Death is so strange. It happens to everyone, but then what? The emotions following a loss of life become even more difficult to parse when the deceased is a kid entering the prime of his life.
Check out my piece from Thursday, when I went behind the scenes with King George's boys basketball team as the Foxes celebrated the life of junior center A.J. Gibson.
Gibson collapsed during a game on Dec. 4 and passed away that same night. A Cause of death is still pending.
- Louisa didn't score its first points until the 2:15 mark of the first quarter on Friday night. The Lion boys still found a way to rally past Orange.
- Depth is starting to show for the King George girls basketball team, as evidenced by a victory over a pesky Mountain View squad on Thursday.
- Haven't thought of gift ideas for baseball free agents Manny Machado or Bryce Harper yet? That's OK, writes Steve DeShazo. They'll just take cash.