After outclassing an A-Grade opponent 13-1, it could be tempting to think winning is easy.
A last-gasp two-pointer by Ipswich sharpshooter Amanda "AJ'' Johnson could prove pivotal in this year's Queensland Basketball League season.
It remains the city's most important and enjoyable day out.
Although at massively different stages of their racing careers, apprentice Michael Murphy and highly regarded Blake Shinn shared similar views about Ipswich.
TRAINER Desleigh Forster called on an Ipswich track specialist to deliver and he did, helping create some more wonderful history at the Bundamba racetrack.
The positive was the Knights continued what they've been doing this season and injected more young players into their senior and under-20 teams.
Such is the determination of Kym Mansell to get the best out of his players, he was disappointed.
They are the motivations inspiring the Ipswich Force men's team as they chase their ultimate goal of making this year's Queensland Basketball League playoffs.
THE Ipswich Force sides will have to conquer extra time on the road as well as their opposition in this weekend's state league games.
In his fifth season with the Knights, Emmanuel "Ezy'' Peter has become one of Ipswich's most valuable players.
David Lems has been sports editor at the QT for many years, having started at the paper in 1984. He was won many awards focusing on the achievements and issues of sportspeople in the Ipswich region.