Senior class of SL basketball players provided a sense of attachment

Storm Lake’s Cham Deng reacts after a 50-49 defeat to No. 6-ranked

Spirit Lake in a district tournament game last Tuesday at Spirit Lake.



This is the 30th year for me covering high school sports in the newspaper business with the last 26 years spent here in Storm Lake.

During that time, I have always tried to maintain a professional working relationship and not get attached to the teams or athletes that I cover.

But this year it happened. I got attached to a team — in particular — this year’s group of Storm Lake boys basketball seniors.

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