After Brandon Sears Got Cut, He Got Serious About Basketball. Here's How He Made Varsity

The junior from Oak Hill, West Virginia took his youthful setbacks as motivation to fuel his fire to succeed in basketball.

All summer long, Brandon Sears ran.

He ran up and down the hills around his neighborhood in Oak Hill, West Virginia, a town of just over 7,750 people. It was his own natural type of resistance training. He ran for himself, to slim down his admittedly chunky frame, but he also ran for basketball, the sport he has loved since second grade, and the sport he was determined to make a part of his life forever.


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