Friday Night Fever: Inside the Huddle – Clinton basketball

Clinton High School
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Mike

WHETHER IT’S PLAYERS GRADUATING ORCOACHES MOVING ON, TURN-OVER IS A PART OF HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS.  BUT FOR ONE AREA SCHOOL A NEW COACH IS ACTUALLYA SIGN OF STABILITY AND THE PLAYERS HOPE, A SIGN OF GOOD THINGS TO COME.

Mike

    WHENTHE CLINTON WARRIORS CHOSE JIM SODJA TO LEAD THE BOYS BASKETBALL PROGRAM THEYEXPECTED THE ONE TIME WESTMORELAND COACH TO BRING FIRE, TO BRING INTENSITY ANDTO BRING WINNING BASKETBALL BACK TO CLINTON.  AND COACH SODJA EXPECTS HIS BRAND OF UP-TEMPOBASKETBALL TO TRANSLATE TO WINS.

 COACH SODJA

    THATHIGH INTENSITY, A LOT OF OUR WORKOUTS ARE SET THAT WAY.  THEY HAVE TO BE ABLE TO MOVE AT A PACE FORFOUR QUARTERS OF BASKETBALL, THAT WERE NOT TIRED IN THE FOURTH QUARTER ANDWE’RE NOT PUTTING OURSELVES IN A POSITION TO LOSE A GAME BECAUSE WE’RE NOT INGOOD ENOUGH SHAPE.

Mike

    COACHSODJA IS HELPED BY HIS PEDIGREE.  THEFACT THAT HE HAS RUN A SUCCESFULL BASKETBALL PROGRAM IN THE PAST, HAS HISPLAYERS EAGER TO BUY-IN TO HIS MESSAGE.

P.J. ZIEMBA

    IT’SREALLY AN HONOR, CONSIDERING WE’VE OBVIOUSLY HAD A ROUGH PATCH OF COACHES, FOURCOACHES IN FOUR YEARS.  WE FINALLY HAVESOMEONE WITH SUCCESS TO COME IN HERE AND TEACH US HIGH INTENSITY AND STUFF LIKETHAT.  WE’RE LOVING IT.

Mike

    THATHIGH INTENSITY OFFENSE IS NOT THE ONLY THING COACH SODJA IS TEACHING HIS NEWSQUAD.  THE WARRIORS ALSO SEEM TO BEPICKING UP THE PASSION AND INTENSITY COACH SODJA BRINGS TO PRACTICE EVERYDAY.

MIKE HAYDUK

    WE’REVERY EXCITED FOR THIS SEASON, RIGHT NOW WE’VE GOT 17 GAMES ON OUR SCHEDULE ANDWE’RE GOING TO PREPARE.

Mike

    EXCITEMENTHAS RETURNED TO THE ENGINE THAT IS CLINTON BASKETBALL, AND ONE ONLY HAS TO LOOKDOWN THE BENCH TO FIND THE SPARK PLUG FUELING THIS NEW FOUND ENTHUSIASM.

SODJA

    I’MVERY EXCITED, I’M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. I HAVE A SPECIAL BOND TO CLINTON AND I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO REALLY GOINGOUT THERE AND PLAYING GAMES AND WINNING FOR THE DISTRICT.

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