Name: Davey Berner
School: Tecumseh High School
Sports: Football, baseball and basketball
Claim to fame/honors: 2nd team CBC defensive end sophomore year football, 2nd team CBC infielder junior year baseball
Words you live by: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”
Toughest opponent: Football-Bellefontaine; Basketball-Jonathan Alder; Baseball-Kenton Ridge or Jonathan Alder
Biggest influence: My parents and coaches
Game-day ritual: I eat a chicken bacon ranch sub from Subway, but without the ranch, and I add American cheese, vinegar and oil, salt and pepper and Parmesan cheese.
What’s on your bedroom walls: Action shots from football and my Allstate good hands awards for football and baseball
When I’m bored I like to … go fishing with friends or listen to country music
Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
Person who would play you in a movie: Dwayne Johnson
Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds
Favorite musical artist: Luke Bryant
Favorite book: Underdogs by Mike Lupica
Favorite home-cooked meal: Biscuits and gravy
Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse or Studebakers
Whose mind would you like to read: Coach Hale because it is hard to tell sometimes if he is in a good mood or if he’s mad and about to rip someone
Place where you’d love to travel: Rocky Mountains
Talent you’d like to have: I would like to be able to throw a baseball 100 mph.
Favorite school subject: Math
Favorite athlete: Bo Jackson
Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes
Something in the world I’d like to change: I would like to change how some war veterans are disrespected. They fought for our country and should be treated with respect for that.
Favorite sports moment: Beating Urbana and Shawnee on the road back to back weeks, both by three points. Beating Vandalia Butler in the second round of the state baseball tournament freshman year.
Favorite junk food: Chocolate-covered donuts, candy bars
Best thing about your favorite sport: The competitive nature and the bonds formed with teammates
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