Name: Blake Miller
Grade: Recent graduate
Sports: Baseball, basketball
Claim to fame/honors: Three-year letterman in baseball and basketball; pitcher earned first-team All-Southwestern Buckeye League as a senior; shooting guard earned first-team all-league and all-district senior basketball season; will attend Wright State University and plans to major in nursing.
Bet you didn’t know … I love wake boarding
Words you live by: Seize the day
Toughest opponent: Anna in baseball
Biggest influence: My dad
Game-day rituals: There’s a playlist I listen to.
What’s on your bedroom walls: Posters of LeBron James and Ken Griffey Jr.
When I’m bored I like to … work out
Favorite movie: The Benchwarmers
Person who would play you in a movie: Adam Sandler
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter
Favorite musical artist: Lecrae
I can’t live without: Chocolate ice cream
I can live without: Mosquitos
Favorite book: The Bible
Favorite home-cooked meal: Grilled cheeseburgers
Favorite restaurant: BW3s
Favorite smell: New shoes
Favorite cereal: Cap’n Crunch
Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Nike Outlet
Vegetable you won’t eat: Avocados
I’d love to trade places for a day with … LeBron James
Whose mind would you like to read? Barack Obama
Place where you’d love to travel? Bahamas
Talent you’d like to have? Be better at playing guitar
Favorite school subject: Physics
Favorite athlete: LeBron James
Favorite team: Ohio State
Favorite Olympic sport: Track and field
Something in the world I’d like to change: Poverty
Favorite sports moment: Winning in double overtime over Franklin-Monroe on senior night in basketball
Favorite junk food: Ice cream
Best thing about baseball: Being with my teammates every day
In 10 years, I hope to be … a Care Flight nurse
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