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Authors Articles by Basil Seif ‘13

Basil Seif ‘13

Basil Seif ‘13
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Early December usually sparks images of blankets of snow, Christmas trees, and Santa Claus. December in Texas has the same holiday spirit without the cold weather. However, it’s not truly December at Dallas Jesuit without the Jesuit varsity basketball squad hitting the hardwood twice a week for competitive UIL match-ups that include a fast-paced offense and stout defensive prowess. One...
White and blue jerseys with gold embroidery gliding down the court, the humid, claustrophobic musk of sweat permeating the stagnant air of the gym. Fans clad in gold and blue chanting and screaming in the stands. These things can only mean one glorious thing: the Jesuit Basketball season is officially under way. Through five games, the 2012-13 Jesuit Varsity Rangers,...
A state champion, a basketball star, a Varsity letterman, an all-state and all-district player, and, later in life, a Christian mentor and true man for others. Not many men have worn the navy and gold of the Jesuit Rangers with as much pride, love, and commitment as did Jerry Taliaferro ’63, one of this year’s esteemed Jesuit Sports Hall...
The lecture hall, full of excited, intrigued parents and high schoolers, falls silent as the lights dim. This is always the scene when Jesuit Theatre Productions come around. In the past, these productions have managed to please hundreds of Jesuit students, faculty, and parents, while also drawing plenty more visitors from Ursuline, Hockaday, and plenty of schools in the...
In a whirlwind of white pennies flying across the field, amidst a sea of golden helmets and pristine metallic staffs, the players sprint across the field, quickly maneuvering past defenders until the referee blows the whistle, signaling yet another Jesuit goal. As a nationally recognized team this year, the Jesuit Rangers Varsity lacrosse team  blew past plenty of stout opponents...
Navy blue jerseys flying down the court, a crowd of gold and blue jumping up and down, roaring in unison with every made shot, following every dribble and every sharp pass. This is how the Jesuit Rangers entered the UIL playoffs for the sixth consecutive season, behind a wave of inspired play, especially on defense, and overwhelming school support. Following...
Arms in the air, navy blue jerseys crowding the paint, the Jesuit Rangers Varsity Squad has been strengthening its defensive efforts down the stretch, hoping to ensure a playoff berth in UIL competition. With four games left in the regular season, all against district opponents, the Rangers needed to be nearly perfect to secure a top-two finish, or in...
White jerseys fluttering in the open court, navy blue shorts whisking past hapless defenders, blue-laced Nike sneakers flying down the sidelines, the Jesuit Varsity Rangers, with their high-powered, full court offense and strong transition game, have carved out a top three standing in District 9-5A regular season competition.   Coming off a 10-1 stretch to end 2011 and start 2012, the...

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