N-G Athletes of the Week
Senior, St. Thomas More
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
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