Monthly Archives: December 2012

Random basketball thoughts amidst the snowflakes

A few random sporting thoughts while recovering from that refreshing walk through the snow out to the mailbox to get Thursday morning’s paper and thinking about the shoveling ahead … … I don’t know what the national high school basketball rulemakers have in mind, but it’s time for that semi-circle in the lane near each […]

Fitzy nominations produce unintended consequences; better process needed

Those behind the state’s top individual awards for high school athletes — such as the Fitzpatrick Trophy in football — generally have the best of intentions. But in an effort to ensure a pristine quality among the chosen ones, recognition that originally was centered on athletic achievement now sometimes serves to cast an unintended and […]