Why can't other high schools follow Mattoon's lead?
Life doesn't always follow the path we prefer
Year 33 of covering high school football started on Friday. Doesn't seem
like it has been that long.
Referee Clive Hornstein was one of the best and not just when it came to officiating basketball games. He had a passion for what he did and integrity beyond reproach. And as a person, he was always welcoming and sincere.
I like the halftime shows at high school athletic events as much as the next guy. Whether it's the marching band performing, a group of dancers or a pom pon routine, it's fun to see these student-athletes showcased for the work they've put in.
I understand why it's called holiday hoops hysteria.
I am convinced that you can eat too much stuffing at Thanksgiving (though it has not yet happened to me), drive too fast on the Interstate or face a week with too much work, but there's no way to feast on too much basketball in one day.