Athlete of the week


Ashley Holliday, Columbus North sophomore gymnast

Holliday claimed a state championship Saturday in Muncie with a 9.6 on the bars. She also finished fourth on the vault with a 9.625 and eighth in the all-around competition with a 37.5 to lead the Bull Dogs to a third-place team finish.

Her performance last week:

“I’m pretty happy with my performance. I had a good meet, and it ended pretty well.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I just try to think positive thoughts.”

Favorite drink:


Favorite food:

“Mac and cheese”

Favorite music group:

“Taylor Swift”

Favorite book:

“The Hunger Games”

Favorite class:


Role model:

“My mom (Cathne Holliday)”

Best advice:

“Always try your hardest and never give up and always have fun with what you do.”

Athletics goal:

“To return to state and get another title”

If you could travel anywhere:

“I would go to Europe because I’ve always been interested in those places over there.”