Pioneer Jr. High boys move from mat to court
December 16, 2020
Raw talent more accustomed to rubber mats than a rubber ball refined its way to a respectable season on the hardwood in junior high boys’ basketball at Big Sandy.
First-year coach Katie Nicholson led a team loaded with athleticism that finished just shy of .500 ball despite little experience in the game.
With Little Guy wrestling postponed until after the New Year, the hoops team took shape in the form of a lot of wrestlers keeping in shape for that sport.
“This is just a group of kids who are just really good athletes,:” Nicholson said. “Our season was a little up and down … it w...