While he wasn’t exactly known for doing many jaw-dropping slam dunks when he graced the hardwood at OPRF High School — we’d say Gabe Levin owns that distinction nowadays — it appears Iman Shumpert will take to the air in the Sprite Slam Dunk contest during the NBA’s All-Star weekend.
My column Here's one sport I'm not rooting for, a piece about my dislike for ultimate fighting (UFC) and/or mixed martial arts, published in the Jan. 25 edition of Wednesday Journal, garnered quite a few email responses and comments — most were irate and juvenile. But one was professional and insightful, though it didn't change my mind. How about yours?
Area high school girls basketball teams took to the hardwood on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. OPRF and Trinity grabbed victories, while the Friars took one on the chin against a very good -- and very tall -- team from St. Louis.