At the end of it all some players collapse, encompassed by overwhelming feelings of joy and exhaustion.
At the beginning of the season coaches voiced their opinions on the aspects necessary for a basketball team to make it to Macon: vision, wanting to uphold tradition, having a go-to player, balance offensively and defensively, team unity and community support.
I didn't have an illustrious basketball career, I had a good one.
The defensive end of the floor is a coach's pulpit.
There's a fine line that has to be walked this time of year.
Tuesday night's Gainesville and West Hall girls' game will have a different air.
It's no secret that the average sports fan shares a common sentiment: The girls game just doesn't measure up.
Self-indulgent rants are necessary if for no other reason than they make every sports columnist feel like a highly paid trial lawyer if but for a day.
The occurrence of the ridiculous fosters my love/hate relationship with sports.
A beast, in sports lingo, is a no holds barred type of player.
Little things matter, that's the simple truth.
Crossing a line is a curious thing because it's based in sensitivity and fragility.
For those unfamiliar with what a basketball showcase is, think cattle call.
Parity is a popular word in the sports world, but an even more popular state of being.
Spring is a time for rebirth and renewal, summer is a time for rebuilding; at least where a few area basketball teams are concerned.