N-G Athletes of the Week
Senior, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
Recent accomplishments: Scored 48 points for the Falcons last week, including a team-high 13 in the 38-35 victory against CPCI in the regional final.
Quote: "It was so fun to win consecutive regional titles."
My favorite athlete is ... Steve Nash.
My hero outside of athletics is ... Jesus.
If I were not competing, I would be ... playing video games.
If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... the Assembly Hall.
My favorite athletic team is ... the Phoenix Suns.
People don't know that ... I am involved in martial arts.
When I am wealthy, I would ... help others.
My guilty pleasure is ... eating junk food.
My role model is ... my mother.
Honorable mention: Visar Arslani, St. Joseph-Ogden basketball; Dylan Bergman, Paxton-Buckley-Loda basketball; Devin Bulington, LeRoy wrestling; Kyle Clevenger, Urbana basketball; Nathan Fathauer, Salt Fork basketball; Mike Fleming, LeRoy wrestling; Paul Folts, Centennial swimming; Seth Gooch, Unity basketball; Mike Lacine, Champaign Central swimming; Colin McGill, Champaign Central swimming; James Monroe, Rantoul basketball; Kegan Skelton, Centennial diving; Daniel Wells, First Baptist basketball; Jezzy Ziemet, Lovington basketball
Recent accomplishments: Placed second in Class 1A in the state three-point shooting contest. To reach the finals, she had a streak of nine consecutive made shots. In the finals, she hit seven in a row.
Quote: "I've been working on it for a while and finally got it going."
Before a game, I get ready by ... praying and getting into a mind-set.
My favorite band is ... All-American Rejects.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... my sister Nancy.
My favorite subject is ... geometry.
My favorite movie is ... "Twilight."
If I were not competing, I would be ... golfing.
If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Madison Square Garden.
People don't know that I ... play the piano.
When I am wealthy, I would ... buy a pro sports franchise.
My guilty pleasure is ... watching TV.
Honorable mention: Danielle Brown, Shiloh basketball; Ana Deters, Unity basketball; Kelsie Donley, Mahomet- Seymour basketball; Brittany Herring, Villa Grove basketball; Sarah Hintz, LeRoy basketball; Linzy Houghtaling, Georgetown-Ridge Farm basketball; Jasmine Hughes, Ridgeview basketball; Lauren Kellar, Ridgeview basketball; Megan Mast, Centennial basketball; Paige Nord, Ridgeview basketball; Camille Parsons, Urbana basketball; Savannah Piety, Fisher basketball; Lauren Taylor, Sullivan basketball; Mallory Weber, Salt Fork basketball