Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

Tyler Davis, Hoopeston Area/Bismarck-Henning senior


Recent accomplishments: Had a streak of eight consecutive shutouts in goal.

Quote: "I thought it was pretty amazing, but a lot of the games I didn't have to work real hard. I have one of the best defenses around."

If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Mexico.

For one day, I would like to trade places with ... Peyton Manning.

My favorite subject is ... woods.

My favorite movie is ... "Never Back Down."

Dream job ... Police officer

Dream date ... Jessica Simpson

People don't know that ... I like to work at the nursing home.

When I am wealthy, I would like to ... give to Shriners Hospital.

My guilty pleasure is ... driving around wasting gas.

If I could attend any university, I would choose ... Georgia.

Honorable mention: Albert Anastasio, Urbana Uni High cross-country; Bradley Crabtree, Watseka golf; Kegan Decker, Oakwood soccer; Mark Eckhoff, Blue Ridge soccer; Gunnar Edwards, Tuscola football; Alex Hargus, St. Joseph-Ogden cross-country; Travis Johnson, St. Thomas More soccer; David Keenan, Salt Fork golf; Justin March, Danville football; Matt Maser, Westville football; Justin Schuring, Arthur-Lovington football; Julian Threlkeld, Urbana soccer; Kraig Vanwieringen, Hoopeston/Bismarck-Henning soccer

Esther Kemper, Champaign Central junior


Recent accomplishments: Had 62 digs, 10 aces and was named to the all-tournament team at the Eisenhower tournament, which Central won.

Quote: "We played really well, and as a team we all had a good tournament."

If I could go anywhere, it would be ... France.

My favorite movie is ... "Lord of the Rings."

Dream job ... Chemist

My favorite athlete is ... Nicole Davis.

If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Huff Hall.

When I am president, I will ... make men's volleyball more prominent.

People don't know that I ... have been playing violin for 11 years.

My role model is ... my sister Hanna.

The biggest phobia I have is ... bees.

If I could attend at university, I would choose ... Stanford.

Honorable mention: Sarah Barrett, Schlarman volleyball; Chelsea Blaase, St. Joseph-Ogden cross-country; Katie Cowan, Watseka volleyball; Rachel Cunningham, Unity volleyball; Kathyrn Ikenberry, Champaign Central golf; Shawneis Jones, Danville volleyball; Sam Kohlbecker, Tuscola volleyball; Maddy Lorenz, Judah Christian volleyball; Milee Nelson, Urbana Uni High swimming; Kourtney Newell, Armstrong-Potomac volleyball; Kelsey Norton, Hoopeston Area volleyball; Mariah Thomas, Champaign Central volleyball; Emily Weber, Centennial diving

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