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Sam Dwenger, Columbus East senior football player

Dwenger led the Olympians with 16 tackles, including 10 solos, and also ran for a 3-yard touchdown in the Olympians’ 24-14 sectional final loss to New Palestine.

His performance last week:

“I thought as a defense as a whole we played pretty well. We had a lot of two-way players, so I thought it wore on us as the game went on, but overall I thought we played well.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I just listen to music and try to get somewhere I can focus.”

Favorite drink:

“Gatorade”

Favorite food:

“Barbecued ribs”

Favorite music group:

“Hopsin”

Favorite book:

“The Pen Dragon Series”

Favorite class:

“C4 culinary and hospitality”

Role model:

“My mom and dad (Martha and Rick Dwenger)”

Best advice:

“Play the next play.”

Athletics goal:

“I’d like to play football in college.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Australia, because I think it would be cool to visit the Outback.”

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Allie Schooler, Edinburgh junior basketball player

Schooler led the Lancers with a career-high 28 points in a season-opening 69-14 rout of Indianapolis Metropolitan.

Her performance last week:

“I feel like there’s a lot that could have been improved, like finishing layups and less turnovers, but I feel like it was decent.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“Usually, I just listen to music when I’m shooting around.”

Favorite drink:

“Cherry Coke”

Favorite food:

“Chicken wings from BW3 (Buffalo Wild Wings)”

Favorite music group:

“Drake or Chris Brown”

Favorite book:

“Gone Girl”

Favorite class:

“English”

Role model:

“My mom (Linda Schooler)”

Best advice:

“Don’t stop working at whatever it is you want to do in life. No matter how hard it is, try to overcome any obstacles.”

Athletics goal:

“I want to make All-Conference this year.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Probably Greece, because of pictures I’ve seen on the Internet.”