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We're in the midst of The Opening, Nike's annual mega-blockbuster event for the top high school recruits in the nation, who can do crazy shit like this:

You didn't even have to catch that with one hand, sir. You were just showing that you could. We, of course, know almost nothing about recruiting, largely by design. But we do know creepy short stories for high school readers and are therefore qualified to present the following quiz:

SHORT STORY OR GOOD NAME FOR HIGH SCHOOL RECRUITING EVENT?
(answers follow)

1. An Alpine Divorce
2. The Tell-Tale Heart
3. A Rose for Emily
4. Tennessee's Partner
5. The Lottery
6. To Build A Fire
7. The Last Night of the World
8. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
9. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
10. The Most Dangerous Game
11. The Bachelor: Bossier City Nights

ANSWERS:
1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10 are both short stories and good names for a high school recruiting event. 3 is a short story that is a good name for a high school recruiting event in Mississippi. 6 is a short story and a Syracuse sex advice column. 11 is an unpublished Gary Pinkel short story that should not be a recruiting event for public health reasons.