Athlete of the Week: Clark Miller, Dixie

Clark Miller
Clark Miller

Name: Clark Miller

School: Dixie

Grade: Junior

Age: 17

Sports: Baseball, basketball, golf

Claim to fame/honors: Team captain pitches and plays shortstop and center field; earned second-team SWBL honors; collected .450 on-base percentage and .320 batting average; member of National Honor Society; carries 3.9 grade-point average

Bet you didn’t know … I like to wakeboard and wake surf

Words you live by: Never be a prisoner of the past; it was just a lesson, not a life sentence

Toughest opponent: Brookville in basketball

Biggest influence: My dad; he gives me good life lessons

Game-day rituals: Listen to music

What’s on your bedroom walls: Posters of my favorite athletes, LeBron James, Ken Griffey Jr., Kyrie Irving

When I’m bored I like to … play basketball and work out

Favorite movie: Ride Along 2

Person who would play you in a movie: Adam Sandler

Favorite TV show: SportsCenter

Favorite musical artist: Need to Breathe

I can’t live without: The grace of God

I can live without: Snakes

Event you’d like to attend: A Cavs game

Favorite book: The Bible

Favorite home-cooked meal: Meatloaf and mashed potatoes

Favorite restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings

Favorite smell: Black Ice car scent

Favorite cereal: Reece’s Puffs

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Cabela’s

Vegetable you won’t eat: Avocado

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Donald Trump

Whose mind would you like to read? LeBron James

Place where you’d love to travel? Hawaii

Talent you’d like to have? Skateboarding

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: LeBron James

Favorite team: Ohio State

Favorite Olympic sport: Track and field

Something in the world I’d like to change: Racism

Favorite sports moment: First time hitting a home run

Favorite junk food: Chocolate ice cream

Best thing about baseball: You can’t predict what’s going to happen next

In 10 years, I hope to be … an engineer