N-G Athletes of the Week
Recent accomplishments: Improved to 6-0 with a 9-3 win against St. Joseph-Ogden. He had two hits in the game for PBL, which is unbeaten in the Sangamon Valley Conference.
Quote: "It's been good. In the beginning of the season I didn't think I would pitch."
My favorite meal is ... orange chicken.
In a word, I am ... laidback.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... LeBron James.
My most memorable moment in athletics is ... winning regionals this year in basketball.
My favorite subject is ... world geography.
If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Wrigley Field.
People don't know that ... I'm a straight-A student.
When I am wealthy I would like to ... buy a huge house.
The biggest phobia I have is ... knives.
Honorable mention: Bobby Aikman, Arthur-Lovington track and field; Matt Dever, Prairie Central baseball; Evan Ellsworth, Champaign Central baseball; Cameron Ford, Danville track and field; Ethan King, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Dane Krone, St. Thomas More baseball; Nick Miller, Unity track and field; Sean Nicholson, Salt Fork track and field; Billy Regan, Centennial tennis; Logan Ross, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman baseball; David Ruedi, Centennial tennis; Josh Scribner, Tuscola track and field; Jason Zeigler, Mahomet-Seymour baseball
Recent accomplishments: Fired back-to-back seven-inning perfect games in a three-day span, striking out 12 in a 2-0 win against Flanagan and then fanning 13 in a 1-0 win against Deer Creek-Mackinaw.
Quote: "I have worked hard for my success, but I give a lot of credit to my teammates."
In a word, I am ... positive.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Hawaii.
My most memorable moment in athletics is ... winning the 10-and-under World Series with the Central Illinois Diamonds.
Dream date ... Rob Kardashian
My hero outside of athletics is ... God.
My favorite athletic team is ... the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
When I am wealthy, I would like to ... donate to cancer research.
My role model is ... my sister Jessy.
Honorable mention: Randi Cookus, Schlarman softball; Chelsea Daugherty, Rantoul softball; Katie Davis, Arthur-Lovington track and field; Brooke Earl, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Aeriel Fender, Unity softball; Staci Gardner, Blue Ridge softball; Rachael Graham, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Lydia Mitchell, Unity track and field; Beth Pickerill, Cerro Gordo softball; Erika Ramos, Hoopeston Area track and field; Rachel Skoza, Urbana Uni High soccer; Jordan Slade, Champaign Central soccer; Kelsey Sollars, Hoopeston Area softball