N-G Athletes of the Week
Recent accomplishments: Captain hit two home runs in the same inning against Rantoul, finishing 3 for 3 with four RBI.
Quote: "I thank God for the opportunity to represent my team and community."
Before a game I get ready by ... saying a prayer of thanks.
My favorite band is ... Smashmouth.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... King Leonidas
My favorite subject is ... history.
My favorite movie is ... The Passion of the Christ.
If I were not competing I would be ... working on football.
People don't know that ... I was a standard bearer for Tiger Woods at a previous US Open.
My guilty pleasure is ... cookie dough ice cream.
My role model is ... Jesus Christ.
The biggest phobia I have is ... Calc and physics tests.
Honorable mention (listed alphabetically): Devon Biggs, East Central baseball; Nick Blakey, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Brad Collins, Salt Fork baseball; David Groves, Danville track and field; Cody Hatcher, Villa Grove baseball; Timmie Johnson, Champaign Central baseball; Aaron Lewellyn, Schlarman baseball; Marcel Maiden, Watseka track and field; Tom Pacey, Paxton-Buckley-Loda track and field; Nash Ramage, Cerro Gordo/DeLand-Weldon baseball; Chadd Snyder, Danville baseball; Matt Ulrichs, Iroquois West baseball; Trevor Unzicker, Fisher track and field
Senior, Salt Fork
Track & Field
Recent accomplishments: Won the shot put and discus at the Tuscola Invitational. Previously she set the school record in each event.
Quote: "I feel like I'm throwing pretty well right now."
My favorite meal is ... grilled cheese.
In a word I am ... talkative.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... Dani Bunch.
My favorite movie is ... Mean Girls.
Dream job ... nurse practitioner
My hero outside of athletics is ... my dad.
When I am President I will ... give women more rights.
People don't know that I ... am in band.
My role model is ... my sister Amanda.
The biggest phobia I have is ... death.
Honorable mention: (listed alphabetically): Caitlin Arnold, Fisher softball; Kaley Barak, Centennial softball; Jessica Brito, Bismarck-Henning track and field; Destiny Carter, Danville track and field; Mariah Coleman, East Central track and field; Erin Cowan, Watseka softball; Heather Luth, Heritage softball; Micaela McLennand, Centennial soccer; Kate Russell, Urbana soccer; Jenna Slifer, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Emily Taylor, Westville softball; Taylor Tjardes, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley track and field; Tiffany Wallick, Fisher track and field