Kerry Temple '74 | Mar. 26, 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine
Their season was done. The five second-graders came to the bench, replaced by five teammates who would play the game’s final period. As the head coach gave final instructions to those entering the game, I thanked the others for a good year, gave them high-fives.
They seemed surprised it was over. It was just sinking in. They wouldn’t be going back out there. They didn’t want it to end.
There’s a lot I love about sports. Mostly it’s what you learn about yourself and life. Sports is life in microcosm.