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Even seniors get cut from the team

Southfield High School senior Ro'Kiya Parker says she didn't see it coming when she was cut from the varsity girls basketball team in her senior year. She says she will still have a spot on the track team.

By Darryl Littlejohn, Jr., Southfield HS, Southfield, Mich.

February 19, 2014

In December senior Ro’Kiya Parker would normally be spending her time after school in the shiny new field house, working up a serious sweat, practicing her free throws, her lay-ups, her dunks. She’d have another new pair of Nikes in her duffel bag and a spare pair of sweat socks in her locker. Not...