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Meet the Athlete: Tommy Tight

Meet the Athlete: Tommy Tight

Sofia Seewald

June 7, 2019

When did you start playing golf? I started playing golf when I was about 5 years old. Why did you decide to start playing golf? I started playing mostly because my dad was playing a lot and he got me into it. What is your favorite part about playing golf? If you hit a good shot, it could end up ...

Meet the Athlete: Paris Johnson Jr.

Meet the Athlete: Paris Johnson Jr.

Maria Perez Barriga

December 21, 2018

How long have you been playing basketball? I have been playing since I was three. But for the school, for actual teams, I have been playing since the seventh grade. What are you looking forward to this season? I’m looking forward to having fun with my teammates, bringing a lot of energy with th...

Meet the Athlete: Alma Beaton

Meet the Athlete: Alma Beaton

Maria Perez-Barriga

December 10, 2018

How long have you been playing hockey? For about nine years. Since I was 4 years old. What do you like about playing hockey? Skating and being competitive. I really like being competitive and playing against people. I also really like playing with my teammates and being part of a group. Havi...

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Marta Hill

November 4, 2018

How long have you been running cross country? I’ve been on the team since eighth grade, so this is my fourth year. Why did you become captain in the middle of the season? I think I became captain in the middle of the season because coach said I had displayed leadership traits that he wanted ...

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Mosby

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Mosby

Emma Leff

October 4, 2018

How long have you played soccer? I have played soccer since I was six. How long have you run cross country? I went to cross country captains’ practice last summer, but this is my first season competing. Why did you decide to play soccer and run cross country this fall? I really want...

Meet the Athlete: Annie Breyak

Meet the Athlete: Annie Breyak

Rodolfo Zarate

May 4, 2018

How long have you been doing synchronized swimming? I started synchro in second grade, but I've been swimming with the high school since seventh grade. What's your favorite thing about synchronized swimming? I really like all the people in this sport. It's like the community is kind of like a ...

Meet the Athlete: Rosa Rut Sigrunardottir

Meet the Athlete: Rosa Rut Sigrunardottir

Amaia Barajas

September 28, 2017

When did you start playing? I started playing soccer when I was 7 years old and two years ago I took a break. When I came here, I thought it would be a great opportunity to (start playing again). How is soccer in Iceland different than soccer in the U.S.? We don’t have high school soccer (in Iceland), we just pr...

Senior Spotlight: Mike Donahue

Senior Spotlight: Mike Donahue

William Phelan

May 15, 2017

When did you start throwing? I started throwing freshman year. What do you enjoy about track? I enjoy how laid back it is. There is still a lot of hard work and intensity involved, but it is just less pressure. How has track impacted you as a person? Track has made me a stickler about the li...

Meet the Athlete: Cyrus Abrahamson

Meet the Athlete: Cyrus Abrahamson

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch

March 6, 2017

When did you first start skiing? What drew you to it? “I began skiing in eighth grade after I had been introduced to the sport in fifth grade when we went on a field trip. It’s super fun and relaxing. You'll be out there and there's no pressure to always compete super hard.” How do you thi...

Meet the Athlete: Anna Gleason

Meet the Athlete: Anna Gleason

William Phelan

March 6, 2017

How long have you been on the team? I have been in the high school hockey program for four years. What position do you play? I play as a goalie. How long have you played hockey? I have played hockey for nine years. How does it feel to be a senior? It's scary how fast senior year has come. It fee...

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Hannah Leff and Hannah Wolk

March 2, 2017

Who: Shayla Miller Grade: Freshman Sport: Basketball How long have you been playing basketball? Since first grade. What position do you play? I play guard. Do you play on an off season team? I play for the Minnesota Suns during the spring and summer. What were some of your goals this...

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