News-Gazette High School Athletes of the Week
Senior, Champaign Central
Recent accomplishments: Pitched a no-hitter and had eight hits including two singles, three doubles and three home runs for 11 RBI in five games last week.
Quote: "This no-hitter is just amazing, my mind is clear and I'm just hitting the ball."
My favorite meal is ... Buffalo wings.
Before a game I get ready by ... saying a prayer.
If I could go anywhere it would be ... Lake of the Ozarks.
My favorite movie is ... The Dark Knight.
Dream job ... sports agent.
My hero outside of athletics is ... Jesus Christ.
If I were not competing I would be ... jet skiing.
My guilty pleasure is ... Gossip Girl.
My role model is ... Tony Dungy.
If I could attend at any university I would choose ... Iowa.
Honorable mention (listed alphabetically): Nick Bailey, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Tyler Buhs, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball; Matt Foran, Monticello track and field; Jacob Gooch, Westville track and field; Dillon Hoel, Tuscola baseball; TeJuan Jackson, Danville track and field; Cale Morman, Danville baseball; Austin Prosser, Villa Grove baseball; Hugo Sanchez, Bismarck-Henning track and field; Bob Schroeder, Mahomet-Seymour baseball; Denzel Stewart, Champaign Central track and field; Trenton Weddle, Blue Ridge baseball; Joel Yambert, Champaign Central tennis
Sophmore, St. Joseph-Ogden
Recent accomplishments: Had eight hits including three home runs and three doubles in five games.
Quote: "I had never hit that many home runs in a day, I was really excited."
My favorite band is ... Zac Brown Band
If I could go anywhere it would be ... Alaska.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... Reese Witherspoon.
Dream job ... teacher.
Dream date ... Brad Pitt.
My hero outside of athletics is ... my Oma.
My favorite athletic team is ... Arizona Wildcats.
When I am President I will ... have world peace.
When I am wealthy I would like to ... donate to cancer research.
My guilty pleasure is ... texting.
Honorable mention: (listed alphabetically): Rachel Ballard, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Allissa Burguard, Monticello track and field; Destinee Butler, Urbana track and field; Stephanie Canfield, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Sara Conley, Watseka track and field; Sarah Hintz, LeRoy softball; Shelby Lust, South Piatt softball; Shelby McDonald, Mahomet-Seymour soccer; Molly Romine, Tuscola softball; Kirstie Ruthstrom, Urbana softball; Natalie Schnelle, Danville soccer; Joy Shapley, Urbana Uni High soccer; Emily Walch, Villa Grove track and field