Athletes of the Week
Clint Brubaker, Monticello senior, golf
Recent accomplishments: Shot a 77 and won the playoff in one hole to take top honors at the Okaw Valley Conference tournament.
Quote: "Winning the tournament gives me confidence going into regionals."
My favorite meal is ... hot wings.
Before a match, I get ready by ... thinking I will par all the holes.
In a word, I am ... kind.
My favorite band is ... Gorilla Zoe.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Singapore.
My favorite subject is ... chemistry.
Dream job ... Sports medicine surgeon
If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Pebble Beach.
People don't know that ... I am not always serious.
When I am wealthy, I would like to ... buy lots of toys.
Honorable mention: Lonnie Barnes, Centennial soccer; Stephan Birt, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football; Matt Cleveland, Danville cross-country; Adam Crutchley, Villa Grove cross-country; Jordan Danzl, Salt Fork golf; Cameron Ford, Danville football; Sean Heffernan, St. Thomas More football; Jackson Hayes, St. Thomas More golf; Todd Lyznicki, Watseka soccer; Zach McClughen, Mahomet-Seymour football; Dylan Price, Milford golf; Seth Trolia, Mahomet-Seymour golf; Brett Winterbottom, Monticello soccer
Emily Spangler, GCMS sophomore, golf
Recent accomplishments: Tied for medalist honors in the Heart of Illinois meet and lost in a playoff. On Saturday, GCMS was the only Class 1A school in Champaign's Macek Invitational, and Spangler was the area's only top 10 finisher after firing an 81.
Quote: "I feel really good right now. My dad has made some adjustments to my game, and after Saturday I feel great."
In a word, I am ... random.
My favorite band is ... Plain White Tees.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... London.
Dream job ... Voice-over artist.
If I were not competing, I would be ... in theater.
If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Stone Creek.
People don't know that I ... love to draw.
When I am wealthy, I would like to ... have my own golf course.
My guilty pleasure is ... chocolate.
Honorable mention: Jessica Allhands, Watseka volleyball; Emily Bailey, Watseka golf; Makenzie Baker, Oakwood volleyball; Kara Carter, Armstrong-Potomac volleyball; Mariah Coleman, Heritage volleyball; Kia Combs, Monticello volleyball; Neli Crawford, Centennial cross-country; Kailyn Dennemann, Centennial volleyball; Alexis Freund, St. Thomas More golf; Emily Schiro, Schlarman volleyball; Sunny Strader, Danville swimming; Theresa Welle, St. Thomas More cross-country; Michelle Wong, Urbana University High volleyball