Basketball season is underway
Published 11:33 am Friday, November 19, 2021
By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer
As football season wraps up, many fans have turned their sights to the winter sports at each high school in Chilton County.
The biggest of them is basketball, and I am personally very excited for this season.
Basketball is a game that I loved growing up. I played recreationally as a child, and was a big fan of the NBA’s Orlando Magic and, of course, the NCAA’s Florida Gators, which became my alma mater.
Now, I get the chance to watch all of Chilton County’s teams compete on the court for the first time.
Some schools have many players returning. Others are trying to bring up a new group of young, talented players to replace ones they lost.
It will be a thrill to see what each team is able to accomplish.
I am personally hoping for success for each and every school. It would be exciting to see deep playoff runs and star players emerge.
Who knows? Maybe this season will produce a state champion in Chilton County. The optimism of a new season is always exciting, and there is plenty of it as we enter the 2021-2022 basketball season.