Missions overshadow hoops

Many siblings tend to compete with each other in a variety of ways, and the Bachynski brothers are no exception – except their rivalry comes super-sized.

Take their height, for instance. Jordan, at 7-foot-2, is a couple of inches taller than his younger brother, Dallin. These two college-level basketball players confirm this statistic regularly, although standing back-to-back had to wait until Jordan returned from serving in the Florida Fort Lauderdale Mission and will be on hold once more while Dallin serves in the Slovenia/Croatia Mission.

Jordan, barely home from his mission before leaving again, this time to play as a freshman with the Arizona State University Sun Devils, paused just long enough in May to speak in his home ward, the Cochrane Ward, Calgary Alberta West Stake. That same Sunday, Dallin spoke because he's also leaving, not for a college basketball court, but for a mission.

These amazing brothers are giants, but giants in a way no temporal yardstick can measure. The real measurement of their stature is their commitment to the Lord

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