Athletes to Know: Manchester's Austin Hamilton and Huron's Logan Sims
This week's Athletes to Know features Manchester wrestler Austin Hamilton and Huron basketball player Logan Sims.
Accomplishment: Has compiled a 39-3 record in the 215-pound weight class, including a runner-up finish in an individual district tournament last weekend, and will compete in an individual regional on Saturday at Manchester High School.
What's on his iPod: "Upbeat music, really. Anything I can walk around and be happy to."
Favorite subjects: Economics, history and government.
Favorite athlete: Ndamukong Suh.
Post-high school plans: Wants to play college football, but isn't sure where yet.
Coach Steve Vlcek says: (referring to co-captains Hamilton and Cody Render) "They're sort of our glue. They just sort of keep things together and they're leaders."
Photo courtesy of Simply Portraiture
Accomplishment: Scored 12 points in a 50-31 win over Pioneer last Friday, helping the River Rats stay perfect in Southeastern Conference play. Sims is averaging 8.6 points for the 12-5 River Rats this season.
Favorite subject: English.
Who she looks up to: Her mother and father, because of all their hard work.
Future plans: Playing basketball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, a Division II school that gave her a full basketball scholarship, and majoring in biology with plans to go to medical school to be pediatrician.