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Sportsball: The tireless unseen fuel the Winston-Salem Open | The NC Triad's altweekly
You kneel at the dividing line. The net offers little protection. It’s the dog days of August; the sun scalds the hardcourt, the kneeling mat, the back of your neck. He bounces the ball. Once. Twice. Your knee slips in its own sweat. Don’t look down. The ball ascends, hovers, then it’s gone — 120, …