Saturday, March 19, 2011

"Life's going to throw you a lot of curves"

Byers, a radio personality at WAAF, emphasized the importance of each player fulfilling his roll and not attempting to be the hero during an impromptu visit to the school yesterday. 
Teacher Jill Anderson contacted Byers on Wednesday through WAAF because Franklin's hockey team is preparing for the state title. She thought the visit would fit in well with her Sports and Popular Culture class, which has heard from other professional athletes this school year. The class just finished a unit on sports in the 1980s that emphasized the 1980 Miracle on Ice game, when the United States defeated Russia in the 1980 Winter Olympics. 
Byers came to speak to the class, which invited members of the hockey team to listen along.

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