With father’s encouragement, Central grad Ishanna Brown finishes long journey to college basketball scholarship It wasn’t always a sure thing, but with her father’s support, Springfield native Ishanna Brown overcame academic and personal challenges to earn a spot on the AIC women’s basketball team. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.