Southridge girls basketball coach Steve Rust had his team huddled around the bench during a timeout with about 40 seconds remaining in their game against South Spencer. “Finish,” he implored. “Finish!”
Every basketball player has their own unique routine when going to the charity stripe to take their foul shots. But Northeast Dubois girls basketball player Clare Mangin has a little bit of a different approach when she’s trying to ice a game.
Some say, “Slow and steady wins the race.” Others say to start fast and leave no doubts. On Tuesday night, the girls basketball teams of Forest Park and Heritage Hills both reached victory lane but in different fashion.
Maya Angelou once said that people will forget what you said and forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel. If that is the measure by which we judge how a person lives, it would seem that Northeast Dubois’ Clare Mangin has made quite an impact for someone who has not even seen two decades go by quite yet.
After Southridge senior Tori Tretter was injured in the team’s first game of the year, the Raiders have had to try different starting rotations to find someone to fill Tretter’s starting role while she’s been dealing with the injury.