N-G Athletes of the Week

N-G Athletes of the Week

Tyler Schweighart

Senior, St. Thomas More

Baseball

Accomplishment: Pitched a one-hitter as the Sabers shut out St. Joseph-Ogden to win the school's first regional championship.

Quote: "We were all excited because it was the school's first regional championship. We were happy but hoping to go deeper."

Dream date: My girlfriend, Brittany Einck

Who I'm texting: teammate Joey Parkhill

I need concert tickets to ... T.I.

With my lottery winnings I'm buying ... a boat.

Movie I have to see: Terminator Salvation

Sports hero: Albert Pujols

Manny Ramirez is ... on steroids.

Cubs or Cardinals: Cardinals because they have best player in MLB.

TV show: Girls Next Door.

Role model: Agent Rod (Dad)

Homework I like doing: P.E.

Favorite meal: Chicken tetrizini

Three people I'd like to have dinner with ... My grandparents and my mom

HONORABLE MENTION (Listed alphabetically): Keegan Bannon, Champaign Central tennis; Colby Clapper, Danville tennis; Davin Dollison, Centennial track and field; Akshay Krishnamani, Centennial tennis; Sean Nicholson, Salt Fork track and field; Brandon Noe, St. Thomas More track and field; Vibhav Reddy, Danville tennis; Billy Regan, Centennial tennis; Kendrith Rowland, Champaign Central tennis; David Ruedi, Centennial tennis; Hogan Sills, Champaign Central tennis; Loupetti Tulua, Centennial tennis; Drew Watts, Watseka baseball; Joel Yambert, Champaign Central tennis

Kara Breedlove

Junior, Mahomet-Seymour

Soccer

Accomplishment: Team's leading goal-scorer netted an overtime penalty kick against Champaign Central to win last week's regional.

Quote: "It was like amazing because our team pulled together and did the things we've been practicing for months and we pulled it off. It was awesome."

Dream date: Carl Edwards. Just the way he talks. When he's being interviewed, he's always enthusiastic.

I need concert tickets to ... Carrie Underwood

With my lottery winnings I'm buying ... A new car. I have a Saturn Aura.

Movie I have to see: Night at the Museum II

Sports hero: Mia Hamm

How much did your soccer shoes cost ... I got them on sale for $70

TV show: The Hills

Cardinals and Cubs: Cards for sure. I was born in St. Louis.

Role model: All the adults in my life.

David Beckham is ... one of my favorite athletes.

Homework I like doing: Crosswords

Favorite meal: Mac and cheese

Three people I'd like to have dinner with ... David Beckham, Carrie Underwood and Mia Hamm

HONORABLE MENTION (listed alphabetically): Amelia Alexander, Monticello softball; Alexis Atkins, Centennial track and field; Jessica Brito, Bismarck-Henning track and field; Imy Bullock, Centennial track and field; Daniella Bunch, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Amy Clawson, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Kelsie Donley, Mahomet-Seymour soccer; Olivia Herzog, Sullivan/Okaw Valley track and field; Mariah Morrow, Centennial track and field; Erika Ramos, Hoopeston Area track and field; Rebecca Stephen, Centennial track and field; Hillary Veitch, Mahomet-Seymour soccer; Hannah Wilkins, Salt Fork track and field; Melinda Wilson, Blue Ridge softball