Athletes of the Week
Recent accomplishments: Was only the athlete at the Big 12 Conference wrestling meet to win by technical fall in the finals. He prevailed 19-3 at 152 pounds.
Quote: "It was surprising. Since I am a freshman, I didn't expect to go in there and dominate like I did. It was a pretty good feeling."
Can you make state? Yeah, I can. I have to keep working hard in practice.
Saints or Colts? Saints. I like Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush.
Nickname: Mr. Roboto
Best moment as a Tiger: Getting in a varsity football game and running for a touchdown and throwing for a touchdown.
Favorite sport: Football
Who are texting: I don't have a phone.
Favorite food: Ribs
Favorite movie: Legion
Dream date: Megan Fox
With a million bucks I'd ... donate some to charity and spend the rest on needs, like a car and a new house.
Are you the most famous Mammen? Not yet
Do you have a tattoo? Got one coming, after I move out.
If you were Urbana principal for one day, you'd ... let school out early.
Three people I'd like to take to dinner, and where: Troy Polamalu, Big Ben Roethlisberger and Barry Sanders. I'd take them to McDonald's by school.
HONORABLE MENTION (listed alphabetically): Julian Anastasia, Champaign Central wrestling; Jaron Cunningham, Danville basketball; Joseph Faulin, Champaign Central swimming; Tyler Finkbeiner, Champaign Central wrestling; Travis Hawkins, Shiloh basketball; Tanner Heinen, Champaign Central swimming; Deonta Jones, Urbana basketball; Nicholas Lindenmeyer, Arcola basketball; Ryan Ohl, Mahomet-Seymour basketball; Cody Owen, Chrisman basketball; Spencer Plank, Arthur Okaw Christian basketball; Kyle Pool, Iroquois West basketball; Garrison Stenger, Arcola basketball
Recent accomplishments: Is the top scorer and rebounder for the undefeated Blue Devils, who won four games in five days last week.
Quote: "To a lot of people, (the record) is surprising. To people on the team, we knew it would be hard, but we expected to be good."
Saints or Colts? Colts. We're not a big football family, but those who watch are for the Colts.
Best moment as a Blue Devil: Winning regionals last year as a junior when it came down to the last second.
Favorite sport: Basketball
Who are texting: Bryan Morefield.
Favorite food: Fried chicken
My guilty pleasure is: chocolate ice cream with hot fudge
Favorite movie: 10 Things I Hate About You
Dream date: Bryan Morefield
People don't know that: I'm No. 1 in my class
With a million bucks I'd ...buy my parents a huge, awesome house.
If you were Bismarck-Henning principal for one day, you'd ... get rid of a lot of new rules this year, like wearing name tags and I'd let everyone use cell phones.
Three people I'd like to take to dinner, and where: Patrick Patterson, John Wall and Jessica Brito at Salt Rock.
HONORABLE MENTION (listed alphabetically): Jamie Blue, Urbana Uni High; Cara Edwards, Arcola basketball; Lori Haas, Bismarck-Henning basketball; Britny Hoag, Salt Fork basketball; Lauren Jeffers, Heritage basketball; Brielle Jones, DeLand-Weldon basketball; Britani Master, St. Joseph-Ogden basketball; Dagny Olson, Centennial basketball; Regan Romshek, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley basketball; Kasey Sanders, Paxton-Buckley-Loda basketball; Ashley Tabb, Arthur-Lovington basketball; Renee Trumbo, Judah Christian basketball; Jessica Young, Shiloh basketball