McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

February 6, 2013

Growing up the coach’s son

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — As the son of a high school basketball coach, Jerrod McCormick has moved around a lot. He lived in Poteau until he was 7, spent a year in Duncan, spent five more in Ft. Gibson and finally moved to McAlester before his eighth grade year.

Ever since the first grade, basketball has remained a constant in McCormick’s life.

“I remember I used to have get up early and play, and I remember my dad would be watching me with some of his high school players,” McCormick said Friday.

For more on this story, see the print or electronic editions of the McAlester News-Capital. Click here for print edition home delivery or click here to see the Smart Edition for your computer, tablet, e-reader or smartphone.