Edinburgh gymnasium vital piece of town’s character


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.

This story appears in the print edition of Daily Journal. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.