There is no substitute for hard work, and no one utilized that mantra more than Nolan Frohwein.
The white paint that adorns the walls inside Cadet Gymnasium is the original product that was installed in 1971.
The mental aspect of the game may have cost the Iowa Falls-Alden boys a better finish following Tuesday's North Central Conference Triangular at Highland.
Playing under sunny skies, the Iowa Falls-Alden boys defended their home court with a team title at Saturday's Cadet Invitational.
Iowa Falls-Alden Football Coach Don Anderson referenced Nic Warrington as one of the players on his roster that made the biggest improvements from the start of his junior season to the end of his senior campaign.
Going toe to toe with a rival for nearly 100 minutes did little to ease the sting of a tough loss in extra time Friday night.