Lessons Learned from Sports – By: Shea Boatman

Being involved in sports can be much more than a hobby.  Many Sabine Pass students enjoy playing sports because it can provide an opportunity to show off their athletic abilities and offer a chance to show how they are as an individual and team player.  Sophomore Lexi Emerson has played sports throughout middle school and high school. “I love playing sports because it is the only place that I can actually be myself.” Players often welcome the chance to focus on a game and leave their stress of student life behind for a while.  Sports can even teach valuable lessons that help students both on and off of the court.  We have all heard of the saying “there is no I in team” and coaches motivate their players to work together.  Freshman Gracie Hensley says, “a team works together and comes together as a family.”