By Dave Ficere
The autumn chill in the air in some parts of the country brings thoughts of apple cider, a roaring fireplace and fall colors. In college sports, it also means the advent of the phenomenon known as Midnight Madness – when some college basketball teams hold their first “official” practice of the new season and welcome fans to observe. Some programs, such as North Carolina, Kentucky and Arizona draw upwards of 10,000 fans to watch the madness.
Just as autumn gives way to winter, every four years a different kind of Midnight Madness occurs in the small town of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. There, the handful of residents… Continue reading →