Athlete of the Week Urbana High School

Kaleb Bowdle
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Kaleb Bowdle

Name: Kaleb Bowdle

School: Urbana High School

Grade: 11

Age: 17

Sports: Baseball, Football

Claim to fame/honors: 1st team All Miami Valley, 1st team all CBC

Words you live by: "Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."

Toughest opponent: Kenton Ridge

Biggest influence: My dad

Game-day rituals: Eat two PBJ sandwiches with a small bag of chips and a Gatorade

What's on your bedroom walls: Baseballs from all the professional stadiums I have visited

When I'm bored I like to … Go to the basement and watch baseball

Favorite movie: The Sandlot

Person who would play you in a movie: Adam Sandler

Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds

Favorite musical artist: Drake

Favorite book: Gym Candy

Favorite home-cooked meal: Steak on the grill with baked potatoes and asparagus

Favorite restaurant: Rapid Fire Pizza

Whose mind would you like to read: My parents

Place where you'd love to travel: France

Talent you'd like to have: The ability to never be tired

Favorite school subject: Science

Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter

Favorite team: New York Yankees

Something in the world I'd like to change: School days starting later in the day

Favorite sports moment: Winning three games in one day to win the Capitol Cup tournament in U12 summer ball, Cubs winning World Series and Derek Jeter's last at bat

Favorite junk food: Lays potato chips

Best thing about your favorite sport: I get to play every day and every day is a new day; it doesn't matter what happened the day before.