History Basketball: A Drama, Part Three


Disclaimer: I found the attached image at the following site: http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/19/this-painting-of-george-washington-dunking-on-dictators-is-breathtaking/. This picture fit too perfectly for my drama to pass up! Kudos to painter Aaron Needham. By Steven Dexheimer Skip: As we approach the start of the third quarter, let’s take a look back at how the two teams have played, and talk a little … Continue reading History Basketball: A Drama, Part Three

History Basketball: A Drama, Part Two


Skip: Adams has the ball now and tosses it into play to Jefferson. Jefferson patiently moves up the court, looking for an open teammate. “Stonewall” Jackson is sticking close to him, his left arm raised. This would not be an unusual gesture, except that Jackson keeps his left arm raised throughout the entire game. Larry: He told me that he does it to keep his blood balanced.

History Basketball: A Drama, Part One


Disclaimer: I found the attached image at the following site:  http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/19/this-painting-of-george-washington-dunking-on-dictators-is-breathtaking/. This picture fit too perfectly for my drama to pass up! Kudos to painter Aaron Needham. By Steven Dexheimer Skip Winkendale: Hello everybody, Skip Winkendale here. Welcome to the annual Historical Five-on-Five Basketball Tournament. With me is fellow analyst—the foremost authority on historical figures and … Continue reading History Basketball: A Drama, Part One

Meeting of the Minds, Part Two


“That reminds me,” said the President, “of the time I was on a stagecoach to Washington. This was during my brief career as a congressman. There was this rough looking fellow sitting next to me who offered me a ‘CEE-gar,’ as he called it. Well, I told him that I didn’t smoke; that I really had no vices to speak of. He didn’t say anything for a while. At last, he grunted and said to me: ‘It’s been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.’ ”