Edinburgh gymnasium vital piece of town’s character



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The Edinburgh boys basketball team prepares to take the court to a standing-room-only crowd while Franklin players warm up for a Johnson County Tournament game at Edinburgh on Jan. 11. The Lancers' home gym, in its 55th year of use, is the oldest active high school basketball venue in the county. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON


It’s not unusual for Drew Glentzer to walk through the Edinburgh Community High School gymnasium on a winter Saturday morning and hear the following:

“One ... two ... three ... Lancers.”

In the facility’s east tunnel will be a collection of elementary-age students, boys unwilling to wait until their high school years to break huddle and run onto a hardwood surface that to them borders on sacred.

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