Josh Speidel returns to the court in Indiana
Josh Speidel returns home to Indiana with Vermont basketball team
INDIANAPOLIS -- A former star Indiana high school basketball player had a homecoming Wednesday night.
Josh Speidel, who is recovering from a traumatic brain injury, played basketball at Columbus North High School.
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He was on the sidelines at Hinkle Fieldhouse as Butler played his teammates from Vermont.
It's been almost two years since he was involved in a car crash that almost took his life.
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He calls the team his second family -- 900 miles from home.
"It gives me something to work for," Speidel said. "It's very important, because I get up every morning and it gives me something to shoot for."
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