Their one-on-one basketball games typically consist of trash talking and physical play that includes an occasional push or shove.
William and Persephone Goodwin didn’t used to be this close. The siblings, both standouts for their Southwest DeKalb high school basketball teams, have grown closer since the older Persephone gave up cheerleading for basketball in seventh grade.
“Playing against [William] helped me get stronger,” said Persephone, a 6-foot-2 senior who already has signed a scholarship with South Carolina State. “We play dirty when we play against each other. When we first started, he took it easy, but then he grew and it got more physical. Now I gotta keep my head into it.” Read more