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The Quietest Tradition in Sports
Wall Street Journal, by Ben Cohen

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/7/2012 3:44:18 PM

One night every December, students at tiny Taylor University pack the school´s gymnasium and participate in a phenomenon that´s completely out of place in modern sports: silence. The fans in the standing-room-only crowd are as loud as a library for as long as it takes Taylor´s basketball team to score 10 points. But once that happens, there´s no shushing them. As soon as Taylor hits double digits, the students erupt into bedlam, and they don´t stop screaming and dancing until it´s time for the post-game Christmas party on campus. Friday´s racket known as "Silent Night"—

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I liked this little story a lot. I hope some L-Dotters agree.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Former lurker, 12/7/2012 3:51:44 PM     (No. 9054126)

I also liked it, sent links to several people and watched the videos. Fun!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 12/7/2012 3:59:18 PM     (No. 9054146)

Wonderful tradition, I don´t see anything unorthodox. The videos on Youtube are great. 2011 is really good with the gorillas chasing the banana.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/7/2012 4:22:35 PM     (No. 9054177)

What a wonderful, fun, tradition!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: OhioPatriot, 12/7/2012 4:31:46 PM     (No. 9054193)

Way cool.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/7/2012 4:58:41 PM     (No. 9054224)

Now this is a college tradition that I could get behind. Nice.

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