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Joseph De Artola, LaSalette, during the Faces of Winter photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.

JOE DE ARTOLA

La Salette boys’ basketball

His favorite athlete is ...

  • Kobe Bryant.

His favorite team is ...

  • the Los Angeles Lakers.

If he could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ...

  • the Super Bowl.

His favorite sport besides basketball is ...

  • football.
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Sydney McTaggart, Watseka, during the Faces of Winter photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.

SYDNEY McTAGGART

Watseka girls’ basketball

Her favorite athlete is ...

  • Tom Brady.

Her favorite team is ...

  • the New England Patriots.

If she could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ...

  • the Super Bowl.

Her favorite sport besides basketball is ...

  • volleyball.
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Ashlynn Pinnick, Oakwood, during the Faces of Winter photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.

ASHLYNN PINNICK

Oakwood girls’ basketball

Her favorite athlete is ...

  • Paige Bueckers.

Her favorite team is ...

  • the UConn Huskies.

If she could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ...

  • Olympic basketball.

Her favorite sport besides basketball is ...

  • volleyball.
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Linkon Snedeker Chrisman during the Faces of Winter photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.

LINKON SNEDEKER

Chrisman boys’ basketball

His favorite athlete is ...

  • Steve Nash.

His favorite team is ...

  • the Boston Celtics.

If he could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ...

  • the Olympics.

His favorite sport besides basketball is ...

  • track and field.

College/Prep Sports Reporter

Colin Likas covers Illinois football and high school sports at The News-Gazette. His email is clikas@news-gazette.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@clikasNG).

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