Athletes of the Week: Fredrickson and Jimson-Miller

Athletes of the Week: Fredrickson and Jimson-Miller

Taw Fredrickson

Fisher, Basketball


Recently: Scored game-high 17 points in the Bunnies' sectional semifinal victory and followed up with a game-high 12 points in their sectional championship victory.

In his own words: "It's completely amazing; it's pretty awesome. It's kind of overwhelming.."

I'm driving ... a Dodge 1500 truck.

I'm always texting ... my dad.

I need concert tickets to ... Jason Aldean.

Favorite sport ... Baseball

In five years, I'm ... playing college baseball.

The best part about being an athlete at Fisher High is ... the atmosphere at the games.

Honorable mention: Corvon Butler, Champaign Central basketball; Dylan Chapman, Fisher basketball; Cirron Clark, Danville track and field; Jake Gullquist, Milford basketball; Austin Kidwell, Watseka track and field; Dakota Kirchner, Tri-County basketball; Devyn McGuire, Danville basketball; Parker Perrero, Fisher basketball; Kyle Pool, Iroquois West basketball; Matt Restad, Unity basketball; Devonte Robinson, Danville track and field; Josh Robinson, Danville track and field; Max Stutsman, Salt Fork basketball; Wade Williams, Fisher basketball

Alexus Jimson-Miller

Danville, Track


Recently: Won the 200 (26.70 seconds) and the 55 hurdles (9.32) in Saturday's indoor meet in Indiana.

In her own words: "I was nervous at first since it was the first meet, but it felt good. I'm a lot stronger than I was before."

I'm always texting ... my friend Jorriel.

I'm dying to see ... "The Vow."

I need concert tickets to ... J. Cole.

I'm winning the Illinois Marathon in ... I'm not winning it, but I'm not going to finish last.

In five years, I'm ... in college running track or playing another sport.

My favorite athlete: Derrick Rose

The best part about being an athlete at Danville High is ... the encouragement you get from the coaches and community. They're always there to cheer us on or give advice.

Honorable mention: J'Lynn Ayers, Danville track and field; Rachel Ballard, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Chelsea Edwards, Urbana Uni High track and field; Arionna Graham, Danville track and field; Hannah Graham, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Paige Graham, Unity track and field; Jessica Greer, First Baptist basketball; Emma Hoyer, Urbana Uni High track and field; Chelsea Link, Paxton-Buckley-Loda track and field; Jordan Marganski, Schlarman track and field; Laura Seiler, Unity track and field; Kathryn Stumborg, Unity track and field; Theresa Welle, St. Thomas More track and field; Ambrosia Williams, Danville track and field

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