March 22, 2012
By Brian Knavish
Craig and Carol Prosser remember the day vividly.
Their daughter, Erica, was in fourth grade, and she came home from school with a bright idea: she wanted to be a cheerleader.
"Craig and (our son) Gavin told her, ‘we don't need any cheerleaders in this house,'" Carol recalled with a chuckle.
Instead, the family nudged Erica toward the sport that has become synonymous with their name: basketball.
Carol — a former high school cheerleader herself — explained things a bit more diplomatically than the men of the house did.
"I told her, ‘You can always become a cheerleader later. Why don't you try basketball, first? Then, if you decide you don't like it later, then you can become a cheerleader," Carol said.
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