Lungelo, the full-time basketball coach (seated center), chose the name 'Celtics' for the Thanda basketball team. The Celtics is Reed's favorite team, I had a pair of Celtics shorts I was always wearing to class, and the one magazine we had in our posession was the Sports Illustrated NBA Finals edition, featuring the champions Boston Celtics. AND we are green. In short, there was really no other choice for what our team name would be.
thanda basketball October 2nd 2008 Here are some pictures from Thanda Basketball's first ever game against a 'real' opponent! Below is a short review of the game I wrote for Thanda:
Thanda Afterschool vs. Genesis Afterschool!! Our First Game!!
Saturday, August 17th will be a day etched in the minds of Thanda Basketball students for a long time. After weeks and weeks of practices, of teaching the kids about dribblin ... read more
Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Umzumbe After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Last summer I was playing baseball in Lithuania, coaching in Moscow, hitching through Bavaria, and working construction in the South of France. Who knows what this summer will bring.
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