Gilman’s squash players have fully embraced the concept of team unity — both on and off the court.
Besides competing against one another in rigorous team and individual practices, the Greyhounds are one of the most unified teams that coach Boo Smith has seen in his 12 years on the job.
“This is a very close-knit team,” Smith explained. “You always see them together in school. The kids all get along very well.”
Following hour-long team practices at the Meadow Mill Athletic Club, players also compete against each other on their own time.
“They will go to one of the local clubs and play each other, depending on which club they belong to,” Smith said. “They just love...