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Athletic Profiles

Spring Sports

 

 

 

Taylor Block
Girls Softball

Hannah Trent
Girls Softball

Kayla New
Girls Softball

Why are you excited for the upcoming season?

I feel that this season is going really good so far. We’ve worked extremely hard to be first in the county. I know it’s going to be hard to stay on top, but I know my team will pull through! I really love how my team gets along with each other. We all bring something special to the team and without one another we wouldn’t be the team we are now. We all have great chemistry with each other and I know we’ll go far.

Because we have a tight-knit team with good chemistry, we’re capable of anything. I feel that our season is going great so far! It’s neat to see all of the girls get better every day; especially all the freshies!

I’m excited because I think our team Is going to be good this season and we have a great group of girls. I think this season has started well, and I hope it continues this way!

What is your favorite high school memory?

My favorite high school memory would have to be going to prom my sophomore year with two black eyes, as well as being on homecoming court with four of my close friends.

Breaking the season homerun record last year. I have so much support from my team, friends, family and the community!! I’m lucky to have so much support.

My favorite high school memory is when we played Jackson Center my freshman year. It was the first game of the year and my first win and first no-hitter in the same night.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Leonardo Dicaprio, because I believe he is the most attractive man to walk this planet, but I also love his acting.

It would be my grandpa Trent, because my parents always told me that I would have been really close to him, and I would love for him to know the things that my family and I have accomplished.

I would meet Aaron Craft because I love Ohio State basketball and think he’s an amazing basketball player.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

My favorite thing about playing softball is how much the sport has taught me. Just from playing, I’ve learned how to have patience, trust my teammates, responsibility, leadership skills, and most definitely how to work under pressure.

My favorite thing about softball is that I learn so many life lessons from it. Softball has taught me patience, learning to trust and have faith in others, to be a leader when necessary, and most importantly, to believe in myself even when times are tough

My favorite thing about softball is pitching because it’s fun and takes a lot of hard work that pays off when you get to help your team.

What are your future plans?

I plan to go to college to get a degree in either dental hygiene or ultrasound.

My future plans are to go to a strong academic D1 or D2 college to plat softball and major in Biology. Afterword, I plan to go to med school and become an Interventional Radiologist.

I plan to go to college and become a teacher.

 

 

 

 

Nick Jones
Boys Track

Devon Jester

Boys Track

Troy Riley
Boys Track

Why are you excited for the upcoming season?

I feel this season is going to be a good season. We got a lot of talent in our field events.

I am very excited for the upcoming season, I’ve had a good start but I know I have my work cut out for me if I want to break Tyler Roeth’s mile record of 4 minutes and 30 seconds.

I feel like this season has gone really well considering the amount of injuries we have on the team.

What is your favorite high school memory?

Pole Vaulting

Having the school cheer me on when I went to the state cross-country meet.

High-fiving Derrek Mayse at the top of the Top Thrill Dragster.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Jesus, he seemed like a cool guy.

Hanson Gergory, the creator of the doughnut. I would love to tell him how many headaches I get trying to keep my teammates from eating them right before their races!

Jesus, for obvious reasons.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Being able to do other things besides running.

The fact that you can always get better as long as you put in the work. The best feeling is when you break your PR or win a race.

My favorite thing about track is going to meets and having the support of the team during races.

What are your future plans?

To go to the military.

Like a lot of Juniors I have no clue yet. I know II want to run in college but I’m not for sure where yet.

I plan to go to college to pursue an engineering degree and run cross-crountry.

Winter Sports

Week of February 17th

 


 

Jesse Phlipot
Boys Basketball

Sonya Peltier
Cheerleader

How do you feel the season is going so far?

Good, we have had some good wins and a lot of close games.

I feel the season is going very well. Especially after that Bradford game with the dunks! I think we can make it far in the tournament as long as the boys keep working hard.

What is your favorite high school memory?

Freshmen year going to state with the varsity.

My favorite high school memory is the day we did prom decorating. Anton, Jake, Jesse, Bryan, Alyssa, Brandy, Cindy, and I all played twister and took so many pictures. It was so much fun!

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Michael Jordan because I love watching videos of him and would like to meet the man I watch.

If I could meet anyone it would be Kevin Hart because he is hilarious and I think it would be a good time.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Probably being able to dunk is the funnest thing.

My favorite thing about cheering is seeing our team win and getting the crowd pumped up! I love when the crowd cheers with us as well.

What are your future plans?

Play college basketball and get a business degree.

I plan to be successful and hopefully work my way up to a grand salon. From there I want to do hair and make-up for runway sessions.

 

Week of February 10th

 

 

 

Luke Flaute
Boys Basketball

Nicole Maier
Girls Basketball

Domyneik Phipps
Boys Basketball

How do you feel the season is going so far?

I think the season is going good. We have a very athletic, experienced, and strong team.

Good. Now that it’s tournament time, we need to be on our game and play well because I think we could go pretty far.

I think it is going good. I feel like we could be better at times.

What is your favorite high school memory?

Participating in sports and meeting with friends.

Just hanging out with my friends.

When I pulled the chair from underneath Zach Jolly at lunch.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

My great-grandpa. I never got to meet him and I heard he was very cool.

Jesus. It’d be nice to know if I’m on the right track.

Lebron James because I would ask him to give me some of his clothes and ask him to teach me how to play basketball like him.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Playing with my teammates and playing other schools.

Winning and knowing that we played as a team.

I love basketball and I like to get the crowd into the game.

What are your future plans?

Going to Sinclair Community College for construction management then to Edison for business.

Go to college. I haven’t decided where yet.

Hopefully, go to college and play basketball and be successful in life.

 

Week of February 3rd

 

 

 

Zach Freytag
Boys Basketball

Micalah Hensley
Girls Basketball

Jenna Winner
Girls Basketball

How do you feel the season is going so far?

I feel it is going good and can’t wait for tournament.

I feel that the season is going great so far.

Looking back at the season, I feel it went really well, and I’m hoping to go far in tournament.

What is your favorite high school memory?

It’d have to be when Jacob Gates stuck a paperclip in a light socket and wondered what it would do.

When Katherine, Macey, Jenna, and I went sledding and Macey kept falling every second she took a step.

When I went to state to watch the boys basketball play.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

George Washington so I could see how great of a leader he was.

Zac Efron because he is good looking.

Jesus because if there would be anyone in this world that I would look up to and want to be with, it would be my maker.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Hearing the crowd.

My favorite thing would be stealing the ball and getting a layup at the end. Also, winning!

Getting to be physical with other people and also the competitive part of it.

What are your future plans?

Possibly go to college for management and work in construction management.

Going to college to play softball and get my medical degree.

To go to college and major in occupational therapy.

Week of January 27th

 

 


 

Nathan Ritchie
Boys Basketball

Monique Booher
Girls Basketball

Alyssa Via
Cheerleader

How do you feel the season is going so far?

Good since as of right now we are first in the county.

I believe the season is going really well. We haven’t won as many as we would’ve liked, but we play a solid team game and I think we’ll do well in tournament.

The season is going very well.

What is your favorite high school memory?

When I was a freshmen and our basketball team went to state.

My favorite high school memory is from my junior year when Heidi Cox fell off her chair and got injured during the announcement of starters for basketball.

Being on homecoming court.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Travis Pastrana because he has the best job anyone could ask for and he’s rich.

If I could meet anyone, I would want to meet my Grandma Bornhorst. She died before I was born and I want to meet the woman that my mom was so close to and talks about all the time.

Chuck Close. He is a painter and I would love to study how he paints.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Staying in shape and getting to hang out with friends.

My favorite thing about basketball is the aggression when going for rebounds and loose balls.

Getting the crowd excited and pumping everyone up for a win.

What are your future plans?

My future plans are to go to an academy in Columbus to become a firefighter.

I plan to major in biomedical sciences and go on to become a medical professional.

Going to college to open an all in one photography studio and hair salon.

 

Week of January 20th

 

 

 

Jacob Braun
Boys Basketball

Terrie Powell
Girls Basketball

Sierra Stammen
Cheerleader

How do you feel the season is going so far?

I think the season is going great so far.

We are having a great season and I’m excited to finish the year off. We have a lot of talent and can’t wait to show everyone what we are capable of.

It’s going pretty good so far. It’s a lot different than last year, but it’s still fun.

What is your favorite high school memory?

Beating Lehman in tournament two years in a row in basketball.

When the boys went to state in basketball.

I have too many great memories to pick just one. Plus high school isn’t over yet and I still have many more memories to make.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

George Strait.

Aaron Craft. It would be cool to play some one on one with him.

I would want to meet Miley Cyrus. I would want to meet her because she is so confident in herself and lives her life for herself, not for everybody else.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Getting wins against good teams.

I like to shoot the ball.

I don’t have just one favorite thing about the sport I play, I have several! I love our uniforms, bows, doing the fight song dance, and just being a part of the team.

What are your future plans?

Attending Edison Community College

To get a degree in psychology/sociology.

My future plans are going away to college for physical therapy to become a physical therapist for the military.

 

Week of January 13th

 

 

 

Evan Winner
Boys Basketball

Amber Meyer
Girls Basketball

Tiffani Harris
Cheerleader

How do you feel the season is going so far?

Pretty good. I think we should be a good team this year.

The season has gone good so far but we are still progressing. We also missed some opportunities to win some games but are keeping our heads up and looking towards the future.

I think the boys are doing amazing and that makes it so much more exciting for the cheerleaders and the student section!

What is your favorite high school memory?

Just hanging out with my friends and going hunting.

When Nicole tried to play defense on herself while everyone else was yelling at her at our tournament game last year.

When the senior class went and painted the senior bridge.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

I would want to meet Jesus. I would do this to ask him questions and to see if I’m on the right track to be able to make it to heaven.

Jesus. So I can ask him what interesting things people pray about and what he thinks about our modern society.

It would have to be Adam Levine. For one, I love Maroon 5 and two, he’s not bad to look at.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Hanging out with my friends and beating the other teams.

My favorite things are having fun scrimmages during practices, being part of a team that has good chemistry, plays hard, and has fun together

My favorite thing about cheerleading is getting the crowd excited about games.

What are your future plans?

I want to start farming right out of high school. I plan to help my dad for a few years then go own my own and start a family.

Go to college and minor in equestrian. I still haven’t decided what I’m going to major in, but my backup plan is to go into business.

To get a degree in nursing and become and OB nurse.

Week of January 6th

 

 

 

Austin Sarver
Boys Basketball

Macey Stang
Girls Basketball

Kara Smith
Cheerleader

How do you feel the season is going so far?

Great, everyone is giving their best effort this season.

I feel this season is going pretty good.

This season has been going great! I’m so proud of our boys this year! I hope we make it far!

What is your favorite high school memory?

Hanging out with my friends back in my woods.

When Katherine and Mariah threw me a surprise party for my birthday.

Waking up early on the last day of school every year to tailgate with my friends.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Probably Rampage Jackson because he is one of my favorite athletes and he is funny.

Abraham Lincoln. I want to know if he actually stuck apples under his hat.

I would love to meet Eric Church. I love his music and I would love to go to another of his concerts. He will be my husband one day.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

I just enjoy playing physical and getting wins.

When we win.

Being able to cheer with a bunch of my friends. I love seeing the crowd get involved when we cheer.

What are your future plans?

Go to Wright State and get a degree in criminal justice.

Going to college.

I plan to start at Edison to get my general eds done first. I am not sure what I want to major in yet but I am looking into physical therapy or psychology and sociology. Eventually I plan to go to state or university after Edison.

 

Week of December 9th

 

 

 

Dave Nagel
Boys Basketball

Heidi Cox
Girls Basketball

Bri Garber
Cheerleader

Why are you excited for the upcoming season?

We’re gonna win.

I’m excited because I believe our whole team has a lot of talent

It’s my senior cheerleading season. The boys this year should be very good and hopefully we can go very far!

What is your favorite high school memory?

Basketball

Junior year homecoming

Going to Acapulco, Mexico with my best friend and being accepted to Urbana University.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Johnny Cash. I’d do it for Dale (Earnhardt).

 

 

I would want to meet Secretariat (I don’t care if he’s a horse.) because he was a beast.

 

I would choose to meet Jake Dalton. He’s an amazing gymnast and he’s a gold medalist. Let’s not forget that he’s a very nice looking man.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you play?

Seeing the crowd fired up.

The physical and mental aspects of the game.

Doing something good for my team (volleyball). Whether it’s passing, serving, diving for the ball, or getting an amazing kill. All of those things take hard work and dedication.

What are your future plans?

Be a self-employed heavy equipment operator.

Going to college to be a horse trainer/dentist and getting a good family.

Attending Urbana University where I will study education. I will also be playing on the volleyball team. But in the long run, I want a big family, and to be a great teacher and role model.

 

Week of December 2nd

 

 

 

John Willoughby
Varsity Boys Coach

Greg Ward
Varsity Girls Coach

Kim Voisard
Cheerleading Advisor

Why are you excited for the upcoming season?

Watching the improvement from last year to this year and the style of how they play.

The returning experience of our team, their great work ethic, and positive attitudes.

It is always enjoyable to watch all the kids have so much fun playing and all the students in the crowd cheering!!

What is your favorite high school memory?

Sports, winning the regional championship to go to state senior year.

Meeting a girl from Houston who became my wife of 35 years.

I have so many favorites. I do have a fun memory that comes to mind. I was cheering at a home game and we (cheerleaders) went out to perform a floor cheer. We had no clue what cheer we were doing and we all did different ones. We just stopped and walked off the court, laughing of course!! Elaine Laughlin was my coach and I remember her just shaking her head.

If you could meet anyone (dead or alive) who would it be and why?

Jesus, I'd have a lot of questions for him.

Winston Churchill. What he was able to do for his country during their time of crisis in WWII. His leadership ability and never give up attitude is an inspiration to me.

Theresa Caputo, Long Island Medium. I find it fascinating that she can speak to the dead and would love to see if this was true. I would love to see what she had to tell me.

What is your favorite thing about the sport you coach?

Constantly having to make decisions. The comaraderie with the players and coaches.

Basketball is such a game of ebb and flow. There is constant movement and adjustment that need to be made quickly on every play.

I love it when all my cheerleaders smile and have a great time. It is awesome to see them cheer and the fans in the crowd cheering back!!

What are your future plans?

My immediate future plan is to coach the heck out of this team. My future plan is to come up with a future plan. I would like to start a basketball skills business.

To retire from teaching this year and spend more time with my grandsons.

Stay healthy and enjoy watching my kids grow.