Athlete of the Week: Joey Pryor, Northmont

Name: Joey Pryor

School: Northmont

Grade: Recent graduate

Age: 17

Sports: Baseball

Claim to fame/honors: All-GWOC Honorable mention; hit .319 with .477 on-base percentage; plans to attend Sinclair Community College

Bet you didn’t know … that I skipped a grade

Toughest opponent: Mason

Biggest influence: My dad; hardest worker I know

Game-day rituals: I eat a PB&J

What’s on your bedroom walls: University of Kentucky posters

When I’m bored I like to … play Fortnite

Favorite movie: Step Brothers

Person who would play you in a movie: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Favorite TV show: Wild ‘n Out

Favorite musical artist: Travis Scott

I can’t live without: Family

I can live without: Winter

Event you’d like to attend: World Series

Favorite book: Tears of a Tiger

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken and noodles

Favorite restaurant: Roosters

Favorite smell: The beach

Favorite cereal: Froot Loops

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Dick’s Sporting Goods

Vegetable you won’t eat: Cucumber

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Billy Hamilton

Whose mind would you like to read? Bill Gates

Place where you’d love to travel? Australia

Talent you’d like to have? Dance

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Mike Trout

Favorite team: Cincinnati Reds

Favorite Olympic sport: Speed skating

Something in the world I’d like to change: The violence

Favorite sports moment: My first varsity hit against Ft. Walton Beach in Florida

Favorite junk food: Cookies and cream ice cream

Best thing about baseball: How challenging it is

In 10 years, I hope to be … successful and happy

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