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Athlete of the week Northmont High School – VINSON WALKER

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Name: Vinson Walker School: Northmont Grade: Senior Age: 17 Sport: Basketball Claim to fame/honors: Second-year varsity small forward averages 13 points and nine rebounds for Thunderbolts Bet you didn’t know: I wasn’t born in Ohio; I was born in Virginia. Words you live by: Always work hard. Toughest opponent: Trot-wood-Madison Biggest influence: My mom Game-day rituals: Listen to music and eat Sourpatch Kids Watermelon What’s on your bedroom walls: Picture of a basketball hoop When I’m bored I like to: Play video games Favorite movie: “Friday” Person who would play you in a movie: Chris Tucker Favorite TV show: “How to Get Away With Murder” Favorite musical artist: J. Cole I can’t live without: My phone I can live without: My TV Event you’d like to attend: Game 7 of NBA Finals Favorite book: Watches Go to Birmingham Favorite home-cooked meal: Pork chops Favorite restaurant: Longhorn Steakhouse Favorite smell: Polo Red cologne Favorite cereal: Apple Jacks Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Nike Vegetable you won’t eat: Broccoli I’d love to trade places for a day with: LeBron James Whose mind would you like to read: Russell Westbrook Place where you’d love to travel: Brazil Talent you’d like to have: Singing Favorite school subject: Social studies Favorite athlete: LeBron James Favorite team: Cleveland Cavaliers Favorite Olympic sport: Basketball Something in the world I’d like to change: Violence between people Favorite sports moment: Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals when Ray Allen hit the three Favorite junk food: Honey-buns Best thing about basketball: The relationships and the teamwork In 10 years, I hope to be: Playing basketball on the professional level overseas

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    Support Northmont fast pitch softball tonight by eating at Chipotle on Main St in Englewood. 50% of every order goes back to T-Bolt softball

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