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Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact, memorable moments

Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact, memorable moments

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Organization’s impact felt long after playing days

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Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history

Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history

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Ruth Opatz Sinn has had a stellar career in girls and women’s basketball. She played for the University of St. Thomas and eventually was inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame. In 2005, she became the head coach of the women’s team, and has been named the MIAC Coach of the Year twice.

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It all started with a $37 check

It all started with a $37 check

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65 years of CAA

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Pro athletes thankful for life lessons learned in CAA

Pro athletes thankful for life lessons learned in CAA

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“I played everything except football,” said Birk, who enjoyed 10 years with the Minnesota Vikings and four with the Ravens before retiring shortly after his team won the Super Bowl in February. “Jack Peick [physical education teacher] was my coach in everything. He was the guy at Nativity that coached everything. I can remember even at a young age when he was coaching us in basketball.”

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Six decades later, league continues to thrive

Six decades later, league continues to thrive

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“We don’t think of ourselves as being a feeder program,”?Courtney said. “We’re providing a recreational activity for the Catholic grade schools and I think we’re doing a pretty good job getting those kids a chance to play.”

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Celebrating 65 years of mentoring young athletes

Celebrating 65 years of mentoring young athletes

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– Pro athletes thankful for lessons learned
– It all started with a $37 check
– Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact on their lives
– Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history
– Six decades later, league continues to thrive

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