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Eric McMullen, Hauser sophomore baseball player

McMullen threw a seven-hit shutout in the Jets’ 11-0 win at South Decatur. On Saturday, he threw a five-hitter and went 4 for 5 with two RBIs in a 19-2, five-inning win at Morristown.

His performance last week:

“I had good defense behind me. Whenever you do what you need to in practice and accomplish what you need to, you get the results you want in the games.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“We do our workouts and throwing routines every day, and whenever you’re on the mound, your arm feels good and everything is working.”

Favorite drink:

“Blue Powerade”

Favorite food:

“Pizza”

Favorite music group:

“I like pop music.”

Favorite book:

“The Lightning Thief”

Favorite class:

“Math”

Role model:

“My dad (Scott McMullen)”

Best advice:

“Keep your head up and work hard at what you’re doing, and everything will go smooth.”

Athletics goal:

“I’d like to play college baseball.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Europe or Asia to see the different cultures and ethnicities and eat the different foods.”

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Christine Bombardiere, Columbus North junior softball player

Bombardiere threw a five-hit shutout in the Bull Dogs’ 3-0 win at Brownstown Central. She then threw a one-hit shutout and drove in the game’s only run with a double in a 1-0 victory at Bloomington South. She went 2 for 4 in a 7-6 loss at Greensburg. On Saturday, she threw a four-hitter and went 2 for 4 with two RBIs in a 6-4 Conference Indiana Tournament win against Terre Haute South.

Her performance last week:

“I was very proud of my performance for coming back from an (ACL) injury. I wasn’t expecting to have so much success this year, but it’s pretty nice.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“For my injury I just ice, but other than that I listen to pump-up music, talk to friends and get loosened up.”

Favorite drink:

“Cool blue Gatorade”

Favorite food:

“Spaghetti”

Favorite music group:

“Imagine Dragons”

Favorite book:

“’The Kite Runner’”

Favorite class:

“Anatomy”

Role model:

“My dad (Mike Bombardiere)”

Best advice:

“My dad always says ‘Shake things off. Things will always be better. You always have another chance to make up for stuff on and off the field. There’s always a positive outcome if you work hard.’”

Athletics goal:

“To play softball in college”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Fairmont, West Virginia, because it’s my favorite place in the world. It’s where most of my family on my dad’s side is. It’s refreshing to be out in the country.”