By Colin MacGillivray
GUN Wallan basketballer Maddy Ford has her sights set high as she prepares to join the United States’ top collegiate competition.
Ford has committed to joining the University of Evansville Purple Aces in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s, NCAA, division one women’s basketball competition, and said she viewed it as a stepping stone to a possible professional career.
“I’m stoked. This has always been my dream since I was five years old playing at Wallan,” she said.
“Being a professional basketball player has been my other dream.
“Getting to college was first, and now I’m going to do that, so playing in either the [Women’s National Basketball Association]…