About

Welcome to High Post Hoops, the Women's Basketball news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. High Post Hoops is dedicated to providing top-notch Women's Basketball news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Howard Megdal,Editor-in-Chief

Writer at the New York Times, VICE Sports, POLITICO New York and other outlets. Host of the "Locked On Women's Basketball" podcast. Books: The Cardinals Way, Wilpon's Folly, Taking the Field, The Baseball Talmud.

Natalie Heavren,Contributor

I've been watching women's basketball since I was six months old. When I'm not on press row I can be found rocking out with George Mason's pep band.

Kim Doss,Contributor

I returned to my original career path of journalism about one year ago when I was offered the chance to cover sports for a local media company. I have a personal and professional passion for covering women's and girls in sports.

Nicholas Niendorf,Contributor

Current basketball contributor for High Post Hoops and Pippen Ain't Easy. University of Nebraska alum. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, but from the Chicagoland area.

Jackie Powell,Contributor

A recent grad of the University of Rochester who hosted "Everybody Talks," a sports radio talk show with more than just a feminist twist. A pop culture and news nerd who has stanned Lady Gaga since 2010. My writing has appeared in the Campus Times, SB Nation and Channel Kindness.

Andy Brown,Contributor

Northwestern grad who stuck around Chicago There's a Houston Astros tattoo on my arm Loving father of two 1-year-old kitties: Phillip and Tuggins

Todd Goclowski,Contributor

Todd Goclowski is a writer and coach with 20 years of NCAA coaching experience.

Christine M. Hopkins,Contributor

Christine M. Hopkins is a journalist and fiction writer originally from the Bay Area, now living in Des Moines, Iowa. A Gonzaga Bulldog Band alum, one of her favorite things to do at games is silently judge the pep bands. (A sleeper favorite? Montana.)

Mitchell Northam,Contributor

Fan of hip-hop, The Wire, good beer, coffee and sports. Work featured at USA Today, SB Nation, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Pro Soccer USA, The Advocate, Uproxx and more.

Kelsey Trainor,Contributor

Kelsey Trainor is a lawyer, producer, and writer who resides in New York City. She currently serves as in-house counsel for a national media company. Formerly, Kelsey worked for the hit CBS series Blue Bloods. As a two-sport collegiate athlete and former college coach, Kelsey writes for a number of publications regarding issues related to collegiate athletics, equality in sports, and more.

Bela Kirpalani,Contributor

NYU senior covering the WNBA and NCAA Division I women's basketball. Also a sad Knicks fan.

Caissa Casarez,Contributor

Caissa Casarez contributes breaking news stories to High Post Hoops. They have covered NCAA women's basketball as a student sports information director at Wisconsin and the WNBA as the first league writer at The Victory Press. They have also worked in TV news. Caissa lives in the Twin Cities with their partner and their tabby cat. All three are proud Lynx fans.

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