Athletes of the Week
Steve Schroeder, Monticello, junior, Cross-country
Recently: Won the Spartan Classic in dominating fashion, finishing 3 miles in 14 minutes, 56 seconds. That was 15 seconds better than second place.
I need concert tickets to ... John Mayer.
I'm dying to see ... "Without Limits."
I'm always texting ... my dad.
If I had a million bucks, I'd ... put it in the bank and save it for later.
I'm driving ... a 1996 Isuzu Trooper.
Before I compete, I eat ... salmon and rice.
In 10 years ... I'm probably going to be going around the world on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, serving my time after graduating from Annapolis.
My first job was ... playing guitar for 8:30 services at the Presbyterian church in Monticello.
A perfect Saturday night would be ... staying at home with nothing do, watching a movie or playing video games in my PJs.
I'd love to have a date with ... Angelina Jolie.
Honorable mention: Mat Bowen, Salt Fork golf; Luke Clapp, Tri-County football; Ryan Donohue, Monticello football; Kameron Fry, Urbana football; Adam Guth, Mahomet-Seymour golf; Chris Huggett, Judah Christian soccer; Jack Leonard, Tuscola football; Jonathan Lukusa, Urbana soccer; J.J. Malone, Blue Ridge soccer; Ian Park, Hoopeston Area/Bismarck-Henning soccer; Erick Ramirez, Rantoul football; Brad Waller, Centennial football; Eric Wenzel, Unity soccer
Madie Baillon, St. Thomas More, sophomore, Tennis
Recently: One of the area's top underclassmen won at No. 1 singles in meets against Centennial, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and Bloomington, not losing a set. Her overall record is 8-0.
I need concert tickets to ... Justin Bieber.
I'm dying to see ... "Easy A."
I'm always texting ... my mom.
If I had a million bucks, I'd ... donate some of it and go shopping with the rest of it.
People say I look like ... Maria Sharapova.
I'm driving ... my mom's car – with her in it. I'm 15.
Before I compete, I eat ... Skittles.
In 10 years ... I'll probably be a teacher. Little kids.
My first job was ... I really haven't had a real one yet. I teach kids in tennis.
A perfect Saturday night would be ... hanging out with friends, usually at someone's house.
I'd love to have a date with ... John Isner.
Honorable mention: Serena Calhoun, Schlarman volleyball; Lauren Cloyd, Centennial volleyball; Josey Fruhling, St. Joseph-Ogden volleyball; Allison Hansen, Centennial tennis; Holly Henry, Arcola volleyball; Morgan Hickman, Clinton volleyball; Jenny Hill, Urbana swimming; Sam Kohlbecker, Tuscola volleyball; Emma Peck, Danville tennis; Allison Perkinson, Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball; Lia Templeman, Monticello volleyball; Hannah Wascher, Rantoul volleyball; Hannah Wright, Champaign Central cross-country