Twenty-nine seasons, eight final four trips, one glorious state title for Tampa Prep's Fenlon
Thu. March 1, 2012 Joey Knight
LAKELAND — March Madness qualified as an excused absence Thursday.
In essence, Tampa Prep students were allowed to ditch their history classes to watch history transpire. So at roughly 8 a.m., more than 400 kids, faculty and staff boarded 11 buses at the downtown private school and headed east for the state high school boys basketball tournament.
As always, Joe Fenlon [CMH '79] drove the team bus, an 18-seat Blue Bird that looks as if it had been chartered from Hickory.“I’m Ralph Kramden,” he said.
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