Intensity is definitely a word that describes what happens on 90 feet of a hardwood floor.
Sweat drips down your body, Deep breaths fill your lungs.
Determination, you want that ball whether you get it on offense or make a steal.
Your adrenaline, pumping, your heart is racing,
Nervousness, you see the opening to the hoop,
Should you go aggressive to the rack, or pull up for the smooth jumpshot?
Time’s running out, your coach signals you to shoot it,
You make a quick move to the basket and slam it down.
The buzzer goes off and so does the crowd.
The game is over. You have won.
The crowd roars your name, and then you wake up in the locker room before your game to do what you had just dreamed.
[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2010 EDITION]
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