Athletes of the Week
Trace McClintock, Oakwood senior, Baseball
Recently: Hit two home runs during a 9-for-16 streak with 11 RBI and picked up a win pitching.
Quote: "I wasn't aware of all I did last week; I'm not usually a power hitter."
Before a game, I get ready by ... talking with the guys in the dugout.
My favorite movie is ... "Shutter Island."
My favorite athlete is ... Hines Ward.
My hero outside of athletics is ... Norma Anderson, my biology teacher.
If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Wrigley Field.
When I am wealthy, I would like to ... help improve the Oakwood athletics program.
My guilty pleasure is ... chocolate-covered strawberries.
The biggest phobia I have is ... needles.
If I could attend any university, I would choose ... Wabash College.
Summer vacation plans ... Cedar Point
Honorable mention: Bobby Aikman, Arthur-Lovington track and field; Braden Anderson, Champaign Central baseball; Tyler Buhs, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball; Marvin Crawford, Hoopeston Area baseball; Solomon Crenshaw, Danville track and field; Josh Essig, East Central baseball; Colton Fender, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Kyle Golden, Schlarman baseball; Cale Huisinga, Monticello baseball; Emmanuel Richter-Shea, Centennial track and field; Timo Rohrig, St. Thomas More tennis; Trey Russell, Urbana baseball; Connor Stewart, St. Thomas More baseball; Jason Ziegler, Mahomet-Seymour baseball
Casey Cromwell, Danville junior, Softball
Recent accomplishments: Slugged four home runs for the week, including homers in three successive games, helping the softball team go 5-0.
Quote: "I have always had power but not to this extent."
My favorite band is ... Lady Antebellum.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... Crystl Bustos.
Dream date ... Gerard Butler
If I were not competing, I would be ... fishing with my family.
My favorite athletic team is ... Morehead State University.
When I am president, I will ... put softball back in the Olympics.
My guilty pleasure is ... Pop-Tarts.
The biggest phobia I have is ... the dark.
Summer plans ... Playing with Midland Magic softball
Favorite book ... "The Art of Racing in the Rain," by Garth Stein
Honorable mention: Katie Blas, Centennial softball; Hannah Bowen, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Katie Davis, Arthur-Lovington track and field; Staci Gardner, Blue Ridge softball; Sarah Hintz, LeRoy softball; McKenzie Hodges, Danville softball; Micaela McLennand, Centennial soccer; Regan Romshek, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley softball; Kim Vega, Champaign Central soccer; Brittani Wasson, First Baptist soccer; Jasmine White, Urbana softball; Chelsea Williamson, Fisher softball; Maranda Witty, Bismarck-Henning track and field; Kasie Woodworth, Unity softball