington regarding the women’s basketball team’s recent signee, Samantha Drake.  If you wish to see this article –  Click Here

Coach Mennig in

February 18, 2010

Coach Mennig was mentioned in an story regarding the work he has been doing with Blue Star Basketball/USJN.  You can see the full article by clicking on this link: Click Here Last week Coach Mennig was recognized as the #17 most influential... Read more »

Practice 2/10

February 10, 2010

There will be a non-mandatory practice from 2-3:45pm at STM today 2/10.  Please use caution traveling in.  If you do not feel safe in traveling in due to the weather then please do not feel you need to attend. If you do NOT plan to attend this practice... Read more »

IHSA State Playoffs – Postponed

February 9, 2010

IHSA State Regional Playoffs at STM will be postponed due to weather.  The Semi Finals will now start on Thursday as the girls face Uni High at 6pm with the three point contest starting at 5:10pm.  This wll also be STM’s “Think Pink”... Read more »

Tri-Point Game Cancelled

February 5, 2010

The Varsity/JV game versus Tri-Point has been canceled due to the weather.  This game will not be re-scheduled. Varsity will practice from 2-4pm Saturday.

Schedule UPDATE 2/1/10

February 2, 2010

Here is the last week of the regular season’s schedule: Tues: @ Bismark Henning (Bus 4pm) Wed: V-Practice 3:15-5:30,  FR/SOPH vs. Catlin @ STM 6:30pm Thur: @ St. Jospeh-Ogden (Bus 4pm) Fri: Home game vs. Tri-Point (Think Pink game) JV 6pm, V 7:15pm Sat:... Read more »

FR Game Cancelled 0 1/23/10

January 21, 2010

Freshmen game vs. Mahomet-Seymour has been cancelled on Saturday.  Encourage everyone in the program to try to make it to Parkland College Saturday night for the 7:30pm SVC Championship game. There will be a 5:15pm shootaround at STM on Saturday before... Read more »

Practice Cancelled – 1/20

January 20, 2010

School has cancelled all after school activities due to the weather.  There will be no practice today.  There will be a 40 minute shoot around after school tomorrow starting at 3:10pm – Bus will leave for Clifton Central at 4:00pm sharp, with... Read more »

SVC Tournament Brackets

January 15, 2010

The SVC Tournament has been set – you can go to the link below to see the brackets.  Bus departures will be given to the team this week the day before the game, and shootaround at STM on Saturday will be set based on the game time at Parkland. The... Read more »

1/13 – Fresh. Game vs. Centennial – CANCELLED

January 11, 2010

The freshmen game vs. Centennial 1/13/2010 has been cancelled and will not be re-scheduled.

Tri-Point Game – POSTPONED

January 7, 2010

Due to weather tonight’s Tri-Point game will be postponed to a later date.  There will be no practice for both JV/Varsity today as well. Just a heads up to all Varsity players – Home White uniforms have been ‘fixed’ and we will... Read more »

Holiday Break – Practice Schedule

December 19, 2009

Monday (21st) Shootaround 12-1:15pm (JV optional) JV at Unity by 5:15pm, Varsity there by 6pm Tuesday 22nd VAR/JV – Practice 8-10:30am 23/24/25 – No Practice Saturday 26th VAR – Practice 6-8:30pm (JV Optional) JV – OFF Monday... Read more »

State Farm Classic – Brackets 09

December 14, 2009

This year’s State Farm Holidy Classic brackets have been released – Go to the links below to learn more. State Farm Backets 09 State Farm Holiday Classic Website

FINALS – Practice Schedule

December 14, 2009

We are going to be OFF on Tuesday the 15th. 16th – 3:15-4:30pm (VARSITY ONLY) 17th – 1:45-3:30pm 18th – 12:15-2:30pm

Saturday 12/12 PRACTICE – Change

December 11, 2009

Practice 12/12 has been moved to 1:30-4pm due to a wrestling match.  This is for JV & Varsity.

Bus Time Schedule

December 7, 2009

Please see the below attachment for the schedule w/ the bus time departures.  All players are aware that that it is an on time departure so please plan accordingly to have things together and ready so you are not left behind :-). Also parents –... Read more »

Updated Practice Schedule (Dec-Feb)

December 3, 2009

Please see the link below to get the most up to date version of our practice schedule.  Obviously there will be changes along the way, but again hopefully this helps everyone as they plan ahead.  I will be giving the girls a ‘Phone Tree’... Read more »

TRYOUTS – Schedule Change

November 1, 2009

With Volleyball advancing in the IHSA playoffs – Basketball Tryouts will have to be moved on Monday start at 5:30pm (stretching and taking court at 6pm sharp).  We will go until 8:30pm – please plan accordingly.  Tuesday’s schedule... Read more »

Season Practice Schedule – 09-10

October 30, 2009

Here is a PDF for you to see the basic schedule that we have worked out.  There are still a lot of small adjustments (still don’t have wrestling schedule for example).  But this gives everyone something, as the first month is pretty much set for... Read more »

Day 10: Illinois State

October 26, 2009

ILLINOIS STATE Woke up and went in to STM today & fortunately did not have to sub the entire day so I was able to go back home and continue to do some laundry and other paperwork.  As the day wrapped up I headed over to Normal to see the Redbirds... Read more »

Day 9: Louisville

October 26, 2009

LOUISVILLE Was able to get a good nights rest and another nice breakfast before hitting the road to Louisville.  I arrived on campus just in time to follow Head Coach Jeff Walz in to the parking garage and walk in to their complex.  Jeff Walz is only... Read more »

Day 8: Cincinnati/Indiana

October 24, 2009

CINCINNATI Definitely woke up rejuvinated and ready to get back to the courts.  I headed over to Cincinnati’s practice as some of the die hard tailgaters were already starting to get set up as I made my way to campus at 10am.  Head Coach Jamelle... Read more »

After School Conditioning Workouts – UPDATE

October 23, 2009

Coach Schreder’s after school workouts that were scheduled for Wednesday will be moved to TUESDAY.  Please plan accordingly.

Day 7: Xavier

October 23, 2009

XAVIER Was able to catch up on a little sleep & made my way over to Xavier’s campus around noon.  After struggling to find the auxilary gym at the Cintas Center I was able to settle in and watch.  Head Coach Kevin McGuff has been the head... Read more »

Day 6: Miami (OH)/Dayton

October 22, 2009

MIAMI (OH) Well I have to say I was a little curious to see Miami’s campus. Having so many students from the C/U area attending there I wanted to see what the big deal was all about. 🙂 As I drove thru the country side and all of a sudden this... Read more »

Day 5: Toledo/Bowling Green

October 21, 2009

TOLEDO My alarm went off at 5am, and honestly said to myself – Do I REALLY need to go to this one? The bed feels so warm. 🙂 But I did drag myself out, and grabbed some coffee. I arrived at Toledo’s new Savage Center complex in time to join... Read more »

Day 4: Michigan/Michigan State

October 20, 2009

MICHIGAN Woke up a little later than normal and caught up on some sleep, after watching the Yankees blow it in extra innings the night before :-/. I head over to Crisler Arena on Michigan’s campus to see Kevin Borseth’s squard. Kevin had a trememdous... Read more »

Day 3: Notre Dame

October 19, 2009

Well after hitting the snooze alarm a few too many times – I grabbed a coffee on my way out of the hotel & got over to ND’s campus around 9:45am.  Just enough time to say my hellos to the staff before they hit the court.  Head Coach... Read more »

Day 2: DePaul/Northwestern

October 18, 2009

DEPAUL I got up around 8am and had a nice breakfast to start the day and headed in to Chicago & was pleasant to find mild traffic on a late Sunday morning. I got there a little early and had a chance to sit with Doug Bruno for 20-30 minutes before... Read more »

Day 1: Wisconsin/Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Marquette

October 17, 2009

I want to start off this whole trip by making this initial statement: Having the chance to watch practices from some of the best coaches in women’s college basketball in the Midwest is truly an honor. Some are friends, others are former peers, but... Read more »

CM’s Basketball Practice Sabbatical ’09

October 16, 2009

I have attached a PDF for you to see where my travels will be taking me over the course of the next 10 days.  I head up to Madison, WI tonight w/ three practices on my schedule for tomorrow (Wisconsin, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, & Marquette (they are the... Read more »


October 14, 2009

There will be a short 10 minute MANDATORY meeting immediately after school in Coach DeWitt’s classroom.  ALL levels of girls basketball players need to attend.

Sneaker Order 09

September 7, 2009

Below you will find two PDF’s – One is the updated flyer for the team sneakers & other various gear items that we can offer this season.  The other is the Order form that is to be put in Coach Mennig’s mailbox in the main office... Read more »

Gym Rats Club & Open Gym 09

September 7, 2009

Our Open Gym & Gym Rats Club shooting will begin on Thursday Sept 10.  Below you will find two PDFs…. the first is the calendar of dates/times that we have the gym time for players to come in and work on their skills (shoot/ball handling/etc),... Read more »

MEETING – Thurs – 8/27 – 3pm

August 25, 2009

There will be a short 10 min. player meeting after school in Coach Schreder’s Room (106) regarding the upcoming year and pre-season workout information (done no later than 3:20 if everyone gets there quickly).  Please plan ahead to stop by to receive... Read more »


August 10, 2009

Notre Dame Team Camp – RESULTS

June 20, 2009

Another solid showing for the Sabers that attended Notre Dame’s Team Camp June 18-20: Becker, Bilger, Brinkoetter, Clarkson, Hinders, Myerscough, Wallen, Zasada, Zielinski.  The girls went 3-3 getting a win the first night then going 0-3 the second... Read more »

Illinois State Univ. Shootout – RESULTS

June 18, 2009

Great effort by the girls that attended Illinois State University’s Shootout June 17-18: Brinkoetter, Clarkson, Einck, Hinders, Myerscough, Ramshaw, Squire, Wallen, Zielinski. The girls went 3-3 going O-3 in day one, and then turning it around and... Read more »

Neuqua Valley Shootout – RESULTS

June 14, 2009

Big thanks to our girls that attended Neuqua Valley’s Shootout June 12-13: Alexander, Becker, Bilger, Brinkoetter, Clarkson, Myerscough, Zasada, Zielinski. The girls went 4-1 defeating varsity programs – 3A Oak Forest, 3A St. Francis (Wheaton),... Read more »

UPDATE – Summer Schedule

May 28, 2009

See these three attachments for summer schedule updates STM SUMMER SCHEDULED 09 – UPDATE (6/14/09) STM PLAYERS SCHEDULED TO ATTEND PDF (Update 6/14/09) STM COACHES SCHEDULED TO COVER 6/15/09 – Open Gym at STM 6/16/09 – Uni High Controlled... Read more »

Team Meeting – 5/13/09 After School

May 5, 2009

For All Levels – there will be a brief 10 minute meeting after school on Wednesday 5/13 in Coach Schreder’s room. Topics – Summer Leagues (Unity Freshmen League has been cancelled) – possible addition of Parkland Summer League... Read more »

STM Summer Basketball Camp

May 5, 2009

June 9-12 will be the Individual Camp for 4th – 8th graders starting at 9am and going til 11:30am.  June 9-11 will be the Offensive Improvement Camp for 6th grade – 12th grade going from 6pm-8:30pm.  Returning varsity players are asked to... Read more »

Congrats – IHSA Scholastic Recognition

April 10, 2009

The following students have earned the IHSA Scholastic Recognition Certificate during the winter sports season of 2008-2009…..  IHSA Scholastic Recognition IHSA Scholastic Recognition Lisa Clarkson, Girls Basketball Brittany Einck, Girls... Read more »

Coach Mennig on the road

April 2, 2009

My boss has been trying to get me to do another blog on our website so I finally did them…. if your curious what I have been up to…………………. Click Here

The High School of St. Thomas More

March 6, 2009

3901 North Mattis Ave, Champaign, IL 61822 / (217) 352-7210

Summer Schedule – June 09

March 1, 2009

Tentative summer schedule is available – Click Here Who will be playing in what Varsity events will be determined a week before the events.  2008-09 Varsity roster members will start out the summer in those spots for the Mahomet Summer League –... Read more »

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