Doyel: Tindley was a champion before this game even started


Fourteen years ago, Tindley wasn’t a basketball powerhouse. Wasn’t even a school. It was a grocery store, and a closed store at that, with weeds on the sidewalks and a homicide in the parking lot. Put a charter school in the vacant Cub Foods building near 38th and Keystone, into the middle of a decaying neighborhood known as The Meadows? Didn’t make much sense …

Look now. Look at this victory.

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