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Innovative Schimmel unafraid of new moves

Originally Published: March 11, 2008
By Glenn Nelson | Scouts Inc.

PORTLAND, Ore. -- She conjures visions of Pistol Pete -- that's what everyone says about Shoni Schimmel. Just watch her come cold off the Hermiston High School bench, spin off the dribble and cause a pair of defenders to tumble like bowling pins. Then, with the defenders sprawling, watch Schimmel raise up, five feet beyond the 3-point line, and bury a jumper.

Pistol, all right. Pistol with a ponytail.

Still, Pete Maravich has been dead five years longer than Schimmel has been ...

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