Three Original Short Stories
About the Book
In Sport Shorts, meet three different student athletes struggling to navigate their busy lives and reach their individual goals while dealing with the everyday worries of high school.
“Full Count” is about Jasper Green. Follow him as he transitions from middle school to high school as a star baseball player. “Double Fault” is the story of Savana Jones, one of the star tennis players on her high school team, as she tries to earn an athletic scholarship for college. Finally, in “The Practice Squad,” Alan Berry pursues his passion for basketball in a way many athletes would never consider.
Each story portrays the difficulties student athletes face while also celebrating their successes. High school athletes have many decisions to make upon leaving high school, whether they enter the pros or attend college. Follow these three as they build their own varied paths to success.
About the Author
Jeffrey Thomas was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. He attended the University of Louisville, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. After moving to California, he worked for Robinson’s Department Store before joining The Carsey-Werner Company. In 2005, Jeff moved back to Louisville, Kentucky, where he now works in education. This is his debut novel.