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Dance Marathon utilizes luau theme to promote today’s event

By Quinn Fitzgerald

Seniors and committee members Grant Vellinger and Tyler Menne  rush into the gym with wagons full of leis, tossing them into the crowd of students as they continue to spread the Hawaiian luau vibe.

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A closer look into the lives of football players


By Blake Dykes and Alyssa Book

With a team as large as the football team it is hard to put an exact face to the jersey. We see them as players and forget that inside the uniform are students who worry about grades, have future goals, and live out their hobby every Friday under the lights.

Sophomore Garry Posey, started playing flag football at the age of six or seven and now plays varsity.

BP: How did you start playing football?

Garry Posey: “My dad introduced it when I was really young. When I started playing flag football I knew it was a sport I was really going to like, so I stuck with it.”

BP: What are your goals for your football career in the future?

GP: “I want to play for FC and and play in college. I don’t care where, I just want to say I play college football.”

BP: Who is your biggest supporter?

GP: “Definitely my parents. They are always at the games and positive. They give me constructive criticism when I need it. It’s a good thing.”

BP: What does it take to be a Highlander football player?

GP: “Attitude, enthusiasm, effort, and to stick with it in the summer.”

“We are Highlanders!”

The next sophomore is Victor Ammer.

BP:  How long have you been playing  football?

Victor Ammer: “I have been playing football since eighth grade.”

BP: What are your goals for your football career in the future?

VA: “My goals for football is hit anyone that comes my way and catch any ball that comes my way. I would like to set a record in the future for defense.”

BP: “How did you start playing football?”

VA: “In the eighth grade my friends wanted me to play, so I did, and I turned out to love it.”

BP: Who are your biggest supporters?

VA: “My biggest supporters are my family and especially my teammates. My teammates motivate me. Some other things that motivate me are; tackling somebody, making a great catch, or getting a big hit.”

BP: What does it take to be a highlander football player?

VA: “It takes a lot of commitment and long hours of motivation.”

Moving onto an upper classman is senior Chaz Wolf.

BP: Why do you enjoy playing football?

CW: “Because it’s what I’ve always done and my friends play.”

BP: How long have you played?

CW: “I have played tackle football since fourth grade, but I started playing flag in the second.”

BP: What is your favorite part of the game?

CW: “I like the camaraderie between your teammates, as well as the feeling of being on the field on Friday nights.”

BP: How do your teammates affect your performance?

CW: “My teammates affect everything about how I play. I can’t block for a running back who won’t run hard. If the team plays well, I play well.”

BP: What are your goals after high school?

CW: “I would like to go to a four year university and possibly major in architecture or physical therapy.”

Another dedicated senior is Brad Sims.

BP: Why do you enjoy playing football?

Brad Sims: “At times it is a lot of work and isn’t as much times, but on Friday nights it’s worth it.”

BP: How long have you played football? Who are your main supporters?

BS: “I have played since the third grade. My main supporters are my family, coaches, and teammates.”

BP: What is your favorite part of the game?

BS: “The rewarding feeling after being successful.”

BP: How do your teammates affect your performance?

BS: “My teammates are highly motivational and drive me to go hard in practice and perform my best on game night.”
BP: What are your goals after high school?

BS: “I want to attend the University of Louisville and study mechanical engineering.”

“I hope people remember how our team was able to perform well this year, even without last year’s senior class, especially Kyle Bramble.”