Students, faculty and parents from Sand Creek Middle School in Colonie
gathered to try to break the Guinness World Record for most basketballs
dribbled at once, on Friday, Sept. 25.
The record is held by the Indiana Pacers basketball team, at a little more
than 3,000, said Jeff Zelka, the Parent Teacher Association president at
He said it is unclear if they will have the record until later on Sept.
25, when the sign in sheets can be counted, but the sense of commununity
was the most important aspect of the day.
\We're looking for ways to get together, said Tim Backus, the assistant
superintendent for the South Colonie Central School District. "It's about
building a community."
The balls used will be donated to the Toys for Tots, run by the Marines
and the Boys and Girls Club.
For more on this story, see the Sept. 30 edition of The Spotlight.""