Peeps on the street: Why do you play a sport at the high school?
Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
Sophomore Alishah Khan
Why do you play a sport at the high school? "It was a sport that I was doing in middle school too, so I wanted to continue in high school." What does it to mean to you to do running? "I do it to stay in shape and it’s also fun. It’s something I can do every day after school; a constant in my life and it kind of keeps me sane."...
Sophomore Wesley Delvar
And why did you choose to play basketball? "Because I grew up playing basketball when I was younger and I just love the sport." What about the sport do you love? "Just the way it is, like dribbling the ball, getting buckets, basically getting the ball in the hoop and getting the crowd excited." And what does playing basketball mean to you? "It means a lot because I grew up playing it and ...
Junior Sophia Levin
Why do you play a sport at the high school? "I liked playing sports before high school and now I do it because I enjoy the sports themselves. I also like having an activity after school. For me, it helps my scheduling: I go to my sports practice and then I can be home and be productive on my homework. I like having commitments every day." What does playing tennis mean to you? Are you devoted ...
Freshman Max St. Clair
Why do you play a sport at the high school? "I play soccer, I love the sport and I also wanted to meet new people." What does playing soccer mean to you? "A few things. It’s one of my hobbies so a lot of it is about having fun. I value physical fitness so that’s a big part of it and also just meeting new people on different teams that I’ve played on."
Freshman Wendy Frankel
What does playing hockey mean to you? "It’s pretty important to me since I’ve been playing since I was really really little. I took a year off in eighth grade, but now I really really enjoy it." Why did you decide to play it? "Just because I had heard the team at the high school was pretty good and I really wanted to get back into playing hockey again, since I enjoyed playing it before...
Senior Omar Ghafour
Why did you decide to play soccer? "I’ve always had a passion for soccer and I just thought that the brotherhood and the team unity of the high school’s sports culture would be a great thing to be part of." What does playing soccer mean to you? "It’s just a great way to kick back and enjoy doing something that I love with my friends. Everything about it is just a great experience."...
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