You watch a high school basketball game, and you think the coaches of both teams are deciding their offensive and defensive strategies based upon what they see.
More than likely, their game plans were put into place days before.
Both Marian Catholic’s boys coach John Patton and Northwestern girls coach Chris Deutsch agree that breaking down videos of their own teams, and of their opponents, is an essential tool to gaining an edge to a winning record.
Molly Troxell never thought that when she first met John Garrity their working relationship would become a 40-year friendship.
Troxell, who recently began her 18th year as an elementary school art instructor, was Garrity’s student teacher at Northern Lehigh Elementary School.
According to the National Golf Foundation, that’s the amount of adult golfers who average under an 80 score on a par-72 course.
At present, the Northwestern High School golf teamis easily exceeding that percentage.
“This year we have four players who shoot in the seventies, and four others who can score in the eighties,” said Tiger golf coach Tim Miller, now in his seventh season with the program.