Athlete of the Week Springfield High School

Jacob Yost
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Jacob Yost

Name: Jacob Yost

School: Springfield High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

Sports: Football, Wrestling, Track

Claim to fame/honors: 12 Varsity Letters, 3-time Clark County Wrestling Champion, Wrestling District Placer, 4.1 GPA

Words you live by: "Work hard, do your job and remember a loss isn't a loss, it's a lesson."

Toughest opponent: Myself

Biggest influence: My father

Game-day rituals: Eating Hot Head before games

What's on your bedroom walls: My accomplishments

When I'm bored I like to … Run or go exploring

Favorite movie: Inception

Person who would play you in a movie: Anderson Cooper

Favorite TV show: One Strange Rock or White Collar

Favorite musical artist: Leon Bridges

Favorite book: The Dew Breaker

Favorite home-cooked meal: Crockpot ribs/sweet potato casserole

Favorite restaurant: Waffle House

Whose mind would you like to read: My competition's

Place where you'd love to travel: Space

Talent you'd like to have: To sing

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Jim Thorpe

Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes

Something in the world I'd like to change: Poverty

Favorite sports moment: Ohio State beating Michigan, every time it happens

Favorite junk food: Cookie dough

Best thing about your favorite sport: Playing under the Friday night lights