Norwich hoping to catch excellence

Editorís note: Today is the second part previewing the Norwich-Whitney Point Section IV Class B boys basketball final, scheduled Saturday, March 2 at 6:45 p.m. at the Broome County Arena.

In his second season as head coach of Norwich, Tom Collier has adopted a similar philosophy to the New York Yankees, one where the standard of expectation Ė every year Ė is high.

ďThe goal for the Yankees every year is to get to the World Series,Ē Collier said. ďIf they donít get there or donít win, the season is a failure to them.Ē

Collierís team isnít competing for a world title, but his team has accepted the principle that if you donít set your goals high, you wonít reach your ultimate goal. ďMy thought with sports is that your strive to be your best, and shoot for the moon,Ē the NHS coach said.

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