Sports Journalist Dave Kindred has finished his book
chronicling the Lady Potters incredible State Championship season.
 
The book "MIGHTY IN HEART" is  available at the following locations for $10.00
Eli's Coffee, 205 W Jefferson St., Morton
Grimm's Inc., 140 S Main St., Morton
Brunk's Sports Center, 122 N Main St., Washington
 
 
You can also order the book here and have it shipped to you for a total cost of $14.00
 
 

Tuesday, February 9th is SENIOR NIGHT at the Potterdome!

Please come out and join us in paying tribute to our 4 Seniors as the Lady Potters will take on Canton in a pivotal conference match-up. Varsity tip-off is 7pm.

 

 

Pink Night 2016

Pink Night 2016 was a tremendous success as the Morton Lady Potters raised $1,500.00
to support Pediatric Oncology research (via Carly Crocker's UI Dance Marathon Team)
and Proton Radiation research on behalf of Coach Kristen Friedrich.

 

Thank you to all the local businesses and individuals who donated monetary gifts and items for the silent auction and the Morton Lady Potter volunteers that helped make the event possible.  Also, thank you to the fans,the Morton Pep Band, 6th Grade Morton Heat Team, and Hula Hoop Extraordinaire Katrina Apke for coming out and supporting the Lady Potters and cheered them to a resounding 51-25 victory over the Dunlap Eagles.

 Click here to see more pictures and details and our sponsors for this special event!

 

 

The Morton Lady Potters are your 2016

Martin Luther King/Galesburg Tournament Champions!!!

With a strong field of IHSA Class 3A and 4A teams to contend with (including Prairie Central, U-High, Peoria High, Quincy Notre Dame & the Galesburg Silver Streaks-AP #3), the Lady Potters battled to bring home the Championship. Job well done!

Congratulations Lady Potters!

                                           

                      (Collecting Buckets at MLK)                                       (Breakfast of Champions)

 

The Morton Lady Potters have a new member in the 1,000 Point Club!!!

 

Congratulations to Brandi Bisping

for scoring her 1,000th point vs. Canton on January 5th, 2016!

 Brandi becomes the 12th Lady Potter in school history, and 2nd Bisping, to join the Lady Potters 1,000 Point Club. Brandi's sister, Assistant Coach Brooke Bisping, is the other. Brandi was awarded a ceremonial 1,000 point game ball by Coach Becker prior to the Lady Potters game versus East Peoria above.

   

The Lady Potters are spreading a little Christmas Cheer. 

See their rendition of Jingle Bells:

(Click Picture for mp4 video - sound up!)

The Morton Lady Potters have an educated eye
watching and cheering them on!

The renowned sports journalist, Mr. Dave Kindred has only missed a handful of Lady Potters games since he first started coming five years ago.  Since moving back to the area after spending the last 45 years traveling the globe in search of yet another sports story, Dave has found comfort in being a "fan".   He isn't sure how many times he had to repeat the line "I'm not a fan, I'm a writer" throughout his career.  Being a fan can cloud the objectivity of capturing those wonderful sports stories we often read.  But now, Dave feels at peace with just enjoying Morton Lady Potters basketball.

Click here to read Dave Kindred's stories on SportsonEarth.com

Click here to read more about Dave Kindred and his Morton Lady Potters commentary.

Dave will also be posting each blog on his facebook page 

As Dave points out in a recent interview, 
"There’s something to be said about the purity of simply playing
hard without having millions of dollars on the line."
Click here to read the story! 
Latest post February 5th, 2016.
 
 
2015-2016 Varsity Schedule
2015 - 2016 Lady Potters Varsity Schedule... 

Current Record; 24W/3L,  11W/1L Conf.

Day                Date               Time Opponent Location Contest Type Result
Monday        11/24              7:00pm Chatham-Glenwood Morton High School Non Conf Game W 70 - 48
Friday            11/27            11:45am Normal Community Morton High School Tournament W 55 - 39
Friday            11/27             5:00pm Richwoods Morton High School Tournament W 56 - 33
Saturday        11/28           11:45am Althoff Catholic Morton High School Tournament W 59 - 20
Saturday        11/28             5:00pm Moline Morton High School Tournament W 69 - 32
Thursday       12/03             7:00pm Metamora Metamora High School Conference Game W 51 - 36
Tuesday        12/08             7:00pm Bloomington Morton High School Non Conf Game W 85 - 50
Thursday       12/10             7:00pm Limestone Morton High School Conference Game W 61 - 32
Tuesday        12/15             7:00pm Dunlap Dunlap High School Conference Game W 74 - 37
Saturday        12/19             5:00pm Pekin Morton High School Conference Game W 50 - 41
Monday         12/28             6:00pm Champaign Cent Normal Community HS SFHC Tournament W 71 - 35
Tuesday         12/29            4:30pm N. Lawndale (Chi) U.S. Cellular Colliseum SFHC Tournament L 46 - 484OT
Tuesday         12/29             9:30am  Normal U-High Normal Community HS SFHC Tournament W 42 - 41
Tuesday         12/31            3:30pm Springfield High Normal West HS SFHC Tournament W 59 - 48
Tuesday         01/05            7:00pm Canton Alice Ingersoll Gym, Canton Conference Game W 50 - 47
Friday            01/08              7:00pm East Peoria Morton High School Conference Game W 52 - 37
Tuesday         01/12             7:00pm Washington Morton High School Conference Game W 53 - 44
Friday            01/15             7:00pm Metamora Morton High School Conference Game W 46 - 32
Saturday        01/16            9:30am Prairie Central Morton High School MLK Tournament W 54 - 28
Saturday        01/16            1:30pm Normal U-High Morton High School MLK Tournament W 36 - 32
Monday          01/18            6:00pm Peoria Central Morton High School MLK Tournament W 53 - 34
Friday             01/22            7:00pm East Peoria East Peoria High School Conference Game L 35 - 37
Saturday        01/23           9:30am Quincy Notre Dame Galesburg High School (FH) MLK Tournament L 42 - 47
Saturday        01/23           3:00pm   Galesburg Galesburg High School MLK Tournament W 59 - 57
Tuesday        01/26            7:00pm Dunlap Morton High School Conference Game W 51 - 25
Saturday       01/30              6:30pm Pekin Pekin High School Conference Game W 57 - 49
Friday            02/05              5:30pm Limestone Limestone High School Conference Game W 57 - 29
Tuesday        02/09             7:00pm Canton Morton High School Conference Game  
Thursday      02/11             7:00pm Washington Washington High School Conference Game  
 

2016  IHSA State Tournament

Day                Date               Time Opponent Location Contest Type Result
Tuesday         2/16              6:00pm TBD Bloomington High School Regional - 2nd Round  
         
 
 
 
 

 

Morton Lady Potters go LIVE!
Can't make it to a Lady Potters game?  Tune in to Comcast Channel 20 or iTV3 Channel 21 LIVE (from within the Morton area)   Hosts Lynn Rudin (left) and Deidre Ripka (right) offer play by play and their commentary and analysis throughout the broadcast.  Both Deidre and Lynn have a true love for girls basketball and a knowledge of the game which comes through in their broadcasts.  Previous games are also re-broadcasted on Comcast Channel 20 and itv3 channel 21 check the schedule for dates and times.
You can also stream games live and from the on demand library here.
 
 Meet the staff... (Click on Coaches name for their bio...)
 
Coach Bob Becker
Head Coach;
Lady Potters
Varsity team
Coach Bill Davis
Head Coach;
Lady Potters
Sophomore Team
Coach Megan Hasler
Head Coach;
Lady Potters
Freshmen team
  
Coach Brooke Bisping
Assistant Coach
Lady Potters
Brian Newman
The Voice of the
Lady Potters
 
 
     
 Meet the 2015-2016 Varsity team (click on player's name for bio)...
 
Ever wonder how the Potters got their name?
Click here for a time line of the Potter name and mascot.
WARNING!  This is a work in progress and subject to change. 
If you have factual information about the Potter name and mascot, please email us.
 
 
Thank you to Mr. Johnson (Principle of Morton High School), Mr. Prichard (Athletic Director of Morton High School)
and the staff at the Morton Public Library for their help in researching this information.

 

 
 
Now you can order customized Lady Potter gear and a percentage of your sale goes back to Morton Girls Basketball!

Celebrating 43 years of Title IX !  June 23, 1972,
37 words that changed history!
 
It was a small part of the Equal Opportunity in Education Act, signed by President Richard Nixon on June 23, 1972:
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in,
be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity,
receiving federal financial assistance."
 
Thank you Mr. President!

 
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