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Milos Apic, A Life Off The Court

The journey that he has had to come to a new country and a new school is one that forever stays with him.

Jonny Gherman, Staff writer

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Milos Apic is a current senior at Sandy Spring Friends school. Standing at 6 feet 10 inches, Milos towers over normal defenders and dominates the court. Last year Milos and his team defeated Jewish Day School in the PVAC. This year, Apic is looking to lead the team to another banner.
But what is Milos Apic like off the court? Why did this Serbian native choose Sandy spring as his school? The journey that he has had to come to a new country and a new school is one that forever stays with him.
From a young age Milos Apic has been in love with the sport of basketball. His brother played basketball and Milos Apic joined his brother when he was four. “I always wanted to be like him. He told me that I had talent and I wanted to take care of my family.” Coming to a new school with a new culture and a new way of life has opened his eyes to the opportunities of the world. Milos came to Maryland and Sandy Spring, thanks to his fathers friend; Zoran. “My dad had a friend named Zoran. He knew the coach and told the coach at SSFS about me and because Sandy Spring had dorms I decided to come here. I think it is a perfect fit and I don’t regret going to a bigger school.”
When Milos first arrived at Sandy Spring Friends school, he was confused, alone, and hadn’t a clue as to what to do. “It was really hard because education style in Serbia is totally different. Everything was new for me. Because I was alone, it was kinda weird and hard to adapt, For the first 2-3 weeks I was just trying to adapt and make some new friends. More than just basketball friends. Basketball has helped me reach out and talk to more people in the community”.
Dedo Bordy, a graduate of Sandy Spring Friend School, was the first to befriend the new student. Though he left the school last year, the two good friends still keep in touch. After the school year had started to settle down Milos started to become comfortable with making new friends. He was then instantly in love with the school’s environment and campus. As he describes his relationship with the teachers, he reflected: “I love the campus and the teachers and the basketball team of course. The teacher though, they are different than home. They’re willing to support you as much as they can.”
Milos is now looking towards the future as he enters his last year at Sandy Spring. Yet, with all of the college visits and extra curricular activities, Apic still finds time to do school work, communicate with his family back home and prepare for the upcoming season. “I talk to my family whenever I can, during breaks and lunch and free periods. After practice I have dinner and then study at dorm, which is typically 2-3 hours to work. On the weekends I do my body and strength work to help me perform on the court.”

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  1. Aman Carr on May 21st, 2017 11:22 am

    This was an interesting article for me to read because it is about someone who I know personally. I’m interested in sports, especially basketball, so this was interesting. I didn’t know all these facts about his life. I’ll be interested to see what he does in life.
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