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The Republic’s athletes of the week


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Columbus North senior basketball player Sawyer Glick

Glick scored a combined 42 points in wins against East Central and Bloomington South.

His performance last week:

“I thought I played well. We had two possible sectional opponents coming up, and we knew we had to play well. They played a zone, and my teammates got me the ball.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I listen to music and get my mind focused.”

Favorite drink:

“Sweet tea”

Favorite food:

“Chicken”

Favorite music group:

“MMG (Maybach Music Group)”

Favorite book:

“LeBron James’ Rise of a Star”

Favorite class:

“Social studies. I find it interesting — world history, U.S. history.”

Role model:

“My parents (Jill and Rory Glick)”

Best advice:

“Just to work hard, and everything else will take care of itself.”

Athletics goal:

“Not lose another game as a Columbus North Bull Dog.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Italy, for the sightseeing. It looks nice.”

Female

Brown County senior basketball player Sasha Robinson

Robinson scored a combined 39 points in a win against Clay City and a loss to Indian Creek.

Her performance last week:

“I was feeling a little sick, but the game was on the line and (coach Mike Harmon) gave us a motivating speech at halftime. I took it upon myself to play better.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“Before away games I always sleep and listen to music. I wear the same socks.”

Favorite drink:

“Naked Juice”

Favorite food:

“Fettuccine Alfredo”

Favorite music group:

“Drake”

Favorite book:

“Into the Wild”

Favorite class:

“AP Bio. It makes sense and explains things.”

Role model:

“My parents (Bill and Kim Robinson) and my brother (Quincy Robinson). My brother athletically was not the best, but he worked hard at it, and he is playing now at Hanover. I’m proud of his work ethic.”

Best advice:

“Don’t take coaches’ critiques personally.”

Athletics goal:

“Right now, to win sectional. I also would like to score 1,000 points (for a career). I need 26.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Barcelona. It seems like it would be a fun atmosphere.”

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