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Sunday, May 5, 2013
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Getting the Point
Qualls lost weight to play basketball

When you're, shall we say portly, and your basketball coach says the team needs a point guard and she'd like you if... Well, you lose weight.

That's what Johnisha Qualls did.

"It was in seventh grade and I must have weighed 222 pounds," recalled Qualls of her conversation with Marathon High girls basketball coach Leslie Lindsey. "I lost more than 50 pound...

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