Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball

Nashua-Plainfield’s Faith Carpenter goes past a Mason City Newman defender as she brings the ball up court during last Tuesday night’s Top of Iowa Conference game.
For Nashua-Plainfield’s girls basketball team to turn the proverbial corner, the Huskies have to overcome one issue — the number of turnovers they commit. Those miscues cost Nashua-Plainfield dearly in its most recent two games a it fell to Mason City Newman 55-17 last Tuesday and to St. Ansgar 51-...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Libby Fisher scores a basket during the Huskies’ season-opening game with Tripoli.
Win or lose last Friday, the Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team would have come back to practice on Monday ready to go to work. Not that the Huskies’ 33-25 victory over Northwood-Kensett wasn’t savored; it just wasn’t a must-win situation, at least as far as coach Josh Smith was concerned. “I...
Brianna Bienemann fires up a 3-point shot during a game played against Central Springs during the first week of January.
The game plan in some ways was simple — get the ball inside and limit turnovers — and it proved to be a pretty good one Friday night for the Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team. Libby Fisher scored 16 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and blocked five shots and the Huskies turned the ball over a...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Sierra Fisher drives to the basket during Monday’s season opener against New Hampton.
Given two options — open the season with a “cupcake” or take on an experienced, solid opponent — Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball coach Josh Smith would take the latter.  And although Monday night’s 56-19 loss to New Hampton was painful at times, Smith still feels that way.  “I’d rather us open...

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