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2017-2018 Basketball Preview

Basketball season is now. And I am here to prepare you for what promises to be a great couple of upcoming months. Here are your five leading seniors.

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The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. The leaves have fallen, bears prepare for hibernation as the weather decreases consistently, and stereotypical Patagonia jackets begin to escape the closets they have been trapped in for the past 8 months. The gym’s floors have been renovated, and sneakers are laced. A summer’s long preparation is now worth every second, and the players tremble in excitement, ready to play. Basketball season is now. And I am here to prepare you for what promises to be a great couple of upcoming months. Here are your five leading seniors:

 

Seth Dominiak

What is your nickname and why?

Pack; My second personality and internet alias is Pack a Puncher and due to my fame many people have started calling me it.

What is your pregame meal?

Chick-Fil-A #1 Sandwich meal, extra pickles.

What is your go-to pump-up song?

“Remember the Name” by Fort Minor; nothing speaks to me more.

How would you describe Coach Johnsen in three words?

Dedicated, Fatherly, Prepared

What are your aspirations for this season?

Supreme champions of the world.

 

Alec Waring

What is your nickname and why?

Plank, Plank, Plank.

What is your pregame meal?

Uhhhhhhhhh, Plank.

What is your go-to pump-up song?

Plank plankplank plank.

How would you describe Coach Johnsen in three words?

Uhhh, Plank?

What are your aspirations for this season?

To get to know my brothers and make lifelong friends.

 

Bryson Rose

What is your nickname and why?

Piggy because I was born in a pig pen, and was raised by pigs for my adolescent years.

What is your pregame meal?

The cookies from Subway, all kinds.

What is your go-to pump-up song?

“Runaway” by Kanye West. I love a good cry.

How would you describe Coach Johnsen in three words?

Jack-hammer, passionate, affectionate.

What are your aspirations for this season?

To make every girl in the student section fall in love with me by shooting an arrow at them after every three.

 

Nahom Gebreselassie

What is your nickname and why?

Cookie, because of a character from Ned’s Declassified.

What is your pregame meal?

A Philly from Firehouse with jalapeño chips and a sweet tea.

What is your go-to pump-up song?

“RAF” by A$AP Mob or any Kanye song

How would you describe Coach Johnsen in three words?

“The little things.”

What are your aspirations for this season?

To win region and humiliate every team we face.

 

Thomas McNerney

What is your nickname and why?

Rooster, because I get up every morning and send a loud crow to everyone in my contacts in order to wake them up. Also I have red hair.

What is your pregame meal?

Preparation

What is your go-to pump-up song?

“Every Time We Touch” by Cascade, or “Stereo Hearts” by Gym Class Heroes

How would you describe Coach Johnsen in three words?

Loud, Scary, Quiet

What are your aspirations for this season?

Have my name forever ingrained on the Academic Magnet court and a deep run in the playoffs.

 

These five men are the key to a successful and competitive season. They will lead us to victory, and eat the bones of the opposition. Just guys being dudes. Let the season begin.

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