Butler County has a connection to the WNBA championship. The Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun 78-71 Sunday, to win the best of five series 3 games to one. Aces starting Center Kiah Stokes is the daughter of Hamilton High basketball legend Greg Stokes. She scored 2 points and grabbed five rebounds in the winning effort. Stokes has won 3 championships at all levels. A high school state title in Iowa, three (3) NCAA National Championships at UCONN, and now a world championship with the Aces. Kiah wears number 41, the same number worn by her father at Hamilton High School and the University of Iowa.
(Photo Courtesy: Provided by Greg Stokes)