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Tucker Hathaway, who has been swimming since the seventh grade, really started the sport because he wanted to run a triathlon just like he’d seen his mother, Cindy Hathaway, doing countless times. Tucker had been biking and running since the third grade, but Cindy insisted that he had to participate on the swim team in order to improve his...
Discipline, dedication, sacrifice, hard work, accountability, responsibility, and service are words that senior wrestler Brady Jones tries to live by believing that these attributes will not only make him a better wrestler but also a better person. After all, life is not just about winning; it’s about becoming the best person one can be. Brady’s mom, Tiffany Jones, explains...
When it comes to Hannah Morby, right defender for the Desert Hills Soccer Team, no truer words have ever been said. According to Hannah’s mother, Amy Morby, that’s exactly how Hannah is. “She will have anyone’s back, literally. On the field, off the field, even if it’s not her fight, she is a very loyal player.” Hannah’s childhood friend...
Standing at 6’0”, most people certainly “look up” to Dixie High outside hitter and middle blocker, DeAubrey Bowers, but this isn’t just because of her height. With her fun loving attitude and spunk, she’s captured the hearts of many. According to Holly Brooksby, DeAubrey’s mom, “There is nobody with more friends than DeAubrey. She’s got a huge heart and...
Dedication is an imperative attribute for a tri-sport athlete like Tanner Western who also happens to be a straight A student. During the school year, she has either practice or a game every single day. Although this leaves her little free time, she doesn’t make excuses. Going to practice and working as hard as she can are just second nature...
At first glance, Chance Bundy doesn’t seem all that intimidating. Not only does he have a quick smile and friendly disposition, but he is also small in stature. Once he walks onto the wrestling mat; however, there is no doubt that he has complete control of the situation. Watching Chance wrestle is an absolute adrenaline rush. He loves those moves...
Selfless isn’t a word used to describe most teenagers, especially when describing a three sport athletic powerhouse like Kyle Williams, but his father, Jason Williams, believes that it portrays his son perfectly. “He is such a selfless, tender-hearted kid. He would much rather help someone than be helped.” Involving himself in the community by doing service is one way that...

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