More Than the Score

January 12, 2007

Derek Straley
James Buchanan

What do you like best about your sport? "How physical it is."

Your greatest accomplishment in your sport? "Qualifying for the regional tournament."

Toughest individual opponent you have faced? Conrad Myers

Toughest team you have faced? Boiling Springs

Other sports? Baseball

Pregame rituals? "Stretching."

Besides your parents, the most influential person in your life? "My grandparents."

Person you'd most like to meet (alive or dead)? Cael Sanderson

Favorite professional team? New York Yankee


Favorite athlete? Roger Clemens

Favorite movie? "Van Wilder"

Favorite TV show? "Seinfeld"

Celebrity crush? Jessica Alba

Dream car? Corvette

What I actually drive: Blazer

Favorite school subject? Science

Least favorite school subject? English

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