Athlete of the Week: Cole Stephens, Northmont

Cole Stephens
Cole Stephens

Name: Cole Stephens

School: Northmont

Grade: 2018 graduate

Age: 18

Sports: Baseball, golf

Claim to fame/honors: Pitcher and shortstop earned first-team GWOC and second-team all-area honors; threw one-hitter in Florida against DeKalb High School to start season; plans to attend Notre Dame College (Ohio) to play baseball and major in sports management; district qualifier in golf

Bet you didn’t know … I’ve been to Hawaii two times

Words you live by: I can do all things through Christ who strengthen me

Toughest opponent: Mason

Biggest influence: My dad; he’s really helped me improve as a person and a player

Game-day rituals: Head home and take a nap, eat and head to the game

What’s on your bedroom walls: Baseball plaques and fathead posters

When I’m bored I like to … go swimming with my friends or play video games

Favorite movie: Avengers

Person who would play you in a movie: Ryan Reynolds

Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad

Favorite musical artist: Travis Scott

I can’t live without: Peanut butter and jelly

I can live without: Vegetables

Event you’d like to attend: World Series game

Favorite book: The Hunger Games

Favorite restaurant: Red Robin

Favorite smell: Brownies

Favorite cereal: Froot Loops

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Nike Outlet

Vegetable you won’t eat: Broccoli

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Mike Trout

Whose mind would you like to read? My dog, Tucker, a black Lab

Place where you’d love to travel? Rome

Talent you’d like to have? Able to do a back flip

Favorite school subject: History

Favorite athlete: Zack Cozart

Favorite team: Ohio State football

Favorite Olympic sport: Baseball

Something in the world I’d like to change: Crime rates

Favorite sports moment: Winning districts my sophomore year

Favorite junk food: Brownies

Best thing about baseball: The thrill of victory

In 10 years, I hope to be … either continuing baseball career or starting a family