The madness is not limited to March. Never has been.
And it certainly was not 44 years ago when Anderson County's two junior high teams met on the basketball court.
That's right, two.
Western and Anderson Junior High.
And Western won. Both times.
Beating what was expected to be a junior high powerhouse might have been the highlight of a stellar season for first-year coach Gary Stinnett.
“I should have quit coaching then,” Stinnett says with a laugh.