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Natalie Stavropoulos, shown hugging teammates toward the end of the girls basketball season at Sandburg, spent three weeks in Greece working on her game as she heads to North Central College. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY Media
Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor
4:29 am CDT August 13, 2019

Greece is the word.

Sandburg graduate Natalie Stavropoulos, who excelled in girls basketball until suffering a season-ending injury in November, took a trip to Greece in July to work on her game. Natalie and her older sister, Victoria, spent three weeks practicing with their uncle in a brutally hot gym in Missolonghi It was the only gym in that small town, she said.