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Celeste Hoewisch still beating the odds

Feisty guard knows how to put up a fight after seeing sister beat cancer

Originally Published: November 22, 2010
By Graham Hays | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Few players seem less fluent in the language of failure than Celeste Hoewisch, whose very basketball existence suggests that sheer stubborn will to succeed comes in packages as distinct from the norm as Brittney Griner's size or Kayla Pedersen's versatility.

Too small to play big-time basketball, at a school too small to make a name for herself on the national scene, Hoewisch will instead leave a pair of giant shoes to fill when her Green Bay career ends next spring.

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