Losing the past two games is not how the Rosemount boys basketball team wanted to go into tonight’s regular-season finale at Eastview.
The Irish were hoping to build up momentum heading into the section tournament.
With the boys basketball teams for Eden Prairie and Apple Valley both unexpectedly losing on Tuesday night, it was another example of how difficult it can be to go through the Lake Conference schedule.
Competing through the midseason blues is tough for each of the boys basketball teams in Minnesota.
Playing against the competition in the Lake Conference doesn’t make the long season any easier to handle.
For Rosemount boys basketball coach Bryan Schnettler, predicting how his team will fare can come down to one key aspect — confidence.
While it might not decide wins and losses — the opponent has a say in the matter — Schnettler and the Irish choose to focus on how they play. If they have confidence, the coach expects his players to play well.
Despite enduring back-to-back losses for the first time as head coach, Bryan Schnettler still held firm to his belief in his team.
The Rosemount boys basketball coach discussed what his team needs to do to turn things around after those two losses. Schnettler said he hoped things were going to turn around before quickly correcting himself.
“I know we’ll get this turned around,” Schnettler said.
After playing eight games in 15 days, the Rosemount boys basketball team might have earned itself a break.
The break comes at a convenient time for the Irish, as the team is exactly 13 games into their 26-game schedule.
The Rosemount boys basketball team is quickly proving it can play with the best teams in the state.
The Irish also have shown they need to bring a complete effort each night to beat the quality teams of the Lake Conference.
While the Rosemount boys basketball team is enjoying a solid start to the season, Irish coach Bryan Schnettler is cautioning his players there is still a long season ahead.
It might be hard to temper expectations.
Under the guidance of a new coach, the Rosemount boys basketball team couldn’t expect to be perfect at the outset of the season.
All teams take time early in the season to work out any potential kinks. The Irish are no different.
Most coaches will take wins in the Lake Conference pretty much any way they come.
For Rosemount boys basketball coach Bryan Schnettler, getting the first one this season had to be extra sweet.
The Irish opened their season Tuesday with a 65-51 home win against Bloomington Kennedy. The victory was Schnettler’s first as Rosemount head coach.
The 2009-10 season for the Rosemount boys basketball team was bound to be a season of transition.
The Irish have a new coach, Bryan Schnettler, after athletics director Mike Manning stepped down following last season. Rosemount also graduated eight seniors off last year’s squad.
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