Basketball Brings Students Together, On Court & In Classroom

by Charles Honey

Action was heating up under the Red Hawk Rockets’ basket. Emma Cassiday passed the ball to Sam Shepard, who seemed unsure what to do with it. “Shoot! Shoot!” Emma exclaimed. But Sam did not shoot, passing to another player instead. Next time down the court, Emma passed to him again. This time, Sam did shoot. The ball didn’t go in, but his confidence may have gone up...