IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (3-21-16)
"Promoting education based athletics in Indiana"
While the goal of most team members participating in a team sport is to win the state championship, there are absolutely other ways to feel good about your team and yourself if you fall short.
At the end of a season only one team is left standing. That doesn't make your team a loser. A coach in this year's NCAA basketball tourney said that many times you work hard and nothing comes of it, but this time it did. He felt good for his guys because they never quit, even when they were 10-19.
Yes, his team, Holy Cross, won a conference tourney and a play-in game to advance, but they won't win it all. Next time you fall short look back at some of the accomplishments your team made along the way. Sometimes a conference championship or beating a longtime rival will serve you well and can be quite an accomplishment!
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