"He had a basketball in his hands from the time he was sitting and walking," Lori said.
She has pictures of David shooting a basket at 18 months old.
David is headed to West Virginia University in the fall where he will begin studying to become an actuary. He'll keep basketball as a life sport and compete through intramurals. He wants another title, but not for bragging rights.
"It's more important to me for my team than myself," David said. "But I guess it would be nice. I wouldn't complain about it."
Lori reminisced about her three state tournament experiences after getting there in 1980 and '81 and winning the championship in '82. The Caldwell sisters were named to the all-tournament team in 1982.
"It's always been a big deal for our family," she said. "Ravenswood is such a small town - there's like 4,000 people - so it was like 'Hoosiers' for us."
There's a photo in the Dec. 10, 1982 issue of the Charleston Daily Mail of Lori, arms extended toward the sky and both feet several inches off the ground, as her team advanced to the '82 finals. Her sister, Kim, is to her left, mouth agape and right fist in the air.
Lori is wearing No. 25 - her odd numbered dark road jersey - in the picture. Her favorite number was 10, which was on her home uniform.
David wears No. 10 for Catholic.
"Basketball is certainly a bond for us," Caldwell said, "but I also know what basketball taught me and what I carried through my life and how it will help him, too.
"The older you get the more you realize the life lessons you learn from basketball. You learn to win, to lose, to deal with adversity, to adapt, to deal with pressure, to be a leader, to help others and help develop other people.
"You learn so much playing basketball that you truly use in life, but you don't realize that when you're still playing."
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