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(bottom row) Lizzie Newgard, Emi Gregor,  Phone in Your Meat and Dell Orders - No Waltinll 92036 WE-8690A , , Savannah Brehm, and Coach Linda Stringfellow. Not pictured." Alec Helm. As a coach for over 15 years, job Jeremy always did with a ' /" 760 765 1020 ULIAN '(ESTERYEARS I have witnessed many sports great attitude. In fact, all team teams, but none quite like the members graciously aided Nolan Julian Youth Basketball's Coca- willingly and immediately, both in Cola Red Team. They truly have practice and games. Never did I' been "the Real Thing." heara complaint, even when their Unique and Old Fashioned At first glance, they seemed own play was interrupted. The " like a typical JYB Division 1 whole team, led by Coach Keith JULIAN 1 team consisting of 6th-8th Stringfellow's example, was a  FEED &SUPPLY] "..,, OFF grade boys and girls. They had picture of grace, encouragement, .Y good players who worked hard, and equality. Nolan was part of led by high-scorers Gregory the team, just like everyone else. Conitz and David Stringfellow, Such understanding and undoubtedly were the overflowed from other teams most improved Division 1 team. and coaches during the season, inWynola Farms Marketplace 4470 Highway 78 Nonetheless, basketball isn't as well. Fellow coaches Steve ( l, :L==  -O  E]I what made them so exceptional. Gannon, Jean DuffY, and Joy  ii,' O It was their treatment of a special Booth instructed their teams not team member, 6th grader Nolan to guard Nolan so as to allow Gummerus. Nolan a chance to get the ball and =k =k :,k Nolan has autism, a complex shoot - which he did. He made 2 Painting is easy when you don't know how but very difficult when you do. disorder of neural development baskets! Each time he sunk his -- Edgar Degas characterized by impaired social shot the gym erupted with wild * * * interaction, communication skills, applause and cheering, as if he Smart Brothers At Bailey's - and gross motorcoordination. For won the game. Judging from autistic youth, sensory overload the triumphant grin he flashed Bringing The New Album Home Js common, easily brought on by us coaches, he had. Indeed, his by Fran Coley a single touch or too much stimuli baskets were a winning score not in their environment. Sudden loud just for Nolan, but for his team - noises and other unpredictable and for the big-hearted town of events can be very disturbing. Julian. Preferably, information needs to Note: An affordable summer be given one segment at a time camp for children ages 7-12 with and distractions minimalized, special needs will be offered in Now think about basketball: it's August at Indian Hills Camp in M0n-Fri 8:30 to 5:00 and Sat 9:00 to 5:00 loud, social, unpredictable, and JamuL If you know of a child with definitely a contact sport. Simply autism or another developmental put, basketballisoneofthe disability and would like Online least likely sports for any autistic information, please contact Keith BOOKKEEPING & TAX SERVICE person to be able to participate Stringfe//ow at 760-765-9962. in. And yet, Nolan played team basketball for a whole season ALL TYPES OF TAX RETURN PREPARATION - enthusiastically. What a QuickBooks Training & Setup courageous kid! Despite autism's difficulties, Incorporation Services Business Planning or perhaps because of them, Nolan's condition brought out IRS AUDIT REPRESENTATION, APPEALS, RECONSIDERATIONS The Smart Brothers (Saturday, March 31 at Bailey's, 8pm) Jesse the best in team Coca-Cola. and Luke Edwards return at long last to native Julian for a special During practice, Lizzie Newgard performance at Bailey's on March 31st. As their website states, often took it upon herself to Bailey's is the first stage the musical brothers ever set foot upon - at give Nolan extra instruction as 619-445-5523 ph 619-445"1421 fax www.01bts.c0m the ripe o1' ages of 14 and 12 respectively. A little older now, they needed. Ethan Elisara would return from their travels and adventures abroad with a new recording, quickly volunteer to be Nolan's TAX PREPARATION STARTS AT $60 INCLUDES 1040EZ, CA RETURN, EFILE AND OPTIONAL DIRECT DEPOSIT new lineup, and the same old charm, partner when players paired up. The Smart Brothers began performing around San Diego on street At games, Jeremy Flores was corners in 2007 and went on to perform nationwide on the college frequently recruited to direct and music festival circuit the next 4 years: Nolan to where he needed to "We've always played music together, but we started up with the be for offense or defense; a Nolan Gummerus Smart Brothers while we were living by the beach, not really doing anything with ourselves one year. Then my bro met a girl in school and wrote a handful of great love songs all in the span of a couple i SIII days. At the time, we lived in a reallythin-walled apartment complex Club Live En oys A ring Jam so we couldn't break out the heavy duty rock instruments and were relegated to tooling around with this dusty ukulele. We began by Students from Julian .... experience. I really liked how singing a few simple harmonies over the new tunes, along with some Elementary and Julian Jr. High the people were fun and exciting we had written back as far as middle school, and we were off and attended SPRING JAM 2012 but serious when they needed running," relates Jesse in summation of the group's rootsy inception, at Camp Cuyamaca March 3rd to be. It was really cool." 7th Aftertraveling from coastto coast playing on every street cornerthey and 4th. Sponsored by the grader Courtney Leavitt said, "It could find between San Diego and New England, and panhandling San Diego County Friday Night was probably the best time I have burned discs of their first homemade recording, the boys began to Live Partnership, Spring Jam ever had. I liked meetifig my hone their craft as their music began to gain fans. is a leadership camp attended camp advisors, they were really "We met AI Bunetta in Nashville, John Prine's manager, who is a by schools all over San Diego fun!" 6th grader Lauren Linton real hero songwriter of ours," says Lou. "Al's a legend- he's got this County. Over 125 sixth to eighth said, "1 got to make new friends incredible life full of these stories with everyone from Jackson Browne grade students from 10 schools from all over San Diego. I liked. to Michael Jackson. He really taught us how to be professionals, attended this year. This year's the candlelight ceremony and really mentored us and took us under his wing. He let us stay at his theme was "Club Live: The Real the food!" 7th graders Rose Kelly farm when we were in town living out of the van, he let us jam on Social Network." Family groups Thomas and Elena Lepe said, "It Steve Goodman's old Martin acoustic guitar, and he whipped us into were formed and led by high was awesome!"6th grader Laurel shape because he believed in us." school and college students. Cantor said, "Camp gave me self It wasn't long after the Bros. began to get serious about their song There were workshops, a confidence, the experience really writing and performing that they got picked up by a Nashville based talent show and a candlelight changed me." 6th grader Sage agency in 2009. They also recorded a second and third album, both ceremony. There was also a White exclaimed, "Camp was of which showed increasing artistic maturity and production. They fantastic dance, free time, and Epic." began to perform at music festivals and colleges almost exclusively great food! Leadership skills All hoped they would go again through 2011, sharing the stage with everyone from hero John Prine, were learned, new friendships next year. to Matt Costa and Bela Fleck. Their award-winning material has formed and an amazing timewas been featured on the radio, tv, and in two independent films, had by all. Leadership awards "It's a long way from the Gaslamp on F St. & 4th Ave.," says Jesse, were given to Julian students .., "butwe got our street cred." Rose Kelly Thomas, Laurel The Smart Brothers perform Saturday, March 31 in Julian and will Cantor and Sara Rott before A recent study found people who have some advance copies of their latest recording endeavor. More closing ceremonies, ate nuts at least five times a week info available at facebook.com/thesmartbrothers, music available on 8th grader Sara Rott loved had half the risk of heart disease Itunes, Amazon, and Youtube. camp more this year than last. 7th as those who didnOt eat them as often. Nuts are high in beneficial Smart Brothers W/Special Guests to be announced on Saturday, grader Shane Duffy said, "Spring Julian's "Club Live" kids monounsaturatedfat andfiber. March 31, 8pm, admission $5 Jam gave us a great leadership The Julian News 3