Floored. That is the best way to describe the feeling of opening the Class 2A girls basketball all-state team email. Honestly, I thought the coaches would get it wrong. But, in the end I think the voting for the Player of the Year went down the way it should have.
Every year the all-league teams come out. Sometimes I’m left scratching my head. Maybe it’s the world of fantasy sports we live in. Everyone, if they so choose, can build their own team. It’s like being an arm-chair quarterback with a little general manager flare thrown in.
The South is known for kindness. Philadelphia is the city of “brotherly love”. I just think no one has taken enough time to think about the caring communities of Eastern Oregon to come up with a nickname or spread the persona through word of mouth.