Northwest Catholic boys basketball coach John Mirabello still doesn’t know how he got the call, but he’s hardly complaining.
He isn’t investigating how he was selected to coach the East squad in the 41st annual McDonald’s High School All-American Game, a prestigious showcase. this year isn’t something he’s investigating at the moment.
It’s all surreal to him right now.
“It’s a great surprise, but a surprise nonetheless,” Mirabello, 53, said Wednesday, the day after the news broke. “I’ve been using ‘surreal.’ It’s probably the best word. It was something I never considered. It was never a goal or anything but I am truly grateful and appreciative of the opportunity. It was...