Outside of the team room of the Staunton River girls’ basketball team, there is a clipping from one of the local papers. It is the preseason predictions and it shows the Eagles landing in fourth place.
The final ticks of the clock were flashed on our television screen. The last spoonful of chili was long gone. We watched as the Lombardi Trophy was hoisted and some player declared he couldn’t wait to get himself to Disneyland (oh, right).