Athletes of the Week
Mason Silver. Senior, St. Joseph-Ogden, Golf
Recently: Shot a 72 and placed second in the 22-team Pekin Golf Invitational. He competed as an individual because SJ-O doesn't have a team.
I need tickets to ... Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.
If I had a million dollars, I'd ... buy land with a lake and woods on it.
If I were SJ-O principal, I'd ... form a golf team.
People say I look like ... PGA golfer Ross Fisher.
I'm driving a ... Toyota Tundra.
Before I compete, I eat ... cereal or an apple.
In 10 years, I'll be ... a college grad, working and fishing.
I'd love to have a date with ... Taylor Swift.
The first job I ever had was ... landscaping.
My perfect Saturday night would be ... watching college football with my friends.
Honorable mention: Albert Anastasio, Urbana Uni High cross-country; Jordan Danzl, Salt Fork golf; Jesse Hahne, Schlarman cross-country; Derrick McCormick, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman football; Jesse Shrum, Villa Grove football; Steve Schroeder, Monticello cross-country; Seth Sweeney, Sullivan football; John Tabb, St. Thomas More soccer; Darren Timlin, Tuscola football; Reggie Walker, Champaign Central football; Jake Warmoth, Fisher golf; Patrick Wong, Urbana Uni High soccer; Matt Zuckermann, Judah Christian soccer
Gabi Rajic, Freshman, Urbana, Swimming
Recently: Won two individual events and helped the Tigers win two relays in the Charger Relays. In a dual meet during the week, she also won two individual events and anchored two winning relays.
I can't wait to see ... the new Harry Potter movie.
I need tickets to ... 3OH!3.
If I had a million dollars, I'd ... build a swimming pool.
If I were Urbana principal, I would ... have open campus for everyone.
I'm driving ... a Toyota hybrid when I'm 16.
Before I compete, I eat ... a bagel.
In 10 years, I'll be ... an Olympic swimmer.
I'd love to have a date with ... swimmer Ryan Lochte.
The first job I ever had was ... babysitting.
My perfect Saturday night would be ... seeing a movie with my friends.
Honorable mention: Tina Aguirre, Rantoul volleyball; Alina Altmyer, Champaign Central volleyball; Kim Carter, Danville cross-country; Kim Combs, Monticello volleyball; Lindsay Fowler, Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball; Lacey Gleeson, Ridgeview volleyball; Kelsey Hardimon, Monticello cross-country; Audra James, St. Joseph-Ogden volleyball; Morgan Leach, Centennial volleyball; Emma Newman, Champaign Central swimming; Audrey Rodawig, Centennial swimming; Kiara Shelby, Urbana volleyball; Savanna Thomas, Clinton volleyball