Student/Athlete of the Week Springfield-CTC/Southeastern

Tyler King

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Tyler King

Name: Tyler King

School: Springfield-CTC/Southeastern

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball

Words you live by: "Actions speak louder than words."

Toughest opponent: Northeastern

Biggest influence: My brother, Trevor King

Game-day rituals: Taking a bath and relaxing

What's on your bedroom walls: Sports pictures

When I'm bored I like to … Be outdoors doing anything: fishing, hiking, boating, washing cars…I love to be outdoors.

Favorite movie: Boy in Striped Pajamas

Person who would play you in a movie: Jonah Hill. His role in movies seem to always portray the character to be funny and carefree.

Favorite TV show: Wild'n Out

Favorite musical artist: Russ

Favorite book: The Hunger Games

Favorite home-cooked meal: Hamburger Helper

Favorite restaurant: Cane's Chicken

Place where you'd love to travel: Aruba

Talent you'd like to have: I've always wanted to learn to juggle.

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: MLB catcher Buster Posey

Favorite team: Even through their ups and downs, Cincinnati Reds

Favorite sports moment: Playing basketball with my brother his senior year and being part of a team that broke records

Favorite junk food: I can never be to full to eat a Twinkie.

Best thing about your favorite sport: Catching in baseball. Catchers have the best seat in the house. It's painful and dirty, but they are the eyes for the team, they make pitchers look good, they keep the umpires happy, and they get to be selectively aggressive. (I love throwing runners out.)

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