VanDerveer closes in on 800th win

If it wasn’t for Stanford Coach Tara VanDerveer’s work horse father, she would have been a lawyer. Fortunately, the winning coach is about to notch 800 instead.

In other Stanford news, Candice Wiggins returned to Cardinal land this fall to complete her communications degree. She was your average student until her public service announcement on World AIDS Day two weeks ago. The cause is a passion for her.

Big bonus: the annual Maggie Dixon Classic is this weekend at Madison Square Garden.