After watching Allison Holiday play in several games as a high school basketball star, this feature was written for the Arizona Daily Sun.
DEDICATION PAYS OFF FOR MVHS’S HOLIDAY
January 28, 2006
By Ed Odeven
While many of us are hitting the snooze button for the umpteenth time, hoping to get 10 more minutes of precious sleep, Allison Holiday is preparing for a busy workout routine before school begins.
Each morning, she wakes up and goes for a run. Then she arrives at school early, finds Kayenta Monument Valley girls varsity basketball coach Robert Nash and gets the key to the gym.
She turns on the light.
She steps to the free-throw line.
She starts shooting.
Layups are next, and “then I work (my way) out to the 3-point line,” Holiday was saying after her top-ranked Class 3A team beat host and No. 2 Winslow 50-49 Friday night.
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