Athletes of the Week
Michael Brooks, Mahomet-Seymour senior, soccer
Recent accomplishments: Scored three goals and had an assist in leading the Bulldogs to a regional title.
Quote: "We are excited at the opportunity to play Centennial because they have always been a real good team."
Before a match, I get ready by ... getting some quiet time.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... South America.
For one day, I would like to trade places with ... Barack Obama.
My favorite subject is ... chemistry.
My favorite movie is ... "Gladiator."
Dream job ... Civil engineering
When I am president, I will ... dominate.
People don't know that ... I consider myself artistic.
My guilty pleasure is ... ice cream before bed.
The biggest phobia I have is ... falling out of a boat in the ocean.
Honorable mention: Clowzell Adams, Danville football; Matt Avenatti, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman cross-country; Joel Clark, Mahomet-Seymour soccer; Reed Collins, Bismarck-Henning football; Sam Cooper, Judah Christian cross-country; Andy Drackley, Centennial soccer; Seth Gooch, Unity football; Matt Hazel, Rantoul cross-country; Parker Stewart, St. Thomas More football; Landon Vowels, St. Joseph-Ogden cross-country; Buck Walsh, Urbana University High cross-country; Evan White, Centennial cross-country; Luke Zocher, Monticello cross-country
Serena Calhoun, Schlarman junior, volleyball
Recent accomplishments: Had eight kills and 21 digs in Schlarman's victory against Bismarck-Henning to help the Hilltoppers gain a share of first place in the Vermilion Valley Conference.
Quote: "It was a big win because we lost to them earlier in the season. We wanted to give them a game."
My favorite meal is ... fajitas.
Before a match, I get ready by ... praying.
In a word, I am ... easygoing.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Micronesia.
My favorite subject is ... pre-calculus.
My hero outside of athletics is ... my mom.
When I am president, I will ... make peace in the world.
People don't know that I ... like to play the piano.
When I am wealthy, I would like to ... give to Schlarman and Holy Family.
Honorable mention: Maddie Baillon, St. Thomas More tennis; Brittany Bohn, Mahomet-Seymour cross-country; Haley Briggs, Argenta-Oreana cross-country; Lori Haas, Bismarck-Henning tennis; Zita Hubler, Urbana cross-country; Laurie Jefferson, Centennial diving; Laura Knight, Tuscola cross-country; Mary Lacine, Champaign Central swimming; Elyse Lippert, Bismarck-Henning volleyball; Sidney Long, St. Joseph-Ogden cross-country; Melanie Moore, Centennial volleyball; Katherine Penwell, Champaign Central swimming; Audrey White, Centennial cross-country