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December 24, 2013

WC cagers offer thoughts for Holiday season

Staff Report

Student-athletes from the Weatherford College basketball teams recently shared their own reflections on what the holidays mean to them.

The thoughts often merge around family — and then there’s “coffee and chocolate” ... 

 

Lady Coyotes

 

Zippy Khasoa - “It reminds me of the happy times with my family and friends. It helps me to relax my mind and get ready for the New Year.”

 

Jacqueline Chandler - “Giving to others.”

 

Ciara Johnson - “Time to spend with your family.”

 

Kaylee Brooks - “Spending time with family, getting in better shape, sharpening my basketball skills, spending time with friends, relaxing, time to be thankful.”

 

Ruth Adwar - “Spending time with my family. Having lots of fun. Visiting new places, exploring places.”

 

Itiana Taylor - “Spending time with my family. Giving back.”

 

Toma Zaleckaite -“Going home to North Carolina. I enjoy visiting my family, having family dinners and talking for hours. Furthermore, the holiday season means drinking lots of coffee and eating lots of chocolate.”

 

Lou Hawkins - “Spend time with my family and celebrate Jesus’ life.”

  

Coyotes

 

Juozas Balciunas - “Seeing and spending time with your family.”

 

Chris Howard - “Family.”

 

Kevin Franceschi - “Time to work out.”

 

Timotis Kuckailis - “A chance to tell my loved ones how much I appreciate them.”

 

Tonko Vuko - “Christmas is my favorite time of year. I can spend time with my family.”

 

Nolan Cass - “Spending time with my family.”

 

Anthony Roberson - “It brings my whole family around, and this is like the only time we’re all together.”

 

Sam Osina - “Good time to reflect and be thankful for family.”

 

Quentin Henderson - “Time with my family and thanking God for another year.”

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