Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

Ryan Anderson

Salt Fork junior, Basketball

Recent accomplishments: He scored a game-high 24 points in the Storm's sectional championship-game victory against Macon Meridian.

Quote: "It was a good night. I was hitting my shots after being in a bit of a slump, and my teammates had to carry the load."

My most memorable moment in athletics is ... winning state in eighth grade.

My favorite subject is ... U.S. history.

My favorite movie is ... "Law Abiding Citizen."

Dream job ... Teacher and coach

Dream date ... Jessica Alba

When I am president, I will ... fix the economy.

When I am wealthy, I would like to ... save it.

Spring break plans ... Sleep

The best thing about my sport is ... my teammates.

The best player I have faced this season was ... Trent Swigert of Meridian.

Honorable mention: Josh Chandler, Salt Fork basketball; Isaiah Clasberry, Champaign Central basketball; Nathan Fathauer, Salt Fork basketball; Adam Guth, Mahomet-Seymour basketball; Jeff Johnson, Centennial basketball; David Keenan, Salt Fork basketball; Joel Learnard, Salt Fork basketball; Zachary McClughen, Mahomet-Seymour basketball; Jimmie McDonald, Centennial basketball; Quentin McNew, Mahomet-Seymour basketball; Ryan Ohl, Mahomet-Seymour basketball; Tiger O'Neil, Centennial basketball; Josh Piper, Centennial basketball; Joe Pratt, Salt Fork basketball; Rayvonte Rice, Centennial basketball; Nathan Willard, Mahomet-Seymour basketball

Destiny Carter

Danville junior, Track & Field

Recent accomplishments: Won the 400 and long jump at the Normal U-High Invitational last weekend.

Quote: "I think I could have did better, but I was a little tired going back to back."

Before a meet, I get ready by ... getting in my comfort zone and stretching.

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

My most memorable moment in athletics is ... breaking my school records.

My favorite subject is ... Trig.

People don't know that I ... like to sing to myself.

My role model is ... my sister Shantia.

The biggest phobia I have is ... slugs.

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

My favorite place to compete away from home is ... the Illinois Armory.

Favorite book ... Anything by Stephen King.

Honorable mention: Mymoree Adams, Danville track and field; Kara Anderson, Danville track and field; Brittany Bohn, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Emma Cabutti, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Alison Cowell, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley track and field; Mandisa Dantzler, Danville track and field; Lisa Hancock, Danville track and field; Jessica Melchi, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Katie Pittman, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Maggie Prillaman, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Shelby Stevenson, Urbana track and field; Ladina White, Danville track and field

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