The Last, First Practice!

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The last, first practice of the year is a special thing for a Senior! It is a day of excitement; but also, a day of alarm that this is the last go around as a college basketball player! A day that you can’t wait to get started yet, one that makes you realize you have started your last long grueling stretch of practice where you beat up on your body and teammates for several weeks before you ever get to let your built up passion and new improved game from the year before out on an actual opponent!

 

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It’s Not Easy To Be A Dumb Jock Anymore

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Once upon a time there may have been some validity  to the legend of the “Dumb Jock” who rarely attended classes and when did was present in courses like Basket Weaving 101, Intro to Bowling, and Finger Painting for freshmen. Jokes like this have been passed around for generations on college campuses and beyond where athletes were rumored to be on campus merely for games and post-game parties. Continue reading