Athletes of the Week


Travis Wilson
Travis Wilson

Travis Wilson, Jennings County senior basketball player

Wilson led the Panthers with 26 points and 18 rebounds Saturday in a 61-46 win against Rock Creek Academy.

His performance last week: “I felt pretty good. Third game of the season, I felt pretty confident coming in and just felt really good. It was the first team win, too, so it felt pretty good.”

Do you do anything special to prepare? “Say a prayer, and tie my shoes tight like everyone else does.”

Favorite drink: “Sweet tea”

Favorite food: “ Mac and cheese”

Favorite book: “The Bible”

Favorite class: “Chemistry”

Role model: “Coach (Josh) Land, because he’s been my coach for three years, and he’s always pushed me to be the player who I am today and be a good person.”

Best advice: “Always be confident. Work as hard as you can. If you fail, keep on trying.”

Athletics goal: “Win sectional, be All-Conference and average a double-double.”

If you could travel anywhere: “Hawaii is pretty nice. I like the beach.”


Jenna Borger
Jenna Borger

Jenna Borger, Columbus North senior basketball player

Borger led the Bull Dogs with 21 points in a 64-37 win at Greenwood. She added 11 points in a 49-41 victory at East Central.

Her performance last week: “I just tried to be confident as I was shooting the ball and step up when my team needed me.”

Do you do anything special to prepare? “I just listen to pump-up music on the bus with my team.”

Favorite drink: “Diet Coke”

Favorite food: “Pizza”

Favorite book: “Harry Potter”

Favorite class: “Math”

Role model: “My parents (Mike and Carmen Borger)”

Best advice: “Play uninhibited.”

Athletics goal: “I’d like to go as far as possible with my team and hopefully play for another state championship this year.”

If you could travel anywhere: “The Dominican Republic, because I’ve never been there and hear it’s really nice.”