As a sophomore in high school, I was being pressured by the track coach to give up basketball and run indoor track.
It was rare for a sophomore to play varsity ball back then so I talked to the coach to see what my chances were of playing on the varsity team as a sophomore.
After about five minutes of incessant laughter, I got the hint.
I didn't want to play JV ball so I went for the track deal.
With that said, If I had known the the JV team could put out a worldwide travel alert I might have reconsidered.......
Travel at your own risk.Just in time for the holidays, the State Department issued a global travel alert to U.S. citizens warning of the increased likelihood of terror attacks by legions of terrorists — including the murderous Islamic State.
The terse warning, posted on the State Department website Monday, said American travelers should use “particular caution” in the coming weeks and through Feb. 24.